We all use social media every day in our life so its common to grow an interest to know its details.
Today we present the history of social media. Embrace Social media it’s good to share.All we are going to do here is tell you some facts
Facebook began in February of 2004 as a school-based social network at Harvard University.
It was created by Mark Zuckerberg along with Edward Saverin, both students at the college.
In 2008, Facebook launched Facebook Connect, which competed with OpenSocial and Google+ as a universal login authentication service.
Founded: February 4, 2004; 13 years ago
Total assets: US$64.961 billion (2016)
Total equity: US$59.194 billion (2016)
Users: 2 billion monthly active users
The United States tops the country with most users with 168.8 million members.
Five new profiles are created every second.
There are 83 million fake accounts.
We are happy snappers with 300 million photos uploaded daily.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service where users post and interact
with messages, “tweets”, restricted to 140 characters. Registered users can post tweets, but those
who are unregistered can only read them
When Michael Jackson died Twitter servers crashed after users were updating their
status to include the words ‘Michael Jackson’ at a rate of 100,000 tweets per hour. China has the most Twitter users with 35.5 million. katy perry wins the popularity content with 49,980,000 followers
making her the most followed Twitterer. As of September 2013, the
company’s data showed that 200 million users over 400 million tweets daily , with nearly 60%
to tweets sent from mobile devices.
Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.
Reddit’s registered community members can submit content such as text posts or direct links.
Founder(s): Steve Huffman Alexis Ohanian
Founded: June 23, 2005; 12 years ago, Medfo
Employees: 230 (July 2017)
Key people: Steve Huffman (co-founder and CEO)
LinkedIn is a business- and employment-oriented social networking service that operates via websites and mobile apps
LinkedIn announced that it now has over 500 million registered users in 200 countries, an increase
from the 467 million reported in the company’s last earnings release as standalone
company in October.
Founder(s): Reid Hoffman; Allen Blue; Konsta
Founded: December 28, 2002; 14 years ago
Employees: 9,732 (March 2016)
Launched: May 5, 2003; 14 years ago
The United States tops the country poll again with 93 million Linkedin groups.
With a whopping 8,000 new groups created every week.
Mashable has the company page with the most engaged following.
is a mobile, desktop, and Internet-based photo-sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately. It was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 as a free mobile app exclusively for the iOS operating system. A version for Android devices was released two years later, in April 2012, followed by a feature-limited website interface in November 2012, and apps for Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 in April 2016 and October 2016 respectively.
launched in October 2010
Android: 10.30 / July 15, 2017; 2 months ago
IOS: 10.29 / July 10, 2017; 2 months ago
Windows 10 Mobile: 10.1096.22713.0 / Septe
Windows 10: 10.915.27847.0 / September 14