By: Jayla Dixon & Alyssa Buckalew

5 W's

Who? Mark Zuckerberg.

What? A popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends.

Why? It was a better way for the students at Harvard to keep in touch or get to know each other.

When? Facebook was created on February 4th, 2004.

Where? Cambridge, MA

Does social media connect people globally? Explain how the answer is both yes and no.

Yes, social media does connect globally because people all over the world can send you a friend request on Facebook or follow you on Facebook unless your page is private.

2 advantages of social media (examples how social media has changed the world in a positive way)

One way is that you can contact your family if they move . You can video chat and things like that.

Another way is that you can see what family and friends are up to.

2 disadvantages of social media (examples of how social media can be viewed as negative)

One way that social media has changed the world in a good is that people post all their problems on the internet.

Another way is that people bully other people on the internet.

Your opinion of the social media site you researched?

Our opinion on Facebook is that sometimes Facebook can be used in a good way and sometimes it can be used in a bad way. You can connect friends and family on Facebook, but people can also bully other people on Facebook.

5 Examples of appropriate status/friends/language/pins/photos/captions

Status: To be honest? The cutest thing happened yesterday. Love my family. etc.

Friends: Can become friends with anybody.

Language: All.

Captions: Round Rock, Tx. Eating Texas Road House. etc.

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