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Ethical Issues in Social Media

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Analyze the ethical issues involved in social media use and how to address them. The analysis should include the following:

· Security concerns, such as identity theft
· Credibility, maintaining trust and honestly in marketing and advertising, product reviews, and comments

Please do not use Wikipedia, and can I have two references please.

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Social media sites are communities and it must be treated like you are joining a real life community. Businesses have their own places in the community but they should not invade anyone's privacy. Likewise, if a business owner is pushy in his marketing campaign, chances are that his business will fail because people will not like that kind of approach.

Another ethical issue is spamming the boards in these social networking sites. Others use a software, an auto friends software so that they will have many 'connections'. This is not an honest way to do business or deal with social media sites which is composed of people who have to be respected. These unethical ways won't help drive traffic to a website. The social media sites have worked on ways to stop these spammers and scammers from doing acts that are detrimental to the site and to its members. They ban them from the network permanently. It is always best to be courteous, ...

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Social media ethical issues; 705 words, 2 references