Impact of Social Networking Websites on Business

2532 words 11 pages
IMPACT OF SOCIAL NETWORKING WEBSITES ON BUSINESS | Asheri George MatembeleApril 16, 2013 |

Table of Contents Abstract 2 Introduction 3 Literature Review 3 Comparison of Social Networking Websites 5 Benefits of using social network websites for business 6 How to Use Social Networking Websites for Business 8 Problems Associated with Social Networking Websites 10 Conclusion 10 References 11

Abstract
A social networking website is a social structure build-up of individuals or organizations called “nodes”, which are connected by one or more specific types of mutuality, such as friendship, common interest, financial exchange, dislike relationships of beliefs, knowledge, prestige and information.
This paper focuses on social
…show more content…
- LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a social networking website designed specifically for the business community with over 120 million members which were officially launched in May 2003. A LinkedIn member’s profile page, which emphasizes their working experiences and education background, has professional network news feeds and a limited number of customizable modules. Network members are also known as “connections” and unlike other social networking websites such as Facebook or Twitter. LinkedIn needs connections to have a pre-existing relationship. The members of can seek for jobs, join groups, research companies, and network with members of their network. Companies can post information about the company and career opportunities listings on company pages. Companies can also establish the connection with LinkedIn members for recruiting purposes.

- MySpace
MySpace is a popular online social networking website that composed of personal profiles aimed for mostly at a younger membership. It is extremely popular with teenagers and young adults. It allows users to post images of their self, blog about their ideas and concerns, and post comments on other users’ profiles. MySpace included features such as chat rooms, forums, classified ads, newsgroups and a venue for sharing videos or music like as other online social networking websites. A MySpace profile can be a very important connection to fans of celebrities because MySpace was originally founded as a venue for

Related

  • The Social Impact of the Vietnam War
    2572 words | 11 pages
  • Social Business Case Study
    1112 words | 5 pages
  • The Power of Social Media and Its Impact on the Current Business Environment
    1529 words | 7 pages
  • Globalization and Its Impact on International Business
    1557 words | 7 pages
  • Evaluation Essay on Social Networking
    1754 words | 8 pages
  • Social Networking in Today’s Workplace
    1063 words | 5 pages
  • Social Media Impact on Business
    10617 words | 43 pages
  • Are Social Networking Sites Good for Our Society
    1659 words | 7 pages
  • Social Networking in the Business World
    1418 words | 6 pages
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Its Impact on Society
    2125 words | 9 pages