Social Media Presentation [LKM 2009]


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Social Media Presentation [LKM 2009]

  1. 1. Social Media<br />By Kieran Cassidy, Lucy Cannan and Matthew Cox<br />
  2. 2. What is Social Media?<br />Social media is a form of media which helps people to stay connected through different mediums. <br />It promotes an idea of sharing and collaborating<br />It gives us the ability to be ourselves more and allows us to distribute ideas to different audiences<br />
  3. 3. It has many different forms including:<br />Social Networking<br />Blogs<br />Podcasts<br />Forums<br />Second Life<br />Wikis <br />Virtual Worlds (e.g. World Of Warcraft)<br />Instant Messaging<br />
  4. 4. What does social media promote?<br />Participation<br />Openness<br />Conversation<br />Community<br />Connectedness<br />
  5. 5. Social Networking<br />A social structure and place of connecting with friends using profiles. <br />
  6. 6. Blogging/ Micro-blogging<br />An online journal where people can share any thoughts or feelings immediately with their most recent post first<br />They can be for personal, political or business use<br />The most popular form of blogging website at the moment is twitter<br />
  7. 7. wikis<br />Websites where people can edit content. They promote collaborative working. They can either be open or private.<br />The most popular wiki is Wikipedia which is an online encyclopaedia used as a reference source.<br />
  8. 8. Podcasting<br />A collaboration of audio and video content which builds around an audience and different communities. They are very popular for audiences of radio stations<br />It allows people to listen to the content when they chose to. <br />If people subscribe they automatically receive the newest edition. You can get podcasts through itunes. <br />
  9. 9. Forums<br />Allows people to come together an contribute towards any type of discussion on any subject that is important or relevant to them. <br />They promote a strong sense of community and are hugely popular. <br />
  10. 10. Second Life<br />An online computer game but combined with a virtual world. People use an avatar to represent an in game representation of themselves.<br />10 million people use second life to interact with other people. <br />
  11. 11. Content communities<br />Allows people to share but only through one particular form or content<br />Flickr allows people to share photos either personal or professional<br />Youtube allows people to share personal videos or video blogs but also professional companies put some videos there<br />
  12. 12. Instant Messaging<br />Real time communication via the internet including two or more people using typed text or webcams.<br />
  13. 13. Summary<br />Social Media promotes the idea of people coming together through the internet<br />It is popular with mainly a younger audience. <br />Social Networking is the most common form of social media<br />