Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Birth of Social Media

For several decades there have been numerous advances in technology affecting aspects of many professions.

Over time is has been easier for doctors to save lives, for journalists to filter news and for creative storytellers to circulate their visions.

The advancement has also enhanced day-to-day activity in the common aspect of life. Last century it was the norm for loved ones to not see or hear from each other for months to years.

However, with cell phones and computers people can speak and virtually see each other everyday.

With this new technology has come new features.

In fact, the advancement has birthed a new phenomenon: social media. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and others are used as tools for citizens to report aspects of life.

Although at times harmless and beneficial, social media has its overwhelming disadvantages.

It as become a hosh posh of thoughts and opinions.

Specifically in the film industry social media has had both positive and negative effects on the viewing, distribution and perception of movies.

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