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Social media blog project

  1. 1. Social Media<br />
  2. 2. Social Media Revolution <br />
  3. 3. South Park on “Facebook”<br />
  4. 4. Group Discussion<br />Do you use social media sites?<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />Blogs<br />How often do you use these social media websites?<br />How do you use those social media websites?<br />Keep in touch with friends?<br />News gathering?<br />Voicing your opinion?<br />Other reasons?<br />
  5. 5. Social Media<br />Social media websites like Twitter and Facebook have blown up and have become huge parts of people’s everyday lives.<br />Millions of people use blogs or micro blogs to get their voice out there on many different topics. <br />These social media sites have both good and bad qualities that should be taken notice of.<br />
  6. 6. Facebook Facts<br />More than 500 million active users<br />More than 35 million update their status everyday<br />More than 3 billion photos uploaded in a month<br />More than 1.5 million local business have active Pages on Facebook<br />About 70 % of Facebook users are outside the United States<br />
  7. 7. Pro’s of Social Media<br />Great way to stay in touch<br />Old friends<br />Co-workers<br />Possible employers <br />Good campaign tool<br />Ten Great Facebook Campaigns <br />Doritos “Scream Cheese” <br />Obama’s use of social media in 2008 election<br />The Internet’s Role in campaign 2008<br />Great way to get your voice heard through blogs and micro blogs like twitter<br />
  8. 8. Con’s of Social Media<br />Over sharing of information<br />Nothing you put online is private<br />Heavy dependence on social media<br />Constant need to check for updates/can’t detach from social media<br />People can create fake identities online<br />Hard to tell what's real and fake<br />Facebook song<br />Sexual Predators<br />Chatroulette<br />
  9. 9. 5 stages of Facebook grief<br />Confusion: What is it? What is it used for?<br />Discovery: Find old friends, reading what they say on news feed makes you feel connected.<br />Utility: Can use it for jobs and a more convenient form of communication compared to email, phone calls, etc.<br />Embarrassment: Too much personal information is put up <br />Withdrawal: Realization nothing is private, diminished use of Facebook or account deletion <br />
  10. 10. Online Safety<br />When you agree to Terms of Service or Privacy Policies you give websites consent to use your information <br />Commercial information for advertisements<br />Governmental information <br />Best thing is to watch what you post online<br />Nothing is private online<br />Once something is put online, it can never be fully removed <br />
  11. 11. Conclusion<br />Social media websites are a great way to keep in touch with friends, get your voice out there, and to use as a campaign tool<br />Users should be careful on what they put up online though<br />Things are not as private as they seem and nothing on the internet ever fully goes away<br />
  12. 12. Works cited<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />