Instead of talking to someone face-to-face and hanging out, people prefer just texting or going on a social network.For some people understanding a life without social media is near impossible.
Besides, I am intended to specify my study in telecommunication engineering, which is a branch of my major study, electrical engineering, at the University.
Internet can be said as the base of telecommunication systems and social networks are extensions of the internet.
After 2003, the social networks become so popular that, by the time Facebook was launched in 2006, the Internet users had more than two hundred social networks to choose from.
Nowadays, Facebook is regarded as the most successful social network with over 1.06 billion monthly active users, 680 million mobile users, more than 50 million pages and 10 million apps.
One of the most dominant social networks in the history, Friendster, was founded by Jonathan Abrams and launched in 2003.
Along with Friendster, Linked In and My Space also become popular in their respective fields.
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Besides, there are analyses and predictions concerning with the dominance of social networks and how they will influence on people in the future.
The main reason for choosing this research topic is because my interest lies in that field.