As of today's generation, no matter what age it is a child, teenager or even our grandparents use social media as one of their hobbies or entertainment. Locally or internationally uses social media as one of their sources of information, recreation, work, income, pleasure, socializing.
Social media is one of the biggest application that we are using nowadays that can attract or allure people in a small or bigger audience.
Celebrities or ordinary people, average or even in political positions uses social media as a way of expressing their emotions or spreading awareness and information to the people who might seek facts, advice, info, data or something that they might need to learn today or might be needed in the future.
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Social media today is very influential that it can be used in many ways, some people used it for their leisure time, some use it to share memories or information that people might get interested in. Aside from this, social media make the world and people united by sharing sympathy and fighting together just like now that we are currently facing health crisis. Social media brings people to get together and be proud of what skin you have, the color of your hair or eyes and country you are in this world, it brings the best of you and gather all to be one.
So, why social media is very important during an emergency or event crisis?
In case of an emergency, social media allow you to expand the reach of other people locally or even internationally to deliver your message through social sharing and influence large number of people who actively utilize the platforms. It can serve as an open communication channel for residents to respond back, ask questions, talk online via social media streaming, and provide updates.
As social media spread and grow a large number of people who are into media nowadays 'which includes blogs, social networking activity, social media environment, person-to-person and broadcast messaging, and other social media applications 'become more developed, their use has become more significant for emergency management practice and policy. It also enables people who seek information about ”disaster and calamities, curious observers, and those who wish to help victims, update about our natural phenomena, today's weather, and news to the current situation” to connect to one another and to participate in events, including through seeking and providing information through news, network or social media.
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Aside from this you can have a direct connection with your audience around the world and discuss the same interest without thinking about the location of each other. The same goes for the students all over the world who seek friends and information on the internet which is very relevant for today's calamity.
Since Covid-19 is started to spread faster not just in China but throughout the world, Government decide to lock down their country and implement to quarantine there people to stay in their house for safety and protection and because of this current situation, most business get affected by this, people lost their job, either no salary or income. And no one know when this situation will end. So lets discuss the importance of social media and how can it help businesses.
We already discuss how social media can reach large audiences but how about business? through this platform, social media can also use this to have income even when you're at home. How? Instead of going out and meet other people peer by peer we can also make a chatroom, stream live, Skype, online class, video calling, online meeting to still make a living while working at home and to make sure that your safe from any harm.
It increased brand awareness, which can be used as one of the business strategies to build and grow your business and having a good reputation for the customers that will lead to more recognition and opportunities. Through brand awareness, you can interact with different people and might be communicating with other businessmen to get sponsors, business partner or even employees.
This social media exposure is also good for students who are afraid to go outside because nowadays people tend to have a class online and still provides the ability to learn, connect and get more useful information. that's why social media is very convenient and even get opportunities to the people who are in need in today's current situation that we're facing right now.
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