The social media movement is still expanding on a global level and offers various options and opportunities. This development is accompanied by the often mentioned descents of networks like MySpace and Friendster. But whereas the development is pushed on by large networks like Facebook and Twitter, the article below mentions these descriptions as exaggerated and not reflecting the development in general. In reality there are various opportunities to engage. There are new applications developed to ease the use of existing services and other new social media services are launched do serve the needs of particular user groups and niches. At all the social media segment is a healthy growth market additionally having a positive correlation with other developments like the mobile internet. Furthermore there are most different major players around the world, which are mentioned in the article below.