MeganKnight and Clare cook who advertised Social media for Journalists principlesand practice ‘These changes have created a more social way of doing journalism.More people can be heard.
More voices can be included’. (Cook, 2013).There are a lot of Journalist who work for the BBC and other big news companiesand they have social media accounts such as the biggest ones Facebook andTwitter publicize their work, but in the action of this they have to be carefuland to be sure that what is being put across for viewers is the truth and not alie among it, especially with videos and images. The rise of social media andthe impact on mainstream journalism written by Nic Newman stated that ‘The BBCis careful to authenticate photos, videos and eyewitnesses before they are usedin output’. (Newman, 2009) There is a lot of instant newsspreading now, the apps that haven’t been acknowledged been noticed a lot comparedto Facebook and Twitter is Instagram and Snapchat.
Snapchat has somethingcalled the ‘Discovery page’ where anyone is able to have a look at what news isbeing shared and have access to the latest gossip. The sense of these twoplatforms they are not as huge compared too Facebook and Twitter but is still availablewith the latest news and everyone who has a way to any type of technology canlook at it, there is also You tube which plays a side in the sense of viewingvideos. Over the years technology and social media has changed a lot, it is nomore a one way street. It’s simpler to understand how social media worked along time ago because it was not as complicated as it is now, How the worldchanged social media written by Daniel Miller stated ‘Wind back throughSnapchat and Tinder, past Facebook and QQ though MySpace and Friendster to lifebefore that’ pg2 (Miller, 2016)