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  • 1. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGIntroduction To Mobile PhoneA mobile phone is a device that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio linkwhilst moving around a wide geographic area. It does so by connecting to a cellularnetwork provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephonenetwork. By contrast, a cordless telephone is used only within the short range of asingle, private base station.In addition to telephony, modern mobile phones also support a wide variety of otherservices such as text messaging, MMS, email, Internet access, short-range wirelesscommunications (infrared, Bluetooth), business applications, gaming and photography.Mobile phones that offer these and more general computing capabilities are referred toas smartphones.The first hand-held mobile phone was demonstrated by Dr Martin Cooper of Motorola in1973, using a handset weighing around 2.2 pounds (1 kg). In 1983, the DynaTAC 8000xwas the first to be commercially available. From 1990 to 2011, worldwide mobile phonesubscriptions grew from 12.4 million to over 5.6 billion, penetrating about 70% of theglobal population and reaching the bottom of the economic pyramid. Page | 1
  • 2. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGImportance Of Mobile PhonesNowadays, virtually everyone carries a mobile phone, including the young children.They have become the most important item an individual can own. They serve as acommunication tool used to make and receive calls as well as send text messages,listen to music, surf the internet and even play mobile games.Mobile phones are now so common that they hardly attract attention. People havestarted understanding the value, convenience and ease of owing a mobile phone. Inearlier days, very few people could think of buying mobile phone but today looking atthe dropped prices, almost every individual can afford to purchase it. Mobile phones areequipped with every latest feature you desire. Even if you dont need the advancedfeatures, you can get a basic mobile phone to make and receive calls.Mobile phones are efficient communication devices and make life easier. Whetherlocating a friend or following up with a new contact, mobile phones allow you to connectto people in any part of the world. New mobile-phone models are constantly engineeredto meet the needs of consumers and now have multifunctional tools that may be usefulin everyday life. Communication Mobile phones basic function, of course, is to allow you to talk to another person while youre almost anywhere. You can place and receive calls and messages by simply pressing a persons name in your contact list, eliminating the need for memorization or a separate address book. The ability of mobile phones to connect to people in other countries helps family and friends who are from far from one another stay in touch. Emergency Mobile phones can be especially important during emergencies. When you get into a car accident or are in trouble, you can use your mobile phones to call 911. You may also use your mobile phones camera function to take pictures, which could deter an assailant or stalker. Page | 2
  • 3. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKING Storage Mobile phones are also important because they allow you to store data. Pictures, text and audio can be stored on many mobile phones. This enables you to carry your files around wherever you go, ensuring that you are always with important documents for work or your personal life. Entertainment Aside from communicating, mobile phones are important because of their entertainment features. New mobile phones have music player capabilities that allow owners to play music and even record audio. Some phones may have the ability to play video, enabling you to watch clips or movies while on the go. Applications Mobile phone applications extend the functionality of mobile phones. Word and spreadsheet processors are available, and those who may need on-the-go computing may find this a great benefit of mobile phones. Standard mobile phone applications include alarm clocks, calculators and converters, all of which may help your productivity. Mobile phones available in small attractive designs, provides access to many useful features like camera, games, music and many more. We almost take them for granted as they are extremely affordable to maintain. The loads of useful features make lives much easier. Some like to use it as a camera, some for listening to music, some for making calls, some for entertainment purposes and some for multipurpose. With the latest java games, wallpapers, polyphonic ringtones, Bluetooth mobile technology, picture messaging, you can never feel bored. These days, people are looking for comfort, convenience and reliability and mobile phones have surely provided them all. Page | 3
  • 4. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGWith the advent of new technology the way of communication is also changed. In veryearly days of history, pigeons were used as means of communication. Later, writtenmessages are sent through letters by post. As the time passed, telephone came intoexistence and today is the era of wireless communication which gives rise to mobilephones. Mobiles are the latest invention and common way to communicate now-a-days.Mobile phones are long range, portable and wireless electronic device ofcommunication. A few years back, when mobile phones were not so common, thedevice was expensive and communication costs pretty good to the user. But in last afew years as the use of mobiles increased, their cost is decreased considerably and thisfactor helped a lot to make them available for common men. Mobile phones are nowinexpensive, easy to use, and comfortable and equipped with almost every latestfeature we desire.Mobiles are now every ones first choice gadget, either an elderly person or a youngerone. It is like a status symbol now. Every persons hand is equipped with latest mobilemodels and everyone has its own reason to have this magic gadget in his hands. Every Page | 4
