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How great social media companies define themselves?

Hey, Sagar here.

I wanted to go through the top social media platforms and learn about their meta description and how they express their identity. So I made a list and you can enjoy the list below.

When you read their meta description and then check out their about section, you can notice the board vision they have. This fascinates me, and trains my brain to think board.

1. Instagram

What Instagram wants the world to know?

Create an account or log in to Instagram – A simple, fun & creative way to capture, edit & share photos, videos & messages with friends & family.

What Instagram actually is?

We bring you closer to the people and things you love.

2. Facebook

What Facebook wants the world to know?

Create an account or log into Facebook. Connect with friends, family and other people you know. Share photos and videos, send messages and get updates.

What Facebook is actually is?

Facebook builds technologies that give people the power to connect with friends and family, find communities and grow businesses.

3. Snapchat

What Snapchat wants the world to know?

Snapchat lets you easily talk with friends, view Live Stories from around the world, and explore news in Discover. Life’s more fun when you live in the moment!

What Snapchat actually is?

About Snapchat: Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. We contribute to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

4. Tiktok

What TikTok wants the world to know?

TikTok – trends start here. On a device or on the web, viewers can watch and discover millions of personalized short videos. Download the app to get started.

What TikTok actually is?

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy.

5. YouTube

What YouTube wants the world to know?

Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.

What YouTube actually is?

Our mission is to give everyone a voice and show them the world. We believe that everyone deserves to have a voice and that the world is a better place when we listen, share and build community through our stories.

6. Reddit

What Reddit wants the world to know?

Reddit is a network of communities based on people’s interests. Find communities you’re interested in, and become part of an online community!

What Reddit actually is?

Reddit is home to thousands of communities, endless conversation, and authentic human connection. Whether you’re into breaking news, sports, TV fan theories, or a never-ending stream of the internet’s cutest animals, there’s a community on Reddit for you.

7. Quora

What Quora wants the world to know?

Quora is a place to gain and share knowledge. It’s a platform to ask questions and connect with people who contribute unique insights and quality answers.

What Quora actually is?

Quora’s mission is to share and grow the world’s knowledge. A vast amount of the knowledge that would be valuable to many people is currently only available to a few — either locked in people’s heads, or only accessible to select groups. We want to connect the people who have the knowledge to the people who need it, to bring together people with different perspectives so they can understand each other better, and to empower everyone to share their knowledge for the benefit of the rest of the world.

8. Tumblr

What Tumblr wants the world to know?

Tumblr is a place to express yourself, discover yourself, and bond over the stuff you love. It’s where your interests connect you with your people.

What Tumblr actually is?

Tumblr is where your interests connect you with your people.

9. Pinterest

What Pinterest wants the world to know?

Discover recipes, home ideas, style inspiration and other ideas to try.

What Pinterest actually is?

Pinterest is a visual discovery engine for finding ideas like recipes, home and style inspiration, and more. With billions of Pins on Pinterest, you’ll always find ideas to spark inspiration. When you discover Pins you love, save them to boards to keep your ideas organized and easy to find.

10. Twitter

What Twitter wants the world to know?

From breaking news and entertainment to sports and politics, get the full story with all the live commentary.

What Twitter actually is?

Twitter is what’s happening in the world and what people are talking about right now.

11. LinkedIn

What LinkedIn wants the world to know?

675 million+ members | Manage your professional identity. Build and engage with your professional network. Access knowledge, insights and opportunities.

What LinkedIn actually is?

Create economic opportunity for every member of the global workforce. The mission of LinkedIn is simple: connect the world’s professionals to make them more productive and successful.

And that’s the end of the list, if you think I missed any social media platform, drop a comment below and I’ll add it to the list.

I don’t want to derive any conclusions or anything so, but I was curious to understand these companies better than just reading some article on the web. If you spend time and think about their about section, you can, maybe, come up with an idea for the next great social media app.

All the best!

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