Let’s take a look at Social Media
Social Media is a collection of published web content like videos, pictures, blogs, bookmarks, news, information and other forms of media that is shared by communities of web users. Social Media Content is predominantly published by users and members.
Social Media Sites, (Platforms or Tools)
It’s a fact… Social Media sites can be simultaneously updated by multiple users from different locations; as a result high levels of user interaction naturally occur.
Many popular social sites already offer unique ways to share information or to stay in touch and interact with friends, family, and business associates. However, the numbers of emerging Platforms are becoming exhaustive as individuals and business entrepreneurs launch more targeted and content specific ways to attract web communities.
Well known social media platforms include sites like Twiter, Facebook, You Tube, Flickr, Linkedin, Digg, Delicious, Squidoo, StumbleUpon.
Sites like these dominate masses of users, members and traffic… this is where social media can be used as a marketing weapon…read more about social media marketing here >
Check out the Social Media in 3 minutes video hosted on Youtube. A big thanks to the Upsidedowniceburg team for the source data and ofcourse sharing the video.
Here is another great video that illustrates Social Media in Plain English