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  1. 1. FUTURE OF PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS Done by: Rajaa Abu-alnaser Farzana Akhtar Sumeet Bajwa Jaya Uttamchandani CULT10102G Identity Status Power Issues in Social Media Professor Jo-Ann Brody
  2. 2. Definitions <ul><li>Social Media </li></ul><ul><li>It is the use of social network sites for example Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube .. etc where people can communicate and share what they want. </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Relationship </li></ul><ul><li>A personal relationship can be defined as a bond that is shared between two individuals who help each other grow, and share emotional, physical and social connections towards one another. </li></ul><ul><li>(Pictures: Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
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  4. 4. Categories of Personal Relationships <ul><li>Family relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Friends relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Partners (boyfriend/girlfriend or spousal relationships) </li></ul><ul><li>Business/workplace relationships </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites: )
  5. 5. History of Communication <ul><li>Links below provide the transition of communition from as early as 2900BC to present: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http:// = SuigXxrIJFU&feature =related </li></ul>
  6. 6. Family Relationships <ul><li>Before family used to gather and sit watch a movie and etc. it was the family get-together all the kids and teens waited for; however, now there is social networking. </li></ul><ul><li>Because kids want to explore and discover social network site, now there is kids-friendly social network site. They allow time for family to set and check it together and those social networking are safe for kids. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  7. 7. Family Relationships (Cont’d) <ul><li>The following are examples of those kids-friendly social networking: </li></ul><ul><li>Totspot is a social network for babies ... family create a profile for their babies and update their status with whatever their baby doing ..... the social network site have 36,000 unique visitor per month </li></ul><ul><li>Kido’z is a free online community for kids between the age of 3 and 7 years old. This social network site launched in November 2008 and it have 22,000 visitor per month </li></ul><ul><li>Glubble is a unique Family Timeline to share photos and events. It is recommended for children 5 to 12 years old. It has 150,000 families registered and the average age of children users is 9. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Family Relationships (Cont’d) <ul><li>Whyville is deemed a virtual world for children where they can chat, play, and have fun. It is for children ages 8 to 14 years old. It has 4.2 million registered users </li></ul><ul><li>Kid tube is a free, kid-oriented video upload site like YouTube, but with strict monitoring in place. Kids 13 and older can post a comment. It established in May 2008, and it reaches 20,000 visitor a month </li></ul><ul><li>KIDO’Z, KidZui is a browser-based application; KidZui has several social media aspects including “Friend” connections for sharing content, comments, and photos (there is no chatting). The site is set-up for security and children are not able to share personal information. It has 74,000 unique visitor a month </li></ul><ul><li>(, 2009) </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  9. 9. History of communication among Personal Relationships - Friends <ul><li>Many years ago, communicating amongst anybody was very difficult before all these new inventions came about. Especially being young and wanting to connect with friends when not in school. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  10. 10. … Continued <ul><li>Back in the days, without having cell phones and the internet to rely on, people used to connect with their friends through the only telephone they would have in their home, or just simply go to their house to hang out or call them out. </li></ul><ul><li>Since there was not much technology at the time, </li></ul><ul><li>playing outside and being active amongst friends </li></ul><ul><li>was the best thing there was to do. This kept </li></ul><ul><li>young people active and less involved technology. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  11. 11. … Continued <ul><li>Nowadays, with all this new technology, when trying to connect with friends, there are many options available through the use of social networking sites. Friends are able to connect with friends using texting, blogging, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, YouTube and many more out there. </li></ul><ul><li>Nobody has any time to go out anymore if they are not connected with any part of the social networking stream. Now, due to technology and everyone having a cell phone, connecting with friends has never been so easy. </li></ul>
  12. 12. … Continued <ul><li>Social networking has made it so simple to stay connected with friends. People are now able to walk with it everywhere they go, as it is in the palm of their hands. </li></ul><ul><li>Cell phones now have every app available to keep in constant touch with friends. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube are now available with a click of a button. </li></ul><ul><li>Unlike the olden days, nobody has time anymore to go out during the day and go for a stroll in the park without a wi-fi connection at their fingertips. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Examples of Social Networking Sites Affecting Personal Relationships with Friends <ul><li>Facebook - The world’s largest social networking site used amongst young people to connect with friends. Facebook gives people the power to share making the world a more open and connected place. 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. </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23, 2010: website: http:// ) </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  14. 14. … Continued <ul><li>YouTube - Is the most famous broadcasting yourself networking site. It is a great way to share videos amongst friends. It is the main site people can go to watch and share original videos worldwide through web experience. YouTube also allows people to easily upload and share video clips on and across the Internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs, and email. </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23, 2010 website: ) </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  15. 