What is Social Networking? A social networking service is a platformto build social networks or social relationsamong people who, for example, shareinterests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. Examples of social networking : Facebook Twitter Myspace
Every minute of the day 100,000 tweets are sent. 2 million queries are searched on google. 48 hours of videos are uploaded toyoutube. 684,478 pieces of content are shared onfacebook. 3,600 photos are shared on instagram. 40% socialize online than they do face toface.
The Positives of SocialNetworking on students Social networking has increased the rate andquality of collaboration for students. Whichcan increase productivity and help themlearn how to work well in groups. By spending so much time working with newtechnologies ,students develop morefamiliarity with computers and otherelectronic devices. The ease and speed with which users canupload Pictures , videos or stories has resultedin a greater amount of sharing of creativeworks.
Negatives of socialNetworking on students Many students rely on the accessibility ofinformation. That means a reduced focus onlearning and retaining information. Students who attempt to multi-task, checkingsocial media sites while studying, showreduced academic performance. The more time students spend on social sites,the less time they spend socializing in person.Social networking are less able to effectivelycommunicate in person.
Social Networking andParenting Moderating their access to social media isone excellent method. Provide ample time for face –to-face socialinteraction. Ex. Play games together, familydinners, and watching movies together. Paying attention to their academic progressand addressing any issues will go long waytowards keeping the negative aspects ofsocial media from influencing their studies.
Interview of Rochelle I interviewed Rochelle Spires. She is 16years old. She is in the 10th grade. She is very educated and loves school.She is very mature and enjoys being ableto give you advice. I interviewed Rochelle because she isgood in school and she is very into thesocial networking life.
Interview Rochelle said she feels that social networkingcan be a positive cause into contactingfamily, and staying connected with friendsthat may have moved away from you. The negative effect to her about socialnetworking is cyber bullying , suicide attempts, and lost of a lot of people lives. Rochelle also mentioned that SocialNetworking is a positive valuable to studentsbecause they can interact and cometogether to express ideas
Interview Rochelle said if Social Networking didntexist people can focus more on betterthings in life. Rochelle says she doesnt have an issuefocusing with school and still beingconnected to Social Networking life. She feels Social networking should havetheir limits and what they provide to uskids being able to use it.
Follow-up Social Network the Movie. Pc world http://socialnetworking.procon.org www.Facebook.com www.Youtube.com www.Twitter.com
Question??? How many of you have a Facebook? How many of you check your cell phonesduring class? How many of you lose focus during classby using your phones? How many of you have witnessed cyberbullying on Facebook? Do you ignore,participate or try and stop it?
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