Social media includes web-based and mobile technologies used to turn communication into interactive dialogue between organizations, communities, and individuals”

– Two-way place people congregate on the web

– Immediate pen-pal

– Digital meeting place information dissemination

– Interaction Pictures/videos/posts/comments, etc

– Way to communicate

– Way to promote

– On-demand

– Portable

– Some of the social media platforms:
Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr, Blogs/Vlogs, Websites, Texting, Mobile Apps, Emails/Eblasts, Myspace, LinkedIn, Four Square, Flickr