Social Media Terms and Definitions

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What is social media?

Social media is a tool that allows information to be shared, and groups or communities to be created, through online or mobile networks.

What is a social network?

A social network is an application which enables users to communicate with each other online. The means of communication is usually by posting comments, information, messages, or photographs.

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What types of social media are there?

  • Blogs
    Personal sites, usually written by one person
  • Content-Sharing Sites
    Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube
  • Microblogging Sites
    Twitter
  • Online Forums
    HubPages' forum, other discussion forums
  • Social Networking Sites
    Facebook, Google Plus, Klout, LinkedIn
  • Wikis
    Wikimedia Commons, Wikipedia

Popular Social Media Sites

Site Name
Key Facts
Facebook
Facebook is considered by many to be the world's most popular online social networking site. Users post profiles, photographs, and lists of items of personal interest in various categories. They communicate with friends via both public and private messages. Facebook's name is derived from a book given to students at some United States universities at the beginning of the academic year. The intent of the book, which contains photographs of the students enrolled, is to help everyone identify their fellow students.
Google Plus (Google+ / G+)
Google Plus is a social network owned by Google. G+ users share links to articles, paragraphs of text, videos, photographs, and other content. Fellow users can be organized into "circles," groups based upon a common interest or relationship. Features of Google Plus include Google Plus communities and Google Hangouts.
Instagram
Instagram is a photo-sharing social network. Users share photos they have taken, usually with a smartphone or other phone, with people who have chosen to follow them.
Klout
Klout investigates how a person’s social media actions influence other people. Users are recognized for how influential they are.
LinkedIn
LinkedIn is a social media site used primarily for business networking. Users create networks of contacts in order to search for jobs and exchange information about business opportunities.
Pinterest
Pinterest is an image-sharing social network. Users collect images from the Web and post ("pin") them on theme-based boards.
Twitter
Twitter is a message-distribution site in which users post brief messages and view similarily-short messages posted by others. The content is delivered in a continuous stream of 140-character tweets (messages).
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Social Media Sites Serve Different Purposes

As you can see from the descriptions in the table, social media sites serve different purposes. My personal favorite for the dissemination of information is Google Plus communities. The posted information can be organized into categories, making it very easy to find posts related to a specific subject.

I created a Google Plus community called International Poetry. It's a worldwide community for poets and poetry lovers. The community is organized into categories such as poems, articles about poets and poetry, poetry books, and poetry contests. Members reside in nearly 60 countries and are not restricted to posting their poems in English.

Social Media Terms and Definitions

Android
Android is an operating system created by Google which is used in tablets and smartphones. My Kindle Fire uses an operating system called Silk, an Android version which has been modified for use in Amazon's tablets.

App
An app (application) is program that runs inside another service. Two examples of apps on my Kindle Fire are an e-mail program and a word processing program.

Avatar
An avatar is an image which represents you in social media and video games.

Blog
A blog is a personal Web site in which short entries are presented in reverse chronological order—the most recent entry at the top of the page. Blogs posts may contain commentary, news items, opinions, photographs, poetry, videos, or other items.

Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a standard for short-range wireless transmissions. One example is headsets which enable hands-free use of cellphones.

Circles
Circles are the organizational units into which users place their followers on Google+.

Cloud
A cloud is a collection of apps, books, computing services, and data which can be accessed through the Internet via remote servers.

Curating
Curating is the practice of organizing and presenting data online to the public in a more personalized way than that which one sees via automated news feeds.

Direct Message (DM)
A DM is a personal message you send via Twitter to one of your followers. Direct messages can only be seen by the recipient and you.

Feed
A feed is a stream of constantly updating material.

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Google
Google is the trademarked name for a Web search engine. The terms Google, Googling, and Googled are used in conjunction with searching for information on the Internet.

Google Hangout
A Google Hangout is a function within Google Plus. Hangouts allow users to have live, face-to-face, multi-person video chats. I live in Southern California and have had Hangouts with people on the east coast of the United States and Europe.

Google Hangouts on Air
Google Hangouts on Air are Hangouts in which the video stream is displayed publicly on the G+ profile page of the person who initiated the Hangout.

