Services that allow you to
connect with other people
of similar interests and
background. Usually they
consist of a profile, various
ways to interact with other
users, ability to setup
Founded by Mark
allows any users
themselves to be
at least 13 years
Micro blogging is a broadcast medium in the form of
Content is typically smaller in both actual and aggregate
Allow users to exchange small elements of content such as
short sentences, individual images, or video links.
Small messages are sometimes called micro posts.
Twitter for Business
•Amplify your messages to
more people interested in
your smaller business.
•A simple way to grow your
followers and find more
people interested in your
Pinterest is a
Allows users to
A Web site that enables users to store and share their
multimedia files (photos, videos, music) with others.
The media is played/viewed from any Web browser and
may be selectively available via password or to the general
A media sharing site can also be used to back up files. See
cloud storage, photo sharing site and video sharing site.
YouTube is a video-sharing website.
Created by three former PayPal employees in February
2005, on which users can upload, view and share videos
Unregistered users can watch videos, while registered
users can upload an unlimited number of videos.
Voice over Internet Protocol
Methodology and broad range of technologies
for the delivery of voice communications and
multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP)
networks, such as the Internet.
Skype was first
released in 2003
600 million users
Use to communicate
with others by
• voice using a microphone,
• video by using a webcam,
• instant messaging over the
In addition to text
messaging, users can
video and audio media
The client software is
available for Windows,
BlackBerry OS, iOS,,