Social media platforms

Social media platforms have become the norm in the society today and are used by billions of people around the world. Social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have transformed the social, political and economic aspects of life. Social media platforms allow users to share their photos and videos as in the case … Read more

The Facebook Sonnet: Decreases Face-to-Face Communication

“The Facebook Sonnet” by Sherman Alexie brings up ideas and controversy over social media because it decreases face-to-face communication. Though Facebook allows people to contact old and new friends, it renders away from the traditional social interaction. Online, people are easily connected by one simple click. From liking one’s status to posting multiple pictures, Facebook … Read more

Pros and Cons of Facebook

“ Facebook is a social networking site which was launched on February 2004” by college students Mark Zuckerberg. “ Between Fall 2005 and Fall 2006, Facebook expanded to high school networks, first work networks, later to Internet users in general.” (Valenzuela, Park, & F. Kee, K, 2008. p. 5). Today, Facebook has become one of … Read more

Impact of Facebook on Society

Opportunities and Challenges UKOLN: Supporting the Cultural Heritage Sector Why The Interest In Facebook? Facebook has generated much interest over recent months.Much of the interest has arisen since Facebook announced the Facebook Platform [1] which enabled third party developers to build applications which could be used within the Facebook environment.Since Facebook was developed initially to … Read more