Hashtag
A hashtag involves using a number or pound sign (#) in a tweet to convey the subject or subjects about which the user is writing. If hashtags are used, the message can be indexed, enabling the post to appear in other users' Twitter feeds.

Keywords
Keywords are terms embedded or included in a Web site or blog so that it becomes searchable.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Search Engine Optimization refers to methods used to ensure that online content shows up in search engines. If one's content appears in search results, traffic to the Web site or blog in question will increase.

Skype
Skype is a service which allows users to communicate over the Internet via instant messaging, videos, or voice communication. Skype has been a fun way for me to communicate with my friends in Europe.

Smartphone
A smartphone is an advanced mobile device—such as an iPhone—which can be used to browse the Internet, check e-mail, and download apps.

Status
Status is a phrase or short message used on social networks to alert followers to a user's recent activities.

Streaming
Streaming is a method of processing and delivering media, such as YouTube videos, over the Internet in real time.

Tablet
A tablet is a touch-screen device, such as Amazon's Kindle Fire, that can be connected to the Internet via Wi-Fi or cellular networks.

Tag
To tag is to identify someone in a post or photograph.

Trending
Trending is used to indicate that a topic is receiving a lot of attention on search engines, social networks, or Web sites.

Tweet
A tweet is a public message no more the 140 characters long on Twitter.

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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Social Media Terms and Definitions great hub filled with many terms for nay one to learn more about. I find this hub to be useful, to all writers or an online worker. My preference is Google+ recently I have been using Facebook but my views don't all come from FBK .I also use Twitter and some of the others mentioned. Thanks for the informative and most helpful hub Voted up,useful interesting.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Devika (DDE),

Thanks for reading my article and being the first person to post a comment. I enjoy doing the research for, and writing, Hubs that I like to call "gently educational."


Rayne123 3 years ago

Wow looking at all of this, its amazing how many sites and accounts one can have. We must be careful though, as the internet is not as private as we think it is.

I am be old school, but I do not have any of these. I use to have fb but no more.

I may have a blog very soon but at the moment I do not.

It is a good way to meet people around the world, however I think back in the day we did just fine meeting people and may have been safer.

Thank you for this

Laurie


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Laurie (Rayne123),

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. When one posts messages or comments online, it's important to remember that those items are public. Never post anything you wouldn't want everyone to see.


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kidscrafts 3 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Great article Daisy! I am looking at your list of the social media sites and then I think 20 years ago... none of those things existed! It's almost unbelievable how things changed even during the last 10 years!

I took a one year in multimedia in a college in 1998 and we had to create a 10 second video because it was the maximum the computers could take to render.... and it took all night :-) Now, I am creating videos of 2 to 5 minutes and it take a few minutes to render. I am quite happy to have all those possibilities to create and show my work so easily now :-)

Thank you for sharing this excellent hub, Daisy!

Have a great day!

Joelle


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Joelle (kidscrafts),

Thanks for reading my article and adding the anecdote about your video creation efforts in 1998. A lot has changed since you made your first video.

The world of social media is continually changing. I'm certain I will be updating this article on a regular basis.


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Alphadogg16 3 years ago from Texas

Very informative article Daisy Mariposa, Im kind of old school myself and still learning about a lot of these sites/terminology. Thumbs up on your hub.


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tillsontitan 3 years ago from New York

A great resource for people looking to learn more about what's going on in social media. I like the way you described each briefly yet completely. There is so much to learn and sometimes it is difficult to find a concise definition. Thank you for this helpful hub.

Voted up, useful, and interesting. Shared too!


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Kevin (Alphadogg16),

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it.

I have gotten very involved with social media and I found myself explaining various aspects of it informally to some of my friends. That's what gave me the idea for this Hub.


suzettenaples 3 years ago

Really interesting and informative hub, Daisy. I learned some things from this and I appreciate the definitions you give for everything. Voted up!


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Sunshine625 3 years ago from Orlando, FL

Well done Daisy! I'm sure the info will help someone who still might be a bit clueless on social media lingo.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Mary (tillsontitan),

Thanks for reading my article and adding your comment. Thanks, too, for sharing my Hub.

