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Communities and Web 2.0

Instagram encourages new communities and allows localised communities to extend beyond the constraints of time and space

The rise of Web 2.0 and the phenomenon of social media has enabled new and local communities to thrive and stay connected through the presence of the internet. In the twenty-first century we are able to ‘share’ more than ever, and through the capabilities of Web 2.0, internet users have become both consumers and producers in our digital age. Technology is further embedded into our lives everyday and we rely on it heavily to maintain our relationships online (Hampton & Wellman, 2018). Web Read more [...]
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Social Networks

Social media as a platform used to improve academic performance of students

Abstract The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact of social media on the academic performance of students. The Internet is constantly evolving and so are the Social Networkings sites (SNS).The usage of Social Networks has enhanced the way students perform with regards to their studies by promoting collaboration among teachers and students. For the purpose of this analysis, research has been carried out by going through various case studies  available and on the social media platforms Read more [...]
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Social Networks

Instagram and Social Networks: Benefits for Users and Businesses.

Abstract Web 2.0 has become the main interactive medium for users all over the world within the past few years. Many different platforms exist through this medium for users and creators to be able to connect with each other and social network. These platforms include social media and social networking sites such as Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Through these platforms, individuals are able to converse and discuss many different topics. With the recent development of Social Networking Read more [...]
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Communities and Web 2.0 Social Networks

Social Network Sites Support Connections And Communities During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The public have turned to social network sites to connect, communicate and interact to replace traditional face-to-face communication. This paper will examine why social network sites have become essential for supporting connections and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more [...]
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Social Networks

The Facilitation of Advertising within Social Networks

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate to readers the advantages and interactions that a business gains through advertising their products and/or services on a social media platform. This paper aims to highlight that there is a difference between customers and non-customers and that both groups are able to be reached through the use of a social media accounts. Customers have already had prior experience with a business and therefore can provide electronic word of mouth. Non-customers Read more [...]