The whole point of posting a status update to Facebook, no matter what the post is about, is to have it be seen by other Facebook users and to have them engage with you because of it. Whether you are sharing what you ate for breakfast or a blog article you have read, the goal is to have your posts show up in other people’s newsfeeds. The most effective way to make your status update get the views and interactions you want, is to attach a photo to the posts you are sharing.
Social media’s popularity is continuously growing with more and more people joining new and existing networks every day, which makes for a very busy neighborhood. Having new neighbors always moving in, like Google Plus and old ones moving out, like MySpace, would even make Mr. Rogers head spin.
According to Facebook Statistics, this popular social networking site has over 750 million active users; interacting with over 900 million objects, like pages on Facebook. It is a bit shocking to see such large numbers, especially the amount of people on this social site, but many would not dispute these facts, since logging-into Facebook has become a daily routine for most of us. These statistics have raised several questions; first, “What did we do before Facebook?” and now that we have it, “What would we do without it?”
The latest addition to the ever-growing world of social media is the social networking site, Google+. Most cannot go to their current social networks, Twitter or Facebook, without seeing at least one tweet or status update about the new social networking venture by Google called, Google+.