social media

Definition

Primarily internet or cellular phone based applications and tools to share information among people. Social media includes popular networking websites, like Facebook and Twitter; as well as bookmarking sites like Digg or Reddit. It involves blogging and forums and any aspect of an interactive presence which allows individuals ability to engage in conversations with one another, often as a discussion over a particular blog post, news article, or event.

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  • I use my social media accounts to keep in touch with my girlfriend and to help me keep in touch with my friends who are spread around the country.

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  • Many people use one form of social media or another primarily online, in order to keep in touch with family or friends; or to either be informed or to inform others about a variety of topics within the realm of entertainment, news, or any other topic of their choosing.

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  • The world feels smaller now that people are able to use cellular phones and social media sites such as Facebook to stay up to date on the happenings of their family, friends, and the world in general.

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