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Comprehensive Examination - Essay Example
Author : devanbode
Pages 4 (1004 words)
Social software consist a large number of soft wares which helps the users to interact with each other, share data in form of pictures and media, learn new stuff and entertain ourselves with games and many different tools. In this Essay I am going to write about the advantages and disadvantages of using these kinds of soft wares in different areas of life and would list four ways how social software is changing our traditional ways of communicating, teaching and learning.
People used to have very less material for entertainment and people found or referred there life as boring due to less activities and social life, that part of time was when there was no social soft wares or very less soft wares with very limited options in it like MSN and Yahoo messenger which allowed it's users to interact with different people by finding there email identities and adding them in their messenger software to interact or share different utilities, but this was limited only from one to one user until soft wares like Face book came into being.
Face book is advertised as "an online directory that connects people through social networks at schools, collages, universities and region." Started in 2004 by students of Harvard University. About 85% of students in supported colleges have a profile up on FaceBook.75% of students sign in at least once every 24 hours. 9th most visited site on the internet. 250 million hits every day. It is a type of social software which helps its users to interact with each other with the help of different built in applications with help of which its users can connect directly to each other when they are online or leave important and cute messages when they are not online. ...