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The basics - Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

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Basics of Social Media: A LearnSurge Presentation Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Basics of Social Media Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
  • 2. Agenda • Facebook • Twitter • Pinterest
  • 3. Facebook • One Billion Users Worldwide • 10 Years Old • Connect with everyone to share photos, life events and more
  • 4. Tour of Facebook
  • 5. Tip: Cover photos are 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall- think long and wide
  • 6. Privacy and Facebook • Default settings are public! • Check back every so oftenterms often change Tip: There is no such thing a “Private”
  • 7. About those Apps What do your friends share about you?
  • 8. Are you advertising for others?
  • 9. Getting the Most from Facebook
  • 10. Share something
  • 11. Picture Options
  • 12. Hide Annoying Posts and People
  • 13. Facebook Mobile
  • 14. Questions?
  • 15. Twitter • Communicate in 140 Characters • Conversations via # “@”
  • 16. Anatomy of a Tweet
  • 17. Terms to know: Retweet Hashtag @Twitter Handle
  • 18. Hashtags • # before a relevant keyword or phrase (no spaces) • Click on a #word in any message shows you all other Tweets marked with that keyword. • Hashtags can occur anywhere in the Tweet • Popular hashtags become Trending Topics. • If you Tweet with a hashtag, anyone may find it. • No more than 2 hashtags per Tweet. • Use hashtags only on Tweets relevant to the topic. Example hashtags: #Sochi2014
  • 19. Privacy on Twitter At a minimum, turn off Tracking
  • 20. Questions?
  • 21. Pinterest • Visualization Boards • About Shared Interests instead of personal connections • DIY, Decorating, Exercise, Food, Clothes, and more! Image from:
  • 22. Privacy There is no privacy – except for secret boards
  • 23. Questions?
  • 24. Bonus Security Tips • Turn on 2-step Authentication on Facebook, LinkedIn and Google • Never use the same password for more than one site • Eye emails with suspicion
  • 25. Questions
  • 26. Contact Diana Silveira Novare Library Services 877-816-9638