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Technology in our life today
What are social media?
Social media is a computer-based technology that facilitates the sharing of ideas, thoughts, and information through the building of virtual networks and communities.
By design, social media is Internet-based and gives users quick electronic communication of content. Content includes personal information, documents, videos, and photos. Users engage with social media via a computer, tablet, or smartphone via web-based software or applications.
What are the examples of social media?
Example of a social media such as Instagram,Tiktok,Facebook,Twitter
A social networking site is a social media site that allows you to connect with people who have similar interests and backgrounds. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram are three of the most popular examples of a social network website
Who can use social media?
These platforms allow us to connect with our friends, family, and even brands. Most social network sites let users share thoughts, upload photos and videos, and participate in groups of interest
Where/when can use social media ?
We can use social media when we are in bored
For individuals, social media is used to keep in touch with friends and extended family. Some people will use various social media applications to network career opportunities, find people across the globe with like-minded interests, and share their thoughts, feelings, insights, and emotions.
Why people should use social media to make friends?
There are many ways that young adults meet and make friends online. They connect through social media sites, multiplayer video games, fan fiction blogs, and podcasts, and other special interest groups. A quick survey of students at the CIP Brevard Center revealed that most of them feel strongly that their online friends are equally as important as friends in real life.
Friends can help you celebrate good times and provide support during bad times. Friends prevent loneliness and give you a chance to offer needed companionship.
How to use social media?
Make sure to follow other people with similar interests, locations, likes and status updates.
Once you have a community of people you follow, you can decide who you would like to get to know in person. So, we can makemore friends in social media.
Use #hashtags to connect with others with similar interests.
For example if you’re into makeup or looking for a makeup artist use the #makeup hashtag or search by location on Facebook to connect with others. If you hashtag, others will see you when they search as well.
People love interactions and will feel important if you ask them questions about their career or lifestyle. We can give some positive comments about their photo or video.
Disadvantages/effects of using social media excessively.
Depression and Anxiety
Spending too long on social networking sites could be adversely affecting your mood. In fact, chronic users are more likely to report poor mental health, including symptoms of anxiety and depression.
ocial media makes it easier to meet new people and make friends, it also enables cruel people to tear into others with little effort. Perpetrators of bullying can use the anonymity that social networks provide to gain people's trust and then terrorize them in front of their peers.
The internet is not safe to meet new friends
No one know what their purpose. The relationship with online friends does not long. Someone will take advantage on you.
Precautionary measures should be taken when you use social media
Put safeguards in place.
We should not easy to share our private pictures.This is because people can easy to identified your identity. They can try to scam your picture to manipulate people.
Verify your connections.
Even before you think about practicing caution with the information you share, there is a need to be watchful about the people you connect with. .
Be careful about what you share.
Don’t reveal sensitive personal information ie: home address, financial information, phone number. The more you post the easier it is to have your identity stolen