Very popular among bands/musicians use it to reach a wider audience with their music and gain popularity.
Allows the user to develop their own applications for their use
Likewise with games for their entertainment
Social Networks have become a VERY popular form of Social Media. Common reasons for their popularity are the way they can connect friends, family and people all over the world but what sets them apart from each other is the different services they offer to their respected users
Individuals and organisations utilise blogs to voice opinions and experiences to a wide audience.
Most blogs consist of regular entries by a blogger or group of bloggers on a specific subject and have regular visitors or ‘readers’ contributing to the online community. Readers can subscribe to multiple blogs using RSS feeds which are a feature of all blogs.
the media, television, newspapers etc as a form of communication
Summary ‘ Social Media’ is now a massive part of many peoples lives. Constant advancements in media and the way we use it has now seen us as consumers become more and more involved with it. Ultimately ‘Social Media’ seems to connect and bring together people through many of the different mediums we have looked at in this presentation. Whether its sending a friend or loved one a ‘virtual gift’ on Facebook, offering a comment or feedback on somebody’s blog you have read or contributing information to an article on ‘Wikipedia’ that could eventually help somebody in the world learning about that subject, all that we do with social media either helps or brings us as consumers together through common interests, beliefs or goals.