Social media has become an integral part of daily life for tens of millions of people around the world. According to data from Statista, with 2.45 billion monthly active users as of the third quarter of 2019, Facebook is the biggest social network worldwide. Beyond Facebook, people all over the world use a myriad of platforms, including Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Yelp, and LinkedIn. With so many people using social media to engage with friends and family, and to communicate with customers in order to strengthen one’s brand, the lines between business and pleasure have become blurred.

This course discusses the implications of social media and the importance of striking a balance. It discusses things to avoid at all costs when using social media, and the things you should consider when it comes to privacy and free speech.

Utilize this course to help everyone become more savvy social media consumers.