The Importance Of Facebook And Twitter

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The struggle of the social media has been running along for a spell, whereby various social media come and pass. Only so far Facebook and Twitter have been at in popularity for a while, over time the younger generation has drifted in multitudes from Facebook to Twitter. Since the appearance of Twitter, Facebook has seen some loss of interest from the younger generation, but still continues to get enough attention to be in the popularity contest with Twitter. Over the years Facebook and Twitter have become the most popularly used social media websites in the world; yet, there has been talks about which site is more popular in comparison to what they both offer and allow their customers to do and other prospects such as privacy …show more content…
Facebook’s way of staying connected paved way for many around to stay allied while they were apart. Going out as a college application, to being debuted to the world, Facebook quickly saw a set of audience worldwide from the younger generation. Over time the older generation hopped-on to the whole charade giving a Facebook a very diverse audience in the celebrities. The appearance of Twitter generated a whole world buzz as to what it was used for, because it featured a weird way of expression. But again, it appealed more to the younger generation, and its way to stay linked to people one knows was revolutionary, one had to follow another to see what they tweeted and even direct inbox them. Since the launch till now Twitter has seen more popularity due to an appeal to a younger generation and a whole new of advertising for big companies and also celebrity …show more content…
On Facebook, one has the choice to customize their accounts to whom and what access their account, paving way for a more productive way of staying connected with actual friends and family. This gives Facebook the upper hand in a more intimate relationship amongst their customers. Moving on to how fast news spreads on Facebook, now over the years Facebook tried to make adjustments like Twitter already has installed for advertising and spreading news to an occurrence; however, these updates barely tweaked the system. With how fast news spreads across Twitter, Facebook in fears to have features like Twitter, is barely used as a source to prove a happening. Twitter on the hand, with its instant hash tags and fast status updates we see a higher percentage of people using it as a credible source for news; Although, it can’t be used to have a very intimate relationship because one can follow anyone unlike Facebook that has customizations for such freedoms. One can’t only follow another person, when they have a private

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