Social Media – why, what, how, who

Instead of discussing how I use social media I’m going to share an overview of a variety of social media platforms.  This post will cover Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  A later post will discuss Google+, Pinterest, and Tumblr.  I’ll discuss why to use social media, what the demographics and best uses of each is, how they can be used, and who is using them well.

First of all, and most important of all, is the why.  Why use social media?

Analyzing what the words mean provides the answer. Social is both a noun and an adjective – an… Continue reading