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Wendy Boswell

Social and the Web: a quick intro

By July 16, 2013

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social mediaIt's something we hear about in the news, from our friends, from our families, and in passing conversations. But what exactly is social media?

If you want to get a good grasp on what social media really is, read Social Media: What Is It?. In this article, we'll look at several different topics, including:

  • Different types of social media
  • How we use the Web to communicate nowadays
  • Different types of social networks
  • The top social networking sites
  • How this is different from "old" media
  • How businesses are using social media

Sound intriguing? Check out What is Social Media? to get a comprehensive look at how this extremely popular online activity is changing the way we use the Web.

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