As time had changed having modernization on its way, social media became a part of every day living. And with that, almost 68% adults in the US are being informed through social media. Most of the users and readers want to get news from Facebook, which is a popular social media platform.
The Way Social Media Change Journalism
Here are some of the ways in which the social media has a great impact in journalism.
1. Faster Means of Information Dissemination
Nowadays, breaking news spread out like a breeze most likely through the help of social media. Why is it so? It is because the social media also operates as quickly as ever. Accessibility to news is now easier which also create a good reputation.
2. Generate More Clicks
Journalism on the virtual environment is more on advertising. And it is the social media where you can find a good spot to go.
Social media is a good referral source for world’s news.
3. Something Personal
Being personal through connecting with other social media users can build trust in connecting with them. With the use of social media, reporters can interact with the different stories of the users. This is regardless of how far the stories has been through.