How Social Media Has Changed Our World Essay

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Introduction
There have been many revolutionary ways of connecting a person to another person throughout the world, that have been created in the last fifteen years. From the creation of FaceBook (2004), YouTube (2005), Twitter (2006), and Instagram (2010), and the list goes on and on, a number of people you can connect with are unimaginable. If a person wanted to, they could add another person on any of these social media sites, from anywhere in the world, and have a conversation with them. Just fifteen years ago, you couldn’t have done that. Social media has revolutionized networking with people around. It’s amazing what such a simple idea, from a bunch of very complex minds, came up with. These minds are beginning to transform the world in other ways as well. The creator of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, also has come up with other great ideas, like “The Square”, which is a new way to make card payments for small businesses. Without the money and experience that Dorsey got through creating Twitter, this idea wouldn’t have happened.
Mark Zuckerberg, the co-founder of FaceBook, has done great things as well with the wealth he has acquired. Mark has a net worth, at age 31, of just over $50.5 billion, according to Forbes.com, making him #6 billionaire in 2016. Mark and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, have a charity called the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative. Released in December 2015, according to the Forbes article, “Mark Zuckerberg and His Charitable Plan,” it states that, “Zuckerberg…

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