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    of the computer has contributed to the increased use of the internet as a new and a very convenient new way of communication that has changed the way people interact. However, no scholarly studies have been conducted that evaluated on how much impact does the use of social media, Facebook, Instagram and twitter had on college students. Researchers on the Gratification theory have conducted a comparative work that explained the gratifications drawn from using the social media compared to instant messaging. Review of Literature: Helme, D. W., Hight, A. E., & Mitra, A. (2010). Instant Messaging as Social Interaction in College: Behavioral and Gender Correlates of Use. Kentucky Journal Of Communication, 29(2), 75-98. Cellphones have become a powerful hand tool to humans. The use of iphones has contributed to the popular use of Instant Messaging among high school and college students. The current study looked at the behavior and gender differences among the college students’ use of instant messaging (IM) and face to face communication. The Gratification theory (UGT) and the Social Network Theory (SNT) were used to further explain the relationships. Results supported the social network theory because individuals responded extensively while the Gratification theory was not fully supported. However, the study did…

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    biggest social media sites in the world. A lot of people use Facebook or Twitter to communicate with their friends or family members. People spend a lot of hours reading comments, tweets, and checking pictures of their friends. Both Facebook and Twitter are about socializing and information gathering. These networking sites have become an integral part of everyone lives. It is hard to imagine a world without Twitter or Facebook because most of people use these networking sites every day.…

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    genres: essay writing and instant messaging (such as Facebook and MSN when that was still around). I chose these two types of writing as they are what I have spent almost all my time writing. However, they are so different that they are close to being opposites of one another. There are many reasons for these distinct differences, one being the interest in the act of actually writing the piece, another is the atmosphere the piece is written in and hence how the writer feels when producing their…

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    Multitasking has become increasingly popular among students. It is no longer uncommon to see student with their phones out while studying, in class, or doing school work. The article “Can students really multitask? An experimental study of instant messaging while reading” by Laura L. Bowman, Laura E. Levine, Bradley M Waite, and Michel Gendron, provides information from various studies as well as the authors’ own experiment to explore the effects of using Instant Message while reading and…

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    Technology use in the emergency services provides several useful benefits including training and the acquisition of useful information for the betterment of the organization as well as all members. It also allows for the dissemination of information to the public for recruitment, safety education and public relations purposes. As such, the (ORGANIZATION NAME) embraces the usage of instant technology to that end. We define instant technology as resources including but not limited to instant…

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    Groupware is software’s for groups working common task that involves collaborating. They are inexpensive and mostly web-based. These software products can be used collaborating in the same room or worldwide. There are software’s for general, synchronous and asynchronous type of meetings. Some of the general software’s include built-in e-mail, messaging system, instant messaging, browser interface, joint web page creation, file sharing, shared screens, electronic decision rooms, and peer-to-peer…

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    As technology continues to expand, reaching and connecting more people each and every day, social media and society become inseparable. Society as a whole relies on social media to get through the day, from merely checking early morning emails, to video chatting with family across the country. This strong connection between society and social media increases interactions with others near and far, yet, points out the issues of trust, security, and privacy in relation to applications and websites…

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    Facebook include features such as, friends, fans, fan pages, wall, groups, upload and download photos, videos, links, status, messaging etc. LinkedIn allows its uses to add business connections into his or her contact list, adding resumes and also finding jobs, interviewing candidates, exploring company profiles and statistics and LinkedIn answers and groups. 3 Facebook like other websites had used several programming languages such as HHVM, C++, and D language; LinkedIn was purely based on…

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    Will students be the target of flat out ignorance? The urge to text and communicate with friends is at its highest peak, while the intellect level washes downstream. Instant messaging, and Social networking has gnashed its teeth on our children’s flesh, it strives to kill the intellectual, prosperous ways of our young individuals. The cyber world has become a drug to young minds and provides them with an intense high to gain access to these websites and instant messaging for communication.…

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    Synchronous communication was not always possible however, we first started with asynchronous communications (which were still a very important stage for networking). Forms of asynchronous communications would be e-mails, faxes, and even instant messaging can be asynchronous at times when the messages aren’t read instantly. The introduction to synchronous communication meant an increase in networking communications, as the speed would determine how time-sensitive the information…

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