Internet Technology, Marketing, and Security

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Social Media has really taken off over the years. Social Media is simply a way users can communicate with each other through internet applications. It refers to interactions among people in which they create, share, and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Through research on Forbes, a study was done where it showed time on social networks represents 16% of all the time people spend on the internet, or one out of every six minutes, compared to one out of twelve minutes in 2007. One of the biggest social sites right now is Facebook. Facebook handles 1.5 billion updates daily from 600 million active users, with 73% of all American internet users on there. It is noted that companies need to make social media part of their marketing strategy. They should pay attention to because this is where their customers are. Not to mention their competitors and their critics. Social Media Marketing has become exceedingly popular among businesses of all sizes because they are paying attention. They understand where their customers are. Social media marketing is the process in which companies look to gain notice. Bring attention to their product through the social media sites. Social media itself can be broken down to show how sites can provide radically different social actions. For instance, Twitter is a social site designed to let people share short messages or “updates” with others. Facebook, in contrast is a full-blown social networking site that allows for sharing updates, photos, joining events and a variety of other activities. Social Media Marketing has become the most popular marketing technique. It has become popular because of several different things. Through social media sites a business can effectively communicate directly with its clients, customers and other businessmen. Social media sites like Facebook, linkedin, twitter provides a mode of direct communication to a business. People who are interested in a particular business can...
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