Time flies, a few years ago that people tend to communicate wired gadgets like phone or ham radio. Today, the internet has reshaped our world beyond our imagination. People now use desktop or laptop computers not just for work but also for entertainment and communication as well.
Part of the ever increasing popularity of the world wide web as a new way of communication is the emergence of social networking sites. These are the websites that you can use the people to send personal profiles, photos, videos, music and messages. Users of social networking sites can offer other “friends” to join their network to be able to see and share personal information differently.
There are several social networking sites today, including popular ones are Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. Most members of these sites are teenagers who just love the company of friends and other people. However, did you know how important social networking sites are?
1. Keeping in touch
By keeping the information in these pages, not loved ones, friends and distant relatives not to call you every time just to stay in touch with one another. One can take advantage of sending messages, photos and personal videos of themselves for their loved ones to see again and again. It’s cheap, fast and real-time technology available to everyone.
2. Job hunting
Several companies in the United States and Europe are taking advantage of social networking sites to get qualified staff. On the other hand, job applicants utilize these areas to provide new and their credentials. It is a great tool you can use to make a good impression to the company. If you are applying for a computer-related work, it would be great to have personal information.
Have you heard of a few thousand individuals saved using social networking sites? Twitter has been a great tool for many people to take the message to the thousands of concerned citizens in a click in times of tragedy and natural disasters. People looking for fund raising and contributions can use Facebook or MySpace pages to call for generous individuals.
Many believe these sites work of the devil. It could be. However, one must realize that everything can be good or bad for a person’s intentions. Social networking sites have shaped our world, whether we like it or not and it will be an essential tool if it is used for good purposes.