Chapter 1 Background of the Study Introduction In the contemporary world, most people use social media for news, entertainment, to seek information and to be updated every day. Nowadays, the use of social media has greatly changed how people interact with other people. Today, most people only consider the benefits that the social media brought to the people without thinking about the possible negative implications of using it. Youth today are very inclined in using social media. Most of the students tend to believe that social media helps them a lot in terms of learning, studying, researching and finding information.
They can access more with this technology. A decade ago things in this matter were limited. Social media enhances students brain knowledge. With social media students and teachers can get ahold of more information to help each other learn. Social media is a great learning utensil.
Have you ever tought how social media changed the way we communicate? Before the invention of the internet, were people able to speak each other efficiently and instantly? With the popularity and rise in social media, nowadays people are close to each other. Three of the advantages social media provides individuals are sharing different things, providing educational resources to students and lowering communication prices. The first advantage of social media is that it provides individuals to share different things.Sharing became easier through the developments in social media.For example,through the internet access people can easily share their interest,issues and context via web pages such as Facebook,Twitter and MySpace.
I. INTRODUCTION Social Networking Sites (SNSs) are online platforms that users use to create Personal profiles, associates with companion and fuss in different parts. Social networking sites exhibits individual profile and facilitates with various other activities such as sharing information with each other. Social networking sites grab million of people in the globe who are united these websites into their daily life style. Social networking sites will become famous all over the world.
(grammarist.com/usage/media-mediums/) Social media have a big impact for students, it can be used to communicate with other people, get new information from worldwide, open an online business, get material for their education, improve their language skill, and so on. One study reported that over 27% of young adults used a social networking site every day in 2009 (Lenhart, Purcell, Smith, & Zickuhr, 2010). Types of Social Media Kaplan and Haenlein (2010) divided social media become four different types, which are social networking sites, blogs, collaborative projects, and content communities. a. Collaborative
In the 21st century, where the Internet is widely accessible throughout the world, adolescents are able to connect themselves with people all around the globe via an array of social media websites, like Facebook, Twitter, Weibo, etc. As there are increasingly availability of features, for example instant messaging and chat-rooms, more and more adolescents engage in online dating to find their ‘ Mr Right and Ms Right’ to look for love and intimacy (approx 40 million globally in 2004: Jupiter Research 2006). Table 1 Stevens, Sarah B, Morris & Tracy L. College dating and social anxiety: using the Internet as a means connecting to others. Diagram. Cyber Psychology & Behavior.
Jiraa Pitakpohntrakul 210210008 SOC299 Social Media Social media is a term used to describe a variety of Web-based platforms, applications and technologies that enable people to socially interact with one another online. Some examples include Facebook, YouTube, and other sites that have content based on user participation and user-generated content. They are addictive and are use all over the world in today 's society. Social media benefit our quality life in many ways. Like for me, social media has help me make a million income from selling a product online.
Social networking describes the phenomena found in, participatory and self-expressive websites such as Facebook, Twitter, My space, and Youtube. Social media is becoming an ubiquitous in today’s society and today’s youth are spending a great deal of time using some sites to access in a public life. Social media 1 Negative effects of social media on education A lot of students are using some sites that can distract them from their doings especially on their studies. Yes, social media gives everything what a person will need. Social media is a great way to have a person communicating with another person but we also do know that it could give us a big impact that could be problem to our studies.
Social media are the door to open up the virtual world. Instagram is like a window in that virtual world. People share everything by photos with each other on Instagram. Instagram is very famous social media. Over 100 million people are online everyday on Instagram.
Online social media is a term used to describe the interaction and activities between individuals or groups of people, exchanging different ideas over the internet. Social media has a huge and significant impact on young people as they are gaining popularity all over the world. Children grow up in an environment surrounded by smart mobile devices, computers and interactive social networking applications such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Social media became a vital aspect in not only teenagers but also the life of adults. Singapore has an average population of 5.4 million people and there are 4 million users of Internet.