With 1.84 billion active users per month, Facebook is unarguably the best social media the world will ever have. You will be surprised with the fact that despite of being banned in countries like China, Russia; Facebook continues to dominate the social media world.
Though, new social media networks are emerging and growing with high pace, but Facebook still remains the face of Social Media. If you rewind the time wheel few years back, you can actually experience that social media scenario has dramatically changed. According to the reports published by “Global Social Platforms 2016: A Country-by-Country Review of Social Network Usage.” These days, most of the people tend to adopt those platforms in addition to Facebook , instead of replacing it.
Did you know?
In recent reports, it has been revealed Facebook has proved how to react appropriately to a fast-changing social media market. Extracting best features from every social platform, and making it available at single platform is definitely the smartest move of Facebook . There is no wrong if we say Facebook is the King of Social Media websites.
Let’s know some interesting features and facts, which make Facebook the best social media platform.
· Share your priceless moments on Facebook Live
After the introduction of Facebook Live Feature, user can share videos and Gifs right from their Facebook account directly. In reports, it has been revealed that uploading and downloading of videos on Facebook overtook YouTube. Moreover, the videos uploaded on Facebook have higher organic reach than those originally uploaded to YouTube. Isn’t it awesome?
· You can also do micro blogging from Facebook
Facebook Notes - The excellent micro blogging feature, has not only left behind LinkedIn Pulse but also other blogging platforms like WordPress, Blogspot, Tumblr. Adding on, Facebook users can also enjoy “Facebook Instant Stories” to share stories, thoughts and other contents. However, it is limited to only selected publishers.If you also have hidden writer in you and you want to flant your writing skills; then nothing can be better than Facebook.
· Popularity of Facebook is not limited to Teenagers
The popularity Facebook has grown with time. According to the reports published by Pew Research Center’s Social Media Update 2016, it shows that the maximum part of online adults over the age of 65 are now using Facebook .
The best part!!
Your GrandMaa and GrandPaa are now in your friend list. Aww!! Its really cute to see grany sharing moments on Facebook.
· Facebook enables the user to enjoy all trending feature at a single platform
Facebook is not just a social media platform, it is actually a social revolution. Along with sharing photos, as well as videos, you can also share your ideas,thoughts and connect with people having similar interest.
Your photos may not define your personality, but ideas will. You can discuss on any social matter on Facebook and initiate a healthy debate. Be part of social revolution!!
· An Effective Marketing tool
Earlier Facebook was primarily used for making friends, but with time it has turn out to be the most effective marketing tool of this era. As every day more than 500,000 new users every day sign up, it is no wrong to say that it can effectively use to connect with the customers.
Apart from making friends and sharing photos and videos, Facebook is also used for business promotion due to its greatest reach as compared to other social media sites. There are lots of people; who are making huge money out of it.
Important facts to know about Facebook
Facebook has come up with its new feature “Marketplace”: Buy and Sell products with Your Local Community.
Facebook is now planning to involve more deeply in e-commerce sector. This week it has announced to launch virtual Marketplace- a new user-to-user exchange for buying and selling goods with others in your community.
Initially it has introduced the marketplace in UK, US, Australia and New Zealand. On the occasion of launch the company said the marketplace is an initiative to evolve an existing behavior on the social network.
According to the project manager Bowen Pan, more than 450 million people already use Facebook to buy and sell used goods every month, specifically through its groups feature. Through this feature, Facebook is offering its users a more formal process to conduct these exchanges.
It has been reported that the icon of this new feature will replace the Messenger icon in the center of the bottom row on Facebook’s mobile app. When you click on the icon it lands you to an algorithmically generated home page of items Facebook believes you’d be interested in.
In this feature the Facebook gets the ideas of your interest zone based on the pages you’ve liked and, after some time, any of your viewing, buying, or selling activity within Marketplace. It is very easy for seller and customers to sale or buy products. If you wish to sale any products, you just need to upload a photo, set a name, description, and price, and confirm your location. You are ready to sale things of your choice!!
Moreover, if you want to buy some specific items, you can message the seller of any item and also place an offer according to you. It may sound complicates, but it is rather simple. If you want to buy any item, you just need to browse categories of items and get a list of nearby listings or you can search any specific product and increase the radius of your query to cover a larger distance. It also avails you to change the locations and search for products in other cities or regions.
Facebook has introduced this feature only for smart phones as of now; feature for desktop is under process. However, its main focus is on smartphones.
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Angela George is a passionate author who loves to keep the information about the latest updates in the field of technology. Her writing can help users to resolve any kind of Facebook problems without any delay. She also loves experimenting with new features of Facebook.