Twitter proclaimed 2014 the Year of the selfie - Becoming a commonplace and part of pop culture.
Tech Giant Amazon Acquires live streaming/ gaming service Twitch.
Periscope Beats out Meerkat, And becomes the most popular live streaming service.
Facebook Live Quickly became king of Live Streaming with Facebook huge user base and thorough launch and stability of the features.
Going after the features of Snapchat - Instagram added stories - that disappear after 24 hours, making the social media platform even more popular.
The term Fake News is widely circulated, and many social media posts are found to be misleading and false - Facebook begins to crack down and delete content they know is false.
Popular app Vine is discontinued and merger into twitter as Vine Camera.
Popular App Tik-Tok is launched and has tremendous success.
Now twice as many characters are allowed in a tweet, allowing more to be said, and more to be shared
Popular instant messaging service yahoo Messanger is shut down.