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Gender Gaming - Electronics, social networking, and video games are all outlets as ways for today’s society to drive off boredom or express themselves un-anonymously or anonymously. The use of electronics and social networks have become deeply embedded into today’s culture. Going without Facebook, Twitter, or an iPhone/phone is unusual by current standards in developed countries. With the fact that electronics and social networking have become the norm, using electronics and social networks as catalysts, video games and gaming have become a norm in today’s generation....   [tags: Electronics, Social Networking, Video Games]
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Cyber Bullying - In the world today, most people are interacting with other people on some form of social networking site. In many cases, people who have nothing else better to do with their lives will try to bully certain people. The people that the bullies have aimed for have one of two options. The first option is to delete the person or just do not message them back. The second option is to give in and let the bully start bullying you. The people who gets bullied are always weak in some way whether it is the fact that they have low self-esteem or they just cannot stand up for themselves....   [tags: social networking, self-steem, internet]
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Future Trend in Recruitment and Selection - Future Trend in Recruitment and Selection In Today’s world social media techniques and its related networking websites are playing foremost role in communication between people, organization and their members. Social networking applications such as Facebook and Skype assist people and corporations to communicate with each other for social and as a hiring tool. Many young people in the current era are doing their best to build their online networking career healthy and available to all the recruiters (Nigel Wright Recruitment, 2011)....   [tags: Social Media Techniques, Networking Websites]
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The Twenty-First Century Distraction - From most perspectives, losing money is a bad thing. From most perspectives, receiving poor grades is a bad thing. Since the second century BC, money has single handedly dictated how people live their lives. Everything we do revolves around money. The people of today have a mentality that if one makes good money; one will achieve whatever they desire. Nothing in life is ever free. Someone had to produce a service or a product that is available for purchase. Being a productive member of society makes that person of high value because they can effectively yield a needed product....   [tags: social media, networking websites, bad grades]
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Building an Online Community - Building an Online Community Contents Vision and Mission Statement 3 Tagline 3 Background 3 Portal Outline 4 User Created Content 4 Web Portal Design 5 Discussion Forums 5 File Hosting 6 Search 6 Conclusion 6 Bibliography 7 Vision and Mission Statement The vision of Net Gamers Central is to become the paramount community web portal in the world of online gaming, providing large amounts of useful information as well as integral services to the online community. The Net Gamers Central wishes to cater to the needs of everyone in the online community and to become recognized as the forefront in all gaming news, tools and services....   [tags: Internet Social Networking] 1637 words
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Facebook Has Enriched My Life - "Fame is very much a double-edged sword.” – Kevin Bacon -- I can liken my presence on the web to a double-edged sword because of the associated advantages and disadvantages. In a positive sense, it has allowed me to establish a professional presence that I use to showcase my work to my peers, professors, and potential employers. In a negative sense, it has changed the way I communicate with friends and family members, which has stifled some relationships by making them less personal than they would be without the “aid” of the web....   [tags: Social Media, Social Networking 2014]
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Online Communication among Youth - Technology has provided people with the means to do things that would other wise be impossible. However, while technology has provided the ability to communicate with people halfway across the world, some believe it has limited the interaction with those who are closest. Yahoo, MSN and AOL are not only top e-mail providers but also offer 'real time' messaging, or instant messaging. Instant messaging has far replaced e-mail as a form of communicating, especially among youth. According to a 2005 study done by Pew Internet and the American Life Project on the social impact of the Internet, 59 percent of individuals under the age of 30 were more likely to instant message....   [tags: Facebook Instant Messaging IM Social Networking]
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Social Media's Influence on Business - ... However, social media is not a one-size-fits-all solution. It requires different strategies for different types of companies. What works for one may not work for the other. In fact, not all companies can have the same strategy for social media as not all all of them have their clients on it. For those that have clients on the social media, it can serve as a valuable marketing tool as well as tool to give your company a human face. Strategy to start on social media Create an account on a social network for yourself before you create one for your company....   [tags: marketing, networking, communication] 578 words
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The Internet and Social Media - ... Whether it be a Facebook post or a tweet updating friends about exciting news or being able to see a picture of a friends newborn baby within minutes of birth on Instagram when you live across the country, social media allows almost instant (and inexpensive) communication regardless of location. Now people are staying connected in ways that were never possible before the boom of social networking sites. The invention of the Internet allowed for fast and real time publishing of news media. When breaking news happened, you found out right away by reading a website rather than waiting for the next days newspaper or the evening television news....   [tags: networking, facebook, twitter] 923 words
