Development of Social Media in Balochistan

Habitan Umer


Social media are the web pages and applications developed to create and share content quickly, efficiently, and in real-time. They play a vital role in connecting and developing relationships with people and also provide a great opportunity to establish customer service by gathering input, answering questions and listening to their feedback in educational, social and business sectors. The Internet industry in Pakistan has come a long way over some last twenty-five years when the first dial-up E-mail service was emerged. In later days, the inventions in the mobile industry have changed the dimensions of Social media and greatly reached the doors of the common people especially to young age groups. In Balochistan, although the communication resources are limited, still in most of the major cities people use WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and other social media techniques for News and communication purposes. This study will analyze the development of social media in Balochistan as means of information and communication.

Key words: Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, Choti Chirya

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