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Step Aside Facebook: Students look to other social media outlets over Facebook

With the continuing advent of social media networking and popular social media apps, Facebook is seeing a significant decline in popularity.

Timeline: A look back into the beginnings of social media

1991: AMERICA ONLINE (AOL) -30 Million users at peak

1994: WARCRAFT -9.6 Million users currently

1995: CLASSMATES.COM -50 Million users at peak

1997: SIX DEGREES -3.5 Million users at peak

Vine, Videos Go Viral: Quick clips give users 6.5 seconds of Fame

With the advent of the latest mainstream app, Vine, short videos can go viral as fast as ever, giving the chance for anyone to get their “15 minutes of fame”.

@the TweetBeat: News channels worldwide share breaking news through Twitter

Twitter has become a breaking news source to users as news channels like CNN, CNBC, USA Today, and ABC News all have Twitter accounts to update people with the latest news stories.

The Tinder Games: Everything you need to know about the TINDER app

Earlier this year, Tinder took the United States by storm and now thousands of people around the world are using the newest tool in online dating to meet possible matches. Tinder finds matches based on the user’s location, letting them scroll through other user’s profile pictures.

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