Not a name you would really combine with what's good about social media but a quote that still can apply. Working together and using new and developing methods of social media is vital for future developments of humans interaction and communication.
Using these social media tools that are available today, the ability to get into multi network of communication for different industries shall prevail thoughts who establish them self in these networks will in turn making it more possible to successfully conduct business and make money.
Keeping up the pace while using networking tools is a challenge, but responding to other peoples views and opinions in a personal fashion will still keep you engaged in these extremely fast moving times.
Again a well known and previously well respected media mogul stating these modern elements of social media will further advance even possibly having some deadly consequences
As students their are many advantages at our disposal through the internet and social media. For example, chat rooms let us communicate with peers about a subject and gain knowledge through this. Their are also groups on Social Networks such as Facebook which bring together colleagues and exchange information. Websites like ‘Wikipedia’ lets anyone broadcast information about a subject as factual pieces of information. People can collaborate and add to pages.Social Networks bring us together with people and allow us to communicate our thoughts through a web tool. We can gain knowledge about a subject through our friends and create groups where we can discuss information.
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What is good about social media? Sheraz Hussain Sameer Chudasama Kazim Pardhan Elmer George
What is social media?O What is social media?O Social media is best understood as a group of new kinds of onlineO media, which share most or all of the following characteristics:O ParticipationO social media encourages contributions and feedback from everyone who isO interested. It blurs the line between media and audience.O OpennessO most social media services are open to feedback and participation. They encourageO voting, comments and the sharing of information. There are rarely any barriers toO accessing and making use of content – password-protected content is frowned on.O ConversationO whereas traditional media is about “broadcast” (content transmitted or distributed toO an audience) social media is better seen as a two-way conversation.O CommunityO social media allows communities to form quickly and communicate effectively.O Communities share common interests, such as a love of photography, a political issueO or a favourite TV show.O ConnectednessO Most kinds of social media thrive on their connectedness, making use of links to otherO sites, resources and people.O Antony Mayfield (2008). What is social media (ebook). : iCrossing. Page 5.
Friends and relationsO Keep in contact with close and distant friends.O Catch up with old friends, see how they‟re doing.O Can create new relations.O Allows collaboration and group messaging between a group of colleagues, students, friends, family, etc.O Participation – people can comment/leave feedback on content, creating discussion and conversations of a particular interest.O Sharing – as well as sharing personal content, everything else can be shared as well – news articles, websites, photos, videos and other kinds of information. There are no barriers in the information that can be shared.O Privacy – most social media services allow users to choose how private or public their information is.
BusinessesO Examine current and future employees – a profile/news feed of a person often shows what they are like.O Engage with their customers by responding to questions/comments and keep them updated via a page/twitter feed.O Businesses get widely advertised on social media websites by appearing in peoples news feeds once they like their page, or retweet their tweets. Once they‟re on a social network, they usually spread without doing a lot.O Advertise your own personal business to a large audience (friends, followers, etc.)
Reducing communication barriersO Many forms of social media are accessible on computers, smartphones, mobile phones and tablets. Content, messages and comments, etc. can be sent immediately.O Status updates and photos can be shared easily unlike before social media.O It‟s also a new form of e-mail (private message, DM, etc.)O Easy to communicate with businesses.
Charles Darwin“In the long history of humankind those wholearned to collaborate and improvise mosteffectively have prevailed.”Charles Darwin
Pete Cashmore“Those who insert themselves into as manychannels as possible look set to capture themost value. They‟ll be the richest, the mostsuccessful, the most connected, capable andinfluential among us. We‟re all publishers now,and the more we publish, the more valuableconnections we‟ll make.”Founder ofMashable.Com.
Aliza ShermanO “To utilize social media tools effectively and properly, you must absolutely generate spontaneous communications in direct response to what others are saying or to what is happening in that moment. Be yourself. Be conversational. Be engaged.”Fast Companys 2009 Most Influential Womenin Technology
Rupert Murdoch“It is difficult, indeed dangerous tounderestimate the huge changes thisrevolution will bring or the powers ofdeveloping technologies to build and destroynot just companies but whole countries”Media Tycoon
Personal AdvantagesPersonally, Social Media has become part of myevery day life. I use it everyday throughout the day.O Facebook – Talk to friends through the social network and see what everyone is up to.O YouTube – Watch videos and keep up to date on the trends.O Blogger – I update my blogs regularly and talk about my interests such as music and football
Advantages for StudentsO Chat roomsO GroupsO WikipediaO Social NetworksO – “Social media, by definition, involves co-creation,” Prof. Todd Finley at East Carolina University.
AccessibilityO As technology advances its getting easier to access social media.O Smart phones allow us to download „apps‟ such as Facebook and Twitter to make it easier for us to update the websites.O Other devices include, Laptops, P.C‟s, tablets and even Games Consoles.
Participatory CultureO Participation is a key conception of Social Media. Without Participation Social Media would not be Social.O Participation defines the web and Web 2.0 for what it is today .O Websites encourage feedback and interaction.
Conversational MediaO Traditional Media was all about broadcasting in a „one-to-many‟ form of communicationO Social Media is seen as a two-way form of communication and conversationO We exchange information about one another on Social Media such as Twitter.
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