Your initial post should be at least 250 words.
You are required to cite outside sources (in addition to the assigned
readings). Make sure you include in-text citations in APA format within
the body of your post, as well as a reference list in APA format at the
end of your post.
1) Visit the websites of several social media sites (MySpace, Facebook,
LinkedIn, Twitter). What differences do you notice between these various
sites? Are you a member of any of these services? Why or why not?
2) In 2011, Google introduced Google+ as a Facebook competitor. Read
Then conduct some research on your own about Google+. How do you think
Google+ compares to Facebook? Have you tried using Google+? Why or why
not? Do you think Google has a chance at successfully competing against
Facebook? Why or why not?
3) Find an article online about an incident where an employee was fired
for social media use. Summarize and critique the article in your own
words. Do you think the termination of the employee was justified? Why
or why not? Could the employer have done anything to prevent this
incident? Be sure to include the URL of your article.