15. … Continued <ul><li>Twitter - A social networking and micro-blogging site that allows its users to post their latest updates. It is a service for friends, family, and co-workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange fast and constantly answered questions to one simple question: What are you doing? </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23, 2010 website: ) </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  16. 16. … Continued <ul><li>MySpace - Is a large social networking site known worldwide, that allows users to customize their profiles and images that appear on the internet. It is a great way to connect with friends through the use of personal information given on the web, and profile pictures. </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23, 2010 website: http:// ) </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  17. 17. Partners Relationships (Boyfriend/Girlfriend & Spousal Relationships) <ul><li>HISTORY BEFORE TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>Couples and married couples would go on dates which included a movie, dinner, lunches, sit at home and have quiet time together; indulge in activities that would bring two persons together in getting to know one another. </li></ul><ul><li>The traditional gifts such as roses being offered or chocolates were delights in courting and also on special occasions. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  18. 18. History after Technology <ul><li>As technology came into focus into today’s time, couples getting to know each other have changed drastically. There is less meetings in getting to know each other. Instead there is texting on mobile phones and web-chats with camera. Talk about getting to know someone. But in today’s time, this is how the young generation are meeting their boyfriends or girlfriends via internet. </li></ul>
  19. 19. History after Technology (Cont’d) <ul><li>There is no longer that eagerness to meet that person whom you sent a love-letter to asking to meet you at so and so place. Everything is with a click of a finger and that is it. </li></ul><ul><li>Married couples on the other hand are so taken up with their jobs and families that they do not have alone time with their spouse. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  20. 20. History after Technology (Cont’d) <ul><li>They tend to deviate more of that attention to online and it creates rifts between the married couple. For example married men joining chat rooms and talking with women while their wives are in bed sleeping or maybe waiting on them. The “spark” between the couple tend to deviate on a downside. </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  21. 21. Online Dating <ul><li>Online dating or Internet dating has become increasingly popular over the past years. This is when individuals of both sexes talk to each other over the internet with the perception of having a romantic or sexual relationships. What a way to meet people?? </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  22. 22. <ul><li>Some of the gadgets used in online dating are: </li></ul><ul><li>Web-cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile-phones with cameras </li></ul><ul><li>Microphones so they can have voice chats </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  23. 23. Online Dating Sites <ul><li>There are many online dating sites and it is amazing at how individuals are so engrossed in these sites. Some examples are: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>(Pictures-Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites:
  24. 24. Advantages of Online Dating <ul><li>1. Finding a relationship with someone they are well-matched with. It is difficult to find someone in crowded places such as night club, supermarkets etc. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The ability to discover many information about someone before you ever talk to them. These services provide in-depth profiles with a photograph that help the matching process. </li></ul><ul><li>3. It decreases the risk of getting rejected in person. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Large selection of interesting people to meet in the online world. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Disadvantages of Online Dating <ul><li>1. Not sure if the person who are chatting with is indeed the real person. </li></ul><ul><li>2. The attraction aspect of the relationship is limitless since it is over the internet. The chemistry, the butterflies are not experienced first-hand as with in the older times dating. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Busy professionals or individuals would find a difficult time meeting that wide selection of individuals since they are so busy and not have time to view many profiles. </li></ul>
  26. 26. Online Dating Statistics <ul><li>Online Dating Statistics In Canada </li></ul><ul><li>A report made in 2001 on digital dating from the University Of Toronto (written by Dr. Brym and Dr. Lenton) found four main social forces appear to be driving the rapid growth of online dating in Canada: </li></ul><ul><li>1. A growing proportion of the population is composed of singles, the main pool for online dating. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Career and time pressures are increasing, so people are looking for more efficient ways of meeting others for intimate relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Single people are more mobile due to the demands of the job market, so it is more difficult for them to meet people for dating. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Workplace romance is on the decline due to growing sensitivity about sexual harassment. </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23,2010 website: </li></ul>
  27. 27. Online Dating Statistics (Cont’d) <ul><li>Look at these amazing online dating statistics in Canada: </li></ul><ul><li>* 1.1 to 1.2 million Canadians have visited an online dating site. </li></ul><ul><li>* The potential for online dating services in Canada is an additional 2.5 to 2.8 million adults. </li></ul><ul><li>* 80% of Canadian users of online dating services are single. </li></ul><ul><li>* In Canada , compared to Internet users in general, online daters are more likely to be male, single, divorced, employed in the paid labor force, and urban. </li></ul><ul><li>* 37% more men than women use Online dating services. For every woman using online dating services, there are more than two men. </li></ul><ul><li>* Of those who met other online daters face-to-face, 63% had sex with at least one person they met online more likely for Canadians living in the East than those living in the West. </li></ul><ul><li>(Retrieved June 23,2010 website: </li></ul>
