Social Networking - A Genie Out of His Bottle
by, 24th February 2014 at 09:14 AM (3155 Views)
Social networks is a reality of today and we all are participants of this. Like a genie out of his bottle, social networking does not plan to go back in any time soon. Social networks are here to stay. The ways of communications has been changes; people are using the internet to stay connected with love ones. Similarly, the introduction of text messages and social networking websites like Twitter, Facebook, Myspace and many others have dominated the communication world for some time now. Whatsapp, Skype and Viber are some of the latest communication tools that have gained tremendous popularity.
These kinds of social networks act as a platform for people to keep in touch with their family and friends with less of effort and time. With the availability of internet almost everywhere, access to such sites has become easy and common. Anyone with a smart device or a computer with working internet connection can form a social network account. These are very user friendly and guide people throughout their experience. It is one of the best ways to find old friends, colleagues and peers, with whom we might have lost contact. Reconnecting with those friends and keeping updated about their lives and events makes such networks interesting. Sharing of information, pictures, videos and other particulars make this platform an addictive activity. People can spend hours and hours going through news feeds and communicating or chatting with friends.
Initially launched as a social networking platform for communicating and sharing with friends and people around us, many new niches have been developed. Today businesses are also using this platform as a means for promoting their products and services. Social networks like LinkedIn are specialized to meet narrowed needs like that of human resource and job opportunities. Itís the fastest way of spreading news of all kinds from small to big.
Social networking has today become a household activity. Initially the first users of such websites were students and young adults but it has now become a multi-generational phenomenon and the number of users is increasing day by day. Experts see no sign of social networking stopping or slowing down as the concept is still evolving according to the needs of its users. The addition of new and innovative ways to utilize it every now and then makes this online network a genie that is out and not going back in anytime soon.