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The Negative Impact Of Social Networking Sites On Society [Opinion] I have accounts on several social networking sites, and spend far too long on them writing my own updates and reading the updates of others. I enjoy doing so, being able to interact with friends, family, and random strangers online in a controlled environment. For someone who works at home, this is a big positive. However, social networking sites aren’t a wholly positive influence on the world. In fact, if you delve just a little into how they have changed the world you find there are some potentially negative impacts social networking sites are having on society as a whole and each of us as individuals.

What Is Your Social Network Of Choice, & Why? [We Ask You] What Is Your Social Network Of Choice, & Why? Friends? The idea of ‘friends‘ was once very simple. This has muddied the waters considerably. Self-Centered Attention-Seeking We all like to talk about ourselves or the things which interest us, which is the most basic reason social networking sites work. Short Attention Spans. Social Media in the Interior Design Industry | insidehomedesign. Social Media is a great resource for people in the Interior Design Industry.

This really makes sense, as interior design is a visual art. Interior Design clients want to be inspired – to have new, exciting ideas triggered about beautifying their homes. Social Media and Interior Design are the perfect match, because designers can connect with prospective clients with visual ideas and inspiration. This post will focus on some of the cool ways interior designers are using social media to connect with consumers. Blogs Blogs are one of the major social media tools for interior designers. Pinterest With interior design being such a visual business, the highly visual social media network Pinterest is the perfect forum for interior designers to connect with potential clients. Instagram Instagram is another extremely visual social networking website, where interior designers are sharing ideas and connecting with prospective clients on a very personal level.

YouTube Like this: Like Loading... The Future of Fashion in the Digital Age: Social Media Might Be Here to Stay | BANG. In today’s day and age, names like Aya Jones and Joan Smalls are commonplace to pretty much anyone with a Tumblr blog and a slight interest in high-end fashion, but just under a few decades ago, keeping apace with trends in the garment industry was an activity left strictly to an exclusive group of designers, fashion journalists and those aspiring to be either. While we can thank the ever-increasing presence of the Internet for this newfound harmony between gif creators and fashion snobs, the hosts and attendees of fashion shows everywhere are less than enthusiastic about the influence of social media. The problem is quite simple—fashion shows are a hassle. Consider this: you’re a journalist living in California, and a mere glimpse into New York Fashion week necessitates purchasing a plane ticket to travel 2000 miles (once you should be so lucky as to receive an invitation) and spending thousands of dollars to attend just a few shows out of the roughly 250 available.

Comments. Going Live: Social Media + The Future of Fashion | Fashion & Lifestyle PR Sourcebook | PR Couture. As WWD noted last week, “Gucci is doing it. So are Oscar de la Renta, Donna Karan, Target, Urban Outfitters, Louis Vuitton and Rachel Roy.” Once content to thrive behind the decadent curtain of whatever fabric was currently season, social media, like fashion blogging and reality TV before it, has forced fashion into a new level of access. So in today’s fashion world, an aspiring fashionista in Kansas can get a glimpse into Betsey Johnson’s day, submit a design for a Coach Tote, and tell Teen Vogue via Facebook that they like the latest issue, all with a few keystrokes. It’s a world where teenaged fashion bloggers are invited to design shoes for major retailers and limited-edition handbags are hidden across NYC, hints given away scavenger hunt style on Twitter. Pretty remarkable, don’t you think? Recently, at the 140 Conference in New York, fashion entrepreneur Yuli Z and fashion marketing expert Macala Wright discussed fashion + social media in regards to Twitter.

Interior Design Firms Use Social Media to Their Advantage. How do we as interior designers best use digital tools to improve what we do? How does technology affect what we do as interior designers? Our creative process and passion for what is fresh and new has always been our fuel; technology, however, is the facilitator, allowing us to work effectively and be successful in the current business climate. There once was a day when the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) reached its members solely through snail mail and phone calls. Then came the advent of “ActionFax,” a newsletter which was delivered to tech-savvy designers on that awful fax paper of the 1980s. The emergence of social media in particular has allowed IIDA to create streaming, two-way conversations (as opposed to one-way marketing campaigns). Social media tools are also helping IIDA to reach a broader audience than we ever thought possible.

The opportunity to work remotely is revolutionizing the entire workforce, but the interior design field in particular. How Social Media Has Changed the Way We Communicate. Social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. We find and share our new favorite clothing and food brands on blogs; we meet people with similar interests on Facebook; we get our news in one sentence on Twitter; we share a pictures of that awesome eggs benedict we had for brunch on Instagram and we can even find our future husband or wife on dating sites.