  • 5. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGday new models of mobiles come replacing the older ones to lure the users. Theinterested users especially the young generation is very fond of the latest featuresprovided in new handsets. People like the new ring tones, hello tunes and wallpapers.With this, mp3 and video recording facilities, MMS and Internet facilities are attractingthe users to mobile world. Mobile users cant even imagine their world without theirhandset. The importance of mobiles can be imagined by the reaction of people if theyare asked to leave their handset separate from them for a day. Their life got a comma ifthey are keeping apart of their mobiles.In Japan, mobile phone companies provide immediate notification of earthquakes andother natural disasters to their customers free of charge. In the event of an emergency,disaster response crews can locate trapped or injured people using the signals fromtheir mobile phones or the small detonator of flare in the battery of every cell phone; aninteractive menu accessible through the phones Internet browser notifies the companyif the user is safe or in distress.There is no doubt that the mobile phones have made the life more easy andcomfortable. Everyone is in touch with their family members, friends and other known. Ifwe want to talk with anyone, there is no need to write a letter and have to wait for daysto send the message to receiver, just we have to pick the phone and press a numberand start talking. Mobile phones are comfortable way of communication over a longdistance. Life becomes so easy and fast by holding the mobile phones.Mobile phones proved to be a big help in emergencies. Mobile phones are also knownas lifesavers as helping people in emergencies. If you get stuck in the middle of theroad and find no one for help, you can just use a mobile phone and call for help. Alongwith the obvious convenience and quick access to help in emergencies big and small,mobile phones can be both economical and essential for travelers trying to stayconnected. Page | 5
  • 6. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGLike every coin have two sides, mobiles phones providing a lot of advantages alsoshows off few disadvantages. Mobile-phone use while driving is common. It is generallyagreed that using a hand-held mobile phone while driving is a distraction that brings riskof road traffic accidents. So we need to use hands free sets to avoid such hazards.A little attention is received recently towards the potential impact of the kind ofelectromagnetic fields generated by cellular phones on the human brain. Accumulatingevidence indicate that microwave radiation from mobile phones may cause seriousdiseases and disturbances in the physiology. This includes an increased cancer riskand genetic damage, disturbed brain function and other effects. Mobile phone radiationand health concerns have been raised, especially following the enormous increase inthe use of wireless mobile telephony throughout the world. Hence, the head set shouldbe kept at reasonable distance from our head and prolonged use of mobile phoneshould be avoided. Page | 6
  • 7. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGMobile Phones Are An Indispensable Part Of LifeNot long before, people to people contact was difficult but as the time moved oninnovations took place in the world of communication and that gave birth to todaysmobile phones.Mobile Phone when introduced were termed as a device for affluent and rich people butas soon as the demand increased and competition grew in the market more and morepeople joined to the mobile phone world. Today nearly every second person all acrossthe globe has access to the Cheap Mobile Phones and it is increasing at a rate onecannot imagine.Mobile Phones are now an indispensable part of our life, our communication needs andsomewhat it has put the basic phone aside. The device has helped people tocommunicate with friends and family from places which were sometime back was notaccessible. Since the mobile phones have reached the market it has also seen somedramatic changes, first it used to be a device to take and make calls (receiving anddialing) with short message services (sms) but with the technological advancement andcontinuous innovations current mobile phones are no less than a pocket computer.Currently market is filled with different kinds of mobile phones which include basicmobile phone (Cheap Mobile Phones), 2G mobile phones, multimedia phones,smartphones, 3G phones, camera phones, music phones and many others withdistinctive features. There are hundreds of companies that are into the business ofmobile phones prominently Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC,BlackBerry have a large chunk of market under their products.As much as the device the network services are too important without them accessing acall from a mobile device is impossible, the prominent carriers who lead the networkwith their services are the Vodafone, T-Mobile, Three Mobile, O2, Orange, and Virginmobiles. Being a necessity mobile phones are a good gift to present to people onChristmas and mobile phone carriers are offering good deals over these devices.Ukonlinephoneshop.co.uk is one of the leading Online Phone Shop that deals in mobilephones can be helpful in finding a good gift on Page | 7
