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Is ‘social’ media the greatest oxymoron of our time?

Community FAQIs ‘social’ media the greatest oxymoron of our time?
Sylar Lucas asked 2 months ago

Oxymoron: A figure of speech in which contradictory terms appear in conjunction, e.g., faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Social media may be the best and worst thing that has ever happened to our generation. Websites and programmes that allow users to produce and share content or participate in social networking are social media. The idea behind social media was to make it easier for young individuals or business owners to network and grow a following. However, in recent years, the phrase has taken on a far broader meaning. 
Such as,

  • For many, the term means social applications such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.
  • For others, the term is loosely interpreted as any site on the Internet that people can communicate.

Although the latter is technically true, University Paper Help will interpret the term as being the social applications. The advent of social media has caused both positive and negative developments in our times. Social media has developed our times through access to any information or news and access to people’s personal lives.

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