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Be! Women - Basics of Social Media



Presented to Be! Women ( February 2014. ...

Presented to Be! Women ( February 2014.

Learn how and why you want to use social media. During the class you will learn how to use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn and more! We will discuss the basics of each site, as well as, privacy concerns and the etiquette of each site.



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  • Basics of Social Media Diana Silveira Novare Library Services
  • Agenda • • • • • Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Other Sites to know: Instagram, Google+ and Tumblr Most important Part of Tonight: Have fun!
  • Facebook • One Billion Users Worldwide • 10 Years Old • Connect with everyone to share photos, life events and more
  • Tour of Facebook
  • Tip: Cover photos are 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall- think long and wide
  • Privacy and Facebook • Default settings are public! • Check back every so oftenterms often change Tip: There is no such thing a “Private”
  • About those Apps What do your friends share about you?
  • Are you advertising for others?
  • Getting the Most from Facebook
  • Share something
  • Picture Options
  • Hide Annoying Posts and People
  • Questions?
  • Twitter • Communicate in 140 Characters • Conversations via # “@”
  • Anatomy of a Tweet
  • Terms to know: Retweet Hashtag @Twitter Handle
  • 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
  • Privacy on Twitter At a minimum, turn off Tracking
  • Questions?
  • Pinterest • Visualization Boards • About Shared Interests instead of personal connections • DIY, Decorating, Exercise, Food, Clothes, and more! Image from:
  • Privacy There is no privacy – except for secret boards
  • Questions?
  • LinkedIn • Online Business Networking • For: Professional Development, Creating a Network and Job Searching
  • Why LinkedIn? • Join Industry Groups and network • Connect with past and current colleagues • Job Hunting (even be recruited) • Follow Industry Leaders & Companies of Interest
  • Your Profile • Background (think cover letter) • Experience • Add Honors, Awards • Recommendations • Skills & Endorsements • Volunteer Work & Causes (But Beware) Manage your endorsements
  • Privacy - Check out Privacy Controls - Opt for secure browsing - Browse Anomyously
  • Questions?
  • Other Social Networking Sites • Instagram • Google+ • Tumblr
  • Instagram • A free App • 55 Million Pictures are uploaded daily • 5 Million Videos!
  • How it works?
  • Settings
  • Google+ • Connects your identity to all Google Services
  • Tumblr
  • 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
  • Questions
  • Contact Diana Silveira Novare Library Services 877-816-9638 Join Us for: Maximizing Your Productivity: Inbox and File Management on March 12th Online Marketing for Small Businesses on April 17th