Over 10 years ago, people entered the digital age. People were started to be hooked on
We are living in the advanced technology era. Technology is one of the important factors of our lives. It has changed and affected people all over the world and a lot of people tend to rely on the technology in their ordinary lives. According to the book, A Primer on Communication Studies, “it is only through technology that mass media can exist” (“A Primer on Communication Studies”, 2012). Also, the technology not only makes people’s life easier, but also acts as a third-party to connect people. These days, the technology tends to develop rapidly. Due to the advanced technology, media have been also developed rapidly. Also, we became to watch and use different kinds of media or media platforms such as social media or social networking sites and individual media. According to the article, Social Network Sites: Public, Private, or What?, “Social network sites (SNSes) like MySpace, Facebook, and Bebo are ubiquitous and today’s youth are spending a great deal of time using these sites to access public life” (Boyd, 2007).
Everybody cares about social media today. To say that social media is not important is selfishly denying the reality especially among our teenagers whose life revolves around the influence of social media. Today, there are many popular forms of social media such as the Face book, Twitter, My Life, MySpace and Aim. Many users today around the world are engaged with social media sites for numerous reasons that include communication with family and friends while others may include business purposes or for playing online games (Boyd, d. m., & Ellison, N. B. (2007). According to the article, ‘Social Media, Social Life: How Teens View their Digital Lives, 2012’, nine out of ten or 90% of teenagers today age 13-17 used some forms of social media. Of these figures, three out of four or 75% have their own profile created on social networking site. Of the social media various forms, Holman (2013) claimed that Face book is the main social networking site with 68% users around the globe (Kemp, 2015).
explained social media in business communication with consumers and has pointed out that now travel industry has better tools to identifying the needs of the consumer in better way than ever. Changing level of adoption does not only exit in the size of the firm but also extends to the industry type. He further noticed that travel agents are early adopters and hotels are far slow in adoption of new technology. But in reality social media pages of Travel agents are lack over these posts which results in more interactions on Facebook. The objective of this research to have monitoring on the use of social media in the tourism industry focuses on the travel agents and their use of Facebook. The author believes that this is question for relevance
Writing is one of fundamental skill in English that students should master in English learning language. With writing, student can express their self in written form. One of significant problem that teacher face today in teaching learning activity is how to enhance students’ writing ability and how to make them interest to write. Nowadays, there are many online media that can be use to help students in practice writing skill, which are blog, facebook, instagram, and so on. One of the effective ways is blogging. Blog can be use as medium to improve students’ writing. Students’ can practice their writing skill on their
Social media today plays an important role in our lives. How we communicate with people, how we find out what’s going on around the world, and people being able to have a voice and express themselves. Social media is the online technology that allows users to share content and communicate with one another. There’s lots of ways that social media benefit the society like getting information, communicating with people, sharing news, meeting new people, and a lot more. Our society is surrounded by the internet and social media. When we are bored or feeling depressed or just want to express what’s on our mind we go to the internet. The internet helps enhance information worldwide giving people much greater access to figures, facts, statistics and allowing that information to circulate much faster and gives people a voice.
Technology has become essential in today’s living, it advances by the second, and with these advancements it is made easier for every generation to perform tasks. For example, when doing a research we don’t need to go to the library anymore all we have to do is to get our smartphones and connect to the Internet and we basically have access to the biggest and widest database of information. Having access to the Internet gives us privileges to connect with people all over the world through Social Networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, and Many More. Christian Fuchs (2014) stated that the term “Social Media” is used to describe different World Wide Web applications, such as blogs, social networking sites and etc. Being subscribed
documents. Social Media is a powerful tool that most companies are using to promote their brand and products. Companies advertise their products and brand in social media such as Facebook, Glass, Orkut, Twitter, etc. to attract the attention of consumers. There are many advantages of using social media for the purpose of marketing, some of which are enlisted below:
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.
In this chapter, the researcher discusses the literature which is focusing directly to the impact that social media has on leadership, the definition of social media, types of social media, advantages and disadvantages of social media and social media for leadership. In addition the literature covers a definition of leadership, leadership effectiveness as well as social media and leadership. The chapter concludes with a discussion on social media and leadership effectiveness, followed by concluding remarks.
Since technology has developed faster and faster these years, there are lots of data transfer though Internet. Not only information that we need or news of the city, but also our personal data including our email address, phone number or even credit card number. For this generation, who grew up with social networking websites and apps, companies usually use customers' personal data for advertising or analytics. Some of the teenagers are even willing to share all information about themselves. In view of this, cultural analysts have argued that privacy is less importance to them. To my opinion, this is true.