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The Era of Social Media - ... However, the era of social media only started about 20 years later. Bruce and Susan Abelson developed “Open Diary” at that time and were used to gather online diary writers into one community. At the same time, the term “weblog” was used until one blogger jokingly transformed the noun “weblog” into the sentence “we blog”. High-speed Internet access raised the popularity of the concept which later social networking sites were created; first ones were MySpace (in 2003) and Facebook (in 2004). There are 2 concepts related to the term “Social Media”, they are named in conjunction: Web 2.0 and User Generated Content (UGC)....   [tags: crowdsourcing, self-disclosure, networking] 872 words
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The Effect of Social Media - ... Additionally, Twitter and Instagram can be beneficial to businesses when used to promote brands, news and special events. On the contrary, there are also disadvantages of using such social media outlets. In my experience, a majority of what I have witnessed on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook are people using the forums as personal therapy sessions, disclosing personal and explicit information, sharing personal interest photos, and at times, discouraging and degrading others’ opinions, beliefs and personal preferences....   [tags: communication, relationships, networking] 949 words
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Stop Tapping "Like" in Social Media - ... When this happens we miss out on what is going on in our immediate environment, again losing out on face-to-face interactions, thus, embracing the cybernetic interaction and losing sight of the real world. Social media has taken humankind into a new age. The development of social media has both pros and cons, and has taken the role of social media, and the effect it has on the environment to another level. Overview of Social Networking, Impact on the Environment As of September 2013, 73% or more of online adults use social networking sites....   [tags: technology, networking, environment] 1106 words
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Organizational Success and The Concept of Social Capital - ... Comm.). This kind of networking may appear to be simple, but it requires a sophisticated and largely tacit understanding of how ‘things work’ i.e. the organisational culture. This entails a process of knowledge building, in the terms of a way an organisation works and appropriate behaviours. The accomplishment of skilful networking is not something that can be assumed to exist but is rather an outcome of socialisation processes. When in a networking situation one should be focused on obtaining advice and should never ask for a job in a networking interview, either directly or indirectly (Navarro 2011)....   [tags: professional relationships, networking] 2849 words
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The Dangers of Social Media Correlating to Privacy - Introduction Social medias have become a big part of our society now, they are being used in all aspects of our life. We are connected twenty-four hours a day, at work, school, home, shopping etc. There is a necessity, a need to be connected to these social media’s, to feel like you are a part of society. With these growing numbers in being connected to social media’s on the web, there comes a growing desire for privacy and safety. In this paper I will discuss and analyze the social media’s themselves, the dangers that arise from them, and how all these correlate to privacy....   [tags: Networking Sites, Cyber Bullying]
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Social Media Networks: Current Phenomenon of Our Generation - ... The availability is convenient, ranging from your bedroom, to a bus stop, from the waiting room at a doctors office to an office meeting. People all over the world can be found assessing these networks from the palm of their hands. The accessibility benefits are not limited only to the social media networks but to the users. These social media networks foster the availability and connectivity of the users to one another. In a statistic update for 2013, Facebook friend connections totaled 1.5 billion connections (http://expandedramblings.com/)....   [tags: availability, connectivity and networking ] 746 words
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Crowdsourcing - Crowdsourcing as defined by Wikipedia is “is the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. This process is often used to subdivide tedious work or to fund-raise startup companies and charities, and can also occur offline. It combines the efforts of numerous self-identified volunteers or part-time workers, where each contributor of their own initiative adds a small portion to the greater result....   [tags: social media, networking]
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Networking Systems - By the development of new communication technologies, especially as Internet become widespread, various aspects of social, economic and political lives such as constitutional forming and societal interfaces have been considerably changed. Apart from this, as Turkle (1999) also claimed; A rapidly expanding system of networks, collectively known as the Internet, links millions of people together in new spaces that are changing the way we think, the nature of our sexuality, the form of communities, our very identities (Turkle, 1999: 643) Turkle is one of the scholars who were aware of the potential influences of the rapidly expanding networking systems at our lives, cultures, beliefs, politi...   [tags: Communication Technology, Social Media]