We have an amazing ability to be connected, stay in-the-know and share our own interests, ideas and opinions on just about everything. In the public relations field, it’s important to understand how social media continues to evolve, and in turn how this evolution changes the way our society communicates and receives information. We can learn practically everything about a person before we even meet them face to face. This idea isn’t restricted to personal life, it also translates to brands and companies. Nowadays, thanks to social media, anyone who has the desire, can have a voice. Solari Social Media and Communication. How social media has changed the way we communicate - by Social media has radically changed how we communicate today. Since the futurist sociologist Manuel Castells predicted the rise of globalisation, the information age and the networked society in the 1980s, the popularity of the internet has exploded.

With the invention of the first IBM PC in 1981, the Apple Mac in 1984, the mobile phone in 1988 and Tim Berners-Lee’s “World Wide Web” in 1990, our 21st century lives have been totally re-shaped by technology. As a result, it is now easier than ever before to find new ways to interact with others on both a social and business level via this rapidly evolving medium. However, to develop better B2B and B2C marketing, sales and recruitment strategies, it is important to understand the different generational groups’ preferences when it comes to communications. So how does social media enhance inter-generational communications between Baby Boomers (b.1945-1964), Generation X (b.1965-1980) and Millennials (b.1980-2000)?

Negative Impact of Social Networking Sites. Source Social media has changed the way people interact. In many ways, social media has led to positive changes in the way people communicate and share information; however, it has a dark side, as well. Social networking can sometimes result in negative outcomes, some with long-term consequences. People As Products According to e-Marketer, global social networking revenues will exceed $10 billion 2013. Most social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and many others offer their services to members for free, yet still net significant income. If the services are free, then, how do social networking websites earn such staggering sums of money? Diminishing Privacy While many users feel their personal data is safe on social networking sites because they have set high levels of security settings, research suggests this is not the case.

Tagging can also serve as an invasion of privacy. Negative Health Consequences Isolation Others Decreasing the Impact Here to Stay. 11 Predictions on the future of social media. Once upon a time, there was no Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube. Our lives did not revolve around a stream of status updates, tweets, videos and filtered photos. That was just 10 years ago. Since Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook in his Harvard dorm room on Feb. 4, 2004, we've seen social media evolve from a fad to a phenomenon that has triggered a paradigm shift in the way the world communicates. It has empowered individuals to voice their opinions and concerns and share content on their mobile devices in ways no one could have imagined. Along the way, geopolitics and the world of business has been radically transformed. We saw the dramatic impact social media wielded four years ago. It was a tool that helped spark the Arab Spring—a democratic civil uprising in the Middle East that began in Tunisia in December 2010 that helped force rulers from power in such countries as Tunisia, Egypt and Libya.

No doubt, the power of social media is exponential. 3.5 million photos shared every minute in 2016 | Deloitte UK. 2.5 trillion photos will be shared or stored online in 2016 globally90 per cent of this year’s photos will be taken using a smartphoneThis year’s photo sharing and storage will amount to 3.5 billion gigabytes of data More than 3.5 million photos will shared every minute in 2016, according to the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, the business advisory firm.

Almost 60,000 photos will be shared every second this year. According to Deloitte’s TMT Predictions 2016 report, released last month, it was estimated that 2.5 trillion photos will be shared or stored online globally in 2016, a 15 per cent increase from 2015. Of these, more than 1.875 trillion photos will be shared through social media and messaging services. This year, more than 5.1 billion photos will be shared every day, which, if printed would be enough to go to the Moon and back daily*.

More than 90 per cent of this year’s photos will be taken using a smartphone. End Notes to editors. “Instagram has changed the way people see the world,” claims co-founder Kevin Systrom. "Instagram has changed the way people see the world," says co-founder Kevin Systrom. He discusses the social site's original purpose and how it turned into "a common element of life" used by everyone, including professional photographers Speaking at a private event at the National Portrait Gallery on 17 September, Systrom explained how Instagram was originally designed to make it easy for people to share images.