  • 8. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGMobile Phones: A status SymbolMobile phones have become almost a status symbol in addition to the ease and securitythat comes from owning them. Carrying a mobile phone lets others know youre matureand "cool." It has gone beyond a mere tool to make and receive calls. Its an expressionof identity; a fashion statement; and with polyphonic ringtones, a way of injecting yourown groove into your daily grind.Some manufacturers has started to produce specialdesigned phones for women. Other models are designed with interchangeable facadesto cater for the youngsters. You can safely say we live in a wireless world. When wasthe last time you were in public and didnt hear mobile ringtone. Like most trends, twinsand teens are not only on board, but leading the way. How could they resist. Brightcolors, customizable face plates, games, text messaging.Mobile phones are here to stay. The ability to keep in touch with family, businessassociates, and access to email are only a few of the reasons for the increasingimportance of mobile phones. The typical mobile phone can store contact information,send or receive email, play mobile games, get the latest entertainment updates andmuch more. With the trends moving faster than ever before, mobile phones are evolvingrapidly today. The great thing about this is that you get a cool mobile phone today, andin six months you can get another one with twice as much function in it for the sameprice. Today, mobile phones have become a necessity for people throughout the world.They save our time, they give us the convenience of being more mobile and at timescan make us feel safer. A good mobile phone is the one which has all the features youwant and enjoy using them and which offers you the best design, features andperformance. As the mobile technology is advancing it is offering a better service forless money. The small changes that technology can make to our lives, both now and inthe future can at times be more important than we realise. We are sure you woulddefinitely want to keep in touch with the todays advanced technological advances. Highresolution cameras, liquid crystal screens, faster processors, and new forms of graphicshave all been developed by such firms as Nokia, Samsung, and Motorola, spilling overinto advances for general consumers. Page | 8
  • 9. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGCan We Survive Without A Mobile Phone?Mobile phones are now the leading device that most Americans depend on. The reasonis the usefulness that we get from them. They are more than mobile phones. You cando so much more with them then you ever could. If we look back long time ago, whenmobile phones was first introduced to the world. They were bulky, heavy and in bigcarry cases that looked like you were carrying your luggage around. Then Mobile phonehas evolved into car phones but now we see mobile phones in all shapes and sizes.You can even find mobile phone watches. This is a new invention but its out there.Mobile phones are more than talking devices, but they are beginning to take the placeof computers. Many of the mobile phones are coming out with processors that are verydecent. For example, let’s look at the new Droid 2 Global. Droid 2 Global is the firstsmart-phone with a 1.2GHz processor for breakneck speed, plus enhanced security forthe business environment. It features a re-designed QWERTY keyboard and thecapability to make and receive calls, check email, and more from over 200 countries.The 5 megapixel camera not only captures amazing photos, it also records video whichyou can stream right to any DLNA-compatible devices at home! Connect to a hot spot orbecome one. Wirelessly share your 3G connections with up to 5 other Wi-Fi-enableddevices. The Droid 2 Global, just like may other high-end mobile phones, is built forbusiness to ensure seamless integration in a variety of IT environments as well as worldclass performance at work or play. From the Blackberry to the I-Phone, browsing theInternet is getting faster and faster. The graphics are getting better and clearer. This iswhy more and more people are turning to their mobile phones as an alternative to thecomputer. Now, of course, there are some things that you can do with a computer thatyou cannot do with a mobile phone. However, it is the perfect device if you are on thego and need to stay connected.When we look at the age group of mobile phone owners, you will see that the agegroups are getting younger and younger. My 8-year-old daughter wants a mobile phone.Now Im wondering, who do she need to stay connected with? You to may be faced withthe same situation. Soon, our kids are going to be born with a mobile phone in hand. Imover stating this, but this is just the example of how the age groups, for mobile phoneownership, are getting younger and younger. Page | 9
  • 10. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGIn sum, mobile phones are devices that have become one of the most vital devices inour lives. Without the mobile phone, many of us will feel lost. If will feel similar tosomeone cutting your ears of. Page | 10
