Social Media is all over the world. It is one of the major modes of communication today. That is the fastest way to communicate with your loved ones even though they are far from you. Everyone can share their thoughts, ideas, photos and information instantly and widely.
Social media can make our life much easier than before and it has a lot of advantages. We can use social media in everything because it is part of our everyday life. It has the power to change lives but for the most part, these changes aren’t always positive.
Nowadays it is important that we know on how to used social media in a right way and we must be careful for all the things that we put or share especially our personal information online.
AVOID POSTING UNPROFESSIONAL PHOTOS OR STATEMENTS
View your social media accounts through the lens of an employer and adjust the contents of your account accordingly. Some employers and schools search for the social media accounts of prospective employees and students during the application process, and you want to make sure you continue to make a good impression.
THINK TWICE BEFORE POSTING IN AN EMOTIONAL STATE
Although it can feel therapeutic in the moment, making a social media post in anger can have repercussions long after the statement is made. Keep in mind that once something is posted on the internet, it can never really be removed
DON’T POST YOUR WHEREABOUTS
While it can be tempting to post vacation photos or photos while out of the town, doing so tells everyone with access to your social media accounts that your house is unoccupied and could invite a thief to come to your house during this time.
RECOGNIZE WHAT’S UNHEALTHY
It’s healthy to manage your feed and unfollow/delete accounts that are consistently false news, negative, mean, rude, or bullying.
AVOID POSTING CARELESSLY
Do not Post things that are defamatory, incite violence, or include hate speech, such posts that can land you in trouble, So think twice before posting something.
POST USEFUL CONTENT
When using social media, be a source that gives useful information to others, not a drain that wastes other’s time. you can post pictures of achievements or articles which are useful sources of information for your viewer.
FOLLOW WITH A PURPOSE
As you’re scrolling through social media, do you ever ask yourself, “why am I following this person and what is the purpose of it?” Ask yourself these questions, and if you can’t find a good reason to be following that account, simply unfollow them.