A big number of people at our universe use technologies and social media.The popularity of social networking sites has increased on a high scale over the past few years. Social networks provides many kinds of services and benefits to their users like helping them to connect with new people and their family even from long distance; if you are in country “A” and you want to talk to someone in country “B”, you can talk to them by just a click, share opinions with like minded people, and stay in touch with old friends and colleagues also.
We should thanks to the application of technology, as our standard of living has increased because of it. Technology has brought advancements in agriculture,and many fields due to which food produce has increased and other lives are made easy. Technology has boosted every industry.
1* Social media give you a great opportunity to meet new people
Let’s see how -Social media gives you an opportunity to meet new people around the world no matter what’s the distance. If you are one of the user of these sites you have access to millions of profiles from around the world. Before the beginning of social networking sites, the only way to meet new people on the internet ,was chat room. But, the disadvantage of chat rooms was that you may not know the person with whom you are interacting with i.e, you can not see their face. The beginning of social networking sites allowed people to know more information about a person before they interact with them through individual profile.
2* Social Networking sites are user friendly-Nowadays, social networking sites that are famous are built in such a way that they are very much easy to use. Even most of the sites are so easy to navigate that they require very less knowledge of the internet. In fact ,they provide a better way of connecting with new people than other internet platforms like bulletin boards and emails. The versions of these social networking sites that we use on mobile are even more user friendly serving a huge more number of people to connect through them.
While at present era, this is the beginning that it is very common nowadays that kids also using social media and technology on a very huge amount that is very harmful for kids.
So lets take a look at how social media experience rapidly increasing importance in kids lives.
3* Keep-up with friends -Nowadays Social media is social, The critics even saying that uses of social media is inversely proportional to increasing number of technology a lot of individual spend their most of the time on computers and smartphones. There is a calculative generation gap between kids, parents and grandparents now. Kids are building the feeling that technology and social media is a fundamental part of life and growing up with screens as an important part of their lives, like it or not they need social media most of the time. Their parents are in that gray area, some believe in technology while others do not. Some of the grandparents state the whole idea of technology to be completely foreign, complicated and isolating.
The social website that shares pictures are popular like anything. Even traditional text-oriented social media services have incorporated images into their offering and have made them even more easy to use than old days. Almost all kids spend a lot of time creating that perfect picture to take,they wait for that just one perfect shot which they can share in this sites with the best filter to apply, wondering up the most inspiring words to write and identifying the best hashtags to use when they share their artistic creation.
4* Collaborate with schoolmates -Its a bitter-sweet truth that even 9+ or under 9 year old kids actually uses FaceTime to do her homework with her classmates. This could be done with Skype or via a Google Hangout or whatever, but the idea is that it is social and it is using technology. This also could be viewed as just a new form of communication, and there was a time we were just used to voice calls through a common telephone that was the only means of communication that time. Not to forget that most of the popular social sites allows their users to create groups.
These groups allow like minded people to share their interests and hobbies. A group acts just as a club whose membership is open to anybody who share similar interests.They can join this group free and can chat with anyone in the group when they want.
Biggest reason for the success of technology and social media is that most of the highly popular social networking sites like Facebook and Google+ are free so anybody can use them. These sites mostly make their money through advertisements of brands, like shoes of any brands. Other ways these websites make money is through extra features like games and other applications which users pay them to use.
5* Job market- Professional social networks help people in establishing their brand online. People can post their skills, accomplishments, and previous experience on these networks and make themselves recognized by colleagues, other peer groups, and even potential employers. Many companies have started recruiting people through social networks like LinkedIn. Users also have the option to search for jobs on their own through these professional social networks just like any other job portal.
One of the most important reason for the increasing rapid success of social networking sites is that they help businesses to reach their attractive customers easily. Unlike search engines like Google, social networks have developed targeted ad solution using which businesses can reach its attractive customers based on the profiles of their users. Social networks also have unique access to the most personal information of its users like their hobbies, interests, places frequently visited, etc. which help businesses in targeting their advertisements properly and easily.