Social media has become the biggest technological revolution of the 20thcentury with a considerable number of the people of the world having contact to it. Social media provide an environment of social collaboration through publishing techniques which are highly accessible. Using technologies based on the Web, social media transform media monologues into social dialogues. With the rapid growth of social media activities, it has been noticed that it is incorporating the daily lives of many people especially the youths. The advent of the Internet and digital communication technologies has greatly contributed to the revolution of youth oriented media. Social media websites also offers the opportunity to expand their contacts to obtain information and exchange thoughts.
Information management is a term that is commonly be understood as the act of collect, store and manage information to be used for different purposes. Although the development of social media is not included in three big changes in the technological industry which have changed the way information is managed and used that are: the popular use of mobile computing, the growth of “Big Data” and, the development of Cloud Computing (Laudon and Laudon, 2016), social media still brought not less advantages to users via its applications as it enables users to communicate and share information more effectively and efficiently. Thus, it is a topic that worth to be research of how information management is changed with the development
When asked about social media most times, it is seen by people as platforms where people make friends, form relationships, live fake lives, seek attention and bully others in different cases. But social media is much more than that. It is a form of media that describes online information that are created, circulated and used by people who wanted to educate themselves about services, people and personalities, brands and issues (Mangold & Faulds, 2009). It has about 1.96 billion users worldwide and keeps on growing. Some of the popular social media sites known and used are Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn but there are also other forms of social media like blogs, forums, company websites, and collaborative websites.
“Many teens join online groups or communities in which members share a particular interest, such as music, movies, games, sports, or politics.” Consequently, social media is a large influence in the lives of young teens today. Oftentimes, teens will turn to social media to see what the views of others are on current controversial issues. Social Media has a large influence on our morals as people because we want to be liked by others. Oftentimes our values are shaped and based upon what we see on social/mass media.
Social media is an internet-based communication tool that is widely used by almost everyone around the world. Nowadays a lot of social media users from around the world, the percentage will continue to grow every year. Because in this era globalization, social media and internet are important for everyone. In addition, social media also have a negative impact if used continuously, such as Reduced Productivity, Addictive , Waste Time, and Porn.
Social Media is a common platform widely used by people for interacting and sharing information using; this includes as Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ amongst others (SocialMediaDefined, 2014). After assessing the recent statistics which states that there are 1590 million active Facebook users and 1000 million active WhatsApp users, it is evident that the interactions with social media are extensive. (Chaffey, 2016) According to the author Erik Qualman “the power of social media is it forces necessary change” (Vries, 2013) the power can be utilized either for a better cause or a misdeed but the question is how it is being made use of. Factors such as impact on business, creating social awareness and socialization are discussed to understand
Advances in information technology are changing the way in which individuals communicate and interact. With this new technology, people can meet, connect, and co-work in virtual space (Marenzi et al., 2008).The Internet is becoming a core part of mainstream social life. In addition to email and instant messaging services, various social technologies, such as blogs and social networking services, have become more widely used (Grossman et al., 2009). The advent of social networking applications, and especially of websites dedicated to promoting social interaction, caused a social phenomenon in the Internet. Millions of users, some of who have little or no prior experience using online applications, regularly turn to websites such as Face book, MySpace, and Twitter and you tube just to name a few (Joyce., 2010).
Social media and social networking are the technologies that have turned the way information is transferred or created. Social media has developed content influence as an efficient method to make separate identity of the brand. Individuals are now greatly influenced by the social influence because of the social content, and social network and consumers. Social media is constantly influencing them. Social media has provided mobile, web technology and a wide range of opportunities for the people who are also affordable. Social media is a tool of computer that allows the creation, sharing and exchange of information and ideas images and videos on a network. Social media helps to share information on the virtual communities. Social media plays an important role in lives of people. It is imperious part of lives of people all around the world. People can connect to other people, relatives and their friends sitting at distant places. Behaviors of people have negative and positive impacts because of the online web. Technology of social media has different aspects. Social media is a storm of websites, dozens of mobile apps that are enhancing the way of communication people have. Affect of social media can be grouped into three main headings: help to
In this day and age, interaction has become very important especially after the emergence of web 2.0. It has led to globalization, millions of people have come together to interact and socialize with one another in order to relieve stress, entertain themselves and talk to people with whom they share similar interests. As much as it sounds simple and fun, it does seem to have its set of drawbacks. Exposure to a lot of these Social Networking Sites (SNS) has caused psychological problems amongst the teenagers as they’re the heavy users for this medium. In this paper, I’ll be talking about social networking sites, what are some of the fundamental features of these sites, their target audience and how they have managed to prove itself to be problematic