FacebookSocial Networking SitesFacebook is an online Social networking whose name stems fromthe colloquial name for the given to students at the start of theacademic year by some university administrations in the UnitedStates to help students get to know each other. It was founded inFebruary 2004 by Mark Zukerberg with his college roommatesand fellow Harvard University students .
TwitterSocial Networking Sites• Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as "tweets".• Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey and by July,the social networking site was launched.
YouTubeSocial Networking Sites• YouTube is a Video Sharing website, created by threeformer Paypal employees in February 2005, on which userscan upload, view and share videos.
• social network computer-mediated communication were made in many earlyonline services, including Usenet, ARPANET, LISTSERV and bulletin boardservices (BBS).• The early social networking on the World Wide Web began in the form ofgeneralized online communities such as Theglobe.com (1995), Geo cites(1994) and Tripod.com (1995).
MAIN PURPOSE• The main purpose of these early communities was to focus on bringingpeople together to interact with each other through chat rooms andencouraged users to share personal information and ideas via personalwebpages by providing easy to use publishing tools and free or inexpensiveweb space. The class mates communicate via email addresses.
USER PROFILE• The user profile became a central feature of social networking sites in thelate 1990’s.It allows users to compile a list of “Friends” and search forother users with similar interests.• New social networking methods were developed by the end of 1990s.Atthis time, many sites began to develop more advanced features for the usersto find and manage the friends.
• The newer generation of social networking began to flourish with theemergence of SixDegree.com in 1997 followed by Make out club in2000, Hub Culture and Friendster in 2002 and soon became part of theinternet mainstream.
• The social networking sites have risen in popularity over the past fewyears. The people have been spending a lot of time on the internet ingeneral but much more on the social networking sites in specific. This pointis much interesting that all age of people use social networking.
• This has led researchers to debate the establishment of internet addiction asan actual clinical disorder. The social networking can also affect the extentto which a person feels lonely.
• Johanna Corn blatt explains in a Newsweek article that social networkingsites like Facebook and MySpace may provide people with a false sense ofconnection that ultimately increases loneliness in people who feel alone.
BETTER INFORMATIONThe children and teenagers who are not allowed to goout and research and collect more refine informationand data for their studies, presentations, assignmentsetc
INTERACTIVE INVOLVEMENTSocial sites has able us to know about the activities taking placearound us surrounding
IMPROVED WORLD AWARENESS• Politics, socialproblems, population, health, and theeconomy are things that the thinker publiclacks interest in. But because of socialnetworking, they have no choice but toface the world‘s problems and share theiropinions
FRIENDSNow we are friendlier with each other and the sense of have any kind of hesitation even withour own friends is removed and we came closer to each other through social networking sites.
EmpathySocial Networking Sites• Sharing of feelings• Understandability• Speedy communication:• Offering chance for speedy communication
Building RelationshipsSocial Networking Sites• Can find friends more than before• Can make relations for some benefits
Finding Common Ground in an Open SocietySocial Networking Sites• Making connections with like-minded people• Finding people they share interests
IN TOUCH WITH THE WORLD• Social networking sites allow you to communicate easilyand effectively• Family living abroad can be kept attach and aware of thelatest happenings in our world as quickly as those liingnext door
FUNCTIONS Easy & Effective Communication (eBlogs) Shortening Of Distances ( ElectronicInformation in Hand) Source of E-Business ( ads on socialNetworking Sites)
SOCIAL NETWORKS AND SCIENCE Use in the Science Communities ( sharing ofResearch) Julia Porter (Director of Consumer Revenues atGuardian News & Media) Statement … ! Expansion in Scientific Views & Ideas
PROFESSIONAL USES WITHIN EDUCATION The employment of a network keep in touch (previous co-workers, affiliates and clients) Social capital
• Government Applications• Reduce Learning and Research Capabilities• Multitasking
Various sector Getting opinion UpdatingGovernment Applications
NEGATIVE EFFECTSBecause our society is so much emerged in socialmedia people mostly spend their time on these activities.
Reduced learning and research capabilitiesSocial Networking Sites
Reduction in real human contact• The more time the students spend on these social mediasites, the less time they will spend socializing in person withothers. . They will not be able to communicate and socializeeffectively in person with others. The employers are gettingmore and more unsatisfied with the communication skills ofthe fresh graduates due to this reason.
Reduces command over language andcreative writing skills• Students mostly use slang words or shortened forms of wordson social networking sites. They start relying on the computergrammar and spelling check features. When they are muchinvolved in these social networking they usually lose theircommand over language and they usually fall in the problemof lack of confidence and besides losing their language skillsthey also become non-creative and their capabilities ofinnovation thinking become low.
Time wastage• The most use of social media causes the wastage of time.Although this social media has very advantages but we can saythat this has also many disadvantages. Students, whilesearching and studying online, get attracted to using socialmedia sites and sometimes they forget why they are usinginternet they use unconsciously which leads to waste theirtime.
Low grades• In this modern age children are much aware of these socialmedia items from their childhood and they spend their mosttime in using these network which cause many disadvantages intheir future life. They may also suffer some psychologicalproblems when they get low grades I their academic activitiesStudents get low grades in school due to lack of the desiredinformation, lack of creative thinking and writing skills.
Loss of motivation in students:• When a person use these social networking they think that it istheir life in enjoying the social networking while in real sense itis not so. The just rely on some theoretical working and whenthey come out in their practical life they are less effected than aperson who is mare practical worker this reduces themotivation of those students.
Effect on health:• The excessive use of these sites affects the mental as well as physical health.When people use these social networking they adjacent to it unconsciously.Health can be maintained by proper food and proper sleeping butunfortunately students do not care for their health and in the result they gotaddicted in many psychological disorders and in this sense students do nottake their meals on time and take proper rest. They take excessive amountof coffee or tea to remain active and focused which effects negatively ontheir health.
Curriculum uses within education skills needed for a successful career exchange assignments and projects teaches responsibility students learn better encourages and team work fosters communicative skills habit of critical thinking updated about their schools news
Curriculum uses within education• teachers huddle professionally• develop a solid life-long learning policy• a great space for sharing• It exposes teachers to the possibilities offered by web totechnologies
Business model• Personality for Your Business• Reward Customers With Discounts• Connect With Other Businesses• Build Relationships That Will Last• Your Next Potential Customer
Business model• Sell Products Through Social Media• Effective Than Traditional Marketing• Reduced cost.• Increased revenue.