Reflection of my Self Socialization

808 Words Feb 4th, 2018 3 Pages
There are so many mediums with which I have socialized myself with. A means through which I interact with people is through the internet because the internet is the “… fastest growing mass medium”(Brym and Lie 2012:65). I have used social networks since I was 10 years. Social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Hi5 and many others. The social network that has been able to influence me is Twitter. With Twitter, I obtain knowledge about the things around me, build my confidence, and improve my fashion awareness. In this essay, I would discuss how these ways help me socialize, and explain socialization through the use of twitter from a symbolic perspective. Twitter has enabled me to have some information about the activities in my surroundings. It connects my friends and I together. People in my intimate circle own the app on their phone, and so there is no missing link in the friendship we share because we communicate with each other. If I did not have the Twitter app, I would be left out in most of the conversations between my friends and I. For instance, there was a fight on Twitter on January 1st and on January 2nd that was the hot topic of discussion. If I did not have the app, I would have been unaware of the fight and would have been lost during the analysis. I also gain knowledge about religious practices around…
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