Social Media websites:
Social media sites are online platforms that enable users to connect, communicate, and share content with other users around the world.
Contents of Social Media websites
- News feed
- User Profiles
- Messaging/Sharing posts
Social media sites allow people to create personal profiles, share their thoughts and opinions, post photos and videos, and interact with other users through likes, comments, and direct messages. In Exchange social media sites use user information to grow and generate traffic/income usually through advertisements and sponsorships.
The features and functions of social media sites may vary depending on the specific platform. Most sites give you a platform to input profile information and allow users to connect/friend others.
Users generally share their own content and media, including photos, videos and updates. Interactions like commenting, messaging and public follows encourage users to spend their time on the site so its important to develop these functions/characteristics properly.
Social websites often include groups/communities that share similar interests to engage and may grow large enough to have promoted events that further increase the sites presence.
A social media company is largely for-profit and does whatever it can to increase ad revenue, traffic and site brand.
Social media sites are designed to foster communication and online engagement among users using features and functions to make it as efficient as possible to do so.