Seventy-five percent of teenagers now own cell phones, and 25% use them for social media, 54% use them for texting, and 24% use them for instant messaging” (O'Keeffe, Gwenn Schurgin, et al. “The Impact of Social Media on Children, Adolescents, and Families”). When you see just how often teenagers are exposed to so many media outlets on a daily basis, you have to look at both the positive and negative effects that such a large platform may have on
With the rapid innovation and worldwide spread of technology throughout the world, computer-mediated communication was made possible. CMC, as defined by Thurlow, Lengel, & Tomic (2004) cited in Norris (2012), is the communication among people through the employment of computers. Though at present, CMC is not just limited to computer sets and laptops, rather, it is also applicable to any electronic device that is capable of sending and retrieving small or even large information, allowing a virtual interaction between two or more people. One of the contributions of computer-mediated communication is the existence of a microblogging social media application, Twitter. Twitter, from a dictionary definition, is a verb which means to utter successive
People can now learn, online, anything that they want instead of having to rely on teachers. The internet has changed the way businesses and people interact with each other. Consumers can purchase items online using the internet instead of going to an actual store. Social media is used to get word out about an issue that anyone with the internet can view. Information is exchanged faster than ever before which allows different countries to communicate quickly.
In the current modern world, Social Media channels are commonly used in order to connect people together throughout the world using the Internet. People now can have a conversation online which also called as interactive dialogue whether it is through social networks, blogs, forums, or media sharing websites with anyone and on any subject, allowing them to share their experiences and valuable information (Celina, 2012).Social media has provided us with a world with no boundaries and has allowed small companies to dream to reach global market (Lin, 2012). As of now, there is no single renowned definition of social media. However, of the many definitions that exist, According to the (Peter & Mike, 2011), social media is the set of web-based broadcast
A key role of computer teaching plays in the modern educational system. The process of learning has gone beyond from the prescribed textbooks (Manali,2012) . The computer can present information effectively as well as audio visual. The Internet can play an important role in education. It can be harnessed for retrieval of information on a variety of subjects.
It 's very simple, just need to use the phone, social media sites, Skype, Yahoo Messenger, Email and so on.Dissemination of information can be delivered rapidly to the whole world. In the past, newspaper, telephone and television are some of the most important mass media in disseminating information. Now with the progress in communication technology has diversified channels to deliver information and it 's also faster. Ease of communicative skills has helped us to connect with people around the globe while facilitating families to connect with each other. Not only that, the role of information and communication technologies allow us to generate income.
Nowadays, in modern developed countries, the Internet and Information Technology (IT) is part of our daily life and is being used by almost everyone, with over three billion people having access to the Internet (Sanjay Acharya, 2014) and 8 in 10 people being users of smartphones (Rowinski, 2015). Today IT provides the information systems that support modern decision making processes (James A. O’Brien, 2003; Kroenke, 2008), connects people with the information they need and has a strong impact on society as a whole (Hayes & Sharma, 2003; Polack, 2009; Tucker et al., 2003). IT plays an important role in democracy and how democracy can be implemented in a modern society. However, democracy has been criticized for being inefficient and dysfunctional by several authors (Caplan, 2005; Meltzer & Richard, 1981), as a result, new social movements and concepts of democracy such as E-Democracy or Internet Democracy (Jafarkarimi, Sim, Saadatdoost, & Hee, 2014) have emerged from the desire for fairer and more transparent governments. There is a wish for more direct democracy and ease of access for all in a more common language (Pia Mancini, 2014).
People have become more aware of their own rights and opportunities. However, this revolutionary change has been by the information that is available on the single click on the mobile phones and computer systems by the cyber interface i.e. computer, internet and information
e-Government e-Government focuses the role of ICT to deliver government services through the internet and other emerging digital technologies. It continues to develop more ways to provide the public with online service channels that have been evolving from early days of simple information website into a recent widespread of online transaction and integration of delivery system which provide user to be able to ask or renew important documents through
With its large processing capacity, Web 3.0 is able to bring services and products to people and businesses with high added value because of their assertiveness and high customisation, promoting the democratisation of the capacity of action and knowledge, which was previously only accessible to large businesses and governments. Web 3.0 will be the next logical step in the evolution of the Internet. For Web 1.0 and 2.0, the Internet is trapped within the physical walls of the computer, but as more devices become connected to the Web, such as smartphones, cars, and other household appliances, the Internet will be set free and become omnipresent. Moreover, Web 2.0 is the “writable” phrase of the World Wide Web with interactive data. Web 2.0 facilitates interaction between web users and sites, so it allows users to interact more freely with each other.