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  2. 2. What is Social Media? Definition:  It is a forms of electronic communication (as Web sites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content .  Oxford says: noun [treated as singular or plural]websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.  Social Media is "a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user- generated content."
  3. 3.  Social Interaction  Educational Applications  Business – Connecting With customers  Business – Networking  Marketing  Entertainment
  4. 4. What do you think…? is the average age of a child/youth to regularly consume online media? Facebook has a 13 year old minimum age ‘requirement’
  5. 5.  90% have used social media  75 % Have social networking accounts  Facebook has 5 million profiles for users under 10
  6. 6. 39% of online teens Admitted to falsifying their age in order to gain access to a website or account. Female (age 14): “I got mine [Facebook account] around sixth grade. And I was really obsessed with it for a while. Then towards eighth grade, I kind of just once you get into Twitter, if you make a Twitter and an Instagram, then you'll just kind of forget about Facebook, is what I did.”
  7. 7. Another study found that 22% of teenagers log onto their favorite social media sites more than 10 times a day
  8. 8. “Texting and IM-ing my friends gives me a constant feeling of comfort. When I did not have those two luxuries, I felt quite alone and secluded from my life. Although I go to a school with thousands of students, the fact that I was not able to communicate with anyone via technology was almost unbearable.”
  9. 9.  Hastens communication  Builds bridges over barriers  Strengthens relationships  Encourages community participation  Boosts confidence  Battles depression
  10. 10. Always connected More comfortable  less sensitive Constant comparison with others Identity Crisis
  11. 11. Exposure to inappropriate advertising online is one of the many risks that parents, youth advocates, and policy makers are concerned about. Found last year that 30% of online teens say they have received online advertising that is “clearly inappropriate” for their age.
  12. 12. Cyber bullying  “When the Internet, cell phones or other devices are used to send or post text or images intended to hurt or embarrass another person.“  65% of their students between 8-14 have been involved directly or indirectly in a cyber bullying incident as the cyber bully, victim or friend
  13. 13. Are the 3 best ways to communicate with youth?
  14. 14. “I don’t go on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, I prefer like talking to people face- to-face. Like I don’t – I honestly think that – I probably like only like talk to people that I’m really close to…” But in person is still best! So, build personal relationships, and use texting and social media as reminders and to help maintain the personal relationships!
  15. 15. Ways to Combat Negative Media Effects Without Over Regulation  Educating youth in media literacy  Parent child interaction  Moderation of media consumption
  16. 16. Keep It Under Control  Don’t get addicted  Be careful what you post  Be selective in choosing friends online  Use it for a good purpose  Try spending more time in the real world instead of staying in the virtual world of social networking!!
  18. 18. CONCLUSION As with most things in life there are positive and negative sides to social networking, both of which we have now explored . Our ultimate belief is that social networking sites are neither evil or godsend . They are somewhere in between.