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  • 1. Social Networking sitesK. Srinivasan30 May 2013HTC ITMRCySI
  • 2. What we will discuss• Global internet scenario• Websites and social medianetworking sites• Advantages and challenges• Protecting from social media
  • 3. Global Internet scenario• Out of 7 billion population, 34.3%use internet globally• 11.4% internet penetration in Indiaand 86 crores (71%) mobilephones
  • 4. Websites and social media• 1.5 bn Top Level domains (TLDS)com, org, net, info, biz, us• Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn,YouTube, Orkut• Facebook has 1.1 bn users
  • 5. Three era• Before arrival of internet (Aug 95)• From launch of internet toemergence of Facebook/twitter(1995 to 2004/2006)• Post Facebook /Twitter
  • 6. Social Media• 500 million status updates / day• 300 milion emails per day (80%spam)• 250 millions photo uploads / day
  • 7. Internet is adouble edgedweapon
  • 8. What are the advantages of socialmedia?
  • 9. Social Media Advantages• Easy connectivity• Plenty of resources andinformation• User generated content• Viral effect• Any more?
  • 10. What are the challenges andnegative aspects of social media
  • 11. Social Media challenges• Used mostly under age group of 30• Youth getting addicted – Spendingunproductive time• Not able to differentiate betweenreal word and virtual word
  • 12. Social media challenges• Social media has killed the writingskills of youngsters (using 140character tweets)• New social media language hasemerged.
  • 13. Social Media challenges• links sent through facebook ortwitter messages may containvirus.• Marketing people believe the‘likes’ shown in the FB page. (theyare exaggerated)• Negative comments on FB page.
  • 14. Social Media challenges• Defamation / characterassassination through socialmedia.• Spamming – sending unwantedand irrelevant junk messages
  • 15. Information Technology Act• IT Act 2000 effective from 17thOctober 2000• Amendment of 2008 effective from27thOctober 2009• Using of computer for committingcrime is an offense – computer isdefined in the Act
  • 16. How to protect ourselves• Keep complicated password – donot share with others• Young ladies can avoid postingphotos and contact details
  • 17. How to protect yourself• Do not share private details likedate of birth, family membersname, etc.• Review your friends in FB everymonth and remove unwantedfriends.
  • 18. How to protect yourself• Avoid linking with apps in socialmedia – you are allowing accessto your data through apps.• Confine within your limits• Do not share your passwords withboy friends or girl friends
  • 19. How to protect ourselves• Avoid forwarding controversialmails or messages throughinternet, mobile & social media• Victims of cyber offense shouldfile a police complaint• Ensure safe journey in CyberSpace
  • 20. You cannot stop the technology andgrowth of social media. You canenjoy the full benefit of socialmedia by planned usage.How to do it?
  • 21. Avoid addiction to internet-treat social media like shoes –use only when you need
  • 22. Thank youK. SrinivasanPrime Point Foundationwww.corpezine.comwww.poduniversal.comprpoint@gmail.com91766 50273