How Social Media Helps Serving People
Today technology is very important because it is used for almost everything and in every aspect of life, making it easier, better and different. The world is now catching up the new technologies to enhance customer experience, and you cannot afford to fall behind.
Without any digital support and enterprise mobility tools, an enterprise cannot survive in this competitive market. Every day we join millions of others on Facebook and Twitter, to document our lives and watch the world unfold.
We receive information faster than any generation before us. Social media and its uses are increasing day by day with every passing second around the world.
Many development projects are tapping into how social media can be used for maximum benefit for people. The Health Minister of Rwanda Agnes Mr. Binagwaho, uses social media to create a platform for people to openly communicate with their government.
Every Monday, he opens a discussion on Twitter, named #Minister Mondays. It’s an initiative by him for people to voice their concerns about health issues in the country.
Digital Green, another online social media platform, provides over 125,000 farmers in remote locations a social network to connect with fellow farmer friends and discuss best practices for farming.
SocioON, Pakistan first National social media is solely based on the concept of technology for Human Development, so that one can socialize as well as enhance business in digital space.
The network already has more than 3 million verified users who are constantly posting and sharing their posts, along with constantly earning income and becoming entrepreneurs in their homes.
It’s not hard to find examples of how social media helps the helpers today; few areas in which social media is helping serving people is:
Responding to and Coping with Tragedy
Across the world, somewhere on the map, tragedy frequently strikes. Sometimes it’s a natural disaster. Other times it might be a beloved young member of the community who has died by a disease.
Business owners who frequently contribute towards CSR no longer have to wring their hands and wish they could do something to help their community.
If business owners want to make a difference technology provides them with unique tools which they can use to make a positive impact.
Though they may not be able to save the world and help people 24/7 a little initiative by their organization with the aid of technology can go a long way to help people.
Offering Charity To Those In Need
Social media makes it easier than ever to help others, even if it’s just to spread the word about a worthy cause or to generate interest in fundraising for someone who needs help.
When you do well for your community, two things happen, and they both happen to be work as positive traits for your business.
One, business owners simply feel good about themselves, which helps them to run a business better.
Two, doing good for the community is a good way to foster goodwill in the community and helps a business in landing more customers.
Across the country, businesses are constantly stepping up to help communities in need.
Opening New Lines of Communication
As communication and information travel faster and faster, the world seems to get smaller and smaller. As a result, this changes how the world communicates, especially with today’s obsession with social media networks.
Before social media, we were extremely limited in our means to interact with others and we were limited largely to the people that we knew in-person).
Today millennial do not have to deal with waiting for a letter in the mail or waiting a week to get your pictures that you sent off to be developed. Social media has drastically changed the way people all over the world interact and communicate.
Reuniting Loved Ones and Showing Positivity is Worth Sharing
Along with opening up new communication channels, social media has become a tool for finding and reuniting lost loved ones. And it’s not only about people.
There are countless stories of families finding lost pets through social media platforms.
Not just that social media platforms are a hub for positive stories that help people get through their difficult days a little easier.
Access to social media has revolutionized our lives. Social media today can increase awareness of economic, social and environmental issues among people, the three pillars of sustainable human development.