Earlier, this was open to everyone and now due to updates on privacy settings, you can have the option of who can search you on Facebook. Facebook privacy and security have many benefits, problems, and challenges. There is a benefit for every security setting on Facebook but the real concern comes along when it comes to facing the problem and how this problem goes into different steps of challenges, and how we can fix that problem in order for privacy not to be a huge issue. A person that has access to Facebook wants to share their everyday moments to the world such as sharing personal posts, photos and videos, and that’s what Facebook is basically known for. Executive summary: The topic we chose is Facebook's Privacy/Security.
These social communicating features have led Facebook gaining rapid popularity to its users. Facebook in comparison to other e-communications allows a better understanding of one's life events. Keeping up-to-date by posting pictures, status and sharing one others feelings Facebook users enjoy their sovereignty of personal communication and relationship. However, discontent and exhaustion are also reported. King (2011, p. 332-333) argued that the nature of fragmented images posted on Facebook does not entirely express users' live events.
This can range from people knowing where you are via the “check-in” option, being tagged in pictures or videos that you do not want other people to view, or companies and authorities using the website for their own interests. Whatever the reason is for a person to create a Facebook profile, as with all social media, it is best to use precautions about what is posted and who a person connects with to safeguard a person’s privacy. All in all, Facebook has millions of members and I am sure this will continue to grow as web technology becomes more advanced and widely used through out the world.
When sensitive comments and pictures are posted on Facebook, they can engender criminal actions or behaviour like stalking and sexual predation. Such actions and behaviour are caused by the increased accessibility on social networking sites due to technological advance... ... middle of paper ... ...t positive effect and has grown to become an indispensible part of users’ lives. In conclusion, with the power of networking effects, the dominance of Facebook is here to stay for the foreseeable future. Even though Facebook could be an answer to the need of social maintenance and connectivity in the modern society, this platform of ubiquitous connections has negative impacts and a price to pay for using it. The popularity of Facebook attracts more users to join this networking site, such that it is thought to be fashionable to use Facebook.
1.0 Introduction Facebook is today’s popular social network where people can express their feelings and share their personal information throughout the globe. As we all know that the privacy for Facebook use is very important. Facebook has been frequent source of controversy for few years in social media. Users share a wide range of personal information and posts about themselves on Facebook. Facebook offers lots of privacy and security facilities.
Generally most companies want to separate themselves from the competition and there are multiple ways in which a company can do so with Facebook advertising. The most popular techniques that companies tend to use when advertising on Facebook are page likes, clicks to website, app installs, and paid post engagement (Gregorio). Page likes are generated once a company decides to create a Facebook page to promote their product or brand. The more likes the page receives, the more likely it is to get noticed whether it be in the news feed portion of the site or during an individual search of interest. The higher the number of page likes is important solely based on the fact that a higher number of likes could represent a popularity among users, attracting more users to the page (Gregorio).
The great thing about Facebook is that you can always come back to exactly where you left off when you deactivated it. There’s good and bad in everything. If we use Facebook for the good (networking, motivating, staying in contact with friends and family) of instead of the bad, (lurking, over posting, obsessing over likes and comments) then Facebook would beneficial to all of its users. Together we can beat the addiction of Facebook! The overuse of Facebook among today’s society has allocated a new kind of virtual existence to people of all ages.
“Social Media is participatory online media where news, photos, videos, and podcasts are made public via social media websites through submission. Normally accompanied with a voting process to make media items become popular” (Evans, 2012).Social media can have a very big impact on the reputation of a company. Because we are living in an age of information, people could be easy to get some important information from social media. Every day, people use social media for work, shopping or fun. So, if a company wants a successful marketing strategy, it must make good use of Internet.
Jill Pinsky English 101 Dr. Stovall 31 march 2014 Facebook Privacy In today’s life in the public eye can become a huge responsibility to the public. This is truer today as it has ever been before. This is due to the new existence of social media sites and sources like Facebook. When users first create an account, people think that the site protects their privacy. They are to an extent, but could the things people do to insure their privacy backfire?