Why Is Social Media Born

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There are opposing schools of thought as to when social media was born. Some argue that social media did not begin with computers, and that it was born on “line” specifically on the phone. The era of Phone phreaking or the Rogue exploration of the telephone network of the 1950s was a period when techno-geeks-people who were very clued up on technology- began to investigate ways to allow them to make free or cheap calls. “These early social media explorers built “boxes” which were homemade electronic devices that could generate tones allowing them to make free calls and get access to the experimental back end of the telephone system. The history of social networking sites began to SixDegree.com credited as the first social networking site founded…show more content…
Thus, social media mean social instrument of communication. Social Media is an online media and users can easily communicate in any manner or through blogs, wikis, forums and social networks like Facebook, twitter, MySpace and more. Social networking is a method often used by people in the world. Social media is also a leading online media to social interaction. Social media also uses web-based technology that transforms communication into interactive dialogue. Information and communication technology is growing in the presence of various Internet-based applications. The new media not only “information library’’ to facilitate the distribution of information to a global audience, even more than that. This media is also a powerful tool for communication activities used by people around the…show more content…
In this day and age, the use of Facebook and Instagram really helps people, especially the business community. Sellers can market and promote their products. For the people of this age prefer to buy goods online go to other than their physical stores. Public perception of the present online shopping saves money, time and energy. The number of Internet users in Malaysia is expected to increase to 25 million by 2015 from 18 million in 2012, according to the 2013/3014 Economic Report released by the Ministry of Finance. According to the report, the rate of household broadband penetration increased to 66.8 per cent at end-June 2013, while the rate of mobile phone penetration exceeds 100 per cent , there are now 42.6 million subscribers. Social media presence led to a shift towards participation in the online community. The uses of social media among its advantages are easily accessible. This is because the application is available in sophisticated social media to attract the attention of society to forget at the same time capable of a negative impact on
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