Learn Social Media

Social Media Glossary Digg – Social media tool that allows users to “Digg” news articles and other content to show that they like the content and/or to share with others. Most news outlets have the option to “Digg” content built into their online articles FacebookOnline community for people to connect with others, share videos, pictures and information FlickrOnline site for storing, sharing and commenting on photos Foursquare Location-based mobile platform that allows users to “check in” at locations via a smartphone app or SMS and collect points and virtual badges Hootsuite Browser-based social media dashboard that allows you to control Facebook Pages, Twitter accounts and LinkedIn Profiles under one log-in. Also includes analytics and search capabilities, and allows for multiple managers on an account LinkedInProfessional online community used to network with fellow professionals; an online resume sharing site Pinterest – Virtual bookmarking platform that allows users to “pin” pictures from any location to their digital dashboard Twazzup Real-time social news aggregator that trolls the internet for searched topics Tweetdeck Desktop or mobile application (app) that allows you to search desired topics and connect with contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more TwitterMicroblogging community where posts and links are 140 characters or less Hashtag Keywords associated with and assigned to an item of content with a hash mark (#) attached to the front of the word Tumblr Microblogging site similar to Twitter that claims a slicker interface and easier ability to share photos, music, videos and other media Slideshare Online community for uploading and sharing presentations. Other social media sites like Facebook and LinkedIn have a Slideshare application that can be incorporated into user profiles SocialMention Social media search and analysis platform that aggregates user-generated content into a single stream of information and allows you to easily track and measure what people are saying about you, your company, a new product, or any topics in real-time YouTubeOnline site for uploading and discussing videos

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