I thought that a number readers would probably have "heard of" the more common social networks, but might not know what they were about. Writing about the networks and defining the terms would be useful to many people.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Suzette (suzettenaples),

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I learned some things, too, while doing the research for my Hub. I'll be adding to the list of terms and definitions from time-to-time. There are several more terms which readers might find useful.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Linda (Sunshine625),

Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it. I found myself explaining various aspects of social media to some of the members of Facebook groups to which I belong. My explanations were well-received, so I thought an article discussing several of the social media networks would be helpful.


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Imogen French 3 years ago from Southwest England

thank you for the definitions - very useful for us "oldies" trying to keep up with it all!


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Jodah 3 years ago from Queensland Australia

H Daisy, Very extensive and informative article. I use Facebook regularly sharing things I find interesting though very rarely post any personal comments, other than messages for family or friends. I have Google+ but haven't really explored it's possibilities. Your article has encouraged me to look into it more. I won't use Twitter as too many people get in trouble over their tweets. I have written a poem about the dangers of posts in social media being taken out of context. Anyway, I enjoyed this hub and voted up.


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Nell Rose 3 years ago from England

Nice one Daisy! This is really useful for anyone who is not sure about what is what, and that includes me still! what a great idea! voted up! nell


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Imogen,

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it.

I'm glad you found the information to be useful. I had a feeling that many people had heard of most of the social media sites I listed, but might not be familiar with the details. I thought this article might prove to be a handy reference tool.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

John (Jodah),

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it.

I'm glad you are going to explore the possibilities of Google Plus. It has several features which Facebook doesn't have. Please post another comment after you have used G+ for a while.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Nell,

Thanks for reading my article and adding your comment. I'm glad you found the information I've included to be useful. This is probably the type of Hub you might want to bookmark for reference purposes.


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MarleneB 3 years ago from Northern California, USA

My favorite social network is Google +. I feel like I have more control there. I really like your complete list of terms and definitions for social media.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Marlene,

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it.

I plan to add more terms and definitions to my article when I get a chance. I like Facebook and Google Plus. I especially like the Google Plus communities. The appearance of the posts in G+ makes them easier to read than the Facebook entries.


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AvineshP 3 years ago from Chandigarh

Simply WoW !!!. Thanks for sparing your valuable time to write this hub. I am sure this is beneficial for all the IT professionals and for all those people who want to stay connected through social media.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Avinesh,

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my latest article and posting your comment. I appreciate your very kind words. I hope more people connect via social media after reading my Hub.


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vocalcoach 3 years ago from Nashville Tn.

Hi Daisy -

I had no idea that Kevin Spacey did Impressions. He is quite good and I enjoyed the video. This is such an informative, excellent article. You've given descriptions which are easy to understand.

Thank you for all the time you've put into creating a rich and unique hub.

Audrey


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Thank you for this. Right now, Twitter is working for me.


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tobusiness 3 years ago from Bedfordshire, U.K

Great hub! Informative and well presented, bookmarked for reference.

Voting up and awesome.


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janshares 3 years ago from Washington, DC

Thank you for this, Daisy Mariposa. I really need a class on social media, especially the terms. I know enough to get by and pick it up as I go but there's so much I didn't know until I joined Hubpages. Great tutorial for a somewhat clueless babyboomer like me. Excellent hub, voted up and useful.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Audrey (vocalcoach),

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I like to help people, as you know, and write mildly educational articles. After I did my research, I made sure to write definitions in language which was easy to understand. Social media can be a bit overwhelming, so I tried to write in language which wasn't very technical.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Martin (Mhatter99),

Thanks for reading my article and adding your comment. I'm following you on Twitter and regularly see your tweets involving your latest haiku.

I wish you would become active on Google Plus. I would love for you to join my International Poetry community.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Jo (tobusiness),

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. Thanks, too, for bookmarking my Hub. I'm glad you found the information to be useful.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Janis (janshares),

I appreciate your reading my article and commenting in it. I'm glad you found the information to be useful.

Social media is continually changing and evolving. I'll try to provide updates to the information I've included and add new material as time permits.


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janetwrites 3 years ago from Georgia country

It's interesting to read how social media has changed over time. This hub is well presented, very useful and educational as you described and explained all the necessary terms and definitions. Great work!