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My Social Relations Before the Internet and Instant Message Era - Slowly we have misplaced our personal touch with each other through social media like Twitter, Facebook, or instant messaging. These sites have made our life stories conveniently cheapened. We have been pulled farther apart over the high speed connects of the Internet. My personal relationships before the Internet era had stronger community connections with friends and family members through physical bonding. On the other side of the coin, take daily behaviors with occupational networking; professional social websites can have greater effects to job opportunities....   [tags: connections, technology, networking] 636 words
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Social Networing Sites: Befriending Identity Theft - Social networking sites are increasingly becoming one of the internet most utilized activities. However, how often does one think that their Facebook site is hazardous to their identity. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, an estimated 11.7 million Americans were victims of identity theft in 2010 (U.S. Dept. of Justice). Identity theft is defined as a crime where someone illegally acquires and utilizes another person’s vital information to deceive for personal gain. That same year, the Federal Trade Commission reported that identity theft crimes cost businesses and individuals an estimated $53 billion (Federal Trade Commission)....   [tags: Social Media]
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The Future of Networking from Mobile Devices - AO5 Research and explore possible future developments of the Internet Global Environment for Networking Investigations (GENI) initiative Geni is a research programme, which is run by the National Science Foundation (NSF), which was a significant development in the early years of the internet. Its aim was to resolve the current problem in distributed networking, of which the internet is an integral element. They are building their own version of the internet on which to test and experiment so that they can try to revolutionary ideas of which have not been considered or tested previously....   [tags: Technology, Computer Networking]
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Social Networks and Social Media - ... Therefore the first prototype must be developed with the notion of being an architecture. - Intro to main tasks Having identified the most commonly used features and products (Appendix1) of existing Social Networking platforms, research will begin in order to incorporate the following into the final social network: • Member Web Chat: The ability for users to communicate within each other instantly. • Notifications: Users can update their current status. • User Profiles: Users can build their user-page with custom information....   [tags: a hybrid approach to social network plattforms] 1288 words
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Networking and Communication - Introduction Through many generations, technology has innovated and advanced itself to meet the demands of the consumer market. Consumers desire products that will enhance their social networking and communication. One of the most powerful products to keep consumers socially connected was the iPod touch. The iPod touch is not only a portable media player; it has numerous applications from all forms of entertainment to social networking. Apple marketed the first iPod touch in September of 2007, and by present day; it is rare to find any individual without one....   [tags: Technology, iPod, iTouch] 1438 words
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THE IMPLICATIONS OF INTERNET SOCIAL NETWORKS - The conclusion from the research of this paper indicates that social networks sites are here to stay. Social network sites need to convey a sense of responsibility. Based on the increasing level of social sites engaging in ecommerce, communication and socialization, the need of privacy protection is passed on to individuals. What this research paper has demonstrated is that there are implications users need to be aware of before signing up and placing their profile on these social network sites....   [tags: Social Networks]
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The Power of the internet and Social Media - ... The video was widely popular that it hit 99 million views in a matter of weeks. It was able to get the attention of the viewers and engage them on something that has been going on in Uganda for quite some time. If you are someone that has never heard of the Kony 2012 campaign it would look like a complete social media success. It went viral because of the media obsession and the marketing strategies that had been planned by the director of the film, Jason Russell. Where it comes into question was the videos approach and how it was problematic as they would say, “If you care enough to send $30 and wear this here bracelet, we will go and get rid of this evil for you....   [tags: social change]
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Rise of the Visual Social Networks - ... b) The New Faces of Strategic Content Marketing in the New Year The term 'content marketing' has been a rage this year. With the new penguin updates on the role, content this year has been given the highest priority. The concept of 'brand as publishers' is still going to rule in 2014. Both the branded and non-branded classes would be taking content as an asset. At the moment the social marketing scenario is saturated with content, which is below the standard. Most of this content lacks the luster to attract the right readers....   [tags: marketing, social networks] 516 words
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Influence of Digital Social Networks - Influence Of Digital Social Networks Social networks have immensely shaped as well as changed the contemporary society. Human interactions, in various settings, such as the workplace and social spaces have been extremely re-designed that a person can communicate, interact, and share his or her daily life experiences with whomever he or she pleases with just a few clicks of the button. Digital social networking has influenced all age groups and aspects of human life. Therefore, if implemented in the correct manner, it stands exceedingly useful in helping individuals and entities, such as businesses flourish and become prosperous (1)....   [tags: Social Networks, Technology]