  28. 28. Links <ul><li>http:// =CSguQjQ256U - Are Social Networks Destroying Offline Relationships? </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =BP5qWTnRqTU&feature=related - Can Relationships Online Be Trusted </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =eKca_0N88cw&feature=related - Online dating myths </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =LYS5JtIjA-M - Online DATING : SECRETS ! | ABC News </li></ul>
  29. 29. Business <ul><li>Business can be define as a company or enterprise which is a legally recognized organization and are designed to provide goods or services, or both, to consumers, businesses and governmental entities. </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses are usually established to earn profits that will increase the wealth of its owners and grow the business itself. </li></ul>
  30. 30. Business relationship <ul><li>Is a formal relationship established between companies, companies and employees and companies and customers to provide for regular banking or brokerage or business services. </li></ul>
  31. 31. Important factors about business relationships <ul><li>Impressions </li></ul><ul><li>How to do what you want to do </li></ul><ul><li>Rule of give and take applies </li></ul><ul><li>Trust is most important in a business relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Effective communication </li></ul><ul><li>Keep everything professional </li></ul>
  32. 32. Ways Social Media is Changing Business <ul><li>Social media is helping to forge a new era in business transparency and engagement, creating both new challenges and opportunities </li></ul>
  33. 33. Building and developing relationships changing from “Trying to sell” to “Making Connections” <ul><li>Social media helped businesses to change their relationship with their customers, from trying to sell to engaging and connecting </li></ul><ul><li>People gaining more </li></ul><ul><li>Visibility and </li></ul><ul><li>Greater exposure </li></ul><ul><li>Social media </li></ul><ul><li>contributes business by </li></ul><ul><li>Distinguishing businesses in </li></ul><ul><li>crowded market space </li></ul><ul><li>Gives platform to be heard </li></ul><ul><li>and seen </li></ul>
  34. 34. Communication Tool- Changing “Large Campaigns” to “Small Acts” <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Gives business chance to </li></ul><ul><li>Promote their products </li></ul><ul><li>To talk about their promotions </li></ul><ul><li>Plan Events </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Gatherings </li></ul>
  35. 35. Controlling Image <ul><li>Customers share their experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Good or bad </li></ul><ul><li> Through </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>
  36. 36. Changing from “Hard to Reach” to “Available Everywhere” <ul><li>Social media made is very easy for business to engage with customers and for people to interact with and engage businesses through their chosen means of communication by </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul><ul><li> discussion forums </li></ul><ul><li> or </li></ul><ul><li> feedback site like Get Satisfaction </li></ul><ul><li>This can be used as a recruitment tool for operators to </li></ul><ul><li>find affiliates to widen reach and Make contact. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  37. 37. Positive effects of Social Media On Business Relationships <ul><li>Social media is changing the way people are communicating by providing different means of communication </li></ul><ul><li>Social media now allow more people to spread information </li></ul><ul><li>Allow people to follow you or to network with you then they can easily let you know what they think and how they are influenced </li></ul><ul><li>When companies make use of social media, it helps them to interact with people online and change their relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Companies use social media positively to create an effective relationships with investors, employees and clients for the better </li></ul><ul><li>Response on social media is quick all the issues and complaints that clients raise online business try to resolve the issue quickly </li></ul><ul><li>Social media provide easy approach to different business which strengthen their relation </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Brand Awareness </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  38. 38. Negative effects of Social Media on Business Relations <ul><li>Lack of control, especially with damage control </li></ul><ul><li>Abuse of brand through social media can result in loss of credibility </li></ul><ul><li>Fair of scammers and hackers </li></ul><ul><li>Time consuming in sense of Keep regular updates, respond to comments and feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Hard to trust different companies and their brands </li></ul>
  39. 39. Future of Personal Relationships <ul><li>Personal relationships will continue to adapt to the ever-changing technology that arises every year especially business relationships. </li></ul><ul><li>These relationships will no longer be like the “old times”-chatting and touching in person. </li></ul>
  40. 40. References <ul><li>FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul><ul><li> (2009, July 8). kid and family-friendly social media site, part 1 . Retrieved June 12, 2010, from </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>FRIENDS RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul><ul><li>Woods, M., & Woods, M.B. (2006). The History of communication . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Kelley, H. (n.d.). Personal relationships: the structures and processes . Retrieved from </li></ul>
  41. 41. References (Cont’d) <ul><li>PARTNERS RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieved June 23, 2010 websites: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /advantages-and-disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>     </li></ul><ul><li>BUSINESS RELATIONSHIPS </li></ul><ul><li>Retrieved June 23,2010 websites: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http:// </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>http:// =4697 </li></ul>