What is Social Media?

Short Definition : websites and applications used for social networking.


Long Definition


The best way to define social media is to break it down. Media is an instrument on communication, like a newspaper or a radio, so social media would be a social instrument of communication.


In Web 2.0 terms, this would be a website that doesn't just give you information, but interacts with you while giving you that information. This interaction can be as simple as asking for your comments or letting you vote on an article, or it can be as complex as Flixster recommending movies to you based on the ratings of other people with similar interests.



What is instant messaging?

Instant messaging (IM) is a type of online chat which offers real-time text transmission over the Internet. A LAN messenger operates in a similar way over a local area network. Short messages are typically transmitted bi-directionally between two parties, when each user chooses to complete a thought and select "send". Some IM applications can use push technology to provide real-time text, which transmits messages character by character, as they are composed. More advanced instant messaging can add file transfer, clickable hyperlinks, Voice over IP, or video chat.



10 Best ios Messaging Apps

  1. iMessanger
  2. imo
  3. Facebook Messenger
  4. Yahoo! Messenger
  5. Kik Messenger
  6. WhatsApp
  7. Viber
  8. Google Hangout
  9. BeejiveIM
  10. AIM

10 Best android Messaging Apps

  1. WhatsApp
  2. KakaoTalk
  3. Viber
  4. Facebook Messenger
  5. Skype
  6. Tango
  7. Line Mobile Messaging
  8. Messenger WithYou
  9. Kik Messenger
  10. Google Hangout

These results from zranks.com (14.03.2014)

Right then, we have setected gients of the mobile IM services, WhatsApp and Viber. Then we will talk about these Apps in details.

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