Social media: driving social change for better or worse?
Quick poll of #techMAP London Social Media: driver of change for good or bad? Presented by: @AkaDramaQueen – techMAP Chair Thanks goes to: @LukeTIpping – techMAP speaker @CharlotteBeckett @Amplifier_Paul @LeeStacey- techMAP Panelists
The following results are a quick and dirty poll of yourpeers and their Social Media behavior to provide alocal sense-check of how Social Media is influencingLondon Town as part of @LukeTipping ‘s presentationincluded above.
49%% said 4-6Question 1:How many really close friendsdo you have? 10.2% said 7+ 30.6% said 2-3 10.2% said 140% have 1-3 really close friends.60% of us have 4+ friends.
36.7% said Perhaps a little.Question 2:My social profiles makeme look happier than Iam. 8.2% said 40.8% said No! WYSIWYG* Well, perception is reality. 14.3% said Yes.60% of people don’t have an accurate profile. WYSYWYG = What you see is what you get.
10.2% said Nope. 24.4% said A few times in a month - sure!Question 3:There are times when I can feelinsecure, lonely and isolated. 10.2% said: •Daily. •Professionally – I do •All the time. 57.1% said Yes! But doesn’t •Most times. everybody?90% of people polled can relate to this statement to some degree.
34.7% said Sure! There is green in London…? Right?Question 4:Nature is important to me andplays an active role in my life. 10.2% said No. And why is this 51% said Absolutely. question even % said 1 here?
55.1% said – Now and the future.Question 5:I spend a lot of time thinking about: 4.1% said Now. 14.3% said Yesterday and Tomorrow. 14.3% said the past. 12.2% said the future.
16.3% Said Why would we do this?Question 6:I can pull the plug and go 30.6% Said I could and I do.analogue for a whole weekend… sure! 34.7% said I could but I won’t. 18.4% Said Wait! The mobile doesn’t count… does it?Only 30% of people shut off for the week end.
Question 7:My social profiles are an 28.6% Said Not really!accurate representation of me! 4.1% said two 67.3% Said Yes. totally different people really.
Questions for our panel:1. Is social media a driver of change for good? Why?2. How has Social Media changed human behavior?3. Are we creating split personalities? An online me and a real world me. Is online me happier, prettier, more popular?
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