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  1. 1. The Advantages & Disadvantages of Social Media April Hall Speech 1321
  2. 2. Main Idea • To inform the audience about the advantages & disadvantages about our every day use of the social media
  3. 3. Introduction • Social media has not been just a platform for easy and simple advanced online marketing but it has become a revolution of our century. • Many people are using different social networking sites and some have tried to capitalize on its importance but they do not know about its advantages and disadvantages. • The following are list of positive and negative effects of social media to users that need to consider.
  4. 4. The Advantages of Social Media Keep in touch with friends and family • Reconnect with lost loved ones and you can keep in touch will military family overseas and out of town family.
  5. 5. The Advantages of Social Media Stay informed about the world • Follow news stations (CNN, El Paso Times) pages on Facebook and twitter, saves time from reading a whole article .
  6. 6. The Advantages of Social Media Opportunity to widen business • Social Media is a great and cheap way to promote business using adverting and marketing tools.
  7. 7. The Advantages of Social Media Stay in touch wherever you are at • You can talk and see your loved ones whenever you travel.
  8. 8. The Advantages of Social Media Meet people who can help you with your career • Find out which companies are hiring or find people to hire for your own company
  9. 9. The Disadvantages of Social Media Security concerns/hacking • Someone can hack into your account and get your personal information and you can possibly be a victim of identity theft.
  10. 10. The Disadvantages of Social Media Fake profiles • Fake Facebook accounts are created to scam people by pretending to be an organization and taking money or someone can pretend to be someone else so they can get them to talk to them, aka catfish.
  11. 11. The Disadvantages of Social Media Cyber Bullying • Cyber bullying includes mean text messages or emails, rumors sent by email or posted on social networking sites, and embarrassing pictures, videos, websites, or fake profiles.
  12. 12. The Disadvantages of Social Media Time consuming • Employees may waste valuable time using social media channels such as Facebook and Twitter.
  13. 13. The Disadvantages of Social Media It can cost you your job • Employees can also use social media to attack the company’s reputation and possibly get fired or sued.
  14. 14. The Advantages & Disadvantages of Social Media Conclusion • Like any other type of networking or social media it is a good idea to do your homework and make sure that you know what you are getting into. • Understand the terms of use, the rules and regulations, and be clear on issues like security and privacy.
  15. 15. The Advantages & Disadvantages of Social Media • Conclusion… • Take responsibility for your own safety and integrity and never join something just because it is trendy or all your friends are doing it. • In evaluating the advantages and disadvantages of social networking, it is best to be cautious. After all, the lack of both can have a devastating effect.
  16. 16. References • Cosmato, Donna. "Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Networking." Socialnetworking.lovetoknow.com, 02 July 2013. Web. 29 July. 2013. • "Cyber bullying." www.stopbullying.com., 08 Feb 2012. Web. 29 July. 2013. • Beirut. "10 Must-Know Advantages & Disadvantages of Social Media." blog.thoughtpick.com., 25 Nov 2010. Web. 29 July. 2013. • Cain, Kevin. "The Negative Effects of Facebook on Communication." Social Media Today RSS N.p., 29 June 2012. Web. 29 July. 2013.