Social media has become very prevalent in our lives today. Do you remember a time without it? According to Facebook.com (http://www.facebook.com/press/info.php?statistics), there are more than 500 million active users that spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook. According to Twitter (http://twitter.com/about), there are 175 million registered users and more than 95 million tweets written per day. Facebook and Twitter are used not only by individuals, but by businesses as well who use social media to connect with their target audience(s).

What would you do/how would you feel if facebook, twitter, and all other social media websites shut down, and no new ones were allowed to be created to take their place? What could businesses do to connect with their audience(s)? Do you think people could easily go back to the way life was before social media? Why/why not?

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