Social Media Defined

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Is Twitter Really Worth Your Time?

I can’t believe how often I now hear the word twitter throughout my day anymore; from the local National Public Radio station telling me to ‘follow them on twitter,’ to local news networks boasting about how they are now tweeting, even my 50 something year old boss chats up her tweeting savviness. Every blog and […]

LinkedIn Defined

Overview: Powerful and widely used, LinkedIn is THE place for professional social networking on the web today. An increasing array of features and tools makes this platform a wise time investment for any professional.

Plaxo Defined

Overview: Plaxo is a social networking platform that allows users to keep up with their contacts online and share information with other Plaxo users in a similar fashion to LinkedIn.com.

friendfeed Defined

Overview: friendfeed is a noble attempt to bring the countless social media applications out there under one roof, to make it easy to keep up with every bookmark, video, link, review, RSS, and otherwise that your friends might be posting on the internet. Unfortunately, friendfeed still has some work to do.

Facebook Defined

Overview: With more than 120 million active users and 250,000 new registrations per day, facebook is definitely a community worth investing some time in. Facebook currently is more of a social network for younger folks but has some great applications for business and membership organizations as well.