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.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
- 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
Snapchat is an image messaging and multimedia mobile application
Created by- Evan Spiegel, Bobby Murphy and Reggie Brown
Founded – September 2011