Social media access worldwide is rising and becoming more intense. As per the statistics revealed on Statista, it is estimated that there will be approximately 2.62 billion social media users around the globe in 2018, leading from 2.
46 billion in 2017. It may seem awful, but social media are really taking control over our lives. Nowadays, having a social media account 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 wondered what applications do most people use? We’ll indicate some of the most popular social media sites that are being explored by the people today.
Facebook was invented in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg in the role of school-based social network at Harvard University. Worldwide, there are over 2.07 billion monthly active users, which is a 16 percent increase every year (Facebook, November 11, 2017).
More than 2 billion people made Facebook the largest social app in the world and one of the most widely used. Facebook makes it easy for people to share and communicate with others. It is a website where users are allowed to share status updates, post photos and videos, stream live videos in public and chat with your family and friends using Messenger app.
By means of Facebook, we were not just post, upload and chat, we could also develop friendships with others and have friends from all over the world. It is pretty difficult and challenging to escape from the crowd of Facebook users because it is too broad to disregard.Twitter was founded on March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams. It was introduced in public on July 2006 and has its headquarters in San Francisco, California. It is a social networking site that enables users to read and post brief messages, widely referred 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 recognized because of its hashtags and with this, people can reach a larger audience with the same interest as what they have searched. It is all about broadcasting daily short messages, with a chance to shout out their feelings to the world and to convey inspirational quote-message to everyone. Additionally, individuals send tweets for some reasons like to get rid of boredom, to catch attention and to interact with other people, even celebrities.