The platforms themselves are free to use, and they also have paid advertising options specifically for brands that want to reach even more new audiences. So, social media gives more options to make business. Because, Social media can give you the opportunity to improve your brand identity, reach new customers, and communicate with potential customers. Using these platforms in the right way, however, takes experience. You won’t get good results
The false perception of life portrayed all over social media is misleading towards teens it can show you one thing and be the other leaving the other person embarrassed or seriously messed up depending the issue. Not only is social media misleading, it is also very unimportant. A majority of the posts are extremely insignificant and unimportant to our world today but its relevant because of the social media. In this day and age kids need to be worried about what they post. Any little small thing can be pulled up from years ago and backfire on you.
Social media also offers consumers the opportunity to give their feedback much easier, so companies can respond more quickly. This contributes to a higher customer satisfaction. Research (Nielsen, 2012) for example shows that in the United States more and more people gather their information, ask questions and express complaints, through social media. Companies often put "webcare teams" in. They focus on how the company or its products and services on the Internet, especially through social media, come into the picture.
When it finally starts to leave people feeling insecure, or suicidal, that is when social media has done its part and should be limited. The media, as it grows, has affected so many people in so many different ways, For example, the Make-A-Wish Foundation that helps those kids who struggle have a dream come true. But sadly, that is not enough to make social media a good thing, still so much corruption and lies wander in the media. Social media has left a major mark on the world, maybe not necessarily a good one, but it sure is there. Back in 1997 when it was invented, surely they did not plan for it to become so popular and at the same time evil.
People were able to contact each other to see if they are safe. People on social media can hateful and even harmful. Critics argue that social media can contribute to feelings of sadness and loneliness. A study researchers at the University of Michigan in 2013, they note, found that college aged users felt worse the more they used Facebook. Because people 's Facebook personas are often curated to make their lives seem fun or perfect, critics argue, browsing social media can contribute inadequacy.
Both of which can be manipulated into destructive purposes. Such as communication with a stranger, hecklers and destruction of negative opinions. The new desire to post travel photos, selfies and our food is a great way to show your character, but then society can swoop in with their jealousy and boredom and ruin these desires. One easy comment to connect to someone that isn’t your friend is definitely too easy. Yes, Instagram and Facebook bring us great entertainment and closer to new people, but they are currently the highest cyber bullying platforms on the app store and online.
Addiction to social media is one of my other minor details I wanted to mention. You’ve heard about the addiction to drugs, alcohol, sugar, etc., but probably not the addiction to social media. Studies have shown that social media has the same effects on your brain that drugs have on brains which causes the dormant humane characteristics to want more to spark. This can cause the amount of time spent on social media to rise and also the rate of cyberbullying. You have heard about it everywhere and it is way worse than bullying in person.
Narcissist today use social media as their mode of building friendships. Spotting these “narcissist” on social media apps, is not hard. They tend to be the people posting the most selfies, because every selfie is a ploy to gain admiration. Seeking admiration can also be a trait of those who frequently post different profile pictures. Regular posters on these medias, also suggest a desperation for validation, as a new photo creates stigma around the poster and boosts their ego.
Introduction Today social networks give the possibility to connect people with friends and brands, to chat and confront with others and to publicize events and products. The usual atmosphere on these platforms is positive, since advertisers are interested in potential consumers so that they want people to like and not to dislike things. Facebook’s main purpose is to generate profits from advertisers (Fuchs, 172). Indeed, on Facebook people can actually have only positive reactions to posts and pictures; the same happens on other social networks, such as Instagram and Twitter, where users can only like other people’s posts. These platforms work in a way to increase the number of online friends and followers, instead of haters.