It is one of the basic instincts of human beings is being social with each other. Socializing is nothing but mixing and mingling with people of different sorts, because us humans, we are social beings. Knowing someone else, or knowing about their lives and their likes and their dislikes, can accumulate into a lot of knowledge for us overall. Knowing someone else, believing and respecting in their ideas, help create a better society, a more civilized society.
WHAT IS SOCIAL MEDIA?
There are hardly a very few people in the current generation who might ask the question,” what is social media?” We are all aware of the impact and importance of social media. There are literally hundreds of social media sites that are being used by billions of people all over the world.
Social media is a media platform that is used to connect with more people socially, with the help of the internet. It is basically virtual socializing. You can see what the people you know are up to, what is happening in their lives, and so can they.
WHAT ARE THE MOST POPULAR SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS CURRENTLY?
The best social media platforms as of 2019 are:
FACEBOOK: Facebook was launched in the year 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg, a Harvard dropout in the quest to reinstate contact with a lost friend of his. Facebook quickly became one of the most used social media platforms all over the world. There are currently 2.23 Billion Facebook users all over the world. Facebook is free for all the account holders, a perk that makes this site much easier to access. Through Facebook you can keep contact with your friends and stay updated about the world with the help of a number of pages. It is an extremely entertaining social media platform and currently the most popular one in the world.
WHATSAPP:WhatsApp is one of the most used social media messaging sites in the world. It was originally built by Brian Acton and Jan Koum but is now currently owned by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg. Everyone uses this easy-to-use messaging app. It has a huge range of emoticons for you to use, along with a WhatsApp story option for you to place a story that stays long for 24 hours after you’ve posted it.
INSTAGRAM: Instagram is another widely used social networking platform owned by Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg. It is a site that primarily runs on picture posts and videos. It has a number of short video editing options and filters for that perfect selfie of yours. Currently it has over a billion users all over the world. It is an interactive social networking site for the benefit of all users, free of cost and extremely fun to use.
YOUTUBE: YouTube is a social media app, that is owned by Google (Finally something that is not owned by Mark Zuckerberg). It is a site where you can have your own personal channel, and this site works on videos of all sorts. Videos from your favorite tv shows to cooking channels, you can find everything on YouTube.
These were the names of the most popular social networking sites of 2019.