Milestone Three: Technology, You, and Society – Social Networking – PowerPoint Presentation

Social Networking

IDS 403 Milestone Three – Technology, You, and SocietySouthern New Hampshire University

Social Media Networks

Connections through individualsIn person vs. onlineGrowth through Social MediaSocial Graphs

Impact on Society

Positive InfluenceLong distance communicationMedium to share informationBusiness engagementNegative InfluenceInformational validityPrivacyLibel

Society’s Impacts


Individual Framework of Perception

Impact on Field of Study or Profession

Society – Interaction

Society – Strategies

Conclusion – Did you know?

1. Social networking sites are a top news source for 27.8% of Americans, ranking below newspapers (28.8%) and above radio (18.8%) and print publications (6%).2. Students who used social networking sites while studying scored 20% lower on tests and students who used social media had an average GPA of 3.06 versus non-users who had an average GPA of 3.82.3. 35 global heads of state, every US Cabinet agency, 84% of US state governors, every major candidate for US President, and more than 40% of top global religious leaders are on Twitter.4. In July 2012 Americans spent 74.0 billion minutes on social media via a home computer, 40.8 billion minutes via apps, and 5.7 billion minutes via mobile web browsers, a total of 121.1 billion minutes on social networking sites.

Conclusion – Critical Analysis

Critical analysis shows that you have examined the evidence, understood the arguments and analyzed the conclusions – and can discuss these in your own writing.


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