What is Social Media?

By | January 21, 2017

Social media is a platform for communication between people all around the globe. It has changed the way people are able to interact with one another by opening up an avenue for people to communicate quickly and effectively. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Reddit, Snapchat, Instagram and more are all forms of social media. Some are focused on video. Some are focused on text posts and pictures. Others are focused on pictures alone.

One thing we know for sure is that social media is on the rise and people are using the Internet more to communicate friends, family and loved ones. It also means that more people are finding product, services and information online. Not only is it a form for socializing but business to.

So what are the benefits of using social media for businesses?Businesses today are taking advantage of the fact that consumers are moving online shop. They do this by branding themselves online via setting Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social pages for people to connect with them. So that in a nutshell is what social media is.