Popular social networks
POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKS
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Popular social networks
EVA MONCERRAT VAZQUEZ ALVAREZ
Twitter is a microblogging social network, or a network to publish, share, exchange information through
brief comments in text format, with a maximum of 140 characters, called tweets, which are displayed in
the user's home page.
A platform for real-time communication, more important than currently exists.
Users can subscribe to other tweets, this is called "following" and subscribers are called "followers."
It has a special attraction to quickly update the status from portable devices like cell phones and share
information in real time.
The main characteristic of Twitter is its simplicity, ease and also diversity of ways to connect to the
network and communicate with others.
Facebook is the most successful, well known and popular social networking site.
It is a social tool for connecting people and creating new friendships, upload photos and share links and videos external
Why the huge success of Facebook?
The popularity of Facebook has many causes, some of which follow:
• Ease of sharing content, either the links, photos or videos.
• The possibility of almost unlimited photo upload.
• Simple interface, not even for the EXPERIENCED user web browsing.
• Easy to become a member and create an account.
• Ease THAT adds chat, never seen, which makes a third party tool is not necessary to communicate in real time.
• The integration of messages and emails.
• Recommendations for new friends, often successful.
• Successful pages fans beneficial for businesses, companies and brands.
• The ability of developers to create applications to integrate and EARN MONEY for it.
Google+ is the newest and latest in social networks and already has a vast membership.
It provides facilities to create networks of friends and organize them into so-called CIRCLES.
Allows upload content to share easily.
Publishing articles in the network is facilitated through the +1 button and appears on several websites
and the Google toolbar in your browser that you have installed.
It integrates with other popular Google services like Gmail, GMaps, Calendar, Docs, etc.
Google+ is a network in full swing and full of new possibilities.
YouTube is a site of free storage on the network where you can upload to share,
view, watch, search and download videos.
It is just one of the many services Google offers.
It is very popular thanks to the possibility of personal videos STAY easily. It has a
variety of clips from movies, TV shows and music videos.
Today it has come to be additional television.
It is number 3 global Alexa.
LinkedIn is a business-oriented and to share in the professional network.
They are represented at the majority of companies in more than 200 countries.
Indispensable for the professional and very useful to find and share technical
information and scientific advancement.
It has a global ranking of 14 in Alexa and PageRank of 9
Tumblr is a microblogging platform that is posting short blogs.
It is characterized by its simplicity and speed to post.
You can create entries entering the service from other pages using a bookmark in
the browser or even by email.
The post created can contain text, images, videos, links, quotes and audio.
It is ideal for posting from the phone or tablet platform.
Alexa with an index of 25 is one of the most successful publication platforms.
Pinterest is a newly emerging social network evolves and becomes
popular precipitously. It has become the third most visited social network
in the United States, behind Facebook and Twitter.
She was selected as one of the 50 best websites of 2011 and has recently
been awarded a Webby award for being "The Best Social Media
It is a place to share, find and organize collections of images or videos.
It functions as a kind of a huge digital board where we pasting images and
videos (this is known as Pin), which for some reason we are interested in
whether the've uploaded our team or found on a website.
To facilitate the selection of images on the pages, you must install a
button on the web browser.
Similar to other networks, users participate actively sharing content and
suggesting our boards, if they are pleasing.
Pinterest is currently a network open to participation by any user.
Instagram is a very popular application for mobile devices, lets you edit, retouch and add effects to
photos taken with cell facilitates sharing on social networks and from the moment that you can navigate
and explore photos from other registered users, is considered a social network.
They use more than 150 million users and has been awarded for two consecutive years as the best mobile
It is available in Spanish and other languages for devices using iOS (iPhone, iPad) and all running
Recently added the ability to access Instagram from your PC.
This makes it possible to browse our Timeline, comment and mark with "Likes" images without having to
use the phone or tablet.
Upload images is still limited, it is only possible from portable devices
Flickr is a website that allows you to upload, store, sort, search, sell and share pictures and videos on the
internet is like a huge photo gallery on the net.
Flickr's popularity is largely due to its ability to manage images using tools that allow authors to label
their pictures and explore and comment on other users' images.
Flickr is especially useful if you have one or more blogs on the internet. You can upload and save all the
images you want with no limits, then publish them in different posts either on Blogger, Wordpress or
other web site, copy and paste the code that appears on the tab of each image sharing.
Thus an image that pleases or interests, will spread a viral effect across the network.
Also every image posted on Flickr, users can share it on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest with friends.
Badoo is a social network created in 2006 and managed from its headquarters in London.
The main goal of its members is to find friends or couples.
It is one of the most visited websites in the world. It is available in 16 languages and has users
from 180 different countries.
It is characterized by a search user by geographic location, which allows to contact friends or
relations in a nearby area which facilitates physical contact. It is the ideal place to find
relationships that can evolve into physical contact network.