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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.

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