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Pros and Cons of Social Media - ... Most of the users don’t realize the negative impact of social media on their life because they are already addicted to it. “What we observed in our study was that although majority of our subjects showed multiple signs of Facebook addiction, they don't realize it and if even they realize it they don't want to quit Facebook and even if they want to quit, they can't. Our observance concluded that majority of the users are highly addicted” the researchers stated (Farooqi). This excessive use of Facebook not only effects their education but also affects their ability to interact in the real world causing their social skills to slowly decrease....   [tags: effects of social network use] 1075 words
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The Use of Internet and Social Interactions - Social media has become an unquestionable part of our everyday lives. We do not even think anything of it, because so many people have accounts on websites like Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, etc., that are checked and updated daily. Those who have a life on the Internet do not always realize that they are losing their connections with the real world (CBC Article). Nowadays, a reputation online is more important, and communication thrives through social networking. New cliques are created, and some are even finding a way to make a living online....   [tags: social media, twitter, facebook]
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Creating a Social Media Strategy - Introduction Technology has transformed the world as we know it and our lives at present are considerably different than our ancestors. The use of electronic devices and especially with combination of internet has become almost a necessity. Over the past decade, internet usage has been significantly influenced by the use of social media and it radically transformed the use of internet. Understanding the impact of social media on personal, social and also institutional level can utilize it efficiently....   [tags: Social Media Marketing]
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Grand Innovations in Social Interactions - ... “It has become socially acceptable to display one’s life via a computer screen.” (O’Donoghue 9). This openness is the reason people are able to form relationships online. They are able to get a general understanding of each other before they meet. This new social norm gives strangers a reason to start a conversation with another, which gives an opportunity for new friends and intimate relationships. Another one of the features of social networks that has changed social interactions is their lack of filters....   [tags: internet, social networks, cellphone]
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Networking and Personal Data - ... Even the government institutions follow the same approach while investigating the individuals, be it at the airports or for any other investigation. All this is done without asserting the correctness of the data which makes us handicapped. Following the same reason, Facebook acquired Face.com – a website which does facial recognitions of the photos on the public platform. Face.com, in February 2011, had discovered a database of 18 billion faces across its API and other social networking sites....   [tags: technologies, publicizing public information] 569 words
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The Reality of Social Media - Geek uses various social media sites to lead his fellow Egyptian’s in revolt over their fellow citzens in office. Yes, that comical statement is as true and real as the air one breaths. Wael Ghonim is a 30 year old Arab man with profound abilities when it comes to technology. As the head of Google’s marketing for the Middle East and North Africa, one can perceive how much potential and success this young man harbors. Naturally one would assume that he would not let himself become engrossed in political affairs, but be consumed with only financial and personal gain....   [tags: greek, social media]
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The Internet Increases Social Isolation - Inside the majority of American households rest the unlimited territory of the internet. The unlimited and always advancing possibilities have unlocked powerful new tools in communication and socialization. Tools such as: long distance visual communication, international circulation of personal thoughts, and massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPG) have all led to a closer but more distant community of people. The positive side can attribute to the fact that the younger generation seems more in tune with their international counterparts....   [tags: Internet Technology and Social Isolation]
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The Social Cyber Chase - Killing Us Softly (The Social Cyber chase) The twenty first century is the age of the “Internet” which guarantees people information at the touch of their fingertips. Intelligence of any subject can be acquired- personal or private- in a matter of seconds. This method of public privacy is practiced by numerous social networking websites, which hold personal data of its users. Facebook and Twitter have promised to engulf people with their warmth, keeping them interacted with friends, updated with trends, and connected with society....   [tags: intelligence, internet, social network]
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Social Impact on College Students - Social Media has become a very essential tool in the society; in addition, it has a huge impact on communication and learning process. Social media is defined as websites and applications used for social networking. “As of September 2013, seventy-one percent of online adult use Facebook, eighteen percent use Twitter and seventeen percent use Instagram, twenty-two percent use PInterest, and another twenty-two percent use LinkedIn. (PewReasearch, 2013). In addition, "Between February 2005 and August 2006, the use of social networking sites among young adult internet user ages eighteen and twenty-nine jumped from nine percent to forty-nine percent....   [tags: Social Media, College Students, Communication]
