Social media in present era has become tool to reach at consumers as well as friends through Internet. And the reach of Social Media is cross border; there you can make friendship even with person sitting at the capital of your rival country. Twitter even expanded its reach even to countries like Japan, Indonesia, Mexico and others. Below are mentioned some most famous social media sites.

  1. Facebook: It is a Social Networking site in operation from February 2004 and its ownership is in hands of Facebook, Inc. On the site a user can add friends, update his profile. Facebook was founded by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow computer science students Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. The website currently has more than 400 million active users worldwide.
  2. Myspace: It is a social networking website having its headquarters at Beverly Hills, California where they share office with its immediate owner, News Corp. Digital Media, owned by News Corporation. It became the most popular social media site in June 2006. However superceded by its closest competitor Facebook in April 2008. It has about 1,000 employees. The 100 millionth accounts on it were made on August 9, 2006 in the Netherlands.
  3. Twitter: Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allow  its user to sent out and read messages in form of text-based posts up to 140 characters as been shown on author’ s and in same time is sent to its subscribers known as followers. All users can send and receive tweets via the Twitter website, external applications or Short Message Service (SMS). It is absolutely free, yet there some charges are incurred over SMS services. The website presently has around 100 million users worldwide.
  4. Linkedin: It is a social media site with business approach in its operations and activities. The site was founded in December 2002 and started its operations from May 2003. It is primarily, is being used for professional networking. To the latest information LikedIn has about around 70 million registered users that have spread around 200 countries and regions world wide. The site too is available in languages like English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.
  5. Flixster: It is the prominent online destination for movie lovers around the globe as it has 30 million unique visitors per month and around 2 billion movie ratings. Along with its destination site Rotten Tomatoes it also operates other famous movie applications on Facebook, MySpace, iPhone, Android and BlackBerry. The site is based at San Francisco, CA and was founded by Joe Greenstein in 2007.

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