POE Question 3

Benefits of social technologies:

-Increased communication

-Helps in building social relationships

Social media usually does not replace normal relationships

it helps them grow

-Allows people to stay in touch

-Allows to people to network

-Helps build communities

People can find support from other people with

similar interests, problems etc.

-Social media can be very empowering

-It is a great way to learn

-Often teaches team work

-Allows people to create a very positive image

 

Risk of Social Media

-Can be addictive or distracting

-Communication can be used for bad reasons just as it can be used for good reasons

Cyberbullying

Immoral activities

-Leaves a permanent trail, so can be bad if users don’t use it for good

Can affect school admissions, job interviews or can even

get you fired or expelled

 

Reference:

6 November 2016 slideshare.net www page