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Entrepreneurship for Social Change - Entrepreneurship for social change: Is the U.S. doing enough to encourage and support sustainable social innovation. Introduction: Throughout U.S. history the nonprofit and government sectors have addressed needs that are not being met by the marketplace through the provision of a variety of social goods and services ranging from health and human services to environmental conservation. In response to increased demand for these services, the number of nonprofits has grown by 59% over the past 20 years (Powell and Steinberg, 2006; NCCS, 2010)....   [tags: Social Issues, Business, Organizations] 1301 words
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Film: The Social Network - I would like to use the deconstructive method, to analyze The Social Network. The social network appeals to a teenage/young adult audience. Like a lot of movies that appeal to younger audiences, the idea of acceptance or popularity comes in to play. Most people always crave or strive to be apart of that “in crowd”. In the movie, Mark Zuckerberg dealt with the same issue. The Social Network shows how Zuckerberg is an outcast for many reasons, but mostly because of his lack of social skills. The movie also shows how Zuckerberg (someone who likes control) finds that “control” through the creation of facebook....   [tags: Social Media, Mark Zuckerberg] 944 words
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Problems of Using Social Networks - ... People at work may be on their phone instead of doing their work. This could also be true for a student in class. Most schools have a strict policy banning phones in class because all the social networking sites that they could access pose as a large distraction to children. With the social network sites to draw in their attention, they won’t pay attention to what is more important. This will cause students to miss out on important material and fail, or adults to lose focus in their work. Social networking also conditions people to substitute many phrases or words with slang (McWhorter)....   [tags: lazy, overweight, less productive, anti-social] 906 words
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The Effects of Social Media on College Freshmen - ... There are many outcomes to the use of social media and many of them can be detrimental to a student’s happiness. Social media can also encourage new bad behaviors in teenagers who are easily influenced. Teens that use social media must learn to prioritize their lives in order to prevent disorder in their lives. It can also be very helpful for some teens that are socially shy and need new ways of making friends. Many teens today struggle with being shy and don’t know how to interact with their peers....   [tags: social life, happiness, grades]
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What is Social Psychology? - Essay Title: Social Psychology Social psychology is a broad concept which has underlying elements of studying on how we behave, foresee and feel. Myers (2011) agrees that social psychologist investigates these connections by studying on how we persuade others and how we relate to other humans. Miller (2004) stated that majority of social psychologist would acknowledge that the perspective of social psychology is one that emphasises the social changes in the environment from the influence of individual....   [tags: Social Influences, Behaviors, Feelings, Humans]
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Detrimental Effects of Social Media on Teenagers - The use of social media (which includes such media as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr) has become so popular among today’s youth, that it is becoming more than just a fragment of the youth’s world, it is becoming their world. According to a social network statistics report conducted on August 18, 2013, ninety-eight percent of teens are already using some form of social media. Teens are spending more and more time online, typically on a social media websites such as Facebook and Twitter....   [tags: Internet, Social Medias, Teens]
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New Social Media Tools For Photographers - ... The ‘snap’ what Snapchat calls its private messages is derivative of the SMS text message and instant messaging applications. One of the most unique things about Snapchat is the ‘self-destructing’ feature for photos as ten seconds after they have been viewed they disappear and cannot be accessed again. Snapchat turned down a 3 Billion Dollar approach from Facebook last year. Mark Zuckerberg and his team clearly recognize the potential for businesses to create a unique personal connection using the app, which is seen as the next forefront for many brands....   [tags: instagram, social sites] 929 words
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The Internet: Helpful or Harmful for Social Interaction? - ... Research The internet has been said to connect people and lets them improve their relationships with others. People are constantly interacting with friends and family through the internet and the top use of the internet is for communication with others (McKenna and Bargh, 2000). In fact, 70% of people who use some sort of social networking site on the internet use them to keep in touch with family and friends (ProCon.org, 2013). It was also stated that the social networking sites on the internet can also help people make new friends and can help people who are very shy face to face expand socially (ProCon.org, 2013)....   [tags: social media, modern communication technology]
