It can’t be denied that people are visual creatures. We like things that are colourful and images that attract our eyes.
To simplify, pictures get attention and keep it. It takes only a split second to look at an image, versus a few to read a summary. Pictures are more likely to get “liked” quicker.
Social media has always been visually inclined, but as technology and techniques have advanced, the role of images in the social space has thus shifted. A picture is worth a thousand words (and recently, $1 billion when it involves being able to share photos quickly and easily, evident by Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram).
See on www.likeable.com
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