Social Media Facts
What is Social Media?
It is the use of an app or website to connect with other users to share ideas or to communicate.
No need to travel Quick communication Simultaneous actions Makes transactions faster
Cyberbullying Malware Hack attacks Bad Publicity fake accounts Sextortion and Sexting
What Are They Used For and are they Harmful?
They are used for communication and for sharing ideas. Yet, people use it to extract personal information or intrude on others' lives. This is why it can be harmful.
It makes its money by charging companies for their ads featured and for the number of clicks.
How Does Facebook Make Its Money?
Why is Social Media Taking Over the World?
It is fast and easy. It connects us all to boost communications, trade, and even economy.
The most subscribed to youtuber PewDiePie has 36million subscribers.
Young People 71% use Facebook 23% use Twitter 26% use Instagram 28% use Pinterest 28% use LinkedIn
http://www.businessinsider.com/social-media-engagement-statistics-2013-12 http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/social-media/average-american- spends-40-minutes-day-facebook-n164046 http://www.pewinternet.org/fact-sheets/social-networking-fact-sheet/