Social media sites:
Social media sites are tools those allow people to create their virtual identification, share or exchange information about them or some else with friends in all over the world through internet. They also share their ideas, knowledge, pictures, videos etc.
There are many social media sites are present. Top ten social media sites are:-
- Face book:
Face book is a very popular social media site. It was launched by Mark Zuckerberg in February 4, 2004. Initially the founders had limited the website’s membership to Harvard students only, but later they expanded the membership to colleges in the Boston area and other.
Face book had over 1.3 billion active users in all over the world by the date June 2014. Due to the large volume of data users submit to the service, Face book has come under scrutiny for their privacy policies. Face book, reaching an original peak market capitalization of $104 billion. By the date February 2015 Face book reached a market capitalization of $212 Billion. This is a great success for face book.
Face book having 900,000,000 monthly visitors, its Alexa rank is 2. So this becomes most popular social media site in the world.
Twitter is an online social networking site or service that enables users to send and read short messages of 140 or less than 140 characters called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them. Twitter was created by Jack Dorsey in March 2006. Then it becomes very popular among users. Twitter experienced rapid growth day by day it had 400,000 tweets posted per quarter in 2007. And then it grew to 100 million tweets posted per quarter in 2008. In February 2010, Twitter users were sending 50 million tweets per day. Now days there are 310,000,000 unique visitors having per month. This shows the popularity of twitter.
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social media site, Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003. This site is mainly used for professional networking In 2006 LinkedIn increased to 20 million members. By June 2013, LinkedIn reports more than 259 million users in more than 200 countries in all over the world. Linked in have 255,000,000 unique visitors per month.
Pinterest is a site. Registration is required for an use. After registering in Pinterest, its free to pin a advertise of your companies products.Users can upload, save, sort, and manage images—known as pins—and other media content (e.g., videos and images) through collections known as pin boards. It was estimated 250,000,000 monthly unique visitors in pinterest.
- Google plus+
Google is a service provider specializing in Internet-related services and products. Google was founded by Larry Page and Sergey. These include online advertising technologies, mostly business houses made their advertisings through this service. Or this is an online advertising service that places advertising near the list of search results. It was estimated 120,000,000 unique users visiting Google Plus in every month.
So these are top five social media sites which are more liked by people in all over the world.