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This slide presentation will teach learners on how to keep safe when they are on facebook

This slide presentation will teach learners on how to keep safe when they are on facebook



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    • Thobile Ntombizodwa Khoza 201214012
    • A way of meeting people.
    • What is social medianetworking  Social networking is the grouping of into a specific groups.  Its like an online community for internet users.  These group of individuals can have the same common interests , hobbies , religion or politics.  Social networking sites are designed for people from same community , university or workplace.
    • Different Social Networkingsites MySpace Friendster Flickr Twitter Facebook photobucket
    • Myspace  Myspace does not cater for a specific group.  Apart from offering user blogs and message boards , has a classified ad section where nonprofit organizations can place job listings and a space for upcoming events.  Minimum age 15 years.
    • Friendster  Friendster categorizes groups by subject matter.  It also has a designated section for nonprofit and philanthropic organizations.  Minimum age 16 years
    • Flicker  It is based around digital images.  It doesn’t offer individual user blog , but it allow to join groups.  Minimum age 13 years
    • Twitter  Twitter is a social networking site and micro blogging service , that allows you to answer questions such as “What are you doing”.  The short messages that you send are called “tweets”.  Minimum age 13 years.
    • Facebook  Facebook users create a profile page that shows their Friends , Network information , Status ,Photos , Notes , Groups ,And the wall.  Your friends can also inbox you.  Minimum age 13.
    • Photobucket  Photobucket is an image and video- sharing site that allows users to create profiles and portfolios to share.  Photobucket is one of premier photo sites in the web.
    • Advantages Of Social MediaNetworking Sites.  Connections - you are friends with someone who have other friends and so on.  Low costs - you advertise your products with a lower price.  Finding old friends - you find friends who you have lost contact with.  Meet new friends - people that you have never met , but you have a common interest.
    • Advantages cont… customer interaction - you get customer feedback and customer support. Management - they give you relationship management , reputation management. Easy communication – you can communicate with anyone and anywhere in a much timely fashion. Self esteem - it builds self esteem
    • The disadvantages Getting stalked - people stalked by people who they met on a social network. Lack of privacy – people may post private things about you. Information flow – there is small control of information flow. Decrease in physical interactions – people depend on the digital domain for interactions.
    • Disadvantages cont… Scams and harassment – people not what they say they are.
    • Advice for first time user  Think before you post anything.  Don’t post your personal information such as contact details , physical addresses.  Don’t neglect the important things in your life such as homework , household chores etc…  Don’t agree to go and meet someone you just met on a social network in a private place.  Just be careful because there are people who are cruel in these world.
    • Reference list : (2011).Parent and teen tips using socialnetworks . February 2012).(2012). Social networking . (28February 2012).Social networking. .(2011) What is photobucket (2012)
    • Reference list cont… Safety parent and teen tips . . (28 February 2012). Myspace terms and conditions. . (28 February 2012). What is facebook . facebook.htm . (2011) .privacy policy .
    • Reference list cont… Social networking . (28 February 2012). What age is a person allowed to have a flickr account . . Scwartz , M .(2009).Social networking benefits and disadvantages . (28 February 2012) Smith ,J .December data on facebook growth . (28 February 2012) . Satterfield , B .(2006).What is social networking . center/internet/archives/page9215.cmf (28 February 2012)