INF 103: Computer Literacy
Instructor Brent Ferns
December 3, 2012
The Social Web is growing more popular and is rapidly becoming the primary source of communication between individuals. Many people visit social networking sites daily. It has developed into a way where people carry out numerous tasks such as, communicating with love ones, reconnecting with classmates, shopping, and getting a education, which has changed tremendously from the pass generations. Today many people prefer using Social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Youtube, and Bing they are used by thousands to stay connected with friends. The social web has many advantages and disadvantages; however, it is the best way to communicate with others. Social Web is defined as how people socialize or interact with each other throughout the World Wide Web. Such people are brought together through a variety of shared interests. There are different ways in which people want to socialize on the Web today. The first kind of socializing is typified by "people focus" websites such, Facebook, Twitter, Google, Youtube, and Bing (Dictionary 2012). The social web can be explained as interacting and engaging in a conversational manner by using the Internet. Given that social media was created to influence communication between people some of the following questions listed below were asked in order to become a user. • What is your name?
• Current Residence?
• Are you in a relationship?
• Are you apart of any organizations or groups?
• The option to make your information private
Facebook is one of the largest and most popular social networking sites on the web. Based on the statistic from Facebook key facts there were, One billion monthly active users as of October 2012, approximately 81% of our monthly active users are outside the U.S. and Canada, 584 million daily active users on...
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