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Dangers of social media Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Dangers of Social Media
    Focus on Facebook
  • 2. What is Social Media?
    Social media is media for social interaction.
    YouTube, blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
    Social networking now accounts for 22% of all time spent online in the US.
    “Highly Addictive”
    “Fear of missing out"
  • 3. Facebook
    As of July 2011, Facebook has more than 750 million active users.
    Gives users an opportunity to network online.
    Allows users to:
    Find old friend's
    Give status updates in real time.
    Upload photos.
    Chat.
    Share news and common interests.
  • 4. Typical Facebook Profile
  • 5. Criticisms of Facebook
    Shares information with advertisers .
    ID theft.
    Lack of customer support.
    Damage to users image.
  • 6. Shares information with advertisers.
  • 7.
  • 8. ID theft
    It is very easy to create a fake user account.
  • 9. Lack of Customer Support
    You cannot delete your facebook account.
    Users have no way to contact Facebook.
    Facebook Privacy Settings change without informing the user.
  • 10. Damage to users image
    Job Hunting
    Relationships
    Deceased Users
  • 11. Summary
    Facebook is a highly addictive form of social media.
    Users need to understand any potential hazards.
    Although no user is immune, dangers can be minimized.