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SOCIAL MEDIA

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Term Presentation Computer Applications Course Code: MIS 401 Semester: Fall 2012 Faculty: Syed Farhan Mazhar

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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL MEDIA


Social Media is the future of communication internet based tools and platforms for sharing of information Makes the transfer of text, photos, audio, video, and information very quick and easy Used among general users to Business world

TYPES OF SOCIAL MEDIA


WIKIs FORUMs BLOGs Social Networking

WIKIS
Developed in mid-1990s To provide collaborative discussions Allows the user to add in or to erase something via a web browser It does not welcome casual visitors It works on the phenomenon of multiple collaborations It promotes democratic use of a website

ESSENTIALS OF WIKIS
Unique Feature its multiple contributors A wiki web page may be authored and edited by a number of people. Not only may an individual contributor edit their own work, but also edit the work of others. Wiki pages are always in the process of being edited.

APPLICATIONS OF WIKIS

A wiki can be a great way to plan and manage a project, from conception to completion.
In the early 2000s, wikis was increasingly adopted in enterprise as collaborative software

Common uses included project communication, intranets, and documentation, initially for technical users

Forums Forum is a place where people from different areas of the world could meet and share experiences and exchange words on different modes of interests Internet Forums 1. online places for discussions 2. creating a post, responding on some posts 3. Other Names are Online community or Virtual community message boards, Discussion groups, Bulletin Boards and web forums

BASIC RULES FOR JOINING ANY FORUM


Follow certain online rules- netiquettes user id and a password required Presence of a moderator

ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF FORUMS


Flexibility Leveling Documented Encourages reflection Relevance Text-based No physical cues Information overload Threads Time lag Inefficient

SOCIAL NETWORKS
Sites where people connect and communicate with other people by posting comments, information, images, messages, etc Its a network of social interactions and helps to exploit business The Social networks can be small or large.

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7 MAJOR CATEGORIES OF SOCIAL NETWORKING


1. Social Connections 2. Multimedia Sharing 3. Professional 4. Informational 5. Educational 6. Hobbies 7. Academic

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SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA


In business it creates cost effective strategies and campaigns It has a power to attract people to your website, blog, articles, etc It enables people to meet at a single point global wise and share their views Social media marketing could always be a fun and creative method of doing business

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EFFECTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA ON SOCIETY

Positives

Negatives

Mag-nify our existing social behav-iors.

Negative impacts on Students Negative impacts on Common People

Social media users tend to have larger social cir-cles and more close social ties than non-users Research
The research sug-gests that social media can cat-alyze close, sup-portive, civi-cally engaged relationships.

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CONCLUSION
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Social media is very fast growing medium in all over the world got a huge attention of individuals & businesses. In near future further evolution of how to produce and consume marketing messages Is expected to be seen People are more focused towards social media & giving less time to mass media Becoming the best place for customer services Portable devices are also increasing the integration of mass & social media Have room to grow and rectify along with rectifying negative impacts to make a it a more useful tool

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