Twitter promotes a product in real-time and brings customers in. Facebook Facebook profiles are far more detailed than Twitter accounts. They allow a product to provide videos, photos, and longer descriptions. Videos can show when a product can be used as well as how to use it. These also can include testimonials as other followers can comment on the product pages for others to see.
Twitter uses a one to two tap design that shares information much quicker. There are different sections for why we have main social media pages. Facebook does picture sharing and long posts, its more of a archive. Twitter does instant information gathering and quick sharing a to a very large audience very quickly. Instagram does picture sharing.
In our days everyone uses social media, it becomes a mainstream phenomenon. Users spend more and more time online. All this shows how new technology revolutionized lives of people, and advertising needs to react to these changes fast. Facebook is a consistently growing company that continuously adds new features to its platform and other companies can use the popularity of Facebook to reach their potential customers. It provides unique opportunities that didn’t exist before.
When Wael Ghonim, a Middle East marketing director for Google, publicized the frightful images of Khaled Mohamed Said’s dead body on the Facebook page “We Are All Khaled Said,” the webpage quickly drew the attention of up to 500,000 subscribers (Storck 22). Another example of the effect of social media is the Syrian refugees ' crisis in 2015, which American media do not cover very much. However, through abundant images that were posted on my friends’ Facebooks, I know this is a serious humanitarian crisis. Social media has
From medical field to military operations, from high speed communication to global navigation, its applications can be experienced everywhere. The internet has continuously contributed to the radical changes in many facets of human endeavours, including the commerce. It is a well documented fact that internet grows by over a million pages every day. From personal entertainment to professional training, internet has become one universal service hub. The unparalleled effect that internet had on commerce can be very well understood by studying the industrial and economical growth in late 90s, this period of high economic growth is referred to as “The .com bubble”.
Social media has been one of the fastest growing industries in today’s market. The constant change throughout the years with advances in technology and the very different types of interest people have taken a liking to has shaped the world of social media. From long detailed paragraphs discussing personal issues, to pictures, to writing about something in 140 words or less: social media is one of the most common changes in the market to date. As well social media has done more than just involve social interaction between different people in different places, but it has changed and revolutionized the way we get our news, our threads, and our entertainment. One of the first social media websites to ever be invented and to become extremely
The consumption of social media has grown dramatically over the past few years. Until now, media plays a significant role in every aspect of our daily lives (Glatter, 2011). People rely on information and communication to keep their lives moving through daily activities like education, work, entertainment etc. (Curtis, 2012). From the research, around 1.61 billion people (nearly 30%) of world population use social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+ each month to communicate, express opinions and access information.
Due to increased number of users of social media, a big question has been raised to whether social media impacts a positive and negative impact to its users. Social media sites popularity have increased tremendously because they free and easy to sign in; and thus social media bring a lot of benefits to our society (Noor & Hendricks, 2012). The benefits include; Increasing the productivity of people, expansion of social circles and enabling exchange of idea on social media platforms. Secondly social media enable people to communicate with friends from all over the world whom we are separated by geographical barriers and distances. Although the communication is not face-to-face we feel we are inch closer (Lovett, 2011).
While my fellow Rider students and I may be spending too much checking social media sites, it most certainly keeps us in touch with the Rider community. Social media, whether some form of blogging or simply sharing photos with friends and followers via the Internet, have been around ever since the Internet became readily available for everyone to use. The social media movement continues to grow at an extremely fast rate. Sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instragram are among most popular. A lot of communication now appears to be through these social media sites.
Social media has changed journalism in a lot of ways over the past 20 years. The most important and obvious change is that now journalism is reaching a wider audience other than just the audiences that comes from digital space, for example Facebook and Twitter, as the second quarter of 2015, Facebook had 1.49 billion monthly active users and Twitter has reached 304 million users, all these users may or may not be aware that they are involved in journalism one way or the other. 20 years ago, journalism was all about long paragraphs and lectures, it contained researches and facts and by putting them together, news are forms. Nowadays, readers and publishers have a closer relationship; readers are becoming “users” slowly, which means journalism is now formed by the combination of publishers’ opinions and the readers. Not only social media changed journalism by its worldwide attention but also the speed of it.