Social Media: A traveler’s friend

/ 12:23 AM February 25, 2017

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In this modern age, more and more young people are flocking to the Internet to get a better scope of the world around them. From online videos to pictures and status updates on the go, people can literally update their lives on the worldwide web. But status updates and blog posts aren’t just for updating one’s personal life and stories. Nowadays, tutorial and review videos help net surfers find out how to do certain things and help avoid places with terrible service or a bad location.

On this list, we focus on how social media can help new travelers make decisions and choose destinations they can be happy about:

Worth a 1,000 Words

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Nowadays, the visuals rule when it comes to social media. Pictures of hotels, resorts or hidden island getaways give visual proof of how fun and enchanting the different destinations can be. But don’t believe everything you see, as photo manipulation can be used to make some properties look more enticing than they really are.

All on Tape

The video is an evolution of the photograph; it’s a collection of frames moving in rapid succession to form movement. Aside from your usual kitty videos and viral hits, clip or video sharing on the Internet has other practical uses. From destination travel reviews that feature accommodation footage to travel hack collections, the video is a great format for spreading this type of info.

Highly Recommended

While videos may be a popular format, well-written blogs may be just as effective. Most good blogs have a way of describing certain attractions, foods or experiences so vividly that people often make travel decisions based on them alone. Enhanced with vivid pictures, travel blogs can be important resources for travel information.

Feeding Information

There are many Facebook or Twitter accounts that specialize in traveling. All you have to do is to click on the “follow” button of their accounts and their articles and special promotions on adventures across the world will soon be plastered all over your wall. You might be linked to other mediums like the ones listed above.

Dash and Deal

You can also follow your favorite airlines, hotels and resorts on social media to get immediate updates. Often, a limited time for discounts or special promos may pop up, so being connected to social media can give you an edge over people who don’t use it. Special deals are always popping up now and then, so it pays to keep close attention to the growing trends and updates.
Convinced? The Internet opens up a treasure trove of information for the travelers of the world, so it pays to stay connected and keep updated all the time. The mode of connection changes and grows every year so don’t get left behind. Look into the methods of the future.

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