Social networking is a topic that divides opinion – some people think it’s an amazing tool but others are worried about the impact it has on people’s lives.
From students to Prime Minister – lots of people use social media sites for both work and pleasure.
In fact, it has become so much a part of people’s lives that you can learn someone’s life story just by checking their page.
You can share your feelings and your mental stresses – and it is a great way to entertain yourself after a busy daily routine.
It also makes it a lot easier to keep in touch with family and friends, especially if they live far away. But you can also make new friends by connecting with friends of friends that you might not know.
Blogger – a user on social media who has established credibility in a specific industry. A social media influencer has access to a large audience and can persuade others by virtue of their authenticity and reach.
Social media blogger may use their influence on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram to promote products for partner companies. In return, companies get more personalized advertising to a customized audience. Bloggers have dedicated followers that are more likely to purchase a product if it’s recommended by someone they admire. It is similar to a celebrity endorsement.
Older generations don’t understand how money can be made simply by using social media. And they may be of the opinion that any non-traditional job is not a “real job”.
More and more people are trying to become social media entrepreneurs. More and more young people begin to live a virtual life, forgetting about real life. The survey found that 37% of those questioned had been left sleep-deprived as a result of social networking.
It can also be a waste of time as people can visit a site to check on thing and end up spending the whole day ‘behind the screen’ and as a result, not doing anything useful with their lives.