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Social Networks - Over the past decade the internet has become a important part of everyday life by people of all ages. The internet is used for a variety of purposes, such as finding information, buying and selling products, watching television shows, finding friendships and searching for entertainment, but the main use for the internet is communication. Three quarters of American adults have been online, with even more teens (93%). Almost all of those internet users say their main purpose for going online is for communication (Correa, Hinsley, Zuniga 2010, cited in Jones and Fox 2009, Pg 247)....   [tags: Social Issues, Technology ]
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Social Medias Impact on College Students - Social Medias Impact on College Students Over time, social media addiction in college students all around the world has become a serious problem. Not only is an addiction going on, grades are being severely affected. If this issue continues to be overlooked the statistics will show that college students’ grades will get even worse. Three billion people in the world use at least one form of social media websites. Of those three billion, half of them are in the 18-29 years old. Introducing regulations and making sure that students are not logging onto social media websites as frequently is how social media addiction is going to be fixed....   [tags: addiction, grades, regulation, social network]
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Analysis of Netflix Social Commerce Strategy - The following essay will analyze Netflix Company’s social commerce strategy. It includes the definition of social commerce, company history, social commerce strategy that the company is engaging, the effect of social commerce for the company and measuring social commerce success of the company. Below, brief definition of social commerce and the company history. Social Commerce The increased interest of social media usage has led numbers of company and business to provide new experiences for their customer to leverage media platforms to make more efficient and effective purchases (Rad, 2010)....   [tags: brand awareness, social media, DVD]
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Social Media's Use in Employment Decisions - Social media outlets have allowed society to share more information than ever before. The often forgotten fact by internet users is that once a picture, Tweet, or post has been published to a social media site it forever becomes part of the annals of the web. While many believe what they do and say on a social media site will not affect their chances at future employment or provide grounds for termination, the reality is quite the opposite. A new trend has emerged in Employment Law in which employers are making employment decision based off of what they find in applicants or employee’s social media activity....   [tags: Social Media, Law Issues, Employment]
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The Importance of Limiting One's Use of Online Social Media - ... The amount of time and energy wasted on social media has a large negative impact, but people can not seem to resist the addictive properties they possess, and thus harm themselves in ways such as in their education and work life. Throughout the progression of new technology and development of social networking sites, privacy norms have significantly changed. People are more exposed than ever, with web pages filled with personal profiles and people “friending” even the smallest of acquaintances, some individuals acquiring friends lists reaching up to the four digits, and privacy settings not being private or clear enough where people aren’t only sharing between their friends, but maybe fr...   [tags: psychological and social issues] 1636 words
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Social Media and Its Effect on Human Relations - Since the birth of social media, people have become less productive in socially interacting with society. Social media websites such as: Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Instagram are causing people to rely on these sites. People must remember to limit themselves because soon their profile can become fraud if someone else uses it to their advantage. Another reason can be that they can become social networking addicts, that their online life is their fantasy world. It can also result in them becoming “like” addicts, which is when they constantly need to check on their status and see how many “likes” they've received....   [tags: social interaction detrement]
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The Internet and Social Media’s Influence on Relationships - ... Social Media has become more and more prominent in the last ten years. The internet is fast becoming a just a background part of our lives, as you can see in Figure 1 the amount of users of social networking sites across all age groups has grown in a very steep manner. Some people at first thought that this use of the Internet for social media may be more of a fad than a staple of our daily lives, but that is proving to be less and less true as these social networking numbers continue to grow....   [tags: technology, interaction, social, media] 1054 words
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Why Social Media Marketing Is Important For Any Business - Introduction: In the early 1990s, internet was the buzzword. Its promise was heralded as ground breaking. Some entrepreneurs exploited the new opportunities it presented to create new businesses, transformed old industries, and also to destroy old businesses (laudon & Traver, 2010). There is no doubt that no company out there today would like to be the next Circuit City, or Borders. These are some of the companies that failed to adapt to the internet and web technology and were swept away by competition....   [tags: Social Media Marketing]
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How to Use Social Media for Small Business - Using social web is probably the most cost effective marketing tool available that allowed businesses to manage brand reputation, advertise, served customer, broadcast, and network (Fine, 2010). The social media has become a widespread phenomenon and global trend because of the popularity of Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook (Hinchcliffe & Kim, 2012). In the recent study conducted by LinkedIn, 94% of small businesses use social media as a marketing tool and 49% use it for research to grow business (Weiss, 2014)....   [tags: Social Media Marketing]
