Social Medi Its Effect On You

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Social Media Its effect on you What is social media? Definition by Google: websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking. Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest Analogy Think of regular media as a newspaper or the radio or the television. Then, social media is a two way street, allowing you to communicate and respond to the media. Examples Can also include… Social Media categories Top Ten Social Media Sites Quick stats - Video How do we use social media? Social Interaction Politics Social Media in Politics Powerful tool when used by politicians to: Spread political news Inform voters Find likeminded people Convince votes of party morals Who does social media affect the most? By…show more content…
By Interstate Region Interstate Region : Analysis Urban suburbs have higher percentage of people accessing social media. Inference : Lack of accessible internet in rural areas lead to less people on social media. Length of time on different social media platforms Frequency of use On an average day… 15% of Facebook users post new statuses 22% comment on someone else’s statuses or posts 20% comment on someone else’s photo 26% “Liked” someone else’s content 10% sent someone else a private message Myth There is a common misconception that Facebook users frequently update their status. Majority of Facebook users update their status less than once a week. (56%) Only 15% of Facebook users update their status once a day. One in six don’t ever update their status. Usage over time Accessibility of Internet Accessibility of the Internet vs Usage of Social Media There is a corresponding trend that as the accessibility of the internet increase so does the usage of social media. Majority of internet users will use some form of social media. Third world countries are disadvantaged in terms of accessibility and social media usage. Con: Social media is making us less social Song by World of Fitness (Youtube) Song: Look Up This song Look Up provides an insight of one’s negative perspective to our over-reliance on social media. Life is finite – use it when you have it Chances are always around us – you just need to spot it
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