Twitter and Facebook are two of the biggest social marketing platforms out there. It is also an important part of daily life for businesses. Now both of the sites are used for increase relationships, communications, name and fames, popularity and fan. Although both are them have very different beasts. Here display some of the major differences between Facebook and Twitter for your necessity to used it.
• Facebook is a big site with a variety of different applications involved. For instance, you have your wall where friends can post, share links, pictures and thoughts. You have an instant chat messenger, games, birthday applications, event planning and email just to name a few.Twitter allows people to follow important topics, people, and conversations that are relevant or interesting to them. It’s a much more detached connection.
• Facebook is a social networking service launched in February 2004, owned and operated by Facebook, Inc. Twitter is an online social networking service and microblogging service that enables its users to send and read text-based messages of up to 140 characters, known as “tweets”. It launched in July 6, 2006.
• Facebook emphasizes profiles and people, while Twitter emphasizes the actual content (if, tweets)
• Facebook allows likes and make friends while Twitter allows to follow the action.
• On Facebook user can find out his old friends, class mate and colleague by searching them . On Twitter user can find the latest topic trending – like the Oscars, News, Celebrity Stories and more.
• You will find that Twitter users, hashtags and general conversations change quickly and update throughout the day in conversational form. The latest trends, hottest topics and most vibrant news garner the most Tweets. Facebook users, though with timeless information and sharing, doesn’t always make for the best source of original news.
• Mark Zuckerberg is the founder of facebook on the other hand Jack Dorsey is the founder of Twitter.
• Facebook allows users to select from various privacy settings, from a completely visible profile to one that is not even searchable except by acknowledged friends. Users can change the privacy setting on each individual post, from public, friends only, private, or “custom.” Twitter has two privacy settings: public and private. Private messages can only be read by people that are followed by the user. Individual messages cannot have different privacy settings.
• Facebook is much more fun to Twitter; games, tests and more focused applications for entertainment, nonexistent in the microblogging network based.