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Janet,

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading and commenting in my article. I appreciate your very kind words.

Social media is continually changing. I wonder what innovations will appear during the next year.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Daisy, you did a wonderful job of outlining each of the social media and the related terms. I was laughing my ass off at the video. I had no idea Kevin Spacey does impersonations. Thanx for the info and the laughter - what a bonus!


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Shauna (bravewarrior),

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment.

I used the HubPages technology template for my Hub. One of the suggestions were to include a video. When I accessed YouTube, I went to a page of videos posted by my social media friends. I thought the Kevin Spacey video would be a fun one to share.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

You're more creative (trusting) than I. I still use the standard format where I can bring in the capsules I want. I'm afraid if I use a template HP suggests for my topic I won't know how to use it! :-)


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prasetio30 3 years ago from malang-indonesia

Very informative hub. Probably, I'll begin to write again here on hubpages and use some of them to promote my hub. Thanks for sharing with us. VOTED UP :-)

Prasetio


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Shauna (bravewarrior),

Thanks for stopping by again. The technology template allowed me to add and subtract capsules. The template contained a lot of instructions and suggestions. I found it to be extremely helpful.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Prasetio,

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and adding your comment. I've found social media to be a great way to bring traffic to my Hubs.


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Pamela99 3 years ago from United States

This is a great overview of so many social sites. Sometimes I don't realize how much is out there until I see a list of this type. Very good hub.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Pamela,

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I thought the easiest way for us to see what was out there was for me to try to gather as much information as I could and write a concise reference piece.


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teaches12345 3 years ago

This is a nice resource for social media. I see FAcebook is still number one with many. I will have to check out Google hangout. THanks for the information.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Dianna (teaches12345),

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I'm glad you found some useful information in my Hub.

Google Hangouts are a great way to have an online conversation with a group of people scattered across the globe. I live in Southern California. One conversation I had was with two friends, one in Virginia and the other in the Netherlands. Seeing and hearing them was a great experience.


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Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

So interesting and very useful Daisy and here's to voting up and sharing.

Eddy.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Eddy (Eiddwen),

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. Thanks, too, for sharing my Hub. I'm glad you found the information to be useful.


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MsDora 3 years ago from The Caribbean

I appreciate this information. Thank you for these explanations. Voted Up.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Ms. Dora,

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I'm receiving comments from readers all over the world. I'm glad the information I've included in my Hub is helpful.


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agusfanani 3 years ago from Indonesia

Thank you for sharing knowledge about social media which has given me more perspective about it, specially its benefits.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

It's nice to "see" you again, agusfanani.

Thanks for reading my article and adding your comment. I'm glad my Hub has provided you with insight into social media.


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Vinaya Ghimire 3 years ago from Nepal

Daisy, I have never read a comprehensive article on social media such as this. I have accounts in many social media platforms, but I have been unable to make proper use of most of them.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Vinaya,

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I appreciate your very kind words.

I had to gather the material for this article from a number of sources. I hadn't read any comprehensive articles describing various types of social media, either, so I decided to do something about the situation. A number of people have found my article to be helpful, which is something I like to hear.

Become more involved with social media. my friend. You have a lot to offer.


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ChitrangadaSharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

This is truly a very informative and helpful hub!

So much information about Social Media, all at one place! Every day we learn something and today I learnt a lot from this article.

Thank you, Daisy!


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Chitrangada,

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I appreciate your very kind words.

I enjoy writing what I like to call "gently educational", Hubs which are informative without pushing lots of facts and figures at the reader.


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Glimmer Twin Fan 3 years ago

Daisy - this is such an awesome resource. I am still learning my way around various social media platforms and this will be helpful. Thanks! Shared.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Glimmer Twin Fan,

Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it. Thanks, too, for sharing my Hub. I'm glad you've found the information to be helpful.


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Sharkye11 3 years ago from Oklahoma

Wow! Great guide! I'm bookmarking and pinning this for future reference. It is always interesting to learn about new networking sites, but I really need to get the hang of the ones I am using before I go any further!

Sharing this too!


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chef-de-jour 3 years ago from Wakefield, West Yorkshire,UK

Well done DaisyM. Great resource, I can see that.

