Social Media Day 2022 – You can guess the power of social media from the fact that it can make someone a star overnight and can also bring someone from the sky to the ground. Anything on social media spreads faster than wildfire.
The era of the telephone was the biggest change in the world of communication. After that, the fax machine took over, and now social media has become the world’s largest communication system.
Social Media Day 2022
In this age of social media, anyone can connect with anyone in seconds. You can guess the power of social media from the fact that it can make someone a star overnight and can also bring someone from the sky to the ground.
Anything on social media spreads faster than wildfire. Today we are talking about social media to you because today is 30th June and every year 30th June is celebrated as Social Media Day. Let us know the special things related to social media on this special day.
History of Social Media
World Social Media Day was started by Mashable on 30 June 2010. Mashable is a technology website. Celebrating Social Media Day means giving respect to the communication system of the whole world. Today everyone is using some of the other social media platforms every day. Every year people celebrate Social Media Day on 30th June with #SMDay.
SixDegrees, the world’s first social media platform
SixDegrees is believed to be the world’s first social media platform which was launched in 1997. Its founder’s name is Andrew Weinreich.
Through the Sixdegree site, people could create groups with family members and friends. Six degrees had users in the millions but was shut down in 2001.
Six degrees was very similar to Facebook. On Sixdegrees, you could also create profiles and connect with people like Facebook.
Friendster has got the title of a modern social media platform that was launched in 2002. It was very popular in Asia. LinkedIn is considered to be the first business-based social media platform that was launched in 2003.
MySpace was also a social media platform that was launched in 2004 and Facebook will also be launched in the same year. By 2006, MySpace dominated and had become the largest social media platform in the world.
What Happens Every 60 Seconds on Social Media?
According to a 2020 report, 4,320 minutes of videos are uploaded to YouTube every 60 seconds. Every minute 2,16,00 new photos are uploaded to Instagram.
Apart from this, 3,472 photos are pinned every 60 seconds on Pinterest and 2,460,000 content is shared on Facebook. 2,77,000 tweets are made every 60 seconds. 6 billion videos are viewed every day on Snapchat.
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