Social Networking Effects

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We all know how social networking has become an integral part of our life, but in this part we have focused on whether the use of social networking is good or bad? Wanna know..have a look..thank you!!

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Social Networking Effects

  1. 1. What is Social network? Social Networks is defined as ‘social space’ for people who want to expose themselves among others and staying connected with each other.
  2. 2. Top 15 most popular social networking sites, 2014• FACEBOOK 900,000,000 Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors • TWITTER 310,000,000 Monthly Visitors • LINKEDIN 250,000,000 Monthly Visitors • PINTEREST 150,000,000 Monthly visitors • GOOGLE+ 120,000,000 Monthly Visitors • TUMBLR 110,000,000 Monthly Visitors • INSTAGRAM 85,000,000 Monthly Visitors • VK 80,000,000 Monthly Visitors • FLICKR 65,000,000 Monthly Visitors • MYSPACE 40,000,000 Monthly Visitors • TAGGED 38,000,000 Monthly Visitors • ASK.FM 37,000,000 Monthly Visitors • MEETUP 35,000,000 Monthly Visitors • MEETME 10,500,000 Monthly Visitors • CLASSMATES 10,000,000 Monthly Visitors
  3. 3. Types of social networks • Social Connections - E.g. Fb, twitter etc. • Multimedia Sharing - E.g. youtube, flickr, picasa. • Professional networks - E.g. linkedin, classroom • Informational - E.g. super green me, do it yourself community • Educational - E.g. student room, epals school blog • Hobbies - E.g. oh my bloom, sport shouting • Academic – E.g. academic.edu, connote research
  4. 4. Advantages • Collaborative • Engaging • Sense of community • Knowledge management • Integration • Low cost • Huge active user base • Present in all geographies • Translated in over 50 languages • Expands Market research • Targets a wide audience • Open communication
  5. 5. Disadvantages •Overload •High overlap •Disorder •Privacy issues •Online scams •Illicit and offensive material
  6. 6. Some Statistics • 94 % of teens who are social media users have a profile on Facebook • The average user maintains 130 friends on Facebook (2011) • 26 – 30% percent of teen social media users were on Twitter. That's more than double the figure in 2011 of 12 percent • According to a study by Nielson Company, 89 per cent of 15-20 year olds in India access a social networking site everyday and 60% of them spend at least half an hour on social networking each day • The world now spends around 22% of all time online on social networks and blog sites
  7. 7. Positive Impacts Speedy communication In touch with the world Finding common ground in an open society Education sharing Builds bridge over barriers Encourages community participation Sense of virtual empathy towards online friends Globalization of culture Opportunity to discover hidden potential
  8. 8. Negative impacts • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder • Depression and loneliness • Narcism • Cyber bullying • Decreased productivity • Distraction caused by Addiction • Personal v/s professional presentation (Dual Identity) • A false sense of connection • Reduction in real human contact • Wastage of Valuable time • Adverse effect on Grades and Performance • Adverse Effect on health
  9. 9. Issues while dealing with social networking sites Privacy issues Child safety Copyright infringement verification of genuine identity Absence of strict monitoring has broaden the gap between two communities
  10. 10. If u thInk socIal networkIng have led to crIme, then remember It has also solved many unsolved crIme mysterIes.
  11. 11. 3 Recommendations • In my opinion, the value far outweighs the risk. I’d even say the dangers are overblown. • Use social networking effectively and positively to establish new relationships, strengthen existing ones, innovate, learn, collaborate, and have fun. • Choose your social network carefully But beware of the risks so you that can do your best to steer clear of them and think before you click!!
  12. 12. 3 Suggestions 1. Be genuine – people will see through your façade (pretention) sooner or later 2. Communication is the crux of any relationship so be faithful, and balance your network with Ethical Values and Trust 3. Use each interaction with someone as an opportunity to network – to build a long- term relationship.
  13. 13. Words of Wisdom
  14. 14. •Thank You !!!

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