And, with the increased use of mobile devices, this number is likely to cross the 2.6 billion mark by 2018.So, in this article, we discuss some of the most popular social media sites that are being explored by the world today.
Social media sites have also grown in numbers by leaps and bounds.
As per the statistics revealed on Statista, approximately 2 billion users used social networking sites and apps in 2015.
It was also developed by Tencent in China and can easily work alongside QQ.
As per the BI intelligence report, the number of We Chat users are fast catching up with the number of Whats App users.
Apart from the ability to network with friends and relatives, you can also access different Facebook apps to sell online and you can even market or promote your business, brand and products by using paid Facebook ads.
Number of active users per month: 1.59 billion approximately Despite having been acquired by Facebook in 2014, this instant messaging platform exists as an independent entity.
Human nature by default has been programmed to be socially active to a certain extent.
Some people are more active, while others are less so!
This discussion forum works on the unique concept of allowing you to create a social network group for a specific topic, using the search, or even to join an existing online social group.
Number of active users per month: 300 million approximately Skype, owned by Microsoft, is one of the most popular communication-based social networking platforms.
It can be used to stay in touch with friends through texts, video calls and voice chats.