The pitfalls of social media: an expert's view

Is Facebook finished? Or is it an essential part of your life? A report suggested figures were dropping. But Facebook claims more and more people are going online.

ITV News Meridian has been carrying out an investigation into the social media site's popularity - with some interesting results.

It shows people aged 50 and over are increasingly going on Facebook and Businesses and Universities are also logging on to its potential.

Here, experts Lisa Harris from the School of Management - Digital Marketing and Fiona Harvey from the University of Southampton give their advice on the pitfalls of using social media sites.

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Do you have Facebook Fatigue?

Is Facebook finished? ITV News Meridian has been carrying out an investigation into the social media site's popularity - with some interesting results.