  • 11. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGMobile phones: Influenced our lives to a great extentIn the field of communications, mobile phones are truly a great revolution. Apart frommaking calls, they can also be used as an entertainment tool. Since the invention ofmobile phones, people have started performing their tasks more efficiently andconveniently. Beyond making and receiving calls, the latest mobile phones are havingfeatures like sending text messages, built-in cameras and camcorders, ring tones,games, radio, Push-to-Talk, ability to watch streaming video or download video for laterviewing. Being used to these features, people have now become excessively dependenton their mobile phones.The "latest mobile phones have changed the way we talk to each other. By turning intomultitaskers, they have revolutionized your jobs by allowing you to work on the move.You can now access to the internet, check your emails, take pictures, listen to music, allwith your tiny device.Latest mobile phones that come with the latest technologies bring latest features andfunctionalities. Nokia, the worlds leading manufacturer adds new handsets to itsextensive range from time to time. Even the other mobile manufacturers are stepping upto make your phone a MP3 player and even a computer. With your 3G phones, you cannow do a variety of other tasks which you might have never imagined.The latest technologies are growing at such a fast pace that one day you might find thatyou are using your mobile phones for paying your bills. These ultra sleek phonesintroduce a new standard of striking style and innovation. Games have also formed apart of mobile devices with the developing technology. The latest 3G technology hasmade it possible to play exciting and entertaining games. This exciting new technologyis being incorporated into all the latest mobile devices.Now days you can find mobile phones given away free or at discounted prices by thenetworks with "contract mobile phone deals to encourage consumers to buy the latestphones or renew their service contracts. Page | 11
  • 12. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGUses of Mobile Phones in Our Day to Day LifeMobile phones have really changed our lives with their amazing features like Bluetooth,megapixel cameras and MP3 players. They have truly transformed our lives. Now, youcan click snaps, make videos and do a whole lot of other functions on your handset.Mobile phones are definitely the best thing to have happened to our generation. You aresitting in your house and your daughter just calls you up from her university. Your sonsends you snaps of his vacation in Australia. Mobile phones have completely infiltratedour lives with their impeccable styles and swish technology.Mobile phones are undoubtedly one of the biggest inventions of the 21st century. Theyare completely loaded with amazing features and brilliant technologies. These smartelectronic devices, mobile phones are the most wonderful digital inventions of the past50 years. They have constantly changed and made our lives simply superb. You willfind numerous sites like www.phoneandbeyond.com to look at and compare products.You can now stay connected throughout the world with these gadgets with Emailclients, MMS and Bluetooth. Enjoy worldwide roaming facilities with these gadgets. Younow get the latest coming soon mobile phones with Quadband GSM connection whichoffer you seamless connectivity throughout the world. Whichever part of the world, youmight be in, cell phones will help you communicate across to the other part of the world.These swish gadgets have made us completely dependant on them. These chicgadgets are continuously expanding in terms of features, styles and looks. You now getswish rotator phones, clamshell phones and slider phones.Today, the market is flooded with brilliant mobile phones which can easily cater to allclasses of users and their specific needs. Get a mobile phone for your personal needsas well as business needs. You can get cell phones endowed with personal organiserfunctions, document viewers as well as Email senders. There are mobile phones whichboast of absolutely splendid multimedia features like multimedia players and hi-fimegapixel cameras. Grab a mobile phone and just enrich your life. Page | 12
  • 13. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGImpact of mobile phones in the present eraEvery time your phone rings, are you compelled to receive the call irrespective of whereyou are? Do you keep looking at your handset, hoping to receive an SMS? Restassured that you are bitten by the mobile phone bug. The excessive use of mobilephones and increasing dependability on the electronic gadget is the first step to beinghooked to a hand phone. There are several brands of mobile phones and SamsungMobiles and phones from Nokia India are amongst the popular brands.Mobile phones made their foray a decade ago and their popularity have been on a rise,ever since. The brands are numerous but the ones that stand the test of time likeSamsung Mobiles and phones from Nokia India have emerged as the undisputedtelecom market leaders. The impact of mobile phones is so outstanding, that despitebeing a third world nation, every teenager in India, owns a mobile phone as opposed toten year olds in the west. What are cell phones? Although we have been so accustomed to using cell phones, very few of us know the principle behind cell phones and the mechanism of their function. Cell phones are essentially two-way radios, akin to the walkie-talkies of the past. However, they are much advanced, and diligent. Samsung Mobiles and mobiles from Nokia India, like other phones, function on the basis of conversion of radio waves into sound waves. As a user talks over the phone, the voice (sound wave) is captured and converted into radio waves. These waves then travel through the medium of air until they reach the receiver, often found at the base station. The base station then sends the call through a telephone network till it contacts the owner of the dialed number. So, the principle involved is the simple conversion of radio waves into sound waves and vice versa. Page | 13
