Social Media Introduction<br />Enda Flynn – Microsoft Ireland <br />enda@microsoft.com<br />Twitter.com/endaflynn<br />
Agenda<br />Experience & knowledge in the room<br />Background & trends<br />Skype<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />LinkedI...
User Base in Ireland<br />
Skype<br />www.skype.com<br />Synonymous with VOIP or voice calls over the internet<br />Free voice & video calls over the...
Facebook<br />www.facebook.com<br />Social networking service and website launched in February 2004<br />As of April 2011,...
Facebook Features & Lingo<br />Friend<br />Like<br />Poke<br />Status<br />Wall<br />Message<br />Chat<br />Tag(ged)<br />...
Twitter<br />www.twitter.com<br />micro-blogging site - you can write anything- in 140 characters or less<br />Great for k...
Twitter Features & Lingo<br />Twitter handle (@yourname)<br />Bio<br />Avatar<br />Tweet<br />RT/ Retweet<br />Following <...
Finding Followers<br />Look for people you know<br />Look at other people’s profiles – explore lists<br />Participate e.g....
LinkedIn<br />www.linkedin.com<br />Business-oriented social networking site<br />Mainly used for professional networking<...
LinkedIn Features & Lingo<br />Profile<br />Experience<br />Education<br />Contacts<br />Groups<br />Recommendations<br />...
Foursquare <br />www.foursquare.com<br />Location-based social networking website based on software for mobile devices<br ...
Foursquare Features & Lingo <br />Check-in<br />Badges<br />Mayorship<br />
Questions?<br />
Where to Learn more<br />Irish Times Training (in partnership with IIA)<br />http://mashable.com/<br />Krishna De<br />Ant...
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Brief introduction to Skype, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Foursquare for Age Action training. Part of Irish Internet Association's 'Digitise the Nation' week 2011.

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  1. 1. Social Media Introduction<br />Enda Flynn – Microsoft Ireland <br />enda@microsoft.com<br />Twitter.com/endaflynn<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Experience & knowledge in the room<br />Background & trends<br />Skype<br />Facebook<br />Twitter<br />LinkedIn<br />Foursquare<br />Social apps for smartphones<br />
  3. 3. User Base in Ireland<br />
  4. 4. Skype<br />www.skype.com<br />Synonymous with VOIP or voice calls over the internet<br />Free voice & video calls over the internet (to other users within Skype)<br />*Ideal for staying in touch with family & friends when they or you are travelling or living abroad<br />Instant Messaging, file transfer & video conferencing<br />
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  7. 7. Facebook<br />www.facebook.com<br />Social networking service and website launched in February 2004<br />As of April 2011, 500 million active users worldwide<br />Excellent for keeping touch with friends & family – photo sharing or following interesting brand, group or radio/tv program<br />
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  10. 10. Facebook Features & Lingo<br />Friend<br />Like<br />Poke<br />Status<br />Wall<br />Message<br />Chat<br />Tag(ged)<br />Facebook Places<br />Mobile apps<br />*Privacy<br />
  11. 11. Twitter<br />www.twitter.com<br />micro-blogging site - you can write anything- in 140 characters or less<br />Great for keeping track of the latest news and updates<br />
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  14. 14. Twitter Features & Lingo<br />Twitter handle (@yourname)<br />Bio<br />Avatar<br />Tweet<br />RT/ Retweet<br />Following <br />DM<br />Hashtags (#)<br />Trending topics<br />Twitter client<br />Tw-’insert any noun, verb or adjective’<br />
  15. 15. Finding Followers<br />Look for people you know<br />Look at other people’s profiles – explore lists<br />Participate e.g. #followfriday<br />Search to find relevant conversations<br />Ask & respond to questions<br />
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  17. 17. LinkedIn<br />www.linkedin.com<br />Business-oriented social networking site<br />Mainly used for professional networking<br />Can serve as online version of cv<br />Very popular with recruiters<br />
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  19. 19. LinkedIn Features & Lingo<br />Profile<br />Experience<br />Education<br />Contacts<br />Groups<br />Recommendations<br />Invitations<br />Share updates<br />Messages<br />Companies <br />Jobs<br />
  20. 20. Foursquare <br />www.foursquare.com<br />Location-based social networking website based on software for mobile devices<br />Available to users with GPS-enabled mobile devices, such as smartphones<br />Great for promotions or rewarding regular customers<br />Users recommend according to location<br />
  21. 21. Foursquare Features & Lingo <br />Check-in<br />Badges<br />Mayorship<br />
  22. 22. Questions?<br />
  23. 23. Where to Learn more<br />Irish Times Training (in partnership with IIA)<br />http://mashable.com/<br />Krishna De<br />Anthony Quigley (Digital Marketing Institute)<br />Irish Internet Association<br />http://olearyanalytics.com/<br />http://www.huffingtonpost.com/<br />http://alt.engadget.com/<br />http://www.fastcompany.com/<br />http://www.flowtown.com/<br />

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