The Rise of Social Media

In the past it was sufficient to merely have a website in order to get information out, but today there are social networks like Facebook and Twitter which make it possible for people to interact and connect with one another.  These sites are known as social media and allow their users to exchange ideas, share news, participate in events and share their interests.  Not only does social media connect people but is also a way of keeping people updated on news and letting them contribute to various forums or debates.  Social media is also fast becoming a way of looking for information where users will search for advice on certain topics by looking at what others are sharing on social media.  Continue reading “The Rise of Social Media”

How Mobile Apps Have Influenced Travel

According to a recent study, 88% of activities performed on smartphones and tablets stem from mobile applications and any mobile user can easily attest to this fact. When considering these figures it should come as no surprise that the use of mobile apps have drastically influenced and even altered the experience of travelling, and travelers take great pride in sharing their encounters. Due to the overwhelming popularity of social media applications such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, travelers are able to share every aspect of their travel experience with videos and photographs, and some travelers even use their social media accounts as a sort of travel blog. Continue reading “How Mobile Apps Have Influenced Travel”