The History of Social Media (Infographic)


Social media are websites that provide online interactions worldwide where people can freely interact, share and discuss various information about everyday lives, using a multimedia mix of personal words, pictures, videos and audio. With the aid of social media, individuals and groups create and exchange content and engage in person-to-person conversations. They appear in many forms including blogs and microblogs, forums and message boards, social networks, wikis, virtual worlds, social bookmarking, tagging and news, writing communities, digital storytelling and scrapbooking, and data, content, image and video sharing, podcast portals, and collective intelligence. However, some people might wondering about the origin and the historical timeline of social media, and this infographic will give you a little insight about the history of social media.

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