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Rekha presentation1

  1. 1. Social Networks A social networking service is a platform to build social networks or social relations among people for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections. A social network service consists of a representation of each user (often a profile), his/her social links, and a variety of additional services..
  2. 2. Why internet is popular mean for social networking • The Internet is powerful because it bridges distance at a low cost • When people first meet online they tend to “like” each other more • Less stressful than face-to-face meeting
  3. 3. Social Networks -Face book -Twitter -Tagged. COM -Orkut -Hi5 -Vodafone 360 -Bharatstudent -Yahoo! Pulse …
  4. 4. Mobile Social Networks Mobile social networks like -Windows Live Space -Whatsapp messenger -Blinko -ScoreMe -We chat Etc…
  5. 5. SOCIAL NETWORKING FACTS • Facebook claims that 50% of active users log into the site each day. This would mean at least 175 million users every 24 hours • Twitter now has 75 million user accounts but only around 15 million are active users on a regular basis. • LinkedIn has over 50 million members worldwide. • Flickr now hosts more than 4 billion images Etc…
  6. 6. ADVANTAGES -Fast communication. - Direct communication. - Low costs. - Meet celebrities. - Be informed about your friends
  7. 7. ADVANTAGES(conti) - Marketing - Create awarness and engage people - Building new/ old friendships. - Sharing interests and hobbies.
  8. 8. DISADVANTAGES • Opens up the possibility for hackers to commit • Fraud and launch spam • Virus attacks. • Increases the risk of people falling prey to online • Bullying
  9. 9. DISADVANTAGES (conti) • Addiction • Wasting time • False profile • Fake chats • Network insecurity
  10. 10. SAFETY ON SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES • Make your contact information private. • Be careful about who can see your status updates. • Be cautious about messages you receive on social networking sites that contain links . •  Maintain a good reputation • Once posted, always posted
  11. 11. CONCLUSION How social media should be approached??? -Don’t be addicted. -Think twice before sharing your personal information. -Respect the privacy others.
  12. 12. Here a VIDEO to watch!!!!!