Is in social media has the idea that

Is what a lot of people use in this day in age to keep in touch with
other people, there are sets of internet sites which then gives leaves people
being able to contribute and share things a lot faster. The ‘Social’ aspect in
social media has the idea that anyone can reach out to each other and have
similar hobbies and passion, then and the ‘media’ part is the communication
known as the internet. Talking about the social platforms such as Facebook,
Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and much more. Social media sites isn’t just
relevant and important for people who use it 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
readers can communicate with one other, where they can have a voice and share
their opinions and feelings toward something. Megan Knight and Clare cook who
advertised Social media for Journalists principles and practice ‘These changes
have created a more social way of doing journalism. More people can be heard.

More voices can be included’.  (Cook, 2013). Journalist who work
for the BBC and any other huge companies, they will have to have social media
accounts and websites such as the biggest ones Facebook and Twitter to advertise
their hard work, but by doing this action they have to be careful and to absolutely
definite that the things that is being put across for the audience is the fact
and not a lie among it, especially with videos and images. The rise of social
media and the impact on mainstream journalism written by Nic Newman stated that
‘The BBC is careful to authenticate images, videos and eyewitnesses before they
are used in output’. (Newman, 2009) There is a lot of instant news
spreading now, the apps that haven’t been acknowledged been noticed a lot compared
to Facebook and Twitter is Instagram and Snapchat. Snapchat has a ‘Discovery
page’ where anybody is able to have a glimpse at the type of news that is being
shared and have access to the latest gossip. The sense of these two platforms they
are not as huge compared too Facebook and Twitter but is still available with
the better up to date news, and the public who can find a way to any type of
technology can see it, there is also You tube which also plays a role in the
sense of viewing videos. Over the years technology and social media has
alternated drastically, it is no more a one sided street. It’s simpler to
understand how social media worked a long time ago because it was not as
complicated as it is now, How the world changed social media written by Daniel
Miller stated ‘Wind back through Snapchat and Tinder, past Facebook and QQ
though MySpace and Friendster to life before that’ pg2  (Miller, 2016)