Social Media in the New Millennium

Mahesh Chandra Guru, B. P. and Motaghem, Sanaz and Dileep Kumar, M. and Gowtham, D. (2016) Social Media in the New Millennium. International Journal of English Language, Literature in Humanities, 4 (2). pp. 294-303.

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In the new millennium social media have emerged as the most popular media of communication. There are several factors which have contributed to this rapid growth and development of social media. Prominent among them include technological factors (increased broadband availability, the improvement of software tools and the development of more powerful computers and mobile devices), social factors (rapid uptake of social media by younger age groups), economic factors (increasing affordability of computers and software and growing commercial interest the social media sites) and political factors (increasing political mobilization and several political changes across the world). The world has witnessed a shift in the focus of Web applications towards social interaction, collaboration and networking. This development has also influenced education. The present article amplifies the history of social media on the basis of qualitative research method.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: A Arts and Humanities > Journalism and Mass Media Communication
Divisions: Department of > Journalism and Mass Communication
Depositing User: manjula User
Date Deposited: 12 Jun 2019 06:27
Last Modified: 12 Mar 2020 07:21

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