• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

There are many social networks but the three most popular are undoubtedly Facebook, twitter and tumblr. So the question is which one is the best?

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Most of us spend hours every day on social networks, wasting time that could be better spent studying, mindlessly scrolling down pages and pages of posts. There are many social networks but the three most popular are undoubtedly Facebook, twitter and tumblr. So the question is which one is the best? All of these social networks have millions of users, but in terms of the number of users, Facebook is the most popular, with over 845 million users worldwide. However, despite its popularity there are many features of Facebook that are incredibly annoying. Most smart phone users have the Facebook app, and although this app is useful for viewing Facebook on a mobile device, it can be really annoying when it flashes a light/makes a noise every time you receive a notification. ...read more.

Middle

Almost all celebrities have a twitter account and by following them on twitter you can easily keep updated on what they're doing. Who doesn't want to know what Justin Bieber is up to? Another great thing about twitter is, as one user says, that you can "tweet without being trolled", as twitter does not have a feature which allows you to comment on posts. It can be rather annoying when random people comment on your Facebook posts, or when people write sarcastic comments which they think sound great. A limitation of twitter is that tweets are limited to just 140 characters. Even though it can be a little annoying that tweets need to be so short, it also prevents people from rambling about things we couldn't care less about. Seriously, who doesn't start pulling their hair out when they read long Facebook statuses about cancer? ...read more.

Conclusion

"Its creepy to get to know random people, what if they're 40 year old men?, one non-tumblr user says. Though it's possible that the people you're talking are 40 year old men, it's still completely safe to talk to them since none of your personal information, such as your name, is displayed on your blog. One tumblr user even posted a picture of a screenshot of a facebook status saying "I trust complete strangers on tumblr more than you hypocritical (bleep)". And yes, it is possible to send anonymous hate mail on tumblr, however a tumblr user may only receive anonymous hate mail if they have enabled anonymous messages. So which social network is really the best? Well, that's up to you to decide, but for the perfect social networking experience, use all three sites. ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our International Baccalaureate Languages section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related International Baccalaureate Languages essays

  1. Analysis of Not my Best Side by U.A. Fanthorpe

    He complains that St George is "ostentatiously beardless" and rides a "horse with a deformed neck and square hoofs" and that the maiden is "so unattractive as to be inedible" and has him "string". He would also "have liked a little more blood" coming from his wounds.

  2. Saudi Society and Technology advancement - how technology has altered society, not always for ...

    And lastly, is the belief of Social progress. The belief that there is such a thing as social progress, and that, in the main, it is beneficent. Before the Industrial Revolution, and the subsequent explosion of technology, almost all societies believed in a cyclical theory of social movement and, indeed, of all history and the universe.

  1. Un systme social malade

    Paradoxalement, c'est une id�ologie de contr�le des ressources qui fonctionne jusqu'ici puisque la plupart des soci�t�s sont effectivement bas�es sur ce principe. Cette s�lection s'op�re dans la plupart des syst�mes d'�ducation ; le principe d'�tablir des crit�res d'�valuation d'intelligence arbitraire, fond� sur le jugement d'un petit nombre, et qui sert

  2. Blogging. My blogs are a mix of personal theories I write to discover others' ...

    This also offers an indirect way to let others know when one is in any heightened emotional state, such as ecstasy, anger, or depression. Instead of speaking face to face, where one has to react to speech instantaneously, there is the safety of a computer screen and an interval of time between the people.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work