Social media plays an important part of people's lives around the world. The dictionary defines Social Media as forms of electronic communinication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content. Social media has made information sharing easier than ever. Social apps enable people to connect with friends and family all over the world, which is leading to a more globalized world. To learn more about social media, its growth and how they make money click on the Tech Brief link in the navigation.