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History of the Social Media By Colet Pierce
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What is Social Media? Social media are Internet sites where people interact freely, sharing and discussing information about each other and their lives, using a multimedia mix of personal words, pictures, videos and audio. There are lots of well-known sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, MySpace, Flickr, WordPress, Blogger, Typepad, LiveJournal, Wikipedia, Wetpaint, Wikidot, Second Life, Reddit, Lulu and others.
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Facebook : A social networking site that boasts 640 million users and is available to anyone over the age of 13 with a valid email address. Twitter: Twitter is a micro-blogging and SOCIAL NETWORKING TOOL that allows users to interact with their followers in real-time in 140 characters or less. LinkedIn : LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network, with over 100 million members. YouTube: YouTube is a video sharing site where users can upload and share videos. This platform is the number one video search engine in the world and number two search engine in the world (in terms of query volume). BIG The Four
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1971 The first email was delivered. 1978 Two Chicago computer hobbyists invented the bulletin board system (BBS) to inform friends of meetings, make announcements and share information through postings 1989 British engineer Tim Berners-Lee began work at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Switzerland), on what was to become the World Wide Web.
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