What is Social Media? - (Page 5)
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
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
What is Social Media?