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Social media is not just a fad. It is a basic shift in the way we communicate.

Yes, you can say that Facebook and Twitter are just for kids and it's just time wasting activity but look around social media is beyond these, it's just not about social media tools it is the revolution that we all have adopted eventually.

Perceptions of social media are changing and it is not happed just like that. It is used to be understand as a fad which will to be fade after some time. Because people considered it as just teenager obsession but eventually it has become an fundamental part of the advertising efforts of almost all well know famous brands of the world.

Over the years we have seen some dramatic changes in way we communicate. Since the introduction of the Web 2.0, social media has made it easier for people to build something and put it online in order to get criticised and get remarked by audience. Because of this we are able to communicate, discuss, get entertain, can study anytime from anywhere in the world.. It is lading us to the totally new dimension of communication and modifying conversation to a many-to may model. The other great thing about social media is that, it is a different from traditional media in the term of accessibility, involvement and connectedness. With web 2.0 model whole world stay connected all the time. Following Statistic proves that : years to reach 50 million users: Radio, 38 years; TV, 13 years; Internet, 4 years; iPod, 3 years. Facebook added 100 million users in less than nine months; iPhone applications hit 1 billion in nine months (Social Media Facts | Ruby Media Group).

Another thing is that social media is not just limited to the chatting and networking. It is really more than that. People meet online even there are so many online dating sites are available. One out of eight couples married in the U.S. last year met via social media. It also helps in study



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