SOCIAL MEDIA 101
AWAKENING THE DINOSAUR
Social Media is any digital application platform that allows people to share content and interact with each other, in real-time, from anywhere in the world. It is a form of electronic socializing through devices such as phones, tablets, and computers.
Currently, there are many websites and apps that are designed for various social media purposes. An example of one type of app is instant messaging. Instant messaging lets you share messages, videos, and photos — instantly. Some social media sites offer their users the ability to create content and share it with their network of friends and followers. While other social media networks, like TikTok, were created to optimize the sharing of videos and photos.
Humans have always been social creatures and through the ages have found ways to communicate with each other. That is how languages evolved, how communication devices such as the telegraph, telephone, postal services, right through to emails and smartphones came to be. Social media networks are the next phase of human communication in this new world filled with modern technology. Technology that is changing at an alarmingly rapid rate.
As technology changes and develops so do the applications that work on it. New social media networks and platforms are being developed all the time. This is how new trends are paving the way for the next big leap in the way humans communicate. Learning about social media today, how it works, and what platforms are being used for social media is your first step in making sure you keep up with the times.