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Social Media and Its Negative Interpretations on People and Society - Over the past few years, social media has had a significant effect on the communication, knowledge, and public reaction to assorted topics in our society today. Social media has been a great addition to our society today in helping spread news more quickly and makes us communicate more efficiently, but the negatives overshadow the positives. Specific types of social media such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram have been a catalyst to giving people the opportunities to expose topics and voice their opinions to the public eye....   [tags: social media, privacy, platforms] 1417 words
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Brand Communities on Social Networks and Consumer Behavior - Introduction: The relevance of brand of communities is steadily increasing for the past many years. Ahonen and Moore (2005) said that community activity “is the biggest change in business in 100 years”. The recent changes in marketing and consumer behavior stress the need for understanding the relationship between the brand and consumer behavior in terms of their identity, attachment, culture and societal influence. One of the recent concepts in consumer behavior that explains the connection between one consumer and other is brand community....   [tags: marketing, social relations]
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Disconnect From Social Media For 24 Hours - The world is too quiet, the sound of the in my ears make me wake up from my dream. I open my eyes and look at the clock, just 8:00 am, why I wake up so early. I walk out from my room, only the sound of birds, and nothing. In this moment, I take my mobile out and trying to call my friend to ask where they gone. But there was not signal, also have the some problem on television and radio. “Sasasa….” The sound from the television, I turn off the television because the sound is too annoying, and start to pack up my things going out find my friends....   [tags: Disconnect From Social Media]
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Should there Be Regulations on Social Media Privacy for Juveniles - ... serves as a good example that teenagers are often unaware of the possible consequences for their inconsiderate actions on social media. According to Phippen, the lifelong consequences might take effects on many aspects, ranging from reputational issues, future employability, identity theft, or even legal problems (qtd. in Albarran 155). In addition, safety awareness is low among teenagers. It is indicated by the Pew survey that only half of teenage respondents would keep their Facebook profiles private, while less than 10% claimed that they are highly concern about third-party access to their data (Madden et al.)....   [tags: debates on social media privacy issues]
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Employing Internet and Networking in the 21st Century Classroom - “The Internet can bring the virtual world into the walls of the classroom, thus exponentially increasing the knowledge base available for practical use in teaching and learning (Kumari, 1998, p. 365). The use of the internet and online collaboration are skills that are important to employment opportunities and for “quality of life” (McManus, 2000). Regardless of the individual student’s future profession, the 21st century job market requires the ability to apply internet, collaborative, and networking skills....   [tags: Technology] 1577 words
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Youthful Indiscretions: Should Colleges Protect Social Network Users from Themselves and Others? - Higher education law attorney Dana L. Fleming voices her controversial opinion in favor of institutionalized involvement in social network protection in her article “Youthful Indiscretions: Should Colleges Protect Social Network Users from Themselves and Others?” (Fleming). Posted in the New England Journal of Higher Education, winter of 2008 issue, Fleming poses the question of responsibility in monitoring students’ online social networking activities. With a growing population of students registering on social networks like Facebook and MySpace, she introduces the concern of safety by saying, “like lawmakers, college administrators have not yet determined how to handle the unique issues po...   [tags: Social Network Privacy]
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Social Awkwardness - Social Awkwardness According to the social networking site Facebook, the company’s overview states “to give the people the power to share and make the world more open and connected”. Within the last few years we have seen the world increasingly becoming smaller by way of social networking sites. The everyday tasks that we use seem so insignificant have now become an integral part of many lives. Simple daily tasks such as talking, setting plans, playing games, and even dating now have all become accessible through Facebook by bringing our personal relationships out into the public domain....   [tags: breakups, engagements, weddings]
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Social Media - When someone talks about media, many people might only think about journalist, reporter, or people who have careers directly relate to media. However, that is not true. The rapid advancement of technology also allows everyone to access information and express their own opinions easier. In other words, everyone who uses media is considered as both publisher and consumer. The consumption of social media has grown dramatically over the past few years. Until now, media plays a significant role in every aspect of our daily lives (Glatter, 2011)....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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