What is the social media and kinds of social media

What is the social media and kinds of social media

Social media are characterized by the possibilities of interconnection and interaction between user and content created by users themselves. Classified into certain types or categories according to the nature and usefulness.

What is the social media and kinds of social media

What is the social media and kinds of social media

The most well-known social medium, Facebook, belongs to the broad category of social networking, where falls and LinkedIn, but which has professional orientation. MySpace is especially popular with artists and Hi5 young audiences. Other internationally known social networking platforms are Bebo, the Diaspora, the firendster, the Xing and Orkut. Greek example social networking is the Pathfinder Me.

Twitter is the most striking example of micro blogging. Micro blogging characteristics are and Tumblr, Foursquare, Posterous, Google Buzz, Jaiku.

Other categories of social media and illustrative examples:

Blog and Blogging: Blogger, WordPress, LiveJournal, ExpressionEngine, Typad, and the Greek Pathfinder Blogs.
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Introduction to social networks
Training package blogging: Power blogger

Social networks based on geographical location: Foursquare, Facebook places

Social bookmarking (or social tagging): Delicious, Diigo, CiteULike, Google Reader, StumbleUpon and many other

Online Fundraising: Causes, Kickstarter

Social shopping: Groupon, Golden Deals, Skroutz Deals

Online collaboration and Wiki:Wikia, Wikipedia, PBworks, Wetpaint, Wikimedia, Wikispaces

Social gaming platforms: Kongregate,Newgrounds, Armor Games,Miniclip

Social platforms news: Mixx, NowPublic, Reddit, Pathfinder uNews,Digg

Creating social networking platforms: Ning, SocialEngine, SocialGo,

Management tools and document processing: Docs, Syncplicity,Google Docs, Dropbox, Box.net, SkyDrive

Share photos and other artistic works: Flickr, deviantArt, Photobucket, Zooomr, Picasa

Share video: YouTube,Vimeo,  Dailymotion, sevenload, Viddler, Metacafe

Share presentations: Slideshare, Scribd, Prezi

Share music and sound files: SoundCloud, Pandora Radio, Spotify, Last.fm, MySpace Music, ShareTheMusic, The Hype Machine, Groove Shark,

Presentations and Reviews: Epinions, MouthShut, Customer Lobby, Yelp

Questions / Answers: Askville, EHow, Yahoo! Answers, Quora, ask.com, LinkedIn Answers, Pathfinder Experts…

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