Introduction to Social Media
Introduction to Social Media & Networking
Social media is the collective of online communications channels dedicated to community-based input, interaction, content-sharing and collaboration. It allows people to connect with each other online with photos, networking, family, friends, and business. It can help and harm. People use it to find jobs and business gain a competitive advantage with customers.
The popular social media platforms are obvious to most people – Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn, Reddit, Google +. Pinterest, snapchat, to name a few – with an audience of approximately 350 million.
What is social median and network?
How it has grown over the years and how people actually use social media today.
To explore the impact of social media on people’s relationships, especially the family, gender, intimate relationships and friendships.
To examine how social media has impacted upon key issues such as politics and privacy.
To explore the way social media has been used within institutions such as education, commerce, the state and religion.
To consider the current state of the ‘digital divide’ and how social media relates to the problems of low income populations and their welfare.
To examine other possible benefits and challenges, which in practice have ranged from the use of social media.