Trends in Social Media

The world is growing rapidly in every way possible and one of the major reasons for this is the advancements in technology and media.


The media is no more the way it uses to be before a decade. Social media is now replacing old age kind of media and communication paradigms. People are more interested to read the news on the phone instead of going through the newspaper.

People are no more dependent on the Fax or Letters like previous times. Features like video conferencing, email, Social Networks have already taken over these primitive methods.

Even the new social media is evolving with each passing day creating multiple platforms to share views on anything, to connect with the world with no barriers attached. Internet and the new age media had also provided the feature for the individuals to work remotely from their homes and generate income.

It is 2019 and the social media have grown so much that today everyone can make a career in almost everything. Earlier people use to think of very limited options when it comes to career selection But now due to social media, an individual has enormous options to choose from which were not available earlier. Like who would have thought people can make careers just by playing video games.

Career options like Youtubers, Blog Writers, Affiliate Marketer Game Live Streamers, Social Media Marketers, Digital Advertisers, Graphic Designers, SEO engineering, Social Media Influencer, Dropshipping Business and many more have born because of this huge advancement in Social Media.
The popularity of Social Media is increasing day by day due to which more and more businesses are
getting attracted towards it in order to showcase their product/service to a huge audience. Also, another major reason for this is advertising in social media is much more cost-effective than advertising in newspapers or televisions.

Some of the major Social media platforms are Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Reddit.

Highlighting some of the major trends in social media

Live Streams:

Different social media platforms like Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Periscope, Tiktok, and
Tumblr is promoting the use of live streaming. It is expected that by 2021, the video streaming market will reach $70.5 billion. Also, more customers will want to watch engaging live videos.


Podcasts are the audio shows with full of information about anything and everything. The podcasts are currently in trend and growing at a really rapid pace. According to some surveys, Many people
also believe that podcasts are way better and engaging than traditional books in every way. Let's see if podcasts will replace books or not. 

Online Consultancy:

Gone are the days when you have to pay a huge amount of fees and book an appointment for
any kind of consultancy. With this growth in social media, you are just one click away no matter who you need the consultancy from. Every professional is available online be it Doctor, Businessman, 
Technician etc. 

Food and Goods Delivery:

Hungry? Need Something but cannot go out? Well, This new age media will take care of it. Anything you need is just a click away. Companies have made certain businesses out of it All this is possible because of the Digital media.

It is evident that Social Media has already offered every individual a lot and with this rapid changing 

trend it will unlock much more barriers in the future 

-Aashay Kapoor 11704613 

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