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What is social media? OK, let's start with a working definition and go from there. Social media is best understood as a group of new kinds of online media which share most or all of the following characteristics: Participation: social media encourages contributions and feedback from everyone who is interested. It blurs the line between the concept of media and audience. Openness: most social media services are open to feedback and participation. They encourage voting, feedback, comments and sharing of information. There are rarely any barriers to accessing and making use of content http://www.spannerworks.com/ebooks http://www.spannerworks.com/ebooks

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of What is Social Media?

What is social media?
The new means of production and distribution
How social media works
How blogs work
How podcasts work
How social networks work
How content communities work
How Second Life works
About Spannerworks

What is Social Media?