Social network sites like Facebook and Twitter have been a growing trend in the last 4 years. These websites have become a daily routine for many individuals around the world. In fact, over 1 billion individuals sign in on their social media accounts every day and access a full range of apps and updates. The success of social media websites have continued to grow and now is celebrated among the online community.
Last year on June 30th was the second annual Social Media Day, an international celebration of social media, organized via social media. People in over 1,400 cities world wide are expected to take part in the celebration, which recognizes the ways in which social media is changing the way people communicate with one another.
The power of social media to connect people around the globe, reunite old friends, and organize people to create political and social change has become clear. Media and communications experts believe that social media is a profound revolution in human history which is changing the way the world works. The first Social Media Day, launched last year, wast he brainchild of Mashable.com. It organized over 600 meetups in 93 different countries, as a demonstration of the power of social media to build community.