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Positive and Negative Aspects of Social Media on the Internet

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This assignment discusses the positive and negative impacts of social media on the internet, as well as the challenges and measures of security and privacy. It also provides examples of social media applications and their features.

Positive and Negative Aspects of Social Media on the Internet

Assignment brief for an individual report on integrated professional skills in the digital age.

   Added on 2023-01-13

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Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3
Positive and negative aspects of social media on the internet.....................................................3
Challenges and measures of security and privacy.......................................................................4
Example of social media and its difference in features and applications....................................6
CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................7
REFERENCES................................................................................................................................9
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INTRODUCTION
In present times, social media has highly influenced on world economy. Many people like to
spend time on social sites and share their views and opinions. Also, internet is used by business
to communicate with people (Agnihotri, Dingus and Krush, 2016). However, internet is also
used in buying and selling of goods. In future social media will become a source of many
activities. People are easily able to socialise with others. Many applications are emerged or
develop for social media.
The assignment will describe about positive and negative aspect of social media on internet.
Moreover, it will be discussed about challenges and measures of security and privacy. Along
with it, 2 social media application and features will be explained.
Positive and negative aspects of social media on the internet
Social media refers computer mediated technologies which facilitates creation of data or
information. There are several businesses who are making an effective use of social media in
order to expand their business and operating business activities effectively. Not only businesses,
there are several other sectors and areas in which social media is being used such as education,
daily lives and other. Social media is having great positive and negative impact on internet to the
great extent. Internet is a network which allow social media to perform its activities. Without
internet or network, people cannot interact with each other or cannot make an effective use of
social media platforms (Allcott and Gentzkow, 2017). There are some positive impacts which
social media is having on internet such as:
Increasing use of internet and network: Social media and its platforms are one of the
main sources and factor which is increasing uses of internet. For example: There are many
people who use their network for running social media, or they spent their lot of network or
internet on social media. Many businesses make an effective use of internet on promoting their
products on social media platforms. So, it can be said that social media and it’s all platforms like
Facebook, Instagram are one of the main reason for which people use internet. So, it is one of the
main positive impact of social media on internet. Social sites have supported in increasing use of
internet, earlier people were not so friendly with internet but now social media has made them
engaged with the internet. They are using social sites with rapid speed an spending more time on
it hence it has increased use of internet to great extent (Allcott and Gentzkow, 2017).
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