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Social Media For Business

Below is a list of our favorite social media platforms now being used for business, technology, and has indeed made the reach and expansion of businesses real quick and easy. Companies, Organizations and Startups have embraced these platforms as means to promote their businesses, market products and generate more revenue.

We have listed these platforms in the order they were introduced.

  1. LINKEDIN

LinkedIn is a business employment oriented social networking service that operates via websites and mobile apps.

 

Created by- Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Valliant

Founded – December 28, 2002

  1. FACEBOOK

Facebook is an American for profit corporation and an online social media and social networking service

 

Created by- Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes

Founded – February 4, 2004.

  1. YOUTUBE

YouTube is a video sharing website, and is now very popular, and some people refer to it is the “Online TV Station”. YouTube has an audience that runs into billions.

 

Created by- Chad Hurley, Steve Chen and Jawed Karim

Founded – February 14, 2005

  1. TWITTER-

Twitter is an online news and social networking service, where users post and interact with messages. Since its inception in 2006, it has remained relevant.

 

Created by- Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone and Evan Williams

Founded – March 21, 2006

  1. TUMBLR

Tumblr empowers people to create something extraordinary. Find and follow the things you love, share photos, gifs, video, music, quotes, chats, links and text.

 

Created by- David Karp

Founded – February 2007

  1. PINTEREST

Pinterest is a visual bookmarking tool that helps you discover and save creative ideas, and at the moment, it’s becoming a trending software, and takes the second spot on the chart.

 

Created by- Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp and Ben Silbermann

Founded – March 2010

  1. WHATSAPP

Whatsapp Messenger is a freeware and cross platform instant messaging service for smartphones. It uses the internet to make voice calls, one to one video calls, send text messages, images, GIF, videos, documents, user location, audio files, phone contacts and voice notes.

Created by- Jan Koum and Brian Acton

Founded- January 24 2009

  1. INSTAGRAM

Instagram is a mobile, desktop, and internet based Photo sharing application and service that allows users to share pictures and videos either publicly or privately.

 

Created by- Kevin Systrom & Mike Krieger

Founded – October 2010

  1. GOOGLE PLUS

Google plus is an internet based social network that is owned and operated by Google.

Created by- Larry Page and Sergey Brin

Founded- June 28, 2011

  1. SNAPCHAT

Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application

Created by- Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown

Founded – September 2011

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