Since its rapid expansion in the 1990s, the Internet has certainly been a roller coaster existence of crazy. Predictions doomsday Y2K bubble bursts the dotcom boom, the flood of websites from GeoCities to the emergence of Napster and the rampant piracy of music downloading, and then, of course, the formidable foursome Google, Wikipedia, Facebook and YouTube dominates our space on the Internet, many trends have increased, decreased or stayed with a real grip on the virtual terrain of the Internet.
Today, much of the rumors on the web is social media. Facebook is on track to overtake Google as the most visited site on the Internet. And everyone else is going on Twitter to get the latest scoop on the breakfast habits of their favorite celebrities. For many, this development is inevitable, given the structure of the Internet together.
As the web, in essence, emphasizes the connections you need to provide people with a natural platform for social connections.
Internet users are transferring part of their social life and social habits, the Internet and information vendors would do well to take note. When creating your own website to promote its information products are still the ideal practice, get on Facebook and Twitter can reap huge profits and not to mention, again.
What Facebook and other social networking sites offer that can not easily get from your own website is a ready-made network of colleagues and connections. They have to find your website on Google or remember what your URL is. All you have to do is log into your Facebook account as they always do and be able to see instantly updates your social network for you and your product can belong.
You also have a captive audience that can easily interact with and are also equally ready and willing to answer accurately because the social space is interactive Facebook and other social media.
Social media is thus an entirely different creature from other websites that allows Internet users in a very social sphere of Internet driven. Facebook and Twitter, Internet users are predisposed to be more social, interactive and trust (what else can trust you more than your social network?) And that is something that marketers the information they want for their products.
Social media is undoubtedly an invaluable vehicle for the promotion for sellers of information. Jumping on the bandwagon of Facebook or Twitter you can take your chaotic social world. But the chaos that can only reap the benefits.