This article by Camille Bautista showed the power that social media can have on a persons life. Recently I have been noticing a lot of pictures circling around Facebook saying things like “If this photo gets 1,000 likes I will go to college.” I never saw this particular photo but I thought it was a good story and worth sharing with the class.
The article explains how a woman used Facebook as an outlet to reach out and find her birth parents by posting a picture with all of her information written on a poster-board next to her. It is unreal that this was actually successful but it really shows how people see social media and Facebook especially as a tool to reach out to the public for help. To read the full article click Here