When did social media start?

Social media is unavoidable in this world cause everyone uses social media, both male and female, old and young. All professions on earth use social media. A life without social medial is like a life living in darkness. social media has taken over every part of the world. Different countries, States, regions, and locality. People believe that anybody living a life without social media is an uncivilized life.

This article will take you through when social media started and some vital information about social media.

When did social media start?

There have been a lot of researches on when social media started.

According to most of the researches in the early of the year, the 2000s was when social media started. 

The first social media site to achieve a million monthly active users was MySpace –my space achieved this milestone around 2004. This is the beginning of social media as we are aware of it.

There are some social media networks and when they were invented and the enormous users they have achieved.

Social media networks and when they were invented


Facebook has more or an average of  2.3 billion users, the most popular social media platform in the world today is Facebook. Note that Facebook is a US social media app and it is situated at Menlo Park, California. Facebook was established in 2004. Facebook was founded by Andrew McCollum, Mark Zuckerberg, Eduardo Saverin, Dustin Moskovitz, & Chris Hughes. Facebook improves someone’s capacity to engage with others and form beneficial relationships with friends


This site was founded in 1994 by two people, Jerry yang and David filo. Yahoo was one of the forerunners of the early Internet age in the 1990s. The headquarters of yahoo was located at Sunnyvale, California, U.S. yahoo provides a Web portal, search engine Yahoo! Search, and related services, including Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Directory, Yahoo! Groups, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Answers, advertising, video sharing, online mapping, illusion sports.


Twitter was invented on 21 March 2006, in San Francisco, California, United States. It was created by Jack Dorsey, Biz Stone, Evan Williams, and Noah Glass in March 2006 and launched in July of that year. When it was 2012 more than 100 million users posted 340 million tweets a day, and the service dealt with an average of 1.6 billion search questions per day.


Instagram was invented in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. They unleashed the photo-sharing arena that, though they didn’t know it at the time, would soon become a selfie-filled, multi-billion-dollar beast used by half a billion people.


Evan Spiegel, Reggie Brown, and Bobby Murphy, all students at Stanford University founded Snapchat in 2011. Reportedly, Brown created the impression of a social media app that encouraged users to post photos and videos that vanished from the site after a few moments.


Thank goodness for social media that was introduced to the world because it has brought a lot of light and civilization to the human race.