What makes media social

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What makes media social

  1. 1. WHAT MAKES MEDIA SOCIAL? By Aydenn, Michael, Toni and Langton.
  2. 2. WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA?  Participatory online media that utilizes the group to write and direct content, rather than a read-only media. Allows for direct contact between participants. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=social%20media  The big examples of this is Facebook, Youtube and Twitter.
  3. 3. WHAT DOES MAKE MEDIA SOCIAL?  We believe that what makes media social is the piece of media itself. What we mean is if the X-factor for example had a controversial result then the audience wants to voice their opinion about it anyway they can. This could be via Social network sites or blogs or even just talking to people they know about it.
  4. 4. THE NEWNESS OF SOCIAL MEDIA  A key aspect to remember with Social media is that its not something that has only been around for the last 20 years. Social media doesn’t mean it has to be web based. The web has enabled people from all over the globe to discuss issues etc. But social media like said on previous slide could just be people talking.
  5. 5. FACTS ABOUT FACEBOOK  Facebook User Totals  More than 400 million active users  50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day  More than 35 million users update their status each day  More than 60 million status updates posted each day  More than 3 billion photos uploaded to the site each month  More than 5 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each week  More than 3.5 million events created each month  More than 3 million active Pages on Facebook  More than 1.5 million local businesses have active Pages on Facebook  More than 20 million people become fans of Pages each day  Pages have created more than 5.3 billion fans  http://realtimemarketer.com/facebook-user-statistics/  We believe that its important to see the scale of sites like Facebook to understand one of the biggest Social network sites.
  6. 6. YOU MAKE THE MEDIA  Another key idea to consider about what makes media social is that you the audience make the media using Youtube as a soapbox to promote it. The next slide sums up this concept in a very clear cut way.
  7. 7. http://www.socialmedia-marketing.net/
  8. 8. CONCLUSION If you view it or make it, the media will provoke the audience to make a comment about it. On mass social media websites or even in your living rooms you make the media social by having an opinion. Thank you

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