How many Social Networking Sites are there in the World?

The Development of Modern Social Networks



With the rapid development of the internet using, especially in last decade, social network communication has been increasing much extend thanks to the development in the field of technology. When we look at the history of internet using we can see that it is not so long after fifty years. We can base of the internet the years of 1960s, in the year of 1962 a man whose name is J.C.R Licklider starts an argument and its name is “Galactic Network” this argument starts in one of the biggest universities of United States of America, Massachusetts Institute.

. First of all his goal is provide a net and in this net all of the people from the different regions of the world can reach this network. In October 1962 Licklider starts to develop his idea about the connection between nets and in the year of 1965 two man whose name is Lawrence Roberts and Thomas Merrill can succeed in to make connection between each other thanks to the development of Licklider. As a result, we can say that we can base today’s internet and social networks to these developments shortly. After that time, the internet already starts to develop rapidly and lots of people still working in order to develop and make internet more rapid in the world. When we look at the our main topic, social networks, we can see that at the beginning of the 1990s there have been lots of programs and internet sites for people in order to chat and make sharing, but with the development of the popular social networks such as Facebook and Twitter the websites such as them spread too much. In these social network sites people can share their photographs, songs, videos, news and lots of their life events. By sharing them they are going be social with their friends or people can set an event such as meeting or travelling, and when we look at the samples of the activities that are prepared via social networks we can find lots of events in world history. Social networks are such a powerful effect and they can accessible for millions of people that in last years we see the great public rebellions in different regions of the world. For example;  in order to demolish their government and politic leaders, people are collected via social networks. We can count lots of effects of social networks such as this example.
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The Number of Social Networking Websites in the World

When we come to our main topic, the number of social network sites in the world is, according to the last researches we can say that there are about 200 social network sites in the world today. Every minute, lots of people are registering to these sites and people are entertaining in these sites by connecting their friends and by finding their old friends. We can say that, social networking sites are very popular in our modern time and their importance is increasing day by day.



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