iram rasheed

“Facebook a new media: is an act of development of individual behavior, performance, attitude, major social swing of mindset with social connectivity, implanted in people everyday life”

Social networking has bought a gigantic change in society. Internet is everywhere starts from our life to our home interior, family archive, friend’s gossips, relatives get together and business and information. “Facebook a new media: is an act of development of individual behavior, performance, attitude, major social swing of mindset with social connectivity, implanted in people everyday life” in the favor of the Gauntlet D, web studies: Rewiring media studies for the digital age (Great Britain: Arnold, 2000) that web studies are the general practice of daily life, occupational contacts, community networks, art, music, literature and politics. The author wants to discuss the components of Facebook and their consumption in the day-to-day life.
The famous electronic book “Facebook “launched in 2004, founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his colleagues and roommates. Initially it was used inside the compass or universities in America, today; however, it becomes the best functioning social networking website worldwide and nearly 70 % subscribers are outside of America (Facebook, 2010, press room statistics) Till March 2012 it’s brought a remarkable growth in business terms, over 835,525,280 Facebook users from different regions and countries are utilizing it from various places. It has more than 900 million active consumers.
The usability of facebook has been made easy by creating the personal profile page; information and pictures. It has an auto notification reminder. It prompts us about the friend’s birthdays, poke our buddies, this site also links to many useful websites and pages. Furthermore users can upload wall messages according to their current situation. You can play games and use many interesting applications for the sake of entertainment. Facebook is engaging people around the world in several ways. It makes life easier especially for those whom love ones are far apart can see you anytime anywhere.
Semiotic innovation and Identity expression
TCrispin Thurlow,Kristine Mroczek. (28 Sep 2011). Digital Discourse: Language in the New Media: Language in the New Media. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 409.
The sociolinguistic perspective of new media facebook updates like immediate messages, picture sharing, games, cell phone, blogging, poking, sharing data, video sharing and group discussions in a timeless margins (Naomi Baron,Susan Herring,2003). It focuses on four most important fields of the media discourse, technology, multimodality and ideology. The online language is highly influenced by the mobile phone / facebook users; it has changed the traditional way of English language. However, it has also accepted the role of modern language in the new media world. The frame work of the social features such as public, private, demographic, topic, people reformed in linguistic such as font, sentence construction, symbols and words made them media discourse. It also discusses the agenda of linguistic diversity like the status of English now days. People run-through to the new multimedia intertexuality and often in the same format in computer mediated communication. They agree to take the blend of spoken and written language Manifesto of face book. It reflects that we are engaged to the technological language revised and expanded the hence language and symbolic power (Bourdieu, 1991).they also cover Multimodality difference between medium and mode, all texts, all communicative events, attained by capitals of numerous semiotic resources. By using the facebook translations application you can convert the language in the certain languages (more then 180) decided by facebook. Furthermore it is essential to know the language ideological implication on society (p 50). The author analysis the blog stuff white people, representing the whiteness taken away people serve at first come and underlying the concept .this refers to people for online discussion on culture capital like classification in the society and help to come out from class habitus. Conveniently uploaded facebook status fixed meaningfully and artistically in the everyday life of facebook users. Especially the micro-blogging refers to a short texting on facebook about self-reporting like; what he/ she is doing at the moment? Or thinking? Or what’s on your mind? Around the world millions of people travelling and uploading their status online from their cell phones and sitting on laptops or PC’s at home and uploading the happenings or information about current affairs. The discourse analysis that thought and imagination caused because of various kind of tools, they effect human action and reinforcement.
“Find your body without organs; find out how to make it. It’s a question of life and death, youth and old age, sadness and joy; it is where everything is played out” (Deleuze &Guattari, 1988, p 151)

