LESSON – SOCIAL MEDIA
- Types of Social Media
- Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Media
- Lesson Evaluation
Social media is an online community where the users create and share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content.
TYPES/CATEGORIES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
The following are the major types of social media,
1. Social Networking
2. Photo Sharing
3. Video Sharing
4. Interactive Media
1. SOCIAL NETWORKING
Social networking is the social media platforms that enable users to make friends, form a social relationship or connect with family and friends.
The most popular social networking sites are Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
2. PHOTO SHARING
Photo sharing is the platform that enables users of share imagine or photo related contents.
The most popular photo sharing sites are Instagram, Pinterest, Flickr or Photo bucket
3. VIDEO SHARING
Video sharing is the platform that enables users of share video related contents.
The most popular video sharing sites are YouTube, TikTok, Snapchat, Vimeo, Instagram, etc.
4. INTERACTIVE MEDIA
Interactive media the platform that enables the users of interactive with one another through video and photo.
The common interactive media are TikTok and Snapchat.
Blogging is the platform that writes about personal opinions, activities, experiences, etc.
ADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
The advantages of social media are as follows:
1. To build personal and business relationships.
2. To share your professionalism.
3. To educate yourself.
4. To connect your family and friends.
5. To reduce the cost of marketing.
6. To promote your brand and network.
7. To get online jobs.
8. To entertain online.
9. To connect with the larger communities.
10. To increase your visibility.
DISADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
The disadvantages of social media are as follows:
1. Inappropriate content – pornography
2. Online threats
3. Mislead information
4. Source fake news
5. Easy addiction
6. Source of crime and bullying
7. Negative impact on children
8. Source of distraction
9. Destroy relationships, family, reputation, etc.
Answer all the questions.
1. explain the meaning of social media.
2. state 3 types social media.
3. discuss 5 advantages of social media.
4. state 5 disadvantages of social media.