The world shall not forget young and brilliant Internet Entrepreneurs that have totally changed the ways we interact through Social Media and made communication with each other much more easier.
These young Internet Entrepreneurs are innovative and creative thinkers that have been made millionaires and billionaires through their creativity and innovative ideas that have either influenced or contributed immensely towards our daily activities.
The introduction of Social Networking sites that have now become so deeply embedded into everyday life that it can be hard to imagine living without them has almost certainly changed the way that people communicate.
Internet entrepreneurs that changed the way we interact
Normally, we all used to communicate either through face-to-face interactions or mobilephone calls as well as text messages.
After the introduction of the Internet, then came the birth of Emails (electronic mails) with the likes of AOL, Yahoo!, Hotmail pioneering the ways we communicate.
But nowadays, our communication as well as interaction patterns have been improved and made better thanks to modern technology and some great Internet Entrepreneurs with innovative and creative ideas that have helped in revolutionising the ways we communicate.
#1). Jack Dorsey | Twitter Founder
Jack Dorsey created Twitter to allow friends and family know what he was doing. The world’s fastest-growing communications medium let users broadcast their thoughts in 140 characters or less and repost someone else’s informative or amusing message to their own Twitter followers by Retweeting.
No one thought people would want to follow strangers, or that celebrities would use Twitter to tell fans of their activities, or that businesses would use Twitter to announce discounts or launch new products. SEE ALSO: Social Media 101: Essential Twitter Marketing Tips For Internet Marketers
#2). Mark Zuckerberg | Facebook Founder
Mark Zuckerberg founded Facebook to help students in universities keep in touch with friends. The “status update” started its rebirth in Facebook, where user after user tell their extended network of trusted friends what they’re doing.
They also show off photos, upload videos, chat, make friends, meet old ones, join causes, groups, have fun and throw virtual sheep at one another.
The site, which is believed to have over 500 million registered users worldwide, has only four remaining countries left to conquer: Russia, Japan, China and Korea, according to Zuckerberg. Facebook is now twice as huge as Rupert Murdoch’s MySpace. SEE ALSO: “Extinguished” By Facebook: Top 6 Social Networking Websites We Used To Know Before Facebook
#3). Larry Page And Sergey Brin | Google Founder
Larry Page and Sergey Brin didn’t only change the way we search and use the Internet but also the way we communicate and interact through Social Media.
These guys worked as a seamless team at Google to make the company the world number one search engine. Their company grew rapidly every year since it began and today, it does more than search as it now offers such services as Gmail, Gtalk, Google+ etc. Page and Brin started with their own funds, but the site quickly outgrew their own existing resources.
They later obtain private investments through Stanford. Larry Page, Sergey Brin and their company Google, continue to favour engineering over business. SEE ALSO: How To Easily Master Google Search Engine And Become A Power User [Infographic]
#4). Paul Sciarra, Evan Sharp & Ben Silbermann | Pinterest Founders
Founded by Ben Silbermann, Evan Sharp, and Paul Sciarra (who recently left the company), Pinterest is a social image bookmarking systems that allows users to save images and categorise them on different boards.
In less than two years, Pinterest has become the third-largest social networking sites behind Facebook and Twitter, allowing users to “pin” and share images and already has an estimated valuation of more that $1 billion. Being the 3rd most popular social network site in the world, businesses like online e-commerce stores are now using Pinterest to leverage their popularity to significantly increase traffic and sales.
Also, Pinterest allows user to follow other users’ boards if they have similar tastes. SEE ALSO: Pinterest Facts For Marketers: Interesting Pinterest Facts You Probably Do Not Know About
#5). Reid Hoffman | LinkedIn Founder
Reid Hoffman, a former executive vice president at PayPal, created LinkedIn as a professional Social Network allowing registered users to maintain a list of contact details of people they know and trust in business.
Members or users of the website can search for jobs, trade resumes, find new hires and keep up with the competition. SEE ALSO: 5 LinkedIn Advertising Strategies That Work Like Magic