Socialmedia access worldwide is rising and becoming more intense. As per thestatistics revealed on Statista,it is estimated that there will be approximately 2.62 billion social mediausers around the globe in 2018, leading from 2.
46 billion in 2017. It provesthat it’s really taking control over our lives. Nowadays, having a social mediaaccount is a must because as the time travels, social media has taken over the scene.There is this attractive interest in applications, but have you ever wonderedwhat applications do most people use? We’ll indicate some of the most popularsocial media sites that are being explored by the people today. FacebookFacebookwas invented in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg in the role of school-based socialnetwork at Harvard University. There are more than 2.
07 billion monthly activeusers all over the world, which is a 16 percent increase every year (Facebook,November 11, 2017). More than 2 billion people made Facebook the largest socialapp in the world and one of the most widely used. Facebook makes it easy forpeople to share and communicate with others. It is a website where users areallowed to share status updates, post photos and videos, stream live videos inpublic and chat with your family and friends using Messenger app. By means ofFacebook, we were not just post, upload and chat, we could also developfriendships with others and have friends from all over the world. It is prettydifficult and challenging to escape from the crowd of Facebook users because itis too broad to disregard. TwitterTwitterwas founded by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, Noah Glass, and Evan Williams on March2006. It was introduced in public onJuly 2006 and has its headquarters in San Francisco, California.
It is a socialnetworking site that enables users to read and post brief messages, widelyreferred to as tweets. Twitter’s length of tweets is limited to 140 characters,but expanded into 280-character tweet limit as of 2017. Twitter was recognizedbecause of its hashtags and with this, people can reach a larger audience withthe same interest as what they have searched. It is all about broadcastingdaily short messages, with a chance to shout out their feelings to the worldand to convey inspirational quote-message to everyone. Additionally, individualssend tweets for some reasons like to get rid of boredom, to catch attention andto interact with other people, even celebrities.