Millions of people each day write or follow blogs, and use social media, but many people are probably not sure of the definitions of these two web content genres.
According to the Dictionary.com App for iPhone:
Whether or not you agree with the selected trends identified by Frances Cairncross (Death of Distance, Loss of Privacy, and More Customized Content), it is unarguable that web content such as blogging and social media have become an extremely pervasive and influential aspect of culture today.
According to Social Networking ProCon.org, "47% of American adults used social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkeIn, and Classmates.com in 2011, up from 26% in 2008."
Common pros of social networking include the ideas that social media can increase interaction between friends and family members, and spread useful informational quickly.
Common cons of social networking include the thoughts that social media can be dangerous, by damaging face-to-face relationships, wasting time, invading privacy, and spreading false information.
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