Online social networking is when people connect with other people online through certain websites. I believe the most common websites today include Facebook, Twitter and Myspace. What people do is create their own profile account, and post information, photos, videos, and comments. Those things then get reserved on a news-feed for your whole fan base to see. I believe that the good of social networking far outweighs the bad. It seems to me that if you have internet and know how to use a computer, you probably have either created a Facebook or Twitter account. Social networking has so many positive ways to the user. Due to the connection with friends and family, meeting new people, raising self-esteem,and information being able to spread fast, are the reasons why online social networking is acceptable.
The first reason why I think social networking sites are good for people is because you can connect with your friends, family, and work colleagues. For instance I cant see some of my family since they live in California. What I did was use my facebook account which abled me keep in touch with them. I believe that it is very important to have a strong connecting family. Keeping in touch with your family members and friends will make them think that you actually care about them. Then that will then grow a good connection with them.
The second reason on why social networking is a positive thing is because meeting new people is what you strive to do in life. Moreover, it is farley easy to find like minded people on Twitter and Facebook. Meeting new people is great. All I had to do was look at their profile and look at what there interests were. Then I saw if they had the same common interests. If the new person and I had the same interests then I could easily contact that person either by sending them a direct message on twitter or a private message on facebook, other ways I could contact them is by poking them, or even if I was brave...
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