SOCIAL MEDIA: WHAT’S WHAT

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platform some info facts & figures (updated Dec 2015)
Twitter Inc a platform where users share information, news, jokes, etc., in 140 characters or less
About Twitter
blog
press site
founded in 2006
302 million are active users (500 million registered)
publicly listed (TWTR)
Facebook a personal networking and news feed
About Facebook
FB page
newsroom
created in 2004
1.18 billion monthly active users as of August 2015
publicly listed (FB)
Instagram a visual (photo and video) social media application
About Instagram
blog
press site
launched in 2010
400 million users
acquired by Facebook (FB) in 2012 for US$1 billion
LinkedIn an online professional network
About LinkedIn
blog
press site
launched in 2003
300 million users
publicly listed (LNKD)
YouTube video publishing and sharing
About YouTube
blog
press room
launched 2005
< 1 billion users
a subsidiary of Google (GOOGL) since 2006
Vimeo video content sharing website
About Vimeo
blog
press room
founded 2004
25 million users
a subsidiary of IAC (IACI) since 2006
Snapchat video messaging application
blog
launched 2014

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