Revolutionary change after learning the journal
Michael James Williams (14 Dec 2010). Facebook Graph API Development with Flash: Packt Publishing. 324.
This book is kind of a help guide to develop you own applications and games that join in facebook. It tells us how to upload a photograph and create events page through. The Facebook is working as a concrete platform to shape strong social interacting and links on the web. It is effective user software including numerous applications combined with flash through which you can build your own functional profile and games on facebook. Security with your data while uploading them and you can run application by yourself. It also tells us how to retrieve data, building powerful authentic features on facebook. Throughout the study we will come to know how to manage the technical issues and where to go next. It focuses on two essential modules. An RIA Facebook interface and an AS3 SDK that drip into any project to add Facebook addition which you can follow up Flash Pro, Flex, or MXMLC.
In addition it also guides us to link with other useful websites, updates for changes and improvements. After learning as a developer you can easily fix the errors and problems. You can easily access to the private and public data from the graph. You can learn all the things through the examples of illustration and diagram and screen shots. In the conclusion the author have shown the revolutionary change after reading the technicalities and detail to utilize it any way you want to.

Facebook and Philosophy
Wittkower D.E. (2010). Facebook and philosophy: what's on your mind? Chicago: Open Court. 288.
World is changing completely by the introduction of technology and its bringing the new ground-breaking changes, facebook is playing a core part in it, it is changing the life style of living becomes the demand of new popular culture. It is really fun reading the status updates lines. Facebook is dealing with every type of plate forms, starts from emotional state of mind till political movements. It reminds us the powerful social place of facebook in our lives. With the fact that we are all tie up with one connection and that is facebook, everyday life stories whether you are in office or at home. Is it playing with your psyche? may be yes , because we all are taking it with our meal .The author have described the qualities in critical way that the day we start using the facebook may be celebrated as an anniversary . Lots of birthdays, friends and information have been shared by both you and your facebook. After creating your identity which is mostly the best part of you , you start playing around , usually starts with ten and later can be hundred or thousand so on and on. It is holding a real time stories in one place, may be five members at one home are using it, so the sixth one will be facebook. A common practice of the facebook is profile picture which is usually represent your tight frame portray, after posted it online you wait your buddies to comments on it . The book tells us that facebook works as an all-rounder, with the uses of it you can be a good photographer or you can be the famous can influence person in different proportions, for online living most of us don’t bother to look at the reality just depend on the online blurry fantasy. The last disinhibiting factor is the minimization of status and authority of expression however it is the largest factor of effective communication.
New Media & Society: Social media and social movements: Facebook and an online Guatemalan justice movement that moved offline
Summer Harlow. (5 August 2011). New Media & Society. Social media and social movements: Facebook and
an online Guatemalan justice movement that moved offline. 14 (1), 243.
The article depicts the facebook as a new interactive medium, which can run a political movement in more enthusiastic way. Another survey includes that facebook can cause a big civic and public movement in diverse communities. (Park et al., 2009: 733).In May 2009, Guatemalan lawyer Rodrigo Rosenberg murder film released on facebook and YouTube. In 18 minutes video filmed a day before his death, he claims “if you are watching this message, it is because I was assassinated by President Álvaro Colom.”Just after that a postmortem video released on facebook. Through facebook connectivity with other social websites, it spread like viral around the world, status for justice; users made pages for the justice and start joining them in their friend list and ask everyone to join the groups. Thousands of facebook users joined the pages of Rodrigo Rosenberg, Justicia Rodrigo Rosenberg boasted 28,000 friends in just three days (Fieser, 2009). It proves that social media have ability to rapidly spread the message to masses, nevertheless of time and space. More than 35.5 million topped up by Latin American (Facebook, 2009). According to the survey (2009) these SNS (social networking sites) promote activism through various common interest groups and communities online; particularly facebook encourages adult and youngster to boost up their energy to participate in the activist movements. These activism have been classified into two types “online and offline activism”. Online activism through social networking sites like facebook and YouTube and offline through e-mail and websites, calling for online you typically do it offline first.
Implication of new technologies in education
Matt Levinson (2010). From fear to facebook: one school's journey / Matt Levinson. Washington,
DC: International Society for Technology in Education. 129.
Matt Levinson focuses on the educational opportunities and challenges faced by digital media in school communities. Fears from facebook represent the culture shift of technologies to the certain school level so that they can face the challenges easily by using these skills in future. It improves the learning and teaching qualities at parental and school level.
The first chapter seems like strange story combined with poor support for students’ construction and supervision. Idea of “education in public” is a better way. The possibilities on technologies in education are unbelievably powerful towards the adults and their way towards learning. How can we learn through these opportunities like laptop, social network, email, Skype, Hotmail, iPhone, blackberries and ipads. This book highly recommends the hand to hand use of gadgets and parental participation to keep them updated with multimedia awareness. The book is full of stories about a school in California looking to find a solution for a problem that sooner or later people have to suffer from the digital media illiteracy at school level.
Connection strategies: Social capital implications of Facebook-enabled communication practices
Nicole B. Ellison, Charles Steinfield, and Cliff Lampe. (January 27, 2011). Connection strategies. Social capital implications of Facebook-enabled communication practices. 13, 6 (1), 873-892.

