Social media advertising

| November 17, 2017

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Social media first became a choice for marketers back in 2005, when Facebook launched its first advertising option. The medium has advanced in leaps and bounds since then, offering a reasonably low cost ad option to marketers, as well as the opportunity to reach a wide audience for little money as long as the ads are engaging enough.

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