Journalists and agencies use a wide range of web-based applications. Nowadays, social media has increasingly taken over the physical forms of newspapers, journals, and magazines regarding any updates about current events. Nowadays, journalists don’t write long stories neither people sit down and read the entire newspaper.
Whereas social media allows the story to be completed in minutes if not in seconds.
Twitter has been a highly successful way of spreading News over 5,000 tweets are sent every second, as there is a constant buzz of information.
Every individual has rights and social media allows them to bring their idea of expression in news, through comments or posts.
This can bring people together who have the same point of view.Print Media and Broadcast Media are the two types of Mass Media, Pininterest, LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube are the source of platforms in social media and mass media.
In social media, people play a very central role in creating, receiving, and forwarding information via messages or posts. In mass media such as newspapers and magazines, the audience is passive as the information is simply received.
Social Media is much more responsive than mass media because it is a much faster way of gathering and distributing news or information. We can have access to news or magazines too on our smartphones as social media is expanding. Due to this the need for newspapers in physical copies is dwindling. Social media help youngsters to help and develop their ideas on the opinion.