Publish Date: 29 Jun, 2022
Every year 30 June is celebrated as World Social Media Day. The main objective of World Social Media Day is to inform everyone about how social media emerged as an important tool for communication in the world. Apart from this, social media helps the major influencers increase their brand.
Social media has become a game-changer from connecting people from all corners of the world to helping companies grow their brands. At the same time, in the Corona epidemic, the social media platform has emerged as a helpline for the public. In today's time, social media has emerged as an essential means of connecting people from every corner of the world.
Importance of Social Media Day
According to a report, the number of Internet users has increased by 7.6 percent in the last one year and has reached 4.72 billion. Now more than 60 percent of the total population of the world are using social media. Currently, Social Media Day is celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of social media platforms.
Through social media, we can connect with a person sitting thousands of miles away on the messaging service app. At the same time, at the press of a button on the mobile, you can connect to the whole world. You can also promote your brand on social media. By doing this you can grow your business and get help in connecting with customers.
History of Social Media Day
World Social Media Day was celebrated for the first time on 30 June 2010 across the world. At that time, World Social Media Day was celebrated to emphasize the impact of social media in the world and its role in global communication.
The first social media platform Sixdegree was launched worldwide in the year 1997. It was founded by Andrew Weinrich. At the same time, in the year 2001, it was closed after it had more than one million users.
In today's fast-changing times, the mediums of social media are also changing and becoming popular among people very fast. At present, platforms like Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Snapchat are widely used as sources of information. However, sometimes misinformation is also spread through them.
Benefits of Social Media
You reach large audiences
You can build your own brand
You can evaluate your performance
You can join social media networks for free
You can uncover valuable insights
Communication is faster and more smoother