It is not a secret that nowadays 50% of people learn about breaking news on social media. Law enforcement agencies use social media to prevent and investigate crimes. For example, in 2011 the NYPD added a Twitter tracking unit and has used social networking to arrest criminals who have bragged of their crimes online.
Social media influences education as well. More than 80% of US college and university faculty use social media. That is why, the following infographic describes particularly how social media is changing the world. That is why, the following infographic describes particularly how social media is changing the world. Social media have affected the law enforcement, education, employment sectors as well as voter participation, political change, economy and music industry.
For instance, more than 80% of US college and university faculty use social media. Furthermore, the vast majority of job recruiters have hired employees through LinkedIn. Moreover, social media has enabled greater political awareness and organization. According to the infographic, 1 out of every 7 minutes spent online is on Facebook.
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