AppendixA - Axia College Material Appendix A Midterm Exam...

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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. The different forms of social media that exist today are blogging, social networking (facebook,  MySpace, Hi5), Microblogging (Twitter, Google Buzz), Video sharing (YouTube). The primary  purpose of these social media sites it too connect with people across the world, broadcast  yourself online or for those businesses who want to promote their  products, you can also keep  up with the latest news, and music. These sites help people stay in touch, promote artist, make  new friends, upload photos, share interest, and like different things. They all have their own way  of connecting with the world and each site is offered to anyone across the world all you have to  do is add some information and you have your own social media page. 2. What are the greatest benefits of social media for individuals and society? I think the greatest benefits of social media for individuals and society is that it’s convenient. Social media  allows us to stay up-to-date with everything that is going on in the world with just one click of a button.  Social media sites have affect commerce because people can advertise to thousands of people at one time  through any of these social media sites. For individuals if you want to start a business you can contact as  many people as you want through these different social media sites. Society can benefit a lot from these  social media sites by getting to know people in the community, getting help with problems that may occur,  being able to help someone far away, connect with people of the same interest, and meet new people.  There is a lot of ways that individuals and society can benefit from these sites I think it brings a lot of people  together to learn new things, and experience new things. 3. What are the greatest problems of social media for individuals and society? The greatest problem of social media for individuals and society is the rumors and the incredible  facts that has been talked about all over the internet with the way the internet gossips you don’t  know what to believe and then you may feed into it yourself and forget about the good usefulness  that comes from the social media sites. There is a lot of false information on social media sites 
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