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Social Media Networks: Current Phenomenon of Our Generation - Social Media Social Media Networks are the current phenomenon of our generation. According, to Internet World Stats “the base internet usage around the world is 2.267 billion people using the web” (http://www.internetworldstats.com/). This gives an understanding of how many people use online social media networks. It is estimated fifty-six percent of Americans have a profile on a social media site (http://socialhabit.com/downloads/). For the lesser half of Americans who are not connected and contemplating, take in to consideration that Social Media networks promise availability, connectivity and networking....   [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 - Introduction • Provide and Introduction of Social Networks Social Networking can be defined as the online grouping of individuals into a formalised community, the most common approach for online social networks are through websites. Most social networks will have a theme or niche associated with the website; meaning users share common interests via video games, sports, religion, fitness; these Social Networks can be described as a “social hub” for individuals with shared interests. Becoming a member of a Social Network provides you with your own personalised page, interaction with other members, discussions on a given topic and more dependent upon on the site....   [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 - 2014 is just around the corners and there are several things in the digital realm, which is going through a lot of changes. Social Media Marketing is not spared as well. The New Year would start with its own share of popular and unpopular elements in the social networking sites. This article would be taking into account some of those changes through the following lines. a) Search Engine Optimization + Social Media Optimization: A Buzzing trend Every passing year makes the bridge between Search Engine Optimization and Social Media Optimization wider....   [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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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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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 - In today’s society, billions of people across the world are accessing the Internet multiple times a day. Many people have the Internet on their smart phones, and with the touch of a button can check their email, Facebook, Twitter, their bank account balance, movie times, GPS, Instagram, or anything else online. Most of these things take up large amounts of time from people’s lives. Whether it is a child at school or an adult at work, they are all a member of some sort of social network and check it often....   [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 - New Social Media Tools For Photographers A round up of other social sites that can help you to achieve your marketing objectives. INSTAGRAM When Facebook acquired the app for $1 billion in cash and stock in April 2012 many stood up and took notice. The social networking service enables users to take pictures and videos, edit them with filters, and share them across a variety of social media. Instagram’s feed is designed specifically for visual stimulation and to encourage interaction. Since its launch in October 2010, 150 million users have signed up and shared a total of 20 billion photos....   [tags: instagram, social sites] 929 words
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The Internet: Helpful or Harmful for Social Interaction? - Introduction The Internet: Helpful or Harmful for Social Interaction. Tonight our main topic is interaction through Social Media websites via the Internet. People can become instantly connected with other individuals through texting, messaging, and on social networking websites on the Internet. The question is, however, whether these instant connections are helpful or harmful to social interaction. Some say yes and some say no. These connections can help people connect all over the world, the resources available to people on the internet are numerous and someone can connect with people they never would have otherwise, with the internet....   [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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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 - The Internet plays mays many roles in our busy technology driven lives today, without it many streamlined tasks would once again become mundane and bothersome. Since our lives have become so technology driven and Internet based it is no surprise that social media websites have become increasingly popular, first among young adults but now across the entire age spectrum. It is estimated that 30% of the world has Internet access and uses it in a daily manner. Of this 30% it is estimated that 72% of them use social media or networking sites (Brenner)....   [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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Social Empathy - Social media has changed the way people communicate with each other and in turn, has affected our ability to empathize in both negative and positive ways. One of the most harmful consequences is the rise of cyber-bullying. Another negative issue has been the trend of trolling in comments sections of websites, chat rooms, and other online venues of communication. In spite of this, there have been constructive consequences due to social media such as the ability for family and friends to keep in touch on a regular basis....   [tags: Social Media, Communication, Empathy]
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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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Sociology's Role in Understanding Important Social Phenomena - According to Holmes, Hughes, and Julian (2012) “at its most ambitious, sociology attempts to understand human societies from a wholistic point of view – what they are composed of, how they are reproduced over time and how they might differ from other societies”. Viewing society in this context, allows sociologists to understand the foundation of a society; and the motivations / values that underpin its function. Social phenomena, such as ‘sex, gender, and sexuality’ and their respective dominating themes [and inequalities] shape society as a whole....   [tags: social phenomena, gender, sociology]
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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 - In recent years, the privacy issues on social media have aroused controversial debates. It was argued by Albarran that people are losing control over their personal privacy, given the rapid boom of social sharing (146). No matter what viewpoint one holds towards secrecy, it is undeniable that the intrusion of social media privacy has become so intense that should no one ignore the possible consequences: Users’ information is constantly exploited for commercial use, while privacy loopholes on social networking sites might also intrigue many safety issues, internet fraud, for instance....   [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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Marketing Usage of Social Media for Customer Engagement: A Wells Fargo Case Study - Market Usage of Social Media for Customer Engagement: A Wells Fargo Case Study Social media is at the core of many marketing plans for corporations in the United States and world-wide. One of these companies at the forefront of social media use is Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. (Wells Fargo). The ability to directly contact customers and potential customers in a real time online environment is crucial to the bank / customer conversation and reinforcing the company’s place in a customer’s mind as the entity that they want to do business with (Wells Fargo Bank, 2014)....   [tags: Social Media, Marketing Plans, Corporations]
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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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The Effects of Social Media Engagement to the UM CBAE Students Study Habit - This study is conducted in order to determine the “effects of social media engagement to the UM CBAE students study habit and incidence of failing grade”. The definition of social media is “the relationships that exist between network of people” (Walter & Riviera, 2004). In the last ten years, the online world has changed dramatically. Thanks to the invention of social media, young men and women now exchange ideas, feelings, personal information, pictures and videos at a truly astonishing rate. Seventy-three percent of wired American teens now use social media websites (Oberst, 2010)....   [tags: study habit, social media, failing grade] 2619 words
