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.
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.