What Exactly Is Social Media?
What exactly is social media? Since there are so many “Experts” in social media as reported by Mashable 15750 social media experts on twitter. This should be an easy question for them to answer. For me….
Social Media is social interaction combined with the use of the web to create or add value. by @askaaronlee
Social websites like facebook, twitter, or forums, blogs are all part of social media.
I found some videos on youtube that are actually quite interesting.
Here are two long definitions.
Social Media: An umbrella term that defines the various activities that integrate technology, social interaction, and the construction of words and pictures. This interaction, and the manner in which information is presented, depends on the varied perspectives and “building” of shared meaning, as people share their stories, and understandings. by formicmedia
Social media is media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Social media uses Internet and web-based technologies to transform broadcast media monologues (one to many) into social media dialogues (many to many). It supports the democratization of knowledge and information, transforming people from content consumers into content producers by wikipedia