Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms are becoming increasingly popular with young people in Australia.
A recent survey by the ABC revealed that more than half of Australian women and nearly half of men aged between 18 and 34 were sharing some form of social media activity with others.
But what if you can’t make it to a party, you don’t want to go, or you don: what if your friends aren’t going to be there?
What if you don�t have a party date to organise?
How to keep your friends and family safe after a big party?
Social media is often used as a way of networking, and in recent years has become a way for people to organise events or meet people.
But social media can also be used to organise things that can go wrong.
The ABC’s 7:00 program has created a quiz for young people, in which they are asked to explain the worst social media incident they have experienced.
The questions include: “If you were on a social media platform, what happened?”
The answers were compiled from responses from the ABC, ABC News and the ABC Kids’ Health panel.
What to do in case of a party host:Avoid the party if you aren’t able to get thereAvoid the eventIf you’re unable to attend the party, find somewhere you can avoid attendingParty host is a person or company that has a presence on social media that is linked to you.
This could be an online event, an event organised by someone else or a group you are part of.
Find out more about what to do when you’re not at a partyHow to stay safe after you have a big night out:Read moreAbout 15% of Australians were drinking on the night of a big social media event in the ABC survey, which was released on Friday.
Social media can be a powerful tool for people, particularly young people.
Social network accounts are used by thousands of people in the digital space to communicate and organise events.
If you want to know what to expect from your social media experience, we have put together a list of tips for those worried about being at a big event.
Follow the rulesSocial media platforms can also become a source of trouble, with some people becoming frustrated or angry with others who use their platforms for private events or socialising with friends.
If you are unsure if you need to stay at a social networking event or if you want a safe space, the ABC offers advice for people who might feel unsure about what they can and can’t share online.