  • 14. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKING The application of mobile phones: Mobile phones give users the ability to communicate with friends, family and colleagues. It has evolved over a period and is witnessing continuous up gradation. Although it was initiated with the concept of connecting people, mobile phones today, are much more than that. The most advanced models are akin to any of the portable electronics, used for gaming and music. Samsung mobiles and mobiles from Nokia India, have contributed to the growing trend of technically advanced mobile phones in India. The impact of mobile phones in our society: A busy lifestyle means there is less time to spend on mundane activities. To the rescue, come mobile phones, which allow, people who are separated by distances, to communicate in the most hassle free manner. Mobile phones for Samsung and Nokia India not only bring people together but also serve a host of other functions. Communication through SMS, MMS and email is now possible via mobile phones. Social networking is yet another amiable feature supported by many advanced handsets. The impact of mobile phones in business: Smartphone have revolutionized the work scene, where, we no longer have to stick to our work desk. Getting work done, while on the move, is easier with business phones. The types of mobile phones that help in business include: Windows Mobile: It offers simple data syncing with Microsoft Outlook. Blackberry: Traditional Blackberry’s such as the 8700 series, sport spacious QWERTY keypads, for hassle free thumb typing, while the smaller Pearl models use a technology called Sure Type to allow fast typing, with multiple letters. Page | 14
  • 15. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKING Palm: Palm Treo smart phones are prominent business handsets, by virtue of their very simple user interface. In addition to the basic features, Palm has also extended its offerings to encompass Windows Mobile as an option, with BlackBerry Connect service, thereby making it a practical choice for larger business networks. Mobile phones have had a phenomenal impact on the society. Samsung mobiles and phones from Nokia India are gizmos that offer entertainment, internet enabled services, email facility, social networking and a host of other technically upbeat features. Mobile phones have conveniently replaces the PDA, laptop (communicator phones and smart phones) and hi-tech digital cameras. Not only do they provide ease of access but are easy to carry around too. Mobile phones have emerged as the perfect example of multitasking gadgets. The impact of mobile phones is manifold. Akin to technology that never ceases to improve, mobile phones are in a constant mode of up gradation; providing enhanced accessibility to the masses. Page | 15
  • 16. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGIntroduction to Social NetworkingA social networking service is an online service, platform, or site that focuses onfacilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, forexample, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A socialnetwork service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her sociallinks, and a variety of additional services. Most social network services are web-basedand provide means for users to interact over the Internet, such as e-mail and instantmessaging. Online community services are sometimes considered as a social networkservice, though in a broader sense, social network service usually means an individual-centered service whereas online community services are group-centered. Socialnetworking sites allow users to share ideas, activities, events, and interests within theirindividual networks. Page | 16
  • 17. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGWhat is Social Networking?Social Networking has become very popular during the past few years, but it can still bevery difficult to understand for someone new to social networking. The open-endednature of social networks add to this. Once signed onto a social network, havinganswered a few basic profile questions, it is easy to sit back and wonder what you aresupposed to do next.The easiest way to understand social networking is to think of it like high school. Youhad friends in school, and you knew quite a few people even if you werent friends withall of them, but its likely that you didnt know everyone.If you ever moved to a new school -- or if you can imagine moving to a new school --you start out with no friends. After attending classes, you start meeting people, and asyou meet them, you begin associating with those that have similar interests.Getting started with social networking is much the same as starting at a new school. Atfirst, you dont have any friends. But as you join groups, you begin to meet people, andyou build a friends list of those with similar interests. Page | 17
