Do you think social media like Twitter and Facebook are more powerful than the mainstream media now?
The media whether the print or is a powerful tool the shape the opinion of people, however social media like Facebook and Twitter gained importance and is considered a special tool in shaping opinions because you can share your thoughts to your friends, family and business circles. In social media, there is the power of the individual to share his/her thoughts.
Overall the mainstream media is still more powerful, simply because so many people still rely on them for information. At the same time, there isn't a mainstream organization which doesn't utilize social media. If they didn't they probably wouldn't still be around.
Social media, to me, is far more useful. You can use Twitter to build your own custom newsfeed by populating it with sources and individuals who you trust to provide quality and relevant information. I find it vastly superior to traditional formats and sources. It's faster, more dynamic, and allows me to consume at my own pace. There's no way that doesn't eventually usurp traditional news.
Have you seen the Huffpost Live program? They have a sidebar in which people can live comment on the show, and the hosts of the show will occasionally read some of those comments. It's an interesting attempt to include social media into a more traditional format.
In my opinion, social media marketing is somewhat of the same impact with media since most news comes from the former.
I know I am replying to this post lately, But I think these days mainstreem media do have social profiles. This is just to get notice by target users.
by Hawkers Bazaar 9 years ago
Are social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook making us shallower?
by alexandriaruthk 6 years ago
Which social media do you use more, Twitter, Facebook, Myspace or other ones?And for what purpose?
by Michael Valencia 21 months ago
Does social networking bring us closer together, or further apart?While sites like facebook and twitter enable us to share vast amounts of our lives with others in an instant, are our intereactions in fact becoming shallower?
by alexandriaruthk 6 years ago
Are you a member of any social media, like Twitter, Myspace, LinkedIn and Facebook?For what purpose? Is it achieving the purpose it is intended for?
by oderog 10 years ago
Hi members, what are some of the ways you are using to promote your hubpages
by Audrey Hunt 4 years ago
Do you use social media to bring traffic to your hubs? What are your favorites?
Copyright © 2019 HubPages Inc. and respective owners. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc. HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.
HubPages Inc, a part of Maven Inc.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|