Nowadays, due to many technological advances, innovations, and inventions, a lot of people have easy access on the internet. There are the Wi-Fi’s or wireless fidelities, dial-up connections, mobile devices, and so on. The internet is made up of a worldwide network of several computer networks that uses network protocols called TCP/IP in order to enable the transmission and exchange of data from a single computer to another. The internet is actually a complex and is an intangible entity, for which one can say that it is merely a concept that relies on physical gadgets and other technologies that can connect one network to another network.
The internet, basically, is composed of hundreds of website. Through the internet as its medium, many people can access a lot of information from these websites. There are actually a lot of types of websites too. From corporate websites, government websites, to the most visited group of sites such as social networking sites, gaming and gambling websites, dating websites and so on. Among these groups of websites one of the most known websites for us are the social networking sites which basically includes sites such as Myspace, Facebook, twitter, YouTube, and so on.
But, what are these social networking sites? Social networking sites are sites where users communicate as well as share variety of files, media such as videos, pictures, blogs, music, and so on to other social networking site users. A lot of social networking sites also have games and web applications, nowadays. There are a lot of social networking sites available in the internet and usually people have easy access on it without any payments and the like included. Among all these social networking sites, the most popular ones include Facebook, twitter, and Myspace.
Myspace had become one of the most popular social networking sites where it became a hit during the year of 2006 when an estimated number of fifty four million people started making their own profiles using Myspace. Myspace is actually a site that enables a person to have an interactive network of friends, personal profiles, music, photos, videos, blogs, and so on. However, unlike any other social networking sites, Myspace has a stronger emphasis on music.
Another popular social networking site, especially nowadays, is the Facebook. According to statistics, Facebook users’ population would be enough to make a state and would be even larger than other existing states. It is the most popular and used social networking site. However, recent statistics and studies, say that twitter had finally overtaken Facebook as the most popular site especially on the teen population today.