Mashable: 10 Historical Events Affected by Social Media

Stories are everywhere. The shirt on your back right now, yes — the one you’re currently wearing. There’s a reason you put it on, that alone is a story — not to mention who designed that shirt, what it’s made of, where it came from, when it was made, why it was made, and how you got it … and so here it is again, stories are everywhere.

Sharing them is, for me, one of the most enjoyable things on this planet to do. That’s one of the reasons why I enjoy being a journalist. Here’s where the link above comes in; the way people share, spread, and take in new stories is changing changed. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and other social media sites are used everyday to pass all kinds of stories on to people all over the world.

As a journalist, I no longer just find people with stories and then share those stories through social media, I now find stories being shared on social media and tell those stories to people, because that social-sharing, like your shirt, is a story in and of itself. Don’t believe me? Check out the link.

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