Introduction to Social Media
Social media is a web‐based technology to facilitate social interaction between a large group of people through some type of network. They are interactive technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, interests, and other forms of expression through virtual communities and networks. In common, the most widely used network is the Internet. But social media platforms are also for local networks as well.
Social media is growing rapidly and becoming an inevitable part of everyday life, because of the latest technological revolution. This stunning growth is due to the increasing usage of smart phones like BlackBerrys, Q-Mobile, Androids and iPhones. These Smart phones make it easy to access any social media platform from anywhere virtually. The mobile versions of these social media sites are so easy to access made it user friendly. As well as the Map services made a remarkable usage through mobile to find direction and places easily.
Strengths of Social Media
- Around 112.3 million blogs,
- 100 million of videos viewed daily
- 60 million active social network site users