Persuasive Essay On Social Media

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In our project, we decided to shift our audience from mostly middle-aged men in our discussion board to families with young children on Facebook. This shift in who we chose as our audience really affected our project the most, because it changed our perspective to overall gun control to gun safety, and more importantly gun safety around children. Narrowing our viewpoint like this really helped our argument, because it allowed us to be more concise in what we said, and the way in which we presented our argument. For example, we know that a lot of our parents use Facebook, and so we decided to use Facebook as our platform, because it reaches a lot of parents, which was our target audience. In doing this, I think that we were successful in our arguments and how we presented them.
The reason we chose the genre of social media, and more specifically, Facebook, was because our audience is very active on this type of media. Our aim was mostly at adult supervisors and parents of children. So the age gap is anywhere from twenty to eighty years of age. It is a very large target audience, yet I think the broadness of it could truly make a difference in the lives of the young people under their watch care. The reason we chose Facebook as the mediator from us to this audience was simply because this community of adults are very active on this site. Even just over this past Thanksgiving break from school, we were more convinced that Facebook is the correct portal to the attention of

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