I still have much learning to do when it comes to these types of sites!! Onward and sidewards I think.

Votes for a well presented and researched hub.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Jayme (Sharke11),

Thanks for reading and commenting in my social media article. Thanks, too, for pinning it. I'm honored you're bookmarking my Hub.

I started thinking that I had "heard of" lots of social media networking sites, but I didn't know very much about some of them. I did some reading on the subject and decided to write an article.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Andrew (chef-du-jour),

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I appreciate your very kind words.

If there are any questions about the social media networking sites I can answer for you, please send me a message via Facebook.


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Vellur 3 years ago from Dubai

Great article about social media terms and definitions. Useful and informative. Voted up.


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srsddn 3 years ago from Dehra Dun, India

daisymariposa, quite useful information. Though many of us might be knowing these terms but it is good to find these consolidated in this Hub and update oneself. Thanks for sharing.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Nithya (Vellur),

Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it. I'm glad you found the information to be useful and informative.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

srsddn,

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment.

If you read the other comments at the end of my article, you'll see that many of the people who commented were not familiar with the terms and definitions. They have used some of the social media sites without knowing very much about them.


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Chuck 3 years ago from Tucson, Arizona

Very good Hub and helpful also. Although I knew most of the common social media terms you defined, I must admit that I only learned most of them was after hearing them used a number of times I decided they might be important and then did a Google search to learn their meaning. You make it very easy here for people to learn these quickly and in one place.

I use LinkedIn in my work and have Facebook, Twitter and Google+ accounts but don't use them much.


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Daisy Mariposa 3 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Chuck,

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I appreciate your very kind words.

Having the more common social media sites, as well as the more common terms, described in one article has proven to be a good resource for a number of readers.


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tsmog 2 years ago from Escondido, CA

I have always pondered yet never searched terms before. I feel I am learned now. I learned new meaning for terms such as hashtags. I can grasp what they do rather than I should do them. A difference for me of least. Thank you for the well presented hub of information any person will appreciate.

tim


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Daisy Mariposa 2 years ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Tim (tsmog),

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I like to write "gently educational" Hubs. I'm glad you learned something new from reading this one.


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mary615 22 months ago from Florida

I still have so much to learn about using the social medias. I do use FB and Twitter. Oh, and Google+ too.

Very interesting and informational Hub!

Voted UP, etc. and shared.


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Mary,

Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. Thanks, too, for sharing my Hub.

I'm glad you found some useful information in what you read.


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ArtDiva 22 months ago from Yountville, CA

Unfortunately, I find social media exhausting, and yet necessary to promote my art and stay connected, a sort of catch 22. Very interesting, informational, and well presented. At age 73, never too old to learn.


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Paul Kuehn 22 months ago from Udorn City, Thailand

This is a great summary of what everyone should understand about social media. I have found that if you want to be a successful writer, you have to use social media. Bookmarking this for future reference. Voted up as interesting and useful and sharing with HP followers and on Facebook.


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Laura Schneider 22 months ago from Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Awesome article! I learned a lot. Voted awesome and useful. I look forward to reading more of your well-researched work. Cheers!


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Margaret (ArtDiva),

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. Social media can be an exhausting subject to learn if one jumps in all over the place. It's best to concentrate on one social media site at a time.


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Paul,

It's nice to "see" you again. Thanks for reading my article, bookmarking it, and sharing it on Facebook and with your HubPages followers.

Posting links on social media sites is a great way for someone to become known worldwide. Google+ has been especially successful for me. I have roughly 3500 G+ followers.


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Laura,

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and commenting in it. I appreciate your very kind words about my writing.


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sunilkunnoth2012 22 months ago from Calicut (Kozhikode, South India)

Informative and useful. Thank you for this wonderful post. Shared.


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

Sunil (sunilkunnoth2012),

It's nice to meet you. Thanks for reading my article and posting your comment. I'm glad you found useful information in my Hub.


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Kevin Peter 22 months ago from Global Citizen

Good one , you have to mention ,how such social media has been used in various protests and social movements all over the world


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Daisy Mariposa 22 months ago from Orange County (Southern California) Author

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