SOCIAL NETWORKING
What is Social Networking? <ul><li>Grouping of individuals into specifics groups like a community or a subdivision online....
Why? <ul><li>Great way to stay connected with family members and friends </li></ul><ul><li>To stay up to date what AARP is...
Different Types of Social Networking <ul><li>More than 400 social networking sites on the internet! </li></ul><ul><li>Pers...
The Top Social Sites <ul><li>Facebook-  has more than 200 million   active users </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter-  3 million twe...
FACEBOOK <ul><li>www.facebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>Very easy to join </li></ul><ul><li>All you need is an email address a...
 
 
 
AARP MD State Web Page <ul><li>1. Go to  www.aarp.org </li></ul><ul><li>2. Connect to the Community  </li></ul><ul><li>3. ...
 
 
Twitter <ul><li>Twitter   is a social networking tool that allows you answer the question,  &quot;What are you doing?&quot...
 
 
 
<ul><li>TWEET- is hosting an advocacy training today and talking about Social Media http://ow.ly/IeB2  </li></ul>
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AARP Maryland - What is social networking?

  1. 1. SOCIAL NETWORKING
  2. 2. What is Social Networking? <ul><li>Grouping of individuals into specifics groups like a community or a subdivision online. </li></ul><ul><li>Online social networking websites are commonly used. </li></ul><ul><li>Boomers are the fastest-growing age segment on social-networking sites and many log on at least once a day. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><li>Great way to stay connected with family members and friends </li></ul><ul><li>To stay up to date what AARP is doing in Annapolis and DC </li></ul><ul><li>Post pictures, stories </li></ul><ul><li>Develop new friendships </li></ul><ul><li>It’s FREE!!! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Different Types of Social Networking <ul><li>More than 400 social networking sites on the internet! </li></ul><ul><li>Personal interest </li></ul><ul><li>Public interest </li></ul><ul><li>Business interest </li></ul><ul><li>Sports interest </li></ul><ul><li>Dating interest </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Top Social Sites <ul><li>Facebook- has more than 200 million active users </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter- 3 million tweets a day </li></ul><ul><li>FACT: Women 50+ are the fastest growing users of Facebook </li></ul>
  6. 6. FACEBOOK <ul><li>www.facebook.com </li></ul><ul><li>Very easy to join </li></ul><ul><li>All you need is an email address and some patience! </li></ul>
  7. 10. AARP MD State Web Page <ul><li>1. Go to www.aarp.org </li></ul><ul><li>2. Connect to the Community </li></ul><ul><li>3. Click “Register” </li></ul>
  8. 13. Twitter <ul><li>Twitter is a social networking tool that allows you answer the question, &quot;What are you doing?&quot; by sending short text messages 140 characters in length, called &quot;tweets&quot;, to your friends, or &quot;followers.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Your tweets are displayed on your profile page, on the home page of each of your followers </li></ul>
  9. 17. <ul><li>TWEET- is hosting an advocacy training today and talking about Social Media http://ow.ly/IeB2 </li></ul>

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