Google (Alphabet) (NASDAQ: GOOGL)
Market cap: US$1.07 trillion; stock price: US$1,572.35
In terms of social media, the Google+ social network is a Facebook rival that never really took off.
Its source of wealth was it generates billions of views each month.
Through the following:
- YouTube advertising service.
- Google Adwords; it also gets revenue by selling ads for its homepage, its search results pages, and within videos.
2. Facebook (NASDAQ: FB)
Market cap: US$804.65 billion; stock price: US$282.45
It’s a huge surprise in Menlo Park, California, Facebook’ emphasizes its focus on sharing between friends as a means of connecting the world.
Its source of wealth comes from advertisement and viewing from 2.7 billion people connect via Facebook on a monthly basis across the world. Instagram had over 1 billion active users according to the source.
3. Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM)
Market cap: US$139.30 billion; stock price: US$489.78
Zoom Video Communications holds the 14th position according to the source list of top sites on the web. The position has likely been bolstered by popularity. It becomes more beneficial to the world rocked by COVID-19 era boost advantage.
Launched in 2013 as the TECH company provides videotelephony and online chat services through a cloud-based, peer-to-peer software platform.
4. Twitch (Amazon) (NASDAQ: AMZN)
Market cap: US$1.62 trillion; stock price: US$3,232.65
It is of the social media platform that is advancing from the COVID-19 lockdowns is Twitch. Acquired by Amazon in 2014 for US$970 million, Twitch is the world’s leading live-streaming platform for gamers.
As of late 2020, Twitch had huge traffic of 83,700 concurrent live channels broadcasting at any time.
5. Twitter (NYSE: TWTR)
Market cap: US$41.47 billion; stock price: US$52.43
According to a source the Twitter is a social media stock with a real-time conversation platform designed for self-expression and conversation. The majority of Twitter’s revenue is generated through advertising, such as promoted Tweets, promoted accounts, and promoted trends.
6. Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT)
Market cap: US$1.62 trillion; current share price: US$214.07
It offers tools similar to its rivals, but goes a step further in letting users access and analyze data with familiar tools like Excel, word processing,
Together the companies plan “to spin digital data into DNA itself to archive information in the arrangement of its molecules.”
7. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN)
Market cap: US$1.59 trillion; current share price: US$3,168.04
Amazon has evolved from its online retail shopping platform to become a tech giant through its Amazon Web Services (AWS) platform. It has many subsidiaries like Kindle Book Publishing for publishing, sales of audio, eBook, hard paperback printed books, and lots more.
Like many others on this list, AWS uses machine learning to help its consumers harness big data.
8. Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE)
Market cap: US$229.53 billion; current share price: US$478.87
Adobe is a software-as-a-service heavyweight in the global tech market. A pioneer in the creation of desktop publishing, the company is best known for its flagship product, Photoshop.
Adobe’s portfolio includes dozens of applications across its Creative, Document, and Marketing Cloud platforms. Its business model includes generating predictable cash flows through subscriptions.
It has a marketing workflow startup Work-front for US$1.5 billion. According to Stephanie Liu, an analyst at Forrester.
9. Salesforce (NYSE: CRM)
Market cap: US$223.86 billion; current share price: US$245.80
Sales-force engages in the design and development of cloud-based enterprise software for customer relationship management.
The company uses its cloud-based enterprise software to engage in sales-force automation, customer service support, and digital commerce.
10. Oracle (NYSE: ORCL)
Market cap: US$173.79 billion; current share price: US$57.72
Oracle, a top big data stock hardware and services, has been in the business for over three decades.
Oracle lets users bring in data to integrate with its system, which can help users store and process the data.
11. SAP (NYSE: SAP)
Market cap: US$144.62 billion; current share price: US$121.16
SAP’s Business Technology Platform is comprised of four technology portfolios, including database and data management, application development and integration, analytics, and intelligent technologies.
According to the source, “the platform offers users the ability to turn data into business value, compose end-to-end business processes, and build and extend SAP applications quickly.”
12. IBM (NYSE: IBM)
Market cap: US$110.06 billion; current share price: US$123.52
It is an information technology giant IBM provides integration solutions that leverage data and knowledge of business processes.
IBM is offering cost-effective, flexible data processing, and storage tools designed to handle the volume of data being generated today.
13. Palantir Technologies (NYSE: PLTR)
Market cap: US$50.91 billion; current share price: US$27.11
Palantir Technologies is a software company specializing in data analytics. The company’s technology has been used by US federal agencies, including the Intelligence Community and the Department of Defense, as well as by hedge funds, banks, and financial services firms.
14. Splunk (NASDAQ: SPLK)
Market cap: US$32.75 billion; current share price: US$204.18
It is a big data analytics firm that produces software for searching, monitoring, and analyzing machine-generated big data. The integration of Splunk’s products with those of its partners has no doubt helped it build its enterprise customer base
Source: Investing News