Developing A Platform For Social Media

2109 Words Apr 8th, 2016 9 Pages
Developing a Platform Selling has been a part of our society since the beginning of mankind. Whether it be bartering and selling actual goods, or selling ones personality in order to gain followers, it has always been a part of our history. Along with selling, having a platform on which to do this has always been present. In Ancient Rome the platform to sell goods would typically be the market. In 1900’s the platform people would use to get information on presidential candidates would be the newspaper or Television. The relationship of selling and having a platform to sell has always been there. In our current world there is a new platform that is developing, social media. Whether it be products, thoughts, people, companies, presidential candidates, the list could go on forever, this is a new platform being used today. Social media is ever growing, it makes it very easy for people to sell products and or themselves on an interesting platform, and this is a good advancement to our society.
Conventional wisdom has it that technology is an ever-growing industry. Whether it be cars, computers, machinery, or even homes, it is no doubt that it is opening a new window of opportunity. One piece of technology that has grown quite a bit in the last 10 years is the smart phone. This technology has unfolded a new way for people communicate, social media. According to Social Media Social Life: How Teens View Their Digital Lives, “Almost all teenagers in America today have used social…
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