John Poon Lit and Propaganda
The topic I chose to use for my propaganda paper is Facebook. I chose this as my topic because Facebook can both be good and bad type for propaganda depending on the way you view Facebook. I think that Facebook is viewed depending on the user’s experience. Facebook first launched on February 4, 2004. It didn't get popular right away and its publicity became so popular when there was good propaganda and everyone sharing to their friends about a new social network better than MySpace. Facebook has many advantages and disadvantages there are many advantages of using Facebook. The most common reason for people to use Facebook is to keep in contact with their friends and family. Since Facebook is free, it has become more useful than e-mails or telephones. Using the telephones can be costly especially when it comes to long distance calls. As for e-mails, they seem to take longer for people to respond to. Therefore Facebook seems to be the best option for people to stay in touch with their friends and family, which is done by uploading pictures, posting status and comment, sending private message and so on. Facebook is best for finding old friends. When a friend goes away to another place we often do not get the chance to communicate with him or her. Now, thanks to Facebook, we are able to find and reconnect with our ex-classmates, schoolmates, and former teachers, college friend’s etc. We can share our feelings and what is happening in and around our daily life through Facebook. We can also get feedback from our friends. It is the best medium to share your feelings and thoughts with others. However, Facebook also has its disadvantages. Facebook can be addicting with all of the features it has such as gaming, they released games for it to keep you hooked. I think that it can be very harmful to the...
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