Have you ever thought about the top advantages of social media to the society? Modern Nigeria and millions of its citizens should pay attention to the growing number of social networks that can harm or contribute to the development of communities. Since every year more and more Nigerians get online and become addicted to different social media, it is necessary to understand what are the positive effects of such a situation.
What are social media? Why is it so important for each of us to understand the positive effects of social media on Nigerians and nations from all over the world?
Social media is a compilation of different communication sources used in the twenty-first century and shared through the Internet. Thanks to the innovations, the fast development of internet across the globe and new technologies, millions of people from all over the world have got a unique chance to enjoy social media, take part in their growth and make it an everyday habit.
Social media are web 2.0 applications, websites, forums, social networks such as Facebook, Instagram and others, blogs, etc. This can be anything shared by people over the Internet and created by people for other people online.
The desire to use social media is hidden in human nature. We cannot live without news, and we cannot survive without getting a chance to discuss the news, our problems, and life right here right now. And this is exactly what social media give us through the world wide web.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF SOCIAL MEDIA
There are many different effects of social media. Let us look at the most impressive advantages of social media to society as this method of self-expression has many good sides and awesome positive effects to keep in mind.
1. RAPID NEWS SHARING
Human nature cannot live without the news. Each of us wants to know what the weather is like tomorrow, what has just happened in the center of the city or in your district when your salary is to be raised by the government, etc. We need information permanently, and the Internet has become number 1 source of news and reports. Daily newspapers and even TV news that updates every hour are not fast enough if compared to the social media that are reported live and show us the world events right here right now.
2. BEING AWARE OF EVERYTHING NEW
Innovations and new technologies are always around the corner. In previous times it was impossible for people to stay aware of everything new that took place around them on-the-go. Now, this is the fun reality, so you can discover impressive staff, be aware and enjoy this new impressive state of highly educated mind and soul. Awareness is a great way for self-development and self-growth.