Thesis

1157 Words5 Pages
Social Media Scope Note:This webliography consists of articles, researches, web pages, and web resources on social media. Social media is the term for employing "mobile and web-based technologies to create highly interactive platforms via which individuals and communities share, cocreate, discuss, and modify user-generated content." [Source: http://beedie.sfu.ca/files/PDF/research/McCarthy_Papers/2011_Social_Media_BH.pdf] INTERNET SITES Engaging Youth in Social Media: Is Facebook the New Media Frontier? http://blog.newscloud.com/research/Research_HotDish_Summary.pdf The article focuses on engaging the young people to contribute their thoughts on important societal issues and be engaged in community news through social media. A social…show more content…
A Primer in Social Media http://www.smashlab.com/files/primer_in_social_media.pdf This whitepaper presents an introduction to social media, the successes and failures this new paradigm has injected to organizations that have employed this media. The types of social media, as well as the opportunities it presents to organizations and its potential users are also seen here. Social Media and the Public Sector http://www.adb.org/documents/information/knowledge-solutions/social-media-and-the-public-sector.pdf This report offers a view of the public sector organizations' current place in the social technographics ladder. A call for the public sector to seriously consider utilizing social media and other Web 2.0 applications is echoed, as these applications "offer unprecedented opportunities to achieve more simple, user-oriented, transparent, accountable, participative, inclusive, responsive, joined-up, networked, and efficient government". Social media? Get serious: Understanding the Functional Building Blocks of Social Media http://beedie.sfu.ca/files/PDF/research/McCarthy_Papers/2011_Social_Media_BH.pdf This article presents a study on the social media phenomenon - where Internet consumers of today use the various social media platforms far more than just utilizing the benefits of such a technology. This study presents a framework that thoroughly explains the building blocks of social media and the impact that each block has that firms can take
Open Document