In today’s world social media sites have become a crucial part of our life. One way or the other these sites are affecting our daily routine, our way of thinking and much more. This includes some good and some bas result. Nevertheless, still we are using them to a great extent.
Everyone has given their own definition of “What Social Media is?”
According to Wikipedia, Social media employ web- and mobile-based technologies to support interactive dialogue and “introduce substantial and pervasive changes to communication between organizations, communities, and individuals.”
Similarly, according to a definition by two professors of marketing Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein,
Social media as “a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.
According to techcricklets, that is in simple words,
Social Media has become that bridge between the humans that allow the flow of knowledge and a source of communication between them.
Twitter is another social media site that is affecting us. Twitter has over 500 million accounts. There is almost every field of the person who has accounts on Twitter which includes celebrities, politicians, sports person, and many more.
Facebook and Twitter are just two of the examples but there is a lot more in the list which is not possible to add this time. Maybe we will get back to list some other time. There is almost 2000 patent social media applications right now in the market. So, you can think about the impact or its role in our lives.
Check out the video below, this will surely help you understand the impact of the social media in today’s world.