Works Cited Netburn, Deborah. “Facebook, Twitter, Other Social Media Are Brain Candy, Study Says.” Los Angeles Times. Los Angeles Times, 08 May 2012. “5 Surprising Social Media Statistics for 2013.” RSS. Social Media Today, n.d. “Actionable Analytics for the Web.” Alexa. Amazon, n.d. “Facebook vs. Google, Social Media vs. SEO: Why BuzzFeed Data Shouldn’t Declare a […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: Works Cited
Social media usage has been steadily increasing over the years according to PewResearch. Social media has effects on people’s behaviors and beliefs, with Facebook users more likely to be politically active and more trusting (PewResearch). Of course, with social media at an all-time high it’s impossible to see an end. That is something society will […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: What Comes Next?
The L.A. Times recently reported a study conducted by Harvard University: In a series of experiments, the researchers found that the act of disclosing information about oneself activates the same sensation of pleasure in the brain that we get from eating food, getting money or having sex. It’s all a matter of degrees of course, […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: What Makes Social Media so Addictive?
Naturally people will ask what is the concern? Social media is a tool designed to connect us, not some uncontrollable force. The above video addresses some of the anxieties concerning social media. Does it really serve to connect us, or does it isolate us as we become more immersed in social media than our real-life […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: Why all the Worry?
Facebook changed the face of social media in a way that can be described as astounding. By December 30th of 2004, less than a year after Mark Zuckerberg released the Facebook onto the World Wide Web, Facebook had a million users. Only shortly after Facebook was released to high school students and then the […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: 2005- 2014
Welcome to the modern world, where technology is improving with every passing day and the internet is a staple of a majority of American’s lives. In a time dominated by the need to connect, interact and access everything with the click of a button, it should not come as a surprise that social networking has flourished. […]Read More The Rise of Social Media: 1985-2005
The Rise of Social Media Presentation My presentation on the rise of social media, and the future of social networking as a whole.Read More The Rise of Social Media Presentation