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Is There a Link between the Misconception that There is Binge Drinking on College Campuses and the Presence of Alcohol Related Content on Social Media - ... The students participated under the condition that they would receive extra-credit for a psychology class. Of the 57 participants, 18 were males and 39 were females. Ages of participants ranged from 18-33 with about 70% of them being freshman students. In this study, participants were randomly selected to view one of two fictional Facebook profiles created by Fournier, et al. One of the pages included alcohol-related content, while the other did not. After the participants were exposed to one of the profiles, they were then asked to fill out a questionnaire which asked about their use of social media, use of alcohol, participant’s perception of drinking norms in college, and also include...   [tags: social norms theory, Fournier]
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Computer Networking and Communication - A computer networking and data network is a telecommunication network that allows the computers on a network may be linked through cables, telephone lines, radio waves, satellites, or infrared light beams. This facilitates communication and resources sharing within huge amount of people in deferent location. Best known as Internet, is the computer network established using either cable media or wireless media. The only system been used before 19th century was postal system, and it would take several days depending distance between sender and the receiver....   [tags: telecommunication, internet, data network]
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Computer Networking Security - Information technology and computer networking play an important part of our everyday lives. We definitely depend on computers much more than we realize. Even for those of us who may not have a desk job, we use the computer at least a half a dozen times on our way to work. Our alarm, the coffee maker, our vehicle…almost every aspect of our life is influenced by computers. Technical support is utilized more than it should be. Several issues that the ordinary, average user faces can easily be resolved through basic “home remedies” that technical savvy computer professionals use....   [tags: Information Technolgoy]
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The Social Exchange Theory - As I hugged and told my mom, dad, brother and sister bye and journeying off to the great unknown. Well unknown to a fresh out of high school kid who didn’t want to do the same things that his friends in high school were doing which was either working or going to a community college. But as I got off the plane to my surprise, I was just one of probably two to three hundred recruits awaiting further directions. As I was put in a division of about thirty men, the Recruit Division Commander or RDC yelled at us I was thinking to myself and I’m sure many others were thinking too “what did I get myself into?” Before we went to bed all of us had to shave as ordered by the RDC....   [tags: John Tibaut, Social Exchange Theory]
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Changes in the Music Industry - ... Essentially by eliminating middlemen, digital music took control of music away from the major record companies and put the power in the listener’s hands. Major companies such as Apple’s iTunes created the distribution of digital music. CNNMoney mentions, “iTunes is currently responsible for 63% of all digital music sales” (CNNMoney). They set the standard of 99 cents for a single song, which was quickly adopted by major music companies. Selling songs by singles provided more control for the consumer versus having to buy an entire album....   [tags: digital, networking, streaming] 829 words
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What is the Relationship Between Media Use and Academic Performance? - What is the Relationship between Media Use and Academic Performance. Technological advances have allowed for so many conveniences to be available for humans all over the world. Of the many advances that have been made, social networks have come to be a highly used method of technology that allows for many avenues of networking. The empirical research experiments within this study observe a variety of scholars ranging in age, race and gender. The methods used were very practical and produced results that supported the hypothesis....   [tags: networking, research, correlation] 947 words
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Facebook, a Useful Means of Socialization. - Advancement of communication technologies has brought our friends to a stone's throw away. In particular, Facebook allows us to share our ongoing lives by advanced cyber-images. This element of society has opened a new window for people keen to share information with intimacy and personal relationship. In the way of social communication people often use this wonder medium and eventually has created a world of virtual friendship. Due to its virtual property people sometimes also consider Facebook friendship as superficial and pretentious....   [tags: comminication, networking, privacy] 757 words
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How Social Media is Changing Social Relationships - Introduction Previously, the old media, such as TV, radio and newspaper, brought people together and established a relationship between families and friends. While with popularization of Internet and digital products, human begins to enter a digital age and social media as new media have become an indispensable part for human’s life and made a great difference in social relationship. Although the development of internet started late in a number of countries like China, according to the statistics of China Internet Network Information Centre, there has been 618 million netizens in China and Internet penetration has risen to 45.8% by December 2013....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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The Pros and Cons of Social Media - In our day to day lives we socialize and interact with many different types of people, including family, friends, colleagues, or even complete strangers. Before technology people stayed in contact via regular mail, writing letters, telephone calls and face to face communication. Today the way in which we relate to others is completely different. We use social media for finding romance, seeking employment, or getting advice. This is where social networking and social media come into play. Many people may think that the use of social media is making them more social and more interactive with society....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]
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Social Network - As the pathway clearly direct us towards a road of online communication and interaction, we have to stop and wonder. Are all the benefits of Social Media actually worth all the risks it brings. As the current generation likes to argue that it brings people together and lets them collaborate much faster, closely behind their obvious plea lurks a scary truth to the impairment of psychological, economical and legal health. You probably noticed most teens these days spend exponential amounts of more time on their computer either doing homework, catching up on news or just relaxing on social sites such as Facebook or Youtube, and as you reflect back to your pre occupational life you'll probably...   [tags: Benefits, Risks, Media]
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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 Integration - Social integration and Emile Durkheim differences in integration between modern and premodern societies Social integration is simply defined as the events that make communities to feel valued in one way or the other. Social integration ensures all individuals receive the needed values or services in a society. Its activities are usually complicated and the processes positively affect many people from different parts of the world. The factors that negatively affect social integration include activities like corruption by countries, poor provision of water to humans, negative impacts of climate changes to societies, poverty in communities, pollutants that affect fishing areas hence affecting...   [tags: Globalization]
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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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