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Brief History of social media.

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  1. 1. Results of the emergence of digital & social media.
  2. 2. Emergence of Digital & Social MediaDigital Media andSocial media havehad an extremelylarge and powerfulimpact.Together they havenearly “taken over”when compared toother forms ofmedia.
  3. 3.  Social Media Offers: Personal & Professional relationship maintenance Matchmaking/dating Create new connections Online gaming/competitions Virtual life/worlds Sharing images/video Collaborations and other group and individual activities.
  4. 4. People = Generation X and Generation Y (Millennials’) Technology = Infrastructure & accessibilityThe two important elements social media relies on.
  5. 5. Social Media& Generation X78 Million people inthe U.S. classified asGeneration X basedon ages 25 to 50 usesocial medianetworks at leastonce a month.
  6. 6. B2B social media, the AD agencies & small business usage.
  7. 7. Social Media, the AdvertisingAgency and Small BusinessB2B Marketersin the U.S. usingsocial medianetworks as partof theirstrategiesincreased from63 % in 2010 to66 % in 2011 bya margin of 3%.(Sagefrog)
  8. 8. Advertising & MarketingTraditional (Four P’s) Social (Four C’s) Product Place Price Promotion (Wasiak)
  9. 9. Types of Social Media Social networking sites Blogging Image & video sharing Music & radio sites Email Live video (ex: Skype) Gaming Clubs, associations & organizations News updating Comment participation in online communities
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