Social media seems to be the latest sensation among today's society. Popular social media websites such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are dominating the internet domain. Social media includes various websites of different people's online profiles of information that they choose to share about themselves. It also connects people to each other through different streams of media such as videos, pictures, and commentary. According to Social Media Today, "seventy two percent of all internet users are now active on social media" (Romeri, 2014).
With the blooming of social media in the past decade, it becomes one of the most popular forms of communication in the 21st century, with billion users every month. People are using different platforms every day: Facebook for connecting with friends and family, LinkedIn for business networking, Twitter for newsgathering and the list goes on. With this in mind, it was only of time before social media began to be used frequently in the recruitment process. For employers to overlook the social media would be like ignoring e-mail 20 years ago. But how many people who use social networks are aware of the fact that employers are watching their activity and screening them when they apply for a job?
“Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected” (Facebook). Since launching in 2004, Facebook has cemented itself as a worldwide phenomenon. “As of the first quarter of 2016, Facebook had 1.65 billion monthly active users,” making it “the biggest social networking service based on a global reach and total active users” (Statista). Individuals utilize Facebook in various ways, including but not limited to, sharing news information, advertising, self-promotion, staying in touch with friends and relatives, following public figures, uploading photos, and posting personal feelings. Conventional wisdom has it that Facebook is becoming the primary means of communication and socialization, causing
The number of people that use the Internet on a daily bases is "3,611,375,813" as of "June 30th 2016" (Internet Usage Statistics). That means throughout the world, companies can advertise and market to people that use a search engine by putting up ad 's on the side of any given website itself. Businesses also use branding for consumers to remember their company. Marketing specialists use methods such as colour schemes and ionic symbols to get the ad to stand out and become memorable. The first way, businesses express their ways of marketing in the 20th century is through social media and expressing interest in people 's hobbies.
There will also be a discussion about how recruiters use social media and what needs to be done to avoid legal pitfalls, specifically avoiding discrimination of certain protected classes. The internet has opened new avenues for companies in regards to finding new candidates for filling vacant of newly created jobs. Companies now have their own websites where they can list current job opening. In addition, there are multiple job boards such as monster.com and hotjobs.com. There’s even the option of social media sites such like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn where companies can post information about their company and current job offerings.
(Cain, 2007) Facebook and Development Issues An apparent problem with irrational using online SNS is how they ruin your opportunities. Even though we always heard about how Facebook and other SNS help people getting jobs and know about companies before the interviews. But there are some possibilities that those websites can ruin your future career development. And it ... ... middle of paper ... ...ed to Internet increases the time to accomplish a project or even bring a general reduction in quality. Conclusion This paper has provided an overview of how partial social networking sites form the negative impact on businesses.
Creative listening is one of the ways to achieve social proactivity. Companies set up keywords to monitor via social channels about their brand and product names. Social proactive customer service is about finding the customers and wannabe customers who have problems to solve and proactively addressing their concerns before they raise with the organization. Nowadays even organizations are going one step ahead by delighting and surprising with gifts for the customers who are giving quality help on social channels. StarHub community Building an online community is really important fo... ... middle of paper ... ...customers, but the brand fans community is very useful for targeted advertisement online as these people showed interest in the product.
Abstract In modern days’ lots of people use social media platforms to improve their social bonds and to make new friends. As well as social media help busy world to make instant friends and quick communications within few seconds with each other. Then it provides people to find their class mates, colleagues, relations etc. With that case Facebook, Tweeter, LinkedIn, Skype etc. Facebook get the major part of social media in world, because 1.59 billion monthly new active users get registered to use this free social media service.
The popular site, Facebook.com, has amassed more than one billion registrants since it started in February 2004. It is another social networking site, just like MySpace.com and Xanga.com, which is common to High School and College students. But this is no ordinary site; people’s lives literally revolve around Facebook. I have a Facebook account and log in at least once a day. I personally believe that Facebook is a fun and interactive site.
David Kirkpatrick, wrote The Facebook Effect: The Inside Story of the Company that is Connecting to the World, which gives deep detail about the Web site and its rapid growth over the years. Kirkpatrick believes that Facebook is an immediate reference when a person is doing research because it has an “amazing ability to convey messages between people very efficiently and for messages to spread virally” (Rettig). Within Facebook, there are groups, public event invitations, and personal pages to candidates that all users can access. This brings politics to a personal level, deeper than just listening to a speech or debate. It als... ... middle of paper ... ...04 Apr.