In the midst of our daily intake of Social Media, we fail to look at the bigger picture. Instead, we look at comments about the new Lady Gaga song or talk about how much the new Facebook sucks. It’s time to WAKE UP!
I don’t mean this in a mean way, but after reading Goal:Finding More Meaning in Social Media, I can’t help but feel frustrated with this generation. We have bigger things to look at besides reactions to the SheenRoast. I am not only talking to you, but myself as well.
With the horrible job market, government money crisis, upcoming presidential election, Wall Street protest, and so much more going on, we need to realize the true power of Social Media. What power is that? Here is the example used by the article. This YouTube video helped spark change in a police
brutality case in Fullerton, CA.
WARNING: Viewer Discretion Is Advised
This story is tragic, but humbling to the Social Media world. Without the use of Social Media, the world wouldn’t know the truth about this story. This shows that Social Media can be used as a perspective of truth to what happens in this world. It can be used as a tool of power for the people. Think about it.