Social Media, News, sharing news, opinion of the audience, social media involvement, forms of interaction
Technology has become the centerpiece of daily living. Most people interact with some form of technology on a daily basis. The invasion of technology in daily living has also allowed additional elements related to technology to influence society. Social media is one of the prevalent examples. Users spend a substantial amount of time each day on social media. Consequently, the platform has effected other forms of interaction.
[...] Social media is one of the prevalent examples. Users spend a substantial amount of time each day on social media. Consequently, the platform has effected other forms of interaction. For instance, people that usually relied solely on news for information on recent events have turned to social media for the same information. Observing social media and the news allows the chance to witness the impact it has on society. Time Social media has made sharing news a remarkably quicker process. [...]
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[...] (Kwak) The viewers actually have the ability to voice their opinion now. Traditional platforms utilize social media when presenting the news as well. This allows the users to provide feedback regarding each story. News stories now have unique points of view provided by different genders, races, age groups. Audience involvement allows the story to gain additional attention through screenshots, shares, and retweets. The most beneficial aspect of audience participation may be the firsthand perspectives provided. People from the actual events are now allowed to share their point of view. [...]
[...] More users engage in conversation, share, and retweet stories that they are interested in. Studies from 2014 suggest that users interact most with entertainment news. Events and individuals that affect a certain community is the next category of interest. Sports, government and crime follow these topics sequentially. (Kwak) Technology, international news, and business are at the bottom of the list. In conclusion, social media has made a huge impact on the way news is shared and portrayed. The opinion of the audience has become a major factor. [...]
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