As it is said, technology is not a tool but a way how man works. The Social media is a way of communicating and collaborating with the world. It is a very powerful and convenient way of representing a product. Social media has its types.
Social networking provides a community or a group of people to communicate with different communities around the world having similar interests. Television, newspapers, internet, face book, twitter, LinkedIn are some of the kinds. People connect with one another share things, communicate, interact using different technologies these days mostly being used nowadays are Iphones, Ipads, Laptops etc. Hence, in this modern world people have a platform to build their future or even improvise it.
Social media has enhanced the opportunities for people belonging to different fields of life. For example, if an employer is looking for a specific kind of a person for a job let say for an executive position he will use media for it. He will advertise in newspaper, facebook, twitter or through any other social networking techniques till he finds, the right operate for the job. A manufacture will advertise for a product to let people know how good that thing is for them. Just for discussion sake, a new brand of tea is being launched in the market. The producer of that tea will try to advertise first. He will try to tell people how good it is for their health how it improves their certain abilities and most importantly how reasonable it is. For this purpose, he will use social media. A person is starting a new business. He wants to export items to other countries. He will use social networks for it. He will start telling people about it not by word of mouth but by launching a website or a page on face book or by posting and tagging people.
Social media, these days help people in various ways. They have more possibilities and options in every aspect of life.
Video sharing has been made possible due to availability of YouTube and Flickr (yahoo based photo sharing site). People are provided with a platform to express their views liberally on any and every aspect of life through chatting sites or posting blogs.
One of the other aspects of social media is that it helps you in your day to day routine work even. You want to go to some fine restaurant in town; you can use social media for it. Post your status on twitter or face book and you can get a great number of options. You want to format your laptop or install latest version of android on your cell ask the crowd of people on the community and viola… you have everything you want from step one to end. Media has provided us with great amount of opportunity that, in ancient times would not have been possible. Who could have thought back then that world will progress so much that you will have everything just on one click.