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 usergenerated content."
Some of the popular social media
Blogging Platforms[Tumblr, Blogger]
Stats about Social Media
As per reports by Visual.ly which is a
More than 500 million people now use
Facebook and half (250 million) log into their
accounts each day.
The average Facebook User (as of September
2011) has 130 friends.
India rank 21st in Twitter Usage
Mobile phones and youth in India More than
half of India’s one billion population is under 35
years of age and is at the forefront of mobile
More than 50% of youth in metro city prefers
Whatsapp/WeChat over SMS.
Increased irrational use, prank calls, unwanted
Indian Youth and Social Media
About 800 million people are using Social
networking sites in India.
India’s Twitter penetration is spread over
merely one percent of the entire population,
showing that Twitter is still a niche when it
comes to social network adopters in India.
70-80% of the people using these Social Media
are under the age of 35.
The “DEVLISH” “ANGEL”
Platform for voice
Brings people together
How about these for facts...
67 percent of the teenagers are friends with
Increased case of Cyber bullying.
Manipulating thoughts of the youth.
The perpertuator doesn't get caught easily due
to anonimity of the web.
Biggest of them all, Behaviour
A study conducted in 2007, discussing the
psychology of Facebook, mentions many
mental and emotional issues associated to
and resulting from using Facebook and so on.
The Desire to Compare: Facebook nourishes
our desire, or even need, to compare
ourselves to others in terms of looks, traveled
destinations, shopping sprees, spouses,
friends and so on.
The Curiosity Factor: How many times did you
find yourselves snooping around in your friend’s
albums to see what she was doing on that day
when you called and she didn’t pick up? Better
yet, how many times did you spend half an hour
or more reading your friend’s wall posts to know
who said what to her/him? Facebook fulfills the
curiosity factor that breeds on our need-to-know
LAST SEEN AT........
could be more
finding something to
gap the hours of
boredom we suffer
at least once a day?
The Jealousy Disease:
Are you too jealous?
insecure about your
is your pill to getting
better! Through its ability
to track conversations,
events, whereabouts and
so on, Facebook
provides a perfect
platform for solving
jealousy issues through
The Lonliness Phenomenon
If you are feeling
lonely, you can call a
friend, go out with a
teenagers just spend
messages to your
inbox, comment on
their pictures, write
something fun on
their wall and so on!
The responses we got were quite fascinating
More than 80 % people answered they chose,
whom to include in their friend list, yet they
have 500+ friends.
The average friend's they have [of people aged
19-25] is 325+
They seldomly talk to few when online
Some of them accepted the fact that Social
Platform helps them to interact better with the
person when they later meet him “physically”.
Many have at times have deactivated their
social profile, yet have logged in again!!
Also, for one of the question, only 3% people
provided their link for their social profile.
but in a
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