Social media sites used to be used basically for friends and family members. However, more and more there are corporations getting in the game and marketing for subscribers themselves. These subscribers are then connected, and relationships grow. This can connect people in the same town, or even on the same street.
From the business standpoint, parts and accessories can be sold to these garage mechanics. Many men like to pimp their rides. Social media websites allow them not only to find the parts they desire, but they can post photographs and brag as well.
While this is great fun for people with new cars, it is more than that for people who customize antiques. Parts for refurbished automobiles can be difficult to find. Sometimes they have to be specially machined by the manufacturer. A corporate presence on social media provides an avenue for a person to receive advice or get directed to the appropriate source for parts and information.
Most everyone has attended an antique car show, after all. Some people travel long distances with their restored antiques to drive around, show them off, and enter them into various contests. This is a favorite activity among retirees, and they all stay connected through these networks.
No matter if one drives a new auto or an antique, social media brings owners of Ford trucks together. This is happening in more than just the United States, in fact. Many Americans are not aware of this, but Fords are shipped all over the world. In many of these countries they are regarded as high-end luxury vehicles.