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Addiction to Social Media.

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Scott Taplin

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Transcript of Addiction to Social Media.

Addiction to Social Media. What is Social Media? Social Media is media based on social interactions
between many users. Social Media can be the use of websites and other
mobile technologies to transform communication into
dialogue thats interactive. References. Examples of Social Media: There is six types of Social Media:

Social Networking

Social Bookmarking
Social Media Games
Social News

Photography and art sharing
Video Sharing
Music and Audio sharing
Presentation sharing

Review & Opionions:
Product reviews
Business reviews
Community Q&A's

Game sharing
Virtual world
Media and entertainment platforms

Brand Monitoring:
Social media measurement
..etc References: "Social Media." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. MediaWiki, 30 May 2011. Web. 30 May 2011. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_media>. Advantages of Social Media "Online Social Networks - Pros." Open Computing Facility at University of California, Berkeley. Web. 31 May 2011. <http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~stellal/Pros.htm>. Online communities allow somebody to stay conencted with others very easily from day to day.
The reach of communication that social media can achieve is amazing, being international.
Able to find a certain person by just typing their name into a search bar.
Much more inexpensive to keep up to date with family and friends.
The amount of people that are signed in on a social network is huge, making it very easy to make new friends.
Social media is a big part of business as well, organizations make alot of money from the internet. Disadvantages of Social Media With all the benefits of being able tp communicate easily with social media related items, it's been said that we are losing the ability of actually having a face to face conversation.
Even though on a certain website you may have many "friends" on your profile, how many do you actually know good enough to think of them as a friend?
Some people have bad intentions when creating a online webiste, indentity theft is very common.
Online predators are also a threat as they can access your personal information by clicking on your profile.
Easily be distracted by virtual online games, videos, pictures .. etc and can be glued to your desk for hours.
Alot of information found on webistes can be incorrect and edited by others. Naina. "The Pros and Cons of Social Networking | Buzzom." Social Media Encyclopedia | Buzzom. 20 May 2011. Web. 31 May 2011. <http://www.buzzom.com/2011/05/the-pros-and-cons-of-social-networking/>. Quotes: “Privacy is dead, and social media holds the smoking gun.” – Pete Cashmore, Mashable CEO “I hear YouTube, Twitter and Facebook are merging to form a super-social media site – YouTwitFace.” – Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show “We use Facebook to schedule the protests, Twitter to coordinate, and YouTube to tell the world." - Cairo activist “Don’t say anything online that you wouldn’t want plastered on a billboard with your face on it.” Erin Bury "Top 20 Social Media Quotes of All Time." AnsonAlex.com. 24 May 2011. Web. 31 May 2011. <http://ansonalex.com/technology/top-20-social-media-quotes-of-all-time/>. Facts! Facebook: 2006, Danny. "52 Cool Facts About Social Media." Danny Brown | Social Media Marketing Blog. 3 July 2010. Web. 31 May 2011. <http://dannybrown.me/2010/07/03/cool-facts-about-social-media/>. Average Facebook user has 130 friends.
500 billion minutes are spent on Facebook monthly.
100 million active users that access facebook through their cell phones.
Average Facebook user is connected to 60 pages, groups, and events. (Just a few facts on some social media) Twitter: 300,000 users join Twitter daily.
More than 600 million searchs on twitter every day.
Over 60% of twitter use is outide the United States.
Twitter started as a simple SMS-text service. YouTube: Every minute, 24 hours of video are uploaded.
Youtube receives 2 billion viewers per day.
Over half of Youtube's users are under 20.
You would need to live to about 1000 yrs old to be able to watch every video on youtube. Blogs: 77% of Internet users read blogs.
1 in 5 bloggers update their blogs daily.
60% of bloggers are between the ages of 18-44.
More than 50% of bloggers have more than one blog.
2/3's of bloggers are male. Diagram: Video: By: Yoshiki & Scott :) "Social-media-industry-report-stelzner-social-media-use-march-2009.jpg." MarketingCharts: Charts & Data for Marketers in Online, Excel and PowerPoint Formats. Mar. 2009. Web. 02 June 2011. <http://www.marketingcharts.com/interactive/marketers-top-social-media-twitter-blogs-linkedin-facebook-8692/social-media-industry-report-stelzner-social-media-use-march-2009jpg/>. Daniel. "What Is Social Media? What Are Social Media Sites?" Web Trends - Web News, Social Media and Current Web Trends. 2011. Web. 02 June 2011. <http://webtrends.about.com/od/web20/a/social-media.htm>. THE END! thank you for listening!
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