Types of social media

It all started almost 11 years ago with the hype around Web 2.0 when in 2004 Tom Rilley at O’Rilley Media conference retrieve term which was concived in 1999. Web 2.0 meant that people could actively participate in the Internet. Everybody could share, comment and post in real live without necessity of knowing complicated website programing language.

With the beginning of the Web 2.0 people started to interact more with each other through various channels. Nowadays we can distinguish several types of social media in fields of:

  • Audio
  • Video
  • Communities
  • Bookmarking
  • Events
  • Dating
  • Photos
  • Gaming

There are also several tools which are helpful in social media marketing since big marketing is so XXth century. Nowadays viral marketing is a main field in which most of the small and medium companies are investing in regards to marketing. Within the passed decade social interneting became integral part of our daily life. Big part of our social contacts has been taken over by Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and many more.

Social Media Marketing is not as scarry as it looks and it is also easy the most important thing is just to start with it. The purpose of this blog will be also to make it easier to bite bit by bit. Stay tuned for some useful info.

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