Can you believe there is a whole day dedicated to Social Media? It has completely revolutionised how we communicate in the world today.
Through multiple social platforms, we’re able to connect with friends, make new friends, facilitate business, and grow our networks on a global scale. When you think about it, social media is incredible. So it does deserve its own day!
Social media has revolutionized how we talk to each other around the world. That seems deserving of a day of recognition, doesn’t it?
Life sometimes gives us a break, and a small window to stop and reflect back on our lives. Have you ever found yourself looking at your Social Media photos from the past?
To celebrate World Social Media Day 2022 let’s take a look back at some of our favourite posts: #throwbackthursday
Predicting the future is impossible, and looking back at the past can shock and inspire. The Super Computer was invented in the 1940s, followed by the Desktop computer, the Internet and Social networks…nobody could have predicted the explosion of Social Media.
Whether you love it or hate it, Social Media is one of the most advanced technological marvels of our time. A platform for free speech, to learn, meet, communicate, comment and share ideas.
In today’s world, a good internet connection is as vital as the air we breathe, just look at the staggering stats below!!!
The Stats 🙈
Billions of people use social media around the world, let’s take a look at exactly what’s going happening on social media.
3.5 billion – The number of people using social media.
3 hours – Time spent by your average person each day on social media
500 million – The number of people using Instagram Stories each day.
60 billion – the amount of WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger messages are sent each day.
270 million – The estimated number of fake Facebook profiles.
300 hours – Video footage that is uploaded to YouTube every minute.
95 million – photos are uploaded to Instagram each day.
500 million tweets are sent each day — that’s 6,000 tweets every second.
Pizza is the most Instagrammed food followed by sushi and steak!
Social Media Networks Timeline – How many have you used?
Do you ever wonder when was your favourite social media platform launched? Can you believe Facebook is around since 2004?
1997 – Sixdegrees (first social media platform)
2002 – Friendster
2003 – LinkedIn
2004 – MySpace and Facebook
2005 – YouTube and Bebo
2006 – Twitter
2009 – Whatsapp
2010 – Instagram and Viber
2011 – Snapchat and VSCO
2016 – TikTok
2022 – BeReal
Rural WiFi, connecting rural Ireland, to the future, and beyond.
Social media – can be seen as the saviour of the world or the devil that will bring an end to it!
What do you think?
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- The Power of Fibre Broadband for Rural Communities
- How to Optimise your internet connection for Online Gaming
- Broadband Provider of the Year Rural WiFi
- Rural WiFi: Exploring Ireland’s Connected Towns
- From Rural Areas to Film Sets: An Inside Look at Rural WiFi’s Journey with Chief Operating Officer Grace