  • 18. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKING Social Networking Architecture Social networking is based on a certain structure that allow people to both express their individuality and meet people with similar interests. This structure includes having profiles, friends, blog posts, widgets, and usually something unique to that particular social networking website -- such as the ability to poke people on Facebook or high-five someone on Hi5. Profile: This is where you tell the world about yourself. Profiles contain basic information, like where you live and how old you are, and personality questions, like whos your favorite actor and whats your favorite book. Social networks dedicated to a special theme like music or movies might ask questions related to that theme. Friends: Friends are trusted members of the site that are allowed to post comments on your profile or send you private messages. You can also keep tabs on how your friends are using social networking, such as when they post a new picture or update their profile. Friends are the heart and soul of social networking. It should be noted that not all social networks refer to them as friends -- LinkedIn refers to them as connections -- but all social networks have a way to designate members as trusted. Groups: Most social networks use groups to help you find people with similar interests or engage in discussions on certain topics. A group can be anything from "Johnson High Class of 98" to "People Who Like Books" to "Doors Fans". They are both a way to connect with like-minded people and a way to identify your interests. Sometimes, groups are called by other names, such as the networks on Facebook. Page | 18
  • 19. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKING Discussions: A primary focus of groups is to create interaction between users in the form of discussions. Most social networking websites support discussion boards for the groups, and many also allow members of the group to post pictures, music, video clips, and other tidbits related to the group. Blogs: Another feature of some social networks is the ability to create your own blog entries. While not as feature-rich as blog hosts like Wordpress or Blogger, blogging through a social network is perfect for keeping people informed on what you are up to. Widgets: A popular way of letting your personality shine through is by gracing your social networking profile with web widgets. Many social networks allow a variety of widgets, and you can usually find interesting widgets located on widget galleries.Why Start Social Networking?Social Networking is a nice form of entertainment, great for meeting people with similarinterests, and can be a very effective business technique for entrepreneurs, writers,actors, musicians or artists.Most of us have hobbies, or things that we are keenly interested in such as books,television, video games or movies. Social networks allow us to reach out to others thathave the same interests.For example, if you like movies, Flixster can help you decide if you might like a newmovie just out at the theaters. If you like music, Last.FM can help you find new artiststhat are similar to your favorite bands.Social Networking: Its the way the 21st century communicates todaySocial networking is the grouping of individuals into specific groups, like small rural communitiesor a neighborhood subdivision, if you will. Although social networking is possible in person,especially in the workplace, universities, and high schools, it is most popular online. Page | 19
  • 20. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGThis is because unlike most high schools, colleges, or workplaces, the internet is filled withmillions of individuals who are looking to meet other people, to gather and share first-handinformation and experiences about cooking, golfing, gardening, developing friendshipsprofessional alliances, finding employment, business-to-business marketing and even groupssharing information about baking cookies to the Thrive Movement. The topics and interests areas varied and rich as the story of our universe.When it comes to online social networking, websites are commonly used. These websites areknown as social sites. Social networking websites function like an online community of internetusers. Depending on the website in question, many of these online community members sharecommon interests in hobbies, religion, politics and alternative lifestyles. Once you are grantedaccess to a social networking website you can begin to socialize. This socialization may includereading the profile pages of other members and possibly even contacting them.The friends that you can make are just one of the many benefits to social networkingonline. Another one of those benefits includes diversity because the internet givesindividuals from all around the world access to social networking sites. This means thatalthough you are in the United States, you could develop an online friendship withsomeone in Denmark or India. Not only will you make new friends, but you just mightlearn a thing or two about new cultures or new languages and learning is always a goodthing. Page | 20
