We are blessed with a number of social networking sites unlike the previous generations. There are plenty of ways to connect to our friends and professionals online with these applications. Communication is not a problem when you have applications like Google+, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn installed in your android. Let us reflect on the strengths and weaknesses of these applications in order to decide the best among st them.
Advertisers. Inevetible. And with Facebook in particular, you may have noticed a recent trend in your Newsfeed: an influx of advertising. The internet has long been a symoblization of an ad free world where a corporate presence almost felt taboo. The origins of the internet included the doctrine of a universal resource of information, accessible and available to anyone.
“There are two kinds of people on social networks: those who want more followers and those who are lying. Let’s be honest; gaining more followers is the acid test of social media because it shows whether you are interesting, intelligent, and cool.” – Guy Kawasaki
Facebook has emerged as a viable marketing platform for those serious bloggers who wish to share their ideas and vision with global audience. Effective channelization of the marketing strategy is sure to bring increased returns to the business and social media sites have emerged as a viable tool to accomplish this endeavor.
I try my best to refrain from discussing topics unrelated to social media, like hockey and riots. But because I’m a huge Vancouver Canucks fan, it would be difficult for me to not share my thoughts on what happened at the end of the Stanley Cup finals. I would have never considered that social media and rioting could be so connected.
First and foremost, I update my status a LOT on Facebook. From real life feedback from my friends there’s a group of people that like my updates and a group of people that don’t. It’s something I’ve come to expect. But when one of my friends and a close relative pointed out that they kept seeing my status updates frequently it made me wonder why it was that I kept showing up in their feed?
So when did you join Facebook? Can you remember the date? Is it even possible to find out? (It is and I’ll show you how below) The general public was first introduced to Facebook on September 26, 2006. I joined just a few days later.