What is Social Media? Is it social networking? Is it social bookmarking? Is it wiki?
“ Social media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into interactive dialogue “ Wikipedia
More simply like : “Social media is people having conversation online “
Why Social media? Creating a personal brand Building relationships Learning and sharing knowledge Entertainment
Is Social Media and Social News The Same Thing?
Some Social Media Websites
Social Bookmarking Interact by tagging websites and searching through websites bookmarked by other people.
Social News Interact by voting for articles and commenting on them.
Social Networking. Interact by adding friends, commenting on profiles, joining groups and having discussions.
Social Photo and Video Sharing. Interact by sharing photos or videos and commenting on user submissions.
Wikis Interact by adding articles and editing existing articles
Why we should care ??
SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES OFFICIALLY MORE POPULAR THAN PORN SITES . TIME,BUSINESS http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1678586,00.html
“IN 2008, IF YOU ARE NOT ON THE SOCIAL NETWORKING SITE ,YOU ARE NOT ON THE INTERNET. ”IAB PLATFORM STATUS REPORT: USER GENERATED CONTENT, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND ADVERTISING- AN OVERVIEW, APRIL 2008
Facebook Do's and Don'ts ?? Do use privacy settings on your account to control who can see your profile Do not post overly personal information Do tag the pictures you post so that friends know when you have put their picture online. Do be tolerant when you get friend requests from strangers, Do not make friend requests to strangers. Do not allow untrusted applications to access your information. Do create a private group for you and your close friends. Do limit the type of email notifications that come to you from Facebook. Do report any threats of violence or other inappropriate posts or images to Facebook. Do use good judgment with your Facebook account and postings!
Secure your network
Blogging Do's ??
Create human-interest stories to entertain your audience
Always use objectivity when you blog
Brainstorm before you blog
Focus on timeliness
You can use prominence in your blogs.
Protect your identity
Check the policy of the blog website
Create a blogger’s contract
Do have fun when you blog
Don’ts ?? don’t write anything that will possibly harm others Do not use defamation against anyone or anything. Plagiarism Don’t limit your topics Don’t talk about a company or someone and state it as a general view on it. Don’t give out your personal information Don’t ask someone else for personal information Don’t make threatening or overly offensive comments Don’t be afraid to express yourself
Market Yourself on Social Network
Complete It 100%
Connect With Everyone
Make It Personal
Start Your Own Community
Create A Call To Action
Use Advanced Applications
Linkedin Do’s and Don’ts Do make sure your profile is complete with as much professional info about yourself as possible. Don’t update your status with derogatory remarks. Don’t talk about confidential information that you may be working on. Do recommend some of your colleagues using the “Recommend this person” tool. Don’t be afraid to reach out to new contacts. Do join groups
“It’s about conversations, and the bestcommunicators start as the bestlisteners.”Brian Solis, Social Media Manifesto