Social Networking has been influenced around the world
“The technology is rewiring our brains,” said Nora Volkow. It seems that
almost everyday a new article or study comes out that clues us in to how pervasive
the effects of technology and social media are on our lives.In this age of
globalization; The world has become no boundaries.Future more,Technology has
been emerged in our world for long time ago; It has significantly effective to human
being in many ways. Nowadays it can not deniable that technologies has been
developed rapidly and it is become to widespread around the world especially
technologies about communications that has more potential as it had never ...view middle of the document...
Social network and blogging sites are now the most popular activities on the
internet. “Member Communities” is following with nelson's online such as USA,
Brazil, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Australia has a
net view panel for seeing about movement on the internet now it is nearly reach over
5 percentage more than it did last year ago.It has 5 sectors that is the most popular for
visitor is Search,Genera' interested,Software manufacture,Communities and E-mail
that is slightly increase every year.Moreover, The largest group of population was
occurred in UK. (Source: Nielsen Online, Global Index, December 2007 – December
2008. E.g. In Dec 08 the Search sector reached 1.9% (points) more of the world’s
online population than it did in Dec 07 1 ‘Global’ refers to AU, BR, CH, DE, ES, FR,
IT, UK & USA only) The increase in popularity in social networking means to power
of communication in spreading messages become greater than ever especially with
young people who always keep in contact with each other much more frequently.That
is because an online environment is boundless.
Nowadays, The most famous social network that has been emerged around the
world is “Facebook” . Facebook has affected the social life and activity of people in
various ways especially with its availability on many mobile devices; Facebook
allows users to continuously stay in touch with friends, relatives and other
acquaintances wherever they are in the world as long as there is access to the Internet.
It can also unite people with common interests or beliefs through groups and other
pages.It has been known to reunite lost family members and friends.In fact, It is
developed by Mark Zuckerberg of Harvard University in 2004.This website was
initially limited by the Harvard student but it was expanded to other college
later.According to Social Media Today, in April 2010 an estimated 41.6% of the U.S.
population had a Facebook account.(Wells, Roy August 8, 2010) Nevertheless,
Facebook's market growth started to stall in some regions with the site losing 7
millions active users in the United States and Canada in May 2011 (CNN retrieved
2011-06-21)More over, In May 2011 the Facebook user is increasing instantly.
On the other hand, Social network web site harbor many dangerous elements
and many people are concerns about problem.For instance, one of problems is about
privacy issues with social networking web sites that there is not have any security for
user as a result it is almost too easy to-retrieve personal information about someone
and use it to harm them.Moreover, This issues is concern with child safety due to the
research has shown that almost three out of every four teenagers who use social
networking web sites are at risk due to their lack of using online safety. (Joly, Karine,
2007) A lot of the web sites do have an age requirement but it...