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    1. 1. Social Media Networking<br />By Jessica Lugo<br />
    2. 2. Information Overflow<br />As technology evolves, society will have more and more ways of conveying an influx of information.<br />Here’s just a few areas that society tries to keep themselves informed of: birthdays, current events, social events, new technology, & the economy. How can we grasp all this?<br />Socially, it’s become more complex, challenging, and overwhelming to be able to remain attuned in all these areas. <br />
    3. 3. Social media sites can share online blogs, photos, videos, friends list and more. It may seem like a hassle keeping up with all of the social media sites out there. Maybe consider registering for one or two that you feel would be beneficial. Many businesses are jumping on the social media bandwagon to cut costs, market, gain customer feedback, and much more<br />
    4. 4. Common Social Media Websites<br />
    5. 5. Twitter is a real-time information network powered by people all around the world that lets you share and discover what’s happening now<br />The timely bits of information that spread through Twitter can help you make better choices and decisions and, should you so desire, creates a platform for you to influence what’s being talked about around the world<br />
    6. 6. Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet<br />
    7. 7. YouTube is the world's most popular online video community, allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos <br />YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform, and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small<br />
    8. 8. Weighing out the Benefits<br />
    9. 9. The Personal Benefits of Social Media<br />Capture the moment and share the good times with your friends/family by uploading videos <br />Throw a party/event using social media instead of using traditional snail mail invitations<br />Reconnect with people from your childhood (high school or elementary school)<br />Share your personal digital photos<br />
    10. 10. The Business Strategies of Social Media<br />Find new business prospects/partners<br />Share your presentations or video demonstrations to market or promote your line of business<br />Expand your existing network of connections<br />Setup a business meeting invite to your network without having to ask for everyone’s email or mailing address<br />Showcase your resume online for employment opportunities<br />Social Media Landscape<br />
    11. 11. Networking can save us time in finding solutions <br />
    12. 12. Gain Knowledge Without Much Effort<br />
    13. 13. Statistics<br />
    14. 14. Social Media Statistics <br />
    15. 15. Social Media Statistics <br />
    16. 16. Criticisms of Social Media<br />Lots of great content still gets overlooked. Current lack of good filters creates problems finding the best content.<br />• Writers have problems delivering content consistently due to informal/casual use of sites• Anonymity can engender polarization and hate (i.e. blatantly excluding certain people from eventsor not communicating to your whole audience of connections)• Work/Life balance is hard to achieve.<br /><ul><li>Information overload and social networking overload.</li></li></ul><li>There are tons and tons of people out there either waiting to connect or re-connect with you<br />
    17. 17. Thank You!<br />