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, video sharing and forums and even chat sites. Social networking sites like Facebook, twitter, Myspace and my yearbook are all sites that allow you to create a page for you to add friends and family that you would like to talk to and share pictures and information about your life. You can post videos to your pages for people to watch and you can even have online chatting with others that are also online, so the chat is in real time. AOL and yahoo and Google chat are tools that you can use just to communicate with, without having a page with lots of information. YouTube is also a site that you can add videos to for the world to see.
2. What are the greatest benefits of social media for individuals and society? Some of the benefits of social media for individuals and society are that they are very convenient for you to chat, posting on your page and even blogging about something important to you. Being able to post comments and pictures or videos is easy and family and friends that you may not see often can now see into your life a little. Your friends and family will now be able to share your life and theirs with you to see how you are growing and doing in general. Many business use these sites as well for advertising and getting information feed back on a new product launch or what a customer might be looking for or where the company can improve. Many businesses also promote products they are selling or a promotion they are having to drive traffic and sales to there stores.
3. What are the greatest problems of social media for individuals and society? I think there are a few major...