The Progression Of Social Media

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We live in a world that now allows us to broadcast our every move with our “followers” through the use of social media. Now-a-days most people use social media including Facebook, Instagram, or even a Twitter accounts where they connect with others. When you chose to express our emotions on social media it can be loud and clear on how we are feeling in the way it is written or even the usage of emoji’s. There are social platforms that allow us to virtually communicate such as Oovoo and Skype and since its virtual the individual/s can see you allowing them to feel your emotion. A cool thing that recently caught my attention especially as a college student is the fact that Facebook has pages such as “tasty” that shows us how to make cheap good …show more content…
Family and friends are the most important thing to me and through time the world is constantly evolving with technology allowing everyone including myself to become closer to friends and family no matter where they are located in the world through the use of social media. From bulletin boards and Myspace to Snapchat and Facebook the progression of social media has forever changed the way we communicate with each other. In the past decade there is no doubt that social media has taken over today’s society upholding the way we retrieve information, the way we interact and communicate with one another, and the amount of users that visit a social channel every …show more content…
They could be one of the 2.3 billion individuals that are using a social media page. Over time social media has begun to take over society. This is because compared to a decade ago the usage of social media has risen about ten times more. According to pewinternet.org “Young adults (ages 18 to 29) are the most likely to use social media in 2005 it was 12% today fully 90% do. Still, usage among those 65 and older has more than tripled since 2010 when 11% used social media. Today, 35% of all those 65 and older report using social media, compared with just 2% in 2005.” Over the years not only has the amount of people on these social networks changed, but so has the variation of groups that use it. As I have shown you the operations vary in age groups but its deeper than that because it goes into gender differences (males 62% & females 68%), race (whites 68%, Hispanics 65%, African-American 56%), and even community difference (rural 58%, urban 64%) for comparisons to 2005 refer to reference 1 (pewinternet.org). In today’s world the most people use their social platform at least once a day. Thanks to the book An Introduction to Social Media Marketing we can see the facts of how many people use Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook daily versus weekly through percentage. The stats show that Facebook has 63% daily and 23%weekly users, Twitter has 46% daily and 23% weekly users, and

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