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" How often youth used Social Media"

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  • The chart shows the Social media used by the teen(13-17) in per day, they used 37 percent of time in a day using Facebook, 34 percent of time they spend using YouTube, 5 percent of time they use Google+,7 percent-Twitter,9 percent-Instagram,4 percent of time Flickr and Skype.
  • % of teen internet users in the USA who do the following activities online.
  • Social Media

    1. 1. Social Media How Often Youth Used
    2. 2. Abstract Social Media • Attracting much attention from researchers worldwide • Both positive and Negative effect • It is a known fact that young adults and teenagers are the most avid users of such sites. • it has been found that these OSN sites are having a great impact on the lives of young people.
    3. 3. Introduction • Social media refers to interaction among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks • Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein (specialized in social media and viral marketing ) define social media as "a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0 and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.
    4. 4. Types of Social media utilized by Youth • Facebook • YouTube • Twitter • Google+ • LinkedIn • Yahoo Answers • Instagram • My space • Flickr • Pinterest • Tumblr • Skype • Reddit
    5. 5. The social media sites view by US teen (13-19) in per day View in % 40 35 30 25 20 View in % 15 10 5 0 Facebook YouTube Google+ Twitter Instagram Tumblr Flickr Skype
    6. 6. What Teens do online? • Use online social networking sites like MySpace or Facebook-80% • Go online to get information or news about current events or politics-62% • Buy things online like books, clothes or music. eg, Amazon, ebay, bestbuy so on-48% • Share something that you created yourself , such as artwork , photos , videos or stories-38% • Have a video chat conversation with other person through application like Skype, Viber or Google talk-37%
    7. 7. Continue… • Looking online for health, dieting and physical fitness information-31% • Record and upload video-27% • Take material you find online like text, images and songs and remix it in your own artistic creation-21% • Create or work on own journal or blog-15% • Stream video live to the internet for other people to watch-13% • Look for information online about a health topic that’s hard to talk about, like drug use, sexual health, or depression-17%
    8. 8. Typical mobile activities while watching TV Using mobile apps -33% Browsing the internet(non-related content) -37% Social Networking- 40% Texting with friends and family-56%
    9. 9. Advantage/Disadvantage of social media Advantages • Bringing people together • Breadth of knowledge • Technological literacy • Opportunity to widen business • Attracts attention
    10. 10. Continue… Disadvantages • Understanding on how it works • Commits illegal crime • Negative effects on worker productivity • Distraction • Serious detrimental outcomes on individual’s health • Among youth who report internet harassment victimization and unwanted sexual encounters (sexting), 25% report extreme upset.
    11. 11. Conclusion • Overall, from the research we found that social media have very negative impacts on youth, they enjoy in their virtual world (Social media sites) • lack of seriousness and less interact with society • less problem solving skills and they hesitate to make eye contact while talking • less confidence and less concern about surroundings are the major factors .
    12. 12. THANK YOU Presentation By: Bijay Bhandari Web: