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Authors : Dr L. N. Uma Devi, K. Thirumal.

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 Volume 3 Issue 12

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This paper discusses or analyses trends in Social Media research during from 2012-2017, the data have been collected from web of science database. Aim of the study to analyze source wise research output, year wise publications, authorship pattern, and country wise research. The study finds that articles occupies first place among various forms of sources, during the study period in the year 2017 published highest research output, Peoples R China have published highest publication among the Social Media, majority research papers published themes of Social Media in general field.
Keywords:-Facebook, Messenger, WeChat, Weibo, WhatsApp.