Is what many people use in this day in age to keepin touch with others, there are sets of websites which can then allow people tocontribute and share things a lot faster. The ‘Social’ aspect in social media hasthe idea that anyone can connect with each other and have similar hobbies andpassion, then and the ‘media’ part is the communication known as the internet. Talkingabout the social platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram andmuch more. Social platforms isn’t just relevant and helpful for people who useit all the time on a daily basis, it is also very helpful for businesses too,as it helps to promote the company and share what they are doing to get people,interested and more involved. It is media where people can communicate witheach other, where they can have a voice and share their opinions and feelingstoward something. Megan Knight and Clare cook who advertised Social media forJournalists principles and practice ‘These changes have created a more socialway of doing journalism.
More people can be heard. More voices can be included’. (Cook, 2013).There’s a lot of Journalist who work for the BBC and other huge companies, theyhave social media accounts and websites such as the biggest ones Facebook andTwitter to publicize their work, but by doing this action they have to becareful and to absolutely definite that the things that is being put across forthe audience is the fact and not a lie among it, especially with videos andimages.
The rise of social media