Often this movement is motivated by a payment or gift to the writer of a post or comment or may be written under a pseudonym.
(For more details, see Wikipedia.)A blog is an online journal that’s updated on a regular basis with entries that appear in reverse chronological order. They typically contain comments by other readers, links to other sites and permalinks.
Users can “digg” stories they like or “bury” others they don’t.
(Wikipedia offers a somewhat different definition.)Digital inclusion, or e-inclusion, is an effort to help people who are not online gain access with affordable hardware, software, tech support/information and broadband Internet service, so they can begin to use this technology to improve their lives.
Facebook is the most popular social networking site in the world, with more than 200 million members. (See Wikipedia entry.)A flash mob is a group of individuals who gather and disperse with little notice for a specific purpose through text messages, social media or viral emails.
Members’ home page streams can now be seen in a wide range of applications and devices. It’s now generally considered a somewhat dated term (already! (See Wikipedia entry.)Geotagging is the process of adding location-based metadata to media such as photos, video or online maps.
(See Wikipedia entry.)Popularized in the general lexicon by the i Phone, an app is simply an application that performs a specific function on your computer or handheld device.
he social media landscape is fast changing and filled with strange terms to the uninitiated. Here’s a quick guide to some of the terms you may encounter.
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Similar to tags on Flickr, you add them in-line to your Twitter posts by prefixing a word with a hash symbol (or number sign).
Twitter users often use a hashtag like #followfriday to aggregate, organize and discover relevant posts.(See Wikipedia entry.)Digg is a popular social news site that lets people discover and share content from anywhere on the Web.