The Effects of Social Networking Sites’ Popularity

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Undoubtedly, the popularity of social media has changed the way we communicate to the world. Social media, which is the general term of social networking sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Flickr, Instagram, etc. Before we had social media in our life, we couldn’t imagine that, someday the world becomes smaller and larger at the same time: the geographical distance becomes smaller; while the field of vision becomes larger. What’s more, it is still full of possibilities. Generally, social networking sites have significant impacts not only on the individual aspect, but also on the whole society. These impacts and effects that social media brings are reflected in the way we communicate; the way we learn, and the way we do business. To begin with, social networking sites establish a whole new world for the way we communicate to each other. The world that social networking sites build gives a platform to everyone an equal opportunity to share ideas, opinions and feelings, and encourage people to participate in other’s sharing. A famous example, Twitter, where we are free to expres...
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