This source’s main purpose is to explain the history, definition and phenomenal of social network sites (SNSs). SNSs are merging cultures while creating relationships with those with similar interest. It explains the origins of several SNSs and how they became popular so fast. It discusses how different cultures use these as communication tools. This piece contains a lot of background information that is needed to understand the origins of SNSs. Even though there is not a specific study conducted in this piece, it helps audience members understand SNSs as it evolves and grows over night. It’s hard to fully understand what SNSs are the most effective ways to interact. Audience member may include who don’t understand SNSs. The limitation may be with their audience members because audience members may not fully understand the origin of SNSs because it still is “new” to the world.
This research was conducted by a professor at Iowa State University. His results indicate the misuses of Facebook. He acknowledges how his students text-message during class, talk on their cell phones, and use wireless lecture halls as a time to get on Facebook. He does agree that Facebook is a positive tool but students can be affected by social networks. Most of his concerns are how students use Facebook unethically. His argument concentrates of the improper uses of Facebook. Audience members may include other professors/faculty and students at universities across the nation. Some of his limitations include those who do not have cell phones or lap tops who can’t go on Facebook during class time. Another limitation is it’s hard to distinguish the total amount of students who abuse social networks during classroom time.
With social networks became popular over night and are becoming common all over the internet. This was a session used to gain an understanding of the issues related...