  • 21. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGAs mentioned, social networking often involves grouping specific individuals ororganizations together. While there are a number of social networking websites thatfocus on particular interests, there are others that do not. The websites without a mainfocus are often referred to as "traditional" social networking websites and usually haveopen memberships. This means that anyone can become a member, no matter whattheir hobbies, beliefs, or views are. However, once you are inside this onlinecommunity, you can begin to create your own network of friends and eliminate membersthat do not share common interests or goals.As Im sure youre aware, there are dangers associated with social networking includingdata theft and viruses, which are on the rise. The most prevalent danger though ofteninvolves online predators or individuals who claim to be someone that they are not.Although danger does exist with networking online, it also exists in the real world, too.Just like youre advised when meeting strangers at clubs and bars, school, or work --you are also advised to proceed with caution online.By being aware of your cyber-surroundings and who you are talking to, you should beable to safely enjoy social networking online. It will take many phone conversations toget to know someone, but you really wont be able to make a clear judgment until youcan meet each other in person. Just use common sense and listen to your inner voice;it will tell you when something doesnt feel right about the online conversations takingplace.Once you are well informed and comfortable with your findings, you can begin yoursearch from hundreds of networking communities to join. This can easily be done byperforming a standard internet search. Your search will likely return a number of results,including MySpace, FriendWise, FriendFinder, Yahoo, Facebook, Orkut, andClassmates. Page | 21
  • 22. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGSocial Networking Stats for the WeekFacebook: 901 million monthly active users via FacebookTwitter: over 500 million users via TwopchartsQzone: 500 million active users via China Internet WatchSina Weibo: over 300 million users via Bloomberg BusinessweekRenren: over 170 million users via iResearch iUser TrackerLinkedIn: 150 million members via LinkedInGoogle Plus: 170 million “people who have upgraded” via GoogleTumblr: 51.5 million blogs via TumblrInstagram: 40 million users via TechCrunchTagged: 20 million unique monthly users via TaggedFoursquare: over 20 million users via FoursquarePinterest: 11.7 million unique monthly users via TechCrunch via SF GatePosterous: 3.9 million members Page | 22
  • 23. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGThe Importance of Social NetworkingYou may be wondering why social networking is so important these days. If you justhave a look couple of years back Search Engine Optimization (SEO) was enough tobring your page in SERP. But the scenario has changed dramatically. Along with SEO,Social Networking is important or globally it can be said that social networking hasbecome a part of Search Engine Optimization.Social networking can explore your site with in very short period. So not only new bornblogs but also existing blogs are concentrating more on social networking. Oneimportant thing you must consider that if the contents of your blog is poor and they arestereotype, nothing interesting in them and packed with fluff words be sure that visitorswill not stay at your page more than couple of seconds.It is the trend of the readers to gulp the authentic data. What is mere story or just thetalking-all-nonsense-type never touches his soul. Hence it is the sole aim of the writer isto cater authentic data to the reader so that he can be benefited from it and in the longrun crave once more to connoisseur it. It is the only aim of the writer is to motivate thereader in such way that he never skips the page rather goes through the lines withperfect accuracy to find more effective information.Social Networking is the best place to place your expert opinion. You can suggestproducts, accessories to people who badly need some advice from there. But rememberif you have enough information about the product recommend the product. Otherwise itcan act in the reverse way. You loose their faith. So first acquire faith before expandingyour business over there. There are lots of advantages of Social Networking apart from Page | 23
  • 24. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGthese. Social Networks is not only the place to establish “Business- customer”relationship but also “Business-Business” relationship. You can easily find companieswith interests similar like you. So as time passes you are able to establish yourselfonline successfully. Page | 24
  • 25. CHM COLLEGE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILE & SOCIAL NETWORKINGCONCLUSIONA mobile phone is a device that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio linkwhilst moving around a wide geographic area. It does so by connecting to a cellularnetwork provided by a mobile phone operator, allowing access to the public telephonenetwork. But in nowadays, modern mobile phones also support a wide variety of otherservices such as text messaging, MMS, email, Internet access, short-range wirelesscommunications (infrared, Bluetooth), business applications, gaming and photography.Mobile phones that offer these and more general computing capabilities are referred toas smartphones.Social Networking is a nice form of entertainment, great for meeting people with similarinterests, and can be a very effective business technique for entrepreneurs, writers,actors, musicians or artists. It has both advantages and disadvantages, it depends onthe user how he use that. Page | 25
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