A hashtag is a word or a phrase prefixed with the symbol #. It is a form of metadata tag. Short messages on microblogging and social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter or Instagram may be tagged by putting “#” before important words, either as they appear in a sentence, (e.g. “New artists announced for #SXSW 2012 Music Festival!”) or […]
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How Do I Share a Link on Social Media?
A link is, in other words, the web address for a web page. This appears in the address bar at the top of your browser. First, log into a social network. Next, find the box where you can type in something to share. Each social network is a little different, but all will have this […]
What is Social Media?
Social media refers to interaction among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks. Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as “a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.” Furthermore, social media depends on mobile and web-based technologies […]