Social Media Applications in Terms of Public Relations

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Akyazı E. , Aslan P.

Journal of Media Critiques, cilt.1, sa.1, ss.125-146, 2014 (Diğer Kurumların Hakemli Dergileri)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 1 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17349/jmc114108
  • Dergi Adı: Journal of Media Critiques
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.125-146


Communication becomes one of the most important concepts of the today's world. Now, the successes and failures are made related with the communication and non- communication. It is an undeniable fact that effective communication has the biggest effect in the big presidential elections and public revolutions sweeping over the governments.

The social media has a big role in the concept of communication becoming an issue which gradually gets importance, is analyzed and discussed. The social media which becomes the apple of the communication with the new communication technologies makes possible the usage of the internet environment not only for getting information but also for communicating. Due to the social media environments, every user having internet access has gained privileges such as making activities such as forming, changing, interpreting and evaluating contents in a way which is independent of time and place or even being member to the communities that s/he cannot be informed if internet is not accessible. The phenomenon of socialization which is one of the most important humanitarian characteristics has gained new dimensions due to the social media and has ensured that the internet has become essential for us with the innovations that it has brought to the concepts of time place.