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- 1. By Rebecca DiBona, Colby Eaton, Kalei Fowkes & Elizabeth Pape .
- 2. What & Why?
- Topic: Social Networking in Business, Communications, Government, & Academic Institutions.
- We all use social networking recreationally & were curious as to how it was beneficial in other aspects of our lives.
- 3. Elements of our Topic: Social Networking in the Context of.
- 4. Business: Where do C-Suite Executives get their Information? SOURCE: FORBES INSIGHTS, "THE RISE OF THE DIGITAL C-SUITE"THE EXPANDING B2B ONLINE UNIVERSE Share of executives who judged source "valuable or "very valuable
- 5. Business: Facebook
- 104 million users in the United States
- Registration increasing by 250,000 per day since 2007
- People spend up to 17% of their time on social networks
- 58% of users have a household income of $60,000 or more
- Major target for businesses advertising products
- Creating fan pages or groups that promote your business
- Allow customers to talk about products
- Opens up communication between businesses and customers
- 6. Business: Twitter
- 7. Communications:
- 8. Government:
- 9. Government: How do they use Social Networking?
- EPA Facebook Network
- CIA Uses Facebook group to invite students to apply for jobs
- USA.gov Facebook fan page, public can become fan, post videos, news and photos
- Library of Congress Photostream in Flickr
- Posts governments public domain photos on a site where public can comment on the photos
- LinkedIn A Network of experienced professionals
- Govloop A social network for all federal, state, and local government employees
- NASA CoLab: Collaborative Workspace Site
- Provides frameworks for partnership projects between the nation's space program and talented, creative, tech-savvy communities.
- Fosters interest and involvement in the space program
- Provides a way for individuals to actually contribute to NASA
- 10. Social Networking in Academic Institutions:
- ``The only way my class communicates its articles or what's happening is through their Facebook,'' says Krop's journalism teacher Mary K. Sullivan.
- Virtually free of cost.
- Can be utilized in a secure, password-protected environment.
- 11. Academic Institutions:
- 12. Remember
- Business people rated the Internet their most valuable research tool.
- Communicating through social networking isnt limited to friend-to-friend dialogue; job hunting & dating websites are also available.
- The government uses social networking too! Keeping the public updated is one of their most common uses for the Internet.
- The use of social networking sites is growing in academic institutions. The fact that they provide a fun & interesting way to teach, thus keeping kids involved, is one of its biggest advantages.
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