Social Networking Issues. By: BoraNiel Chhay. What is Social Networking?. Online community of internet users 55% of teens use social networking sites Provides emails, instant messaging, video/file sharing, blogging all in one place. Why do people use Social Networking Sites?.
Social Networking Issues By: BoraNielChhay
What is Social Networking? • Online community of internet users • 55% of teens use social networking sites • Provides emails, instant messaging, video/file sharing, blogging all in one place
Why do people use Social Networking Sites? • Find old or new friends • Romance • Search for jobs • Social Group finding • Sell merchandise • Kill time
List of Social Networking Sites • Facebook • Myspace • Twitter • Imeem • Flickr
Facebook • Founded by a Harvard Student in 2004 • Successful on campus & became popular in Ivy League schools • Profile can be viewed by anyone within the same network • Information, Status, Friends, Friends in Other Networks, Photos, Notes, Groups, and The Wall
Founded in 2003 by Tom Anderson and Chris DeWolfe • MySpace profile typically includes a digital photo and in-depth information about personal interests • Posting multimedia can find you jobs • Metro station, ColbieCaillat, Taylor Swift & Lilly Allen
Cross between blogging and texting. • Post very short messages about what you're doing at each moment • Friends are known as ”Followers” • Famous among celebrities
Founded by Yahoo! Go 2.0 in 2005 • Photo sharing site, where you upload pictures, comment, rate and interact with people • Mainly used by photographers • Help find jobs as photographer
Features the ability to create and share playlists • Listen to free music • Celebrities post their music and promote it on imeem
Concerns about social networking • Identity theft • Attract child predators • Distraction • Disconnected from reality • Social isolation • Break career
Real Life Experiences • Micheal Guinn got expelled from a Christian university upon finding out that he was gay through facebook. • A friend made a fake hi5 page with pictures saved from facebook. • 2 men were arrested after using MySpace as bait to contact youths & later raped them.
Embrace it not Ban it • “But it is tough. “We have a Facebook page,” said one official of the Department of Homeland Security. “But we don’t allow people to look at Facebook in the office. So we have to go home to use it. I find this bizarre.” • It is not as dangerous as we think it is • Just post necessary information • Be careful what you post online • Post appropriate photos
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