Of course, with its integration of embedded multimedia like photos, articles and videos in tweets through Twitter Cards, the visual component that most kids really love can now get that on Twitter now too. Because Google is slowly but surely rolling almost all of its popular services into its social networking platform (Search, Gmail, You Tube, Google Play, Google Docs and others), it's almost forcibly becoming an ideal tool to use for connecting with others you already interact with through Google services, like your Gmail contacts and You Tube subscribers.
It also has a whole slew of other cool features, like Snapseed photo editing and Hangouts, Google's popular video chat service for individual or group chats.
Although may not be as huge as Instagram or Snapchat, it's a big one to watch, for sure.With such a big interest from youngsters, it absolutely has the potential to become the go-to place for Q&A content.Now, practically everyone's gone mobile, with real-time photo and video sharing becoming the big trend that people are most excited about -- especially teenagers.Facebook has admittedly confessed that it has struggled to keep its younger users engaged and excited to interact on its platform, despite once being the ultimate go-to social network of choice for young people just a few years ago. They're on their phones and tablets, of course.Social networking isn't what it was just 10 years ago.
Gone are the days when My Space and Facebook ruled the web.The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.There is an “Intruder stopper” option plays fake video upon opening.As of October 2013, Whats App reported having over 300 million users.It's available on all major mobile platforms, and was free until a subscription fee of 99 cents per year was implemented in 2013.Although Instagram has become a popular place to share short videos, Vine still remains a good competitor, especially for auto-looping feature and its embedding functionality in tweets.