Social networks help the businesses in a variety of ways. Traditional marketing mediums such as the radio, TV commercials and print ads are completely obsolete now and demand for thousands of dollars. However, with social media the businesses can connect with their targeted customers for free, the only cost is energy and time.
Member since March 17, 7 Posts Age 28 Recently,the world has seen a lot of protests, riots and demonstration by a lot of young people who feel that they have been cheated in one way or the other by governments in the country they come from some resulted in acts of violence as a result of these developments.
As we see on television and listen on the radio about the protests of young people, we come across a large turn-out at these protests and you could ask yourself what kind of media do organizers use to mobilize the youth because traditional media television,radio and bill board advertising might be too expensive to use but one thing that comes to mind is social media mainly Facebook,Twitter,Voices of Youth or YouTube, in some places Blackberry messaging.
Some call it "the social media revolution. In the moment when when you send a message, the person on the other side receives it and the conversation goes on. Knowing this innovative and easy method to mobilize people, youth can organize meetings or protests via the internet where every other young person online can find out about it and get all the information.
This has made the world very communal in the sense that these social media platforms give young people the chance to communicate instantly among themselves and so easy that events happening miles away from locations of other people can be shared online for everybody.
Wherever you come from, you have the possibility to know what is going on and even comment about it. What a world we live in now!
In the old days when events happened at one place, it would take a while before people at another would find about them but now through social media, events and news are known worldwide in split seconds after they are shared and this has made the world one.
Take a look at the events in the Arab world and recently England. Information among young people to mobilise themselves was the work of social media and even the whole world got to know about events in those places.
Besides the political dimension, social media is also a way to find friends and find out about people that you have not met for a long time.Sep 16, · Read more about the ways social media is changing the world in The Impact of Digital Content: Opportunities and Risks of Creating and Sharing Information Online white paper with main contributors Shannon M.
Dosemagen, Farida Vis, Claire Wardle and Susan Etlinger and other members from the Global Agenda Council on Social Media. Jun 30, · 6 Ways Social Media Affects Our Mental Health. Mindlessly scrolling through our social media feeds when we have a few spare minutes (or for some, hours).
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The age of social media users gets younger and younger. Nobody really knows the real age of the youngest social media users.
Social media is so widely used that any information including articles, videos, photos and etc. can be quickly transmitted to the world through the net. Apr 21, · Without question, Social Media has had a profound impact on the concept of a "personal brand".
Our lives become increasingly more public, as we all . May 26, · The influence of social media on adolescents and teenagers is of particular importance, not only because this particular group of children is developmentally vulnerable but also because they are.