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The Evolution of Facebook

February 4th 2004 was a day that changed the world and the way we communicate. What is now the largest social networking site was created…Facebook. Back then, people laughed at the thought of a new challenger to the Goliaths of social media: Myspace and Bebo. Originally created for Harvard University students and for educational purposes only, its popularity soon rocketed sky high. Fast forward two years and creator Mark Zuckerberg rejected an offer from both Google and Yahoo for a rumoured $2bn. By mid-2006 to early 2007 the Guardian reported that Facebook had 30 million users, making it the largest social channel with an educational focus - however this number was still dwarfed by Myspace

How Social Media Gave Me a Career

I have recently taken on an apprenticeship with The Juice Academy, a social media and digital marketing course created by Tangerine. The apprenticeship involves marketing, social media, SEO and so much more. Through the apprenticeship I was placed with Businesscomparison.com, an online platform which helps businesses find clarity whilst making important decisions. 2015 has changed my view on so many things, one thing in particular shocked me; my opinion of apprenticeships. Like many people, my view was very stereotypical - traditionally people would think of apprenticeships as training for various trades, such as plumbing or building. But now I’ve found there is something for everyone. One d

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