People live physically, mentally, morally and socially. Social media gives a greater opportunity to people to engage themselves socially, not only locally and nationally but also internationally. Social media provides new ways to connect, learn and interact. We can find people with similar interest, whom we can share knowledge and experiences as well. By this, we have an opportunity to develop ourselves personally, professionally and socially because knowledge is not static, instead, it is progressing and developing.
Social media incorporates the online technology and methods through which people can share contents, personal opinions and different perspectives and insights into world issues. Social media website content can come in many shapes and forms. It can be in text, audio, video, images or photos. The internet gives you access to blogs and websites which allow you to read and understand social work in a broader context and allow you to take much more responsibility for your learning and knowledge base.
Most popular types of social media is the social networking. These are websites that allow you to create a personal profile about yourself, then chat discuss and share information with others such as friends and family. Social networking websites include facebook, instagram, twitter, youtube, flickr and so on. Social media is not only a connection to those who are influential but it is a connection with those who use services.
Accessing to the social media, you can have an anonymous identity. Information will be spread rapidly whether good or bad. But do not forget your role as a professional social worker registered. Be professional in your work. Though you cannot work with each other face to face, be honest and be just.