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Facebook announced a major update on the 11th of January that will put friends and family above pages or celebrities in a user’s news feed — and likely result in people spending less time on the leading social network..or not? The change to the way Facebook ranks posts will put more weight on social interactions and relationships, according to News Feed product manager John Hegeman. “This is a big change,” Hegeman was quoted saying..”People will actually spend less time on Facebook, but we feel good about that because it will make the time they do spend more valuable, and be good for our business in the end. We think people interaction is more important than passively consuming content,” Hegeman said. “This will be one of the more important updates that we have made.” Facebook co-founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg has noted numerous times that bringing people together and strengthening communities…

Social networking didn’t start with Facebook..honestly ! The Birth of Social Media. The first social media site that everyone can agree actually was social media was a website called Six Degrees. It was named after the ‘six degrees of separation’ theory and lasted from 1997 to 2001. Six Degrees allowed users to create a profile and then friend other users. Have a look at our infographic made below to get a brief idea of the creation of Social Media and take a trip back in time and discover the history of social networking, and how it grew, one step at a time…network by network focusing on the main ones that had an impact globally. We are more than certain that this is only the start of Social media and its meteoric rise will only continue. However, time will only tell and we eagerly await to see the future as our crystal ball seems to be ..out of…