Social Media

Social Media is an umbrella term that describes any Internet based system or channel that enables communities of people to both produce and consume content thus enabling interaction and participation.

Examples of social media include:-

  • YouTube – video sharing
  • Facebook – social networking and collaboration
  • Twitter – the real time micro-blogging site
  • Podcasting – channel enabling production and consumption of audio content
  • Blogging – online publishing with feedback

Related definitions: OpenSocial Social Network