TRENDS IN SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media
 are interactive computer-mediated technologies that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas, career interests and other forms of expression via virtual community and networks.

Social media includes the following 13 types of social media:
·        blogs,
·        business networks,
·        collaborative projects,
·        enterprise social networks,
·        forums,
·        microblogs,
·        photo sharing,
·        products/services review, 
·        social bookmarking,
·        social gaming,
·        social networks,
·        video sharing, and
·        virtual worlds.

1.TWITTER
This social networking site enables you to post short text messages (called tweets), containing a limited number of characters (up to 280), to convey your message to the world. With the growing craze for online shopping, Twitter also makes it possible to promote your businesses and even shop directly through tweets. Learn how to create the perfect Twitter profile.
Number of active users per month: 320 million approximately.

2.LinkedIN

LinkedIn is easily one of the most popular professional social networking sites or apps and is available in over 20 languages. It is used across the globe by all types of professionals and serves as an ideal platform to connect with different businesses, locate and hire ideal candidates, and more. It boasts over 400 million members.
Number of active users per month: 100 million approximately


3.Snapchat
This is an image messaging social platform that enables you to chat with friends by using pictures. It allows you to explore news and even check out live stories that are happening around the world.
Number of active users per month: 200 million approximately



Skyrock is a French social networking site that offers its users a free and personal web space to create and post blogs, add profiles and exchange messages. Apart from French and English, it is also available in five other languages. 
 

5.TELEGRAM


This instant messaging network is similar to WhatsApp and is available across platforms in more than eight languages. However, Telegram has always focused more on the privacy and security of the messages you send over the internet by using its platform. So, it empowers you to send messages that are encrypted and self-destructive. This encryption feature has only just been made available for WhatsApp, whereas Telegram has always provided it.
Number of active users per month: 100 million approximately

6.YOUTUBE



YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing social networking site that enables users to upload and share videos, view them, comment on them and like them. This social network is accessible across the globe and even enables users to create a YouTube channel where they can upload all their personally recorded videos to showcase to their friends and followers. YouTube is the world’s largest video-sharing social networking site that enables users to upload and share videos, view them, comment on them and like them. This social network is accessible across the globe and even enables users to create a YouTube channel where they can upload all their personally recorded videos to showcase to their friends and followers.

7.FACEBOOK


This is easily the largest social networking site in the world and one of the most widely used. And, Facebook was perhaps the first that surpassed the landmark of 1 billion user accounts.
Apart from the ability to network with friends and relatives, you can also access different Facebook apps to sell online and you can even market or promote your business, brand and products by using paid Facebook ads.
Number of active users per month: 1.59 billion approximately.




Thus conclusion is everything which gets viral over social media become trendy for us either it is bad or good .But in the end we have to decide what is trendy for us as in the end we are responsible for making anything popular or neglecting anything so in this modern era we should make best use of our thoughts and should take care about what to promote and what to leave .

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