Mid-termtara - Axia College Material Appendix A Midterm...

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Axia College Material Appendix A Midterm Exam Answer each question below. Answers should be approximately 100 words per question . 1. What are the different forms of social media that exist today? Provide examples of different social media and their primary purposes. There are many different forms of social media that exist today. Social Photo sharing sites like Photobucket and Flikkr allow you to upload your photos and share them on the public site. You can tag your photos and give descriptive information on the photo of choice. YouTube is my favorite social video sharing site. YouTube allows you to watch, comment, rate and embed videos on social networks like Myspace. Social networking are communities like Myspace and Facebook that allow you to chat, create a feed of your updates, send mail, and search your contacts profiles. Social news is another form of social media, you can submit news articles and people vote on them. 2. What are the greatest benefits of social media for individuals and society? There is a large amount of benefits when it comes to social media for individuals and society. As an individual the benefits to using social media vary, some may only use social news and some may only use social networking. Social networking provides communication with friends and family who may be long distance, or a quick “Hello” to those who do not talking on the phone. Social photo sharing benefits people who may be to busy to go to a photo center to develop their film. They can easily upload their photos and inform their family members of the photo sharing site such as Photobucket. This also saves money on stamps, processing fees from the photo center, and the hassle of mailing out photos. For society social media are expanding from general interest to more specific interest. These sites allow others dealing with the same problem of topic to offer peer support and discussions. 3. What are the greatest problems of social media for individuals and society? The greatest problems occurred for social media for individuals and society is the factor of safety. Social networking sites have no way to determine if the person says they are who they are. Teenagers may put out too much personal information with out parental advisory causing them to have sexual predators. Also, you are at risk financial interruption, someone could gain your banking and personal information by hacking your computer. Social networking can also create cyber bullies ( e-thugs) that create drama, and threatening online users. Another downfall to social media and social networking sites is how much time a person spends on the computer. I know from personal experience that I spend way too much time on Facebook, this causes me to lose time with my children. 4.
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