The concept of social capital describes the social benefits from interactive social communities and sites. Facebook plays a role of social hub in society. These social network channels have potential to reshape the society in cheaper way. These sites provide the information regarding the personal skill areas. The social capital transplants its roots (Bourdieu 1986) and (Coleman 1988).It is between an individual behavior towards society and social network. We can also build the new relationship between friends and social capital. These sites also giving responsive support through friend’s network, which will engage the people more than they have. Facebook allows user to broader way of communication and sharing data collection, may be some friends become less benefit then other through this social capital. In that case that information is less meaningful for the friends.
Facebook creates a series of items to browse the Facebook profile, contact via Facebook, add as a facebook friend and ultimately meet face to face or in some other ways of meeting. Overall study of this chapter specifies how you can increase the social setup circle by facebook by accepting the level of communication. This study analysis friendship practices, and how users perceive the relationship and find that users do differentiate between the facebook friends and actual friends. They all may not turn a s a close friend but may be brought a big circle of communication literacy as an society. Ellison (2007), it conclude the study of behavior relate to the community in social capital.
Social networking sites
Will Richardson (2010). Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools For Classrooms. 3rd ed. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin: 171.
The book defines the Will Richard’s wikis, blog and other web tools and their benefits in the classroom and discovering the 2.0 tools possibilities for the learning and writing in the class room and outside it.
The uses of wiki, blog, web 2.0 and other tools in the class room, you are sharing a vast knowledge of information in a community. In that case you will be sharing your personal detail to your family, friends and other web friends in personal way. This way helps to build a powerful professional way to spread the literacy outside the classroom and as well as inside it.
The author stressed on the need of sharing the idea through different online social tool is Wikipedia one of the strongest “the poster child” for the collective structure of awareness. Furthermore it motivated us to use the web 2.0 yourself and develop our own skills and competence so we began to use these tools in our personal lives and in the classroom practice. These tools utilization with theory and discussion will bring the positive learning alertness in social communities around.
Mining the social web
Matthew A. Russell (2011). Mining the social web. Farnham : O'Reilly: —. 332
"We clump into families, associations and companies. We develop trust across the miles and distrust around the corner"
It tells us about the data on Facebook, twitter, Google and LinkedIn. It helps you to give guideline that who’s going to give you the data and who will help you in this regard and where they are located. Every chapter describes the way to mining the data from different social web.
It tells us to get a straightforward synopsis of the social web page, use Facebook, twitter, Google and LinkedIn data from the website. Exploring the social networks for friends on HTML pages and applies advance techniques to make them visible and easy with JavaScript tooling and HTML.
The research shows the literacy knowledge of the web tool as we are using it and learning it in our daily routine. For visualizing and analyzing this programming network you need to mine the tools to gather information. The idea reflects the value of web learning and sharing, it improves personal skill level.
Justification to Facebook, that it is not just a source of communication and entertainment in which you just waste your time, energy or knowledge like other new media social sites they can conclude from other many source but you can achieve a lot of information correctly. As it’s a demand of the new social capital era, to learn and spread the knowledge, is an individual act but affecting the whole society in short.

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language in the new media / edited by Crispin Thurlow and Kristine Mroczek.

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