Social media is a two-way form of communication that allows users to interact with the information being transmitted. Social media encompasses a wide variety of online content, from social networking sites like Facebook ... More »

According to the National Communication Association, one example of cultural stereotyping by the media is the portrayal of African American women as a "mammy" who represents anger, largeness and motherhood. The NCA belie... More »

Some of the more well-known examples of the use of sensationalism in journalism and media have been the newspaper coverage of the events leading to the Spanish-American War, the reporting on the life and death of Princes... More »

Social media marketing refers to advertising that is posted or streamed on social media websites or applications. For example, a user sees advertisements or sponsored ads in his personal Facebook feed. More »

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Circle is a social media app for iPhone and Android that allows users to see where their friends and contacts are, providing alerts when people are within a certain distance. It also provides notifications about specific... More »

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Social networking can skew people's perceptions of their lives by inviting comparison to others' lives. According to Peggy Drexler, a research scientist, heavy social media usage can also contribute to problems with self... More »

A social network is a dedicated website or application developed and created to bring people together, making communication all around the world possible. People join social networks to keep in touch with family, friends... More »

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