Without a doubt, our world has become immersed in social media. Did you know the average user spends approximately two hours a day checking his or her social media accounts? Whether it’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat, they have
overshadowed other communication mediums such as
newspaper, radio and television.
Social media has risen in the ranks as an improved way
of communicating. It can be used not only for socializing
with friends but also keeping in touch with distant family
members, dating and marketing to grow your business.
It is the single most powerful way to travel a message far
and wide, at very little or no cost to the sender.
WHAT’S THE LATEST?
You know how technology keeps getting smaller?
The first mobile phones were enormous compared
to today’s sleeker, smaller models. The “less is
more” theme is increasingly prevalent among
technology, and social media is no different—
as evidenced by the networking app
Instagram, allowing easy picture and video
sharing from a smartphone, with little or
no written content accompanying it. If
a picture is worth a thousand words,
then a video might just be worth 10
times that amount.
Of course, the selfie trend
is now a permanent fixture in
society as well, although it has
evolved from the self-conscious,
pure vanity type to those that
include group activities such as
dinner parties and other gatherings,
to business sharing, such as before- and