Social media is the collective of online communications channels which is dedicated to different interactions, content sharing, and community-based input or any collaboration, etc. There are some examples of social media like Facebook, Twitter, Google, Wikipedia, LinkedIn, etc.
Basically, social media is interactive computer-mediated technologies which has some special appeal of its own and that facilitate the creation and sharing of ideas, information, etc.
ADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
As social media has grown up tremendously from the last few years, it has great importance in our daily life. With the growth of different technologies, everyone is benefited from the advantages of this social media.
The different advantages of social media are-
- First of all, we are very much benefited with social media connectivity like Facebook, Twitter, etc. The main feature of social media is you can connect with anyone to learn and share your thoughts.
- By using social media, you can share your knowledge with others and in that case, location is not a matter.
- You can also make coordination or collaboration with others by using this social media.
- Via social media, you can promote your business as well and in this way, you can generate your revenues and profitability which will be beneficial for your profession. It can also help to promote any company, NGO, college, schools, consultancies, etc.
- Through social media, you can get the help of Govt and agencies fight crime.
- Apart from these, it can also help to build any community like any game lover can join any game related communities.
DISADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
In this scientific era, the excess use of social media can also have a negative impact on your life. So here we will also discuss the disadvantages of social media like-
- Now a day, as security agencies have given the access to every people for using their personal accounts, you don’t know when are visited by any investigation regarding any issue which you were discussing at that very moment.
- It can also ruin anyone’s reputation by creating any false story whether there has no proof or evidence of those stories.
- If you use social media excessively, it can cause different diseases and that is also the negative impact of social media.
- Social media also causes death and any accident can happen while you are so concentrated using this social media in your phone.
- By social media, some people also do wrong things like blackmailing to anyone by posting any worst pictures or videos on the platforms like Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else which is also known as cybercrime.
In the nutshell, social media is very much useful for everybody nowadays as it has numerous advantages. But the proper usage of social media decides whether it is advantageous or not.