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Tweeting Your Way to the Top: How Social Media Can Help Young Professionals

From Syracuse University Broadcast Journalism | 05:48

Whether you tweet, snap, like, or share social media is the way to communicate; but can it be used for more then just a home for dog memes? Reporter, Kaitie Pearson, investigates the use of social media in the workplace and how young people can use it as a tool to look attractive to future employers.

15126260_1833753633528228_18193023_o_small Often the broad term given to describe the latest evolution of Internet and web based communication social media enables users to rapidly connect and interact in a variety of different formats. Young adults, ages 18 to 29, are the most likely to use social media with a 2015 Pew Research poll showing that 90 Percent of them use social networking sites regularly. While being the first generation to grow up as digital natives, what a lot of young people don’t know is that when used intelligently, social media can be a tool used to benefit their future careers. Kaitie Pearson investigates the in's and out'ts of social media in a professional setting from experts who hire individuals everyday so you can make the most out of your social media presence.