Applying the Sociological Perspectives to Social Media

Use all three perspectives (functionalism, conflict and interactionism) to analyze social networking sites. Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay in which you complete the following: • Give a brief introduction that identifies the issue you have chosen and why. • Describe in three separate paragraphs how each perspective would view or explain the issue. • Include elements of culture and how humans learn, develop, and become integrated into society. • Provide a conclusion that discusses which perspective you think is most applicable to the issue or how the three perspectives complement one another in understanding the issue.