More » Twitter is known as the real-time, public microblogging network where news breaks first.
Most users loved it for its iconic 140-character limit and unfiltered feed that showed them absolutely everything.
More » Snapchat is another extremely popular private messaging app for photos and short videos, which are automatically deleted after they've been viewed for a few seconds.
Lots of kids still use Facebook Messenger on their phones to get in touch with their friends, but you might not realize that Facebook owns another messaging app called Whats App.
More than 70 per cent of UK adults who go online now have a social media profile, according to a recent Ofcom report – up from 66 per cent in 2013.
And Facebook’s digital audience in the UK is almost twice that of Twitter, Linked In and Google .
Social media sites have also grown in numbers by leaps and bounds.
As per the statistics revealed on Statista, approximately 2 billion users used social networking sites and apps in 2015.