Social Media creates platforms for unorthodox businesses and individuals

Farai Harreld

Twitter, facebook and instagram have been instrumental in creating platforms for businesses and individuals who before may have struggled with getting publicity and making a name for themselves.

For example, Thug kitchen a vegan based health blog that started off as one man sharing recipes in an orthodox manner now has a book in the works as well as features in the New york daily news, Fox news and the Huffington post.

Thug kitchen also has 30k+ followers each on instagram and twitter and around 242k+ followers on facebook. Their heightened popularity on social media contributed to Thug Kitchens