Abraham Maslows hierarchy of needs is an important psychological theory that addresses the stages of growth in humans. This infographic takes Maslows theory and looks at the social media tools that fulfill these needs.
An Academic Use for Social Media
Many social media sites have character limits on posts such as Twitter with its 140 character limit. The most popular posts on sites like Facebook, that do not have a small character limit, are short and concise posts. The basics of micro-writing is communicating an idea or opinion accurately and concisely. This is useful for social media but is also transferable to essays and longer, more formal assignments.
10 Types of Social Media Addicts - Which One Are You?