Social Media Actually DOES Have Positive Effects!
Some of us love social media, some of us hate it, and some of us love to hate it. We always hear about the negative effects of it, but it's time to hear some positive things!
A new study has found that half of us have had at least one positive thing happen to us due to social media. 50% of people say they've received a good suggestion for something to try, 21% say they've made a connection that's job-related, and 11% say they've found a place to live.
Personally, I would have never cooked anything in my life if it wasn't for social media sites, because that's where I get all my recipes. I've also made job connections, found new music, and even made friends using social media, so it can't be ALL bad, right?
On the negative side, about half of us have been offended by something we've seen on social media, 8% have been in trouble over something they've posted, and 7% have lost a potential job opportunity.
Moral of the story: Be careful what you post!
[Via Harris Interactive]