Yet, “for some reason it has become this itch that you have to scratch,” he said. “It’s everywhere. It’s become a common element of life.” Social media in general, he added, and Instagram in particular have also changed the way entire industries communicate with their customers, citing the example of the fashion world which has been transformed in recent years. He continued: “For Instagram specifically, I’ve noticed up-and-coming fashion designers are [now] finding a platform to get their looks and their clothes out into the world. How Instagram Is Changing the Way Brands Look at Photography, Online and Beyond. Call it the "Instagram Effect"—that filtered, shadowed, sharpened, brightened, tilted, faded, structured, saturated way of seeing life through a lens.

It's changed the way people portray themselves and see others. And it's having the same impact on brands. Design teams are beginning to see the benefit of moving away from over-lit, over-staged and generally over-edited photography for their campaigns and instead are favoring a more organic (albeit filtered) look and feel that matches the medium—on Instagram itself, obviously, but also in print and across an array of other media. "We kind of call it 'perfectly imperfect,'" said Nathan Iverson, evp and design director at Deutsch LA. "People will call you out pretty easily if your food looks overly propped or overly perfect because that's not how it is.

" Iverson said Instagram certainly isn't pioneering the use of effects, but it is resurrecting and evolving an old-school aesthetic. Not every agency sees Instagram as the cause of this shift. Instagram's Envy Effect. I keep having the same conversation over and over. It starts like this: “I gave up Facebook for Lent, and I realized I’m a lot happier without it.” Or like this, “Pinterest makes me hate my house.” Or like this: “I stopped following a friend on Instagram, and now that I don’t see nonstop snapshots of her perfect life, I like her better.” Yikes. I’m not anti-technology or anti-Internet, certainly, but I do think it’s important for us to remind ourselves from time to time that watching other peoples’ post-worthy moments on Facebook is always going to yield a prettier version of life than the one you’re living right now.

When you’re waiting for your coffee to brew, the majority of your friends probably aren’t doing anything any more special. My life looks better on the Internet than it does in real life. Because community—the rich kind, the transforming kind, the valuable and difficult kind—doesn’t happen in partial truths and well-edited photo collections on Instagram. I’m a writer. Is Instagram changing the world? Much of the platform's appeal lies in it simplicity, hence developers have changed very little since its inception.

But with the introduction of sponsored posts it feel like Instagram is at something of a crossroads. Will it lose its idiosyncratic creative spirit or simply push on to the next level with a whole host of new features? Only time will tell, but let's get serious for a minute and forget the filtering fun and unobtainable constructed reality, and examine how Instagram really is changing the world. The best Instagram accounts are aspirational, but they also tell a story. Designers and brands are responding to a desire for storytelling, inviting their Instagram followers into a previously closed world. "It's democratising fashion," says Eva Chen, former editor-in-chief of Lucky Magazine and now Instagram's Head of Fashion Partnerships.

Art Art and fashion are gloriously intertwined currently, and Instagram is helping to open the former to a wider audience too. Travel Food Fame. The Branding Power of Fashion Bloggers. What do fashion bloggers Chiara Ferragni, Nicole Warne, Aimee Song, Leandra Medine, Garance Dore and Emily Weiss have in common? All are known names in the fashion sphere and all wield enough branding power to influence many millions of consumers. Just recently, SocialBro found that the most influential fashion bloggers had more sway on consumer purchasing decisions than some celebrities and internationally recognised fashion brands such as Vogue.

With millions of followers on Twitter and visual rich social media platforms such as Instagram, fashion bloggers do influence the way women and men shop. In an era where peer to peer recommendations and social media engagement matters, fashions blogs reach wider audiences than some advertisements can. Fashion bloggers with millions of followers have the power to drive traffic and conversions when fashion brand links are placed on their blogging sites. Shift in Power: the Blogger and Vlogger Influence on the World of Fashion | Huffington Post. Luxury Daily. Fashion Bloggers, the Perfect Example of Influencer Marketing Potential - Thismoment Content Marketing Blog. We’re all connected: The power of the social media ecosystem. Digital fashion trends: Social media a ‘big influence on nation’s wardrobe’

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Social Media Effect on the Fashion Industry. How Fashion and Retail Brands Are Using Snapchat. How social media is transforming the fashion industry. Social media influences fashion purchases. Digital fashion trends: Social media a ‘big influence on nation’s wardrobe’ Instagram reveals just how addicted fashion fans are. "Technology adds an incredible advantage to fashion design". Fashion meets technology at #WWTO this week. Fashion’s Fourth Industrial Revolution. London fashion week: why technology is in fashion | Media Network.

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