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  • By: Alexis Mortenson, Brendan Murphy, Caitlyn Tyde, Caulene Hudson
  • So what does social networking do for us?
    • It offers people a variety of ways to communicate over the Internet.
    • It allows people to meet others that share similar interests.
    • People who maintain a social network are able to gain a network of contacts.
  • Social Networking in Business
    • Social networking creates
    • a pool of contacts.
    • From these, one can draw referrals, ideas, and information for your job search and career process.
    • Having a social network allows associates and competitors
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMkZUzjcOzo&feature=related
  • Ethical Issues of Social Networking
    • Information posted on Facebook, MySpace, or other social networking sites could be used against one:
      • When applying for a job
      • Graduating college
  • Ethical Issues of Social Networking
    • Stacy Snyder
      • Posted pictures of herself as a “drunken pirate” on MySpace
      • Given an English degree instead of her teaching certificate after college administrators found the pictures
  • Ethical Issues of Social Networking
    • Students don’t realize the seriousness
      • Programs cracking down on what information is acceptable and what is not
      • Dismissal from internships and programs for what is posted
  • Social Networking in Communication
    • Social Networking is very effective in communication because social networking:
    • Allows people to stay in contact easily
    • Eliminates distance boundaries that would affect people from communicating
    • Makes it easy to broadcast and distribute posts 24/7
  • Social Networking in Academic Institutions
    • A recent survey of over 400,000 students from 663 institutions indicate:
    • Students who use social media to engage with their peers, faculty and other staff, are more likely to succeed in their classes.
    • Offers students the ability to connect with faculty and form peer relationships like study groups.
  • Social networking in Academic Institutions:
    • Using networks like Skype, professors and students in distance degree programs are
    • able to have conferences, and students are organizing study and discussion groups with excellent results.
    • This has become very successful at many colleges such as Phillips Community College
  • Social Networking in Government:
    • Social networking in government pushes government policy
    • Can be effective in hiring prospective employees
    • Social networking can cross reference employee data
  • Works Cited
    • Foulger, Teresa S., et al. "Moral Spaces in MySpace: Preservice Teachers' Perspectives about Ethical Issues in Social Networking." Journal of Research on Technology in Education 42.1 (2009): 1-28. Academic Search Premier. EBSCO. Web. 22 Nov. 2010
    • http://ipwatchdog.com/2010/03/19/the-importance-of-using-social-networking-for-business-part-i-facebook/id=9748/
    • http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/02/100209183131.htm
    • http://www.top-colleges.com/blog/2010/03/29/social-networkingacademic/