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    Why My Fake Facebook Post

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    Writing publicly to a great mass used to be limited and only available to those who were privileged enough to have the proper tools and skills to write and publish a writing, but thanks to the internet now everyone from a housewife in Mozambique who likes to share her recipes to a freelancer traveling the southeastern parts of Asia who wants to show the world his adventures can write publicly. The most preferred and common means to either write publicly or share content nowadays are Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr (blogs and etc.) and Instagram. I personally am not affiliated to any of those means and never made use of them, but I am aware that each of those tools are used differently, because of their differences such as aimed audience, level of depth, significance of message, and the media such as text (limit or none), visuals (picture, video, diagram and etc.), hashtags and etc. For my English in-class exercises I choose to write about asking and convincing my audience to donate to and support the Syrian refugees, because both of my parents used to be refugees who fled Saddam’s cage of injustice and death, therefore I feel a strong bond to all refugees who try to escape their turmoil. Before I started to write on my fake Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr posts I thought about the aimed audience, the purpose of the post, my stance on this matter, the preferred genre, and the metacognition of the whole process. After that I came to realize that understanding complex thought processes…

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    "Another Look at Tumblr: More Users, but Its Business Model Is Still Iffy". Money watch, 23 Nov 2010. Web. 7 Aug 2015. Erik's article puts a unique stand towards an analysis of Tumblr's web-traffic and their consequent claims over rising members. The actual member picture remains hazy over differentiating between the microblogging owners and site audiences. However, a growing rise in traffic is definitely proved by using the web analytic tools. Walgrove, Amanda. "What Brands Don't Understand…

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    In 2000, statistic shows that the internet only has 360 million users (Clark, 104). By the end of 2011, there are over 2.26 billion internet users (Clark, 104) with at least 110 million websites and 25.21 billion pages (Flew, 13). This shows a dramatic increase of almost 400% more users in a 10 year period (Flew, 13). The development of the internet is increasing its population dramatically and social networks are taking part of this increase of the internet use. Social networks are user…

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    It is the thinking and the passing of platforms, allowing one to bridge the gap between their initial ideas and expanding this to what one wishes to express and develop. Tumblr reiterates this, as it is defined as a microblogging platform and social networking website, allowing and providing people from all around the world to ultimately post content to a short-form blog. Tumblr continues to improve, enhance and provide its users with a unique experience. Reiterating what was stated earlier…

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    History Of Social Media

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    sites like Facebook and Google+ that allow users to create a profile and add users with similar interests or backgrounds. Usually, people add only friends rather than strangers. Another class of social media is “Media Sharing”, or sites like YouTube and Flickr that encourage users to upload different forms of media, like personal photos and videos, and share them with others. Nearly all Media Sharing sites let users comment, create profiles, and "like" or "up-vote" the content (Grahl). Reddit…

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    Nonetheless, there is some truth to this humor- our sense of judgment seems to be slightly compromised by our “trusty” followers. Fritton says, “I outsource my life, I can solve any problem on Twitter in six minutes” (Thompson). Problem solving is obviously a positive concept, however, we need to be able to solve our own personal problems, especially problems as big as taxing errors. In our society, there has been an increase in what Thompson calls “microblogging”, which is the phenomenon of…

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    2010). By the end of 2011, there are over 2.26 billion internet users (Flew, 2011) with at least 110 million websites and 25.21 billion pages (Clark, 2010). This shows a dramatic increase of almost 400% more users in a 10 year period (Flew, 2011). The development of the internet is increasing its population dramatically and social networks are taking part of this increase of the internet use. Social networks are user generated content (Dijck, 2013) and enables users to share their information…

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    The presentation regarding Impact of Social Media on Global Business made by our classmate Jugal Kajiwala explained why social media is so important to Global Business. Besides the concept of social media, we saw the evolution of social media, since before 1990’s until golden era of social media. People is using social media daily in their life, business are change and us as Global Manager need to be aware with the opportunities and challenges that social media can provide. I’ve learned by…

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    explaining what one cannot do on Tumblr. Instagram’s guidelines are not as thorough but very good nonetheless. Instagram’s community guidelines are as follows: Share only photos and videos that you’ve taken or have the right to share, post photos and videos that are appropriate for a diverse audience, foster meaningful and genuine interactions, follow the law, respect other members of the Instagram community, maintain our supportive environment by not glorifying self-injury, [and] be thoughtful…

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    Social Media Stereotypes

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    295 billion) and China (1.361 billion). Twitter meanwhile, a microblogging service developed 2 years after Facebook currently boasts around 288 million monthly active users, despite having just 475,000 in 2008 before an exponential growth rate of 1382% saw its population soar to 7 million by the same time the following year (Sakaki, Okazaki & Matsuo 2010). Its membership has continued to increase steadily at a rate of 50 million new users per year since 2011 (Moore, 2014), making it one of the…

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