The earthquake that devastated Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011 was one of the worst disasters to occur in twenty-first century. Not only did the earthquake itself affect the nation, but it also suffered through the following tsunami that occurred afterwards. Though earthquakes are pretty hard to predict, Japan is normally pretty savvy when preparing for the worst for these tectonic storms. Japan is certainly no stranger to earthquakes, as it experiences upwards of 1,500 of them every year (Israel). As Japan is located along the so-called “Ring of Fire” in the Pacific ocean, earthquakes are just a part of life.
“Social media is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into content publishers” (Evans, 2012). “Social media has existed since the 1990s; however, only in the last several years has it made substantial gains in popularity worldwide” (Campbell, 2013). 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. These services contained features such as chat programs, games, mail, and instant messaging.
The world today revolves around social media. Almost everyone has some kind of social media outlet that allows them to communicate with the outside world. Social media is so prevalent now that even businesses have turned to social outlets to attract customers. Observations made in this project were made through the use of social media. The observation made in this project is to show how social media is a virtual community and it allows people to express themselves however they want, social standing in the community, and how people are always connected through social media.
Social media engages users to share, communicate, collaborate and advertise. Social media has many positive effects on people’s lives. Social media has pathways were people can connect with their loved ones and meet new acquaintances. Individuals are able to acquire and share knowledge at a fast pace through social media. It allows users to gain information about any topic at the click of a button.
Twitter In today’s tech world, we are ever so interconnected to the internet with our smart phones and tablets. We are one tap away from reading the daily news, two clicks from the current weather forecast, and a voice command away from updating our status on our favorite social network. The ease of the internet and the ability to talk to real people from all over the world is astonishing. With over 7 billion internet users as of 2012, 230 million actively use one of the most popular social networking sites on the internet—Twitter. Twitter is the latest and seemly most popular social network to teens.
Twitter is now stepping up to global television. Micro blogging is the posting of very short entries or updates on a blog or social networking site, typically via a cellular phone. Twitter allows its users to keep their friends and family informed of their current status. Twitter first began in 2008 as a small project; but now it's one of the most popular social websites. Twitter is used for different reasons such as from breaking world news to streamlining business.
Twitter, just like blogging allows one to share information to others in common interest and or others around the world. YouTube on the other hand, is just like twitter and blogs except you can actually video yourself and or whatever it is you want to share with others. Overall, the popularity of these three social media sites has grown due to their worldwide coverage. These sites let anyone post anything they would like and it shares with others in
Social media has impacted positively in the business world, but its downside has impacted teens in high school, with issues such as cyber bullying, and people using Facebook and twitter to get over their boredom and research proving that the more they use social networking websites the more envious they feel. Internal communication is a key to succeed and every company’s internal communication is different some way or the other. Informing employees about salaries, benefits and end of the year bonuses is not consid... ... middle of paper ... ...ievable. One of them is a podcast is a series of digital media files, usually either digital audio or video, made available for download via web syndication. As the files are made available by the company, Podcast uses tools such as “simple download” to automatically download them in series.
Sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and Google+ are allowing people to connect over common interests and share ideas. Although social media creates a community of millions of people, it allows us new opportunities to manipulate others by allowing people to view us as we want to be viewed, sharing information quickly (whether it is true or not), and by staying in constant communication with those around us. Social media creates communities. On websites such as Tumblr, people can talk and share things that interest them. Whether it be art, film, cartoons, or fashion, there is something that everyone can connect to on Tumblr.
Furthermore, online forums or message boards can bring together people who share common interests. Google Translate is also a very helpful tool when traveling and communicating with people who speak a different language. Video chat has also become a very popular social interaction technique though social networks like Skype and Snapchat. Additionally, Internet calling and instant messaging are very popular approaches to communication. Regardless of weather, distance, and time of day, individuals are able to interact.