Social Media And Its Effect On Society Essays
If I had to define social media I would call it something loosely along the lines of a message of some type distributed through a medium that makes that message visual or more tangible to the recipient. This paper will be about how social media has been there from the beginning, there may be a small bit in there about the effects of social media throughout history.
Let’s start out with one of the easier example in primitive history. Roughly 40,000 years ago one of the first example of social media appeared. It was nothing like today’s social media, but it was a stepping stone in the right direction. Communication has taken baby steps over history this is one of those small steps.
Back in the time of Neanderthals they communicated through cave paintings. Images of things such as animals, hunting and hands were most common among the cave paintings. The most well-known area with cave paintings would have to be in France there have been over 340 caves discovered with these kinds of paintings in France and Spain Back in ancient times this was how people communicated.