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Using Social Media: Home

Popular social media sites

 Communication: Blogging: Blogger, Livejournal, TypePad, WordPress
Microblogging: Snapchat, Twitter, Yammer
Location: Blendr, Foursquare
Social networking: Academia.edu, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn
Aggregators: Feedly, Netvibes, Pageflakes, iGoogle
 Collaboration: Conferencing: Adobe Connect, GoToMeeting, Skype
Wikis: PBworks, Wetpaint, Wikia
Social bookmarking: Delicious, Diigo, BibSonomy
Social bibliography: CiteULike, Mendeley, Zotero
Social news: Digg, Reddit, Newsvine, Zite
Social documents: Google Docs, Dropbox, Zoho
Project management: Basecamp, Huddle
 Multimedia:  Art and Design: DeviantART, Tumblr
Photographs: Flickr, Instagram, Picasa, Pinterest
Video: Viddler, Vimeo, YouTube
Livestreaming: Justin.tv, Livestream, UStream
Presentation sharing: Prezi, LucidChart, Scribd, Slideshare, Sliderocket
Virtual worlds: OpenSim, Second Life

Student Guide to Social Media

Student Guide to Social Media

 Image from: http://www.themediabubble.co.uk/blog/top_tips/is_a_career_in_social_media_for_you.html

Social media Explained

An Internet Minute

What happens in an internet minute?

  • 639,800 GB of global IP data transferred
  • 6 new Wikipedia articles published
  • 204 million emails sent
  • 100+ new LinkedIn accounts
  • 320+ new Twitter accounts
  • 100,000 new Tweets
  • 6 million Facebook views
  • 2+ million Google search queries

Acknowledgements

This guide has been adapted with permission from the Institute for Learning Enhancement and Innovation at  the University of Derby, Great Britain