Social media is a method of communication. People use social media to advertise and communicate ideas, opinions, and thoughts. Businesses can use social media to update customers that are interested. Celebrities can use social media to communicate with their fans. Regular people use social media for big to small purposes, they can use it to get attention for whatever goals they are trying to pursue, or they could use it to simply communicate with their peers, friends and family. Blogs are social media because they are used to share and communicate ideas.