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Social media is a very broad term. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines it as: "forms of electronic communication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content." 

Social media tools/platforms/services include Facebook, blogs, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube and there are many more. Mashable Australia defines a social networking service as: "an online service, platform, or site that focuses on facilitating the building of social networks or social relations among people who, for example, share interests, activities, backgrounds, or real-life connections."

The links and video on this page will help you find out more basic information about social media. Don't forget to stay safe while you use social media. 

Social Media Sign Up and Help

Need help signing up to a social media website? Want to know where to go to sign up? Have a look at the links in this list.

Social Media Explained by CommonCraft

Social Media Explained by Say It Visually

Twitter Explained by CommonCraft

How to Create a Facebook Account

Blogs Explained by CommonCraft

Social Networks Explained by CommonCraft

Wikis by CommonCraft

Twitter Search by CommonCraft

Facebook by CommonCraft

Social Media and the Workplace by CommonCraft

Staying Safe While Using Social Media

Twitter For Business by CommonCraft

Online Photo Sharing by CommonCraft