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Types of Social Media sites

  • Social networks: Sites that allow you to connect with other people of similar interests and background.
  • Bookmarking Sites – Sites that allow you to save, organize and manage links to various websites and resources around the internet.
  • Social News – Sites that allow people to post various news items or links to outside articles and then allows it’s users to”vote” on the items.
  • Media Sharing – Services that allow you to upload and share various media such as pictures and video. Most services have additional social features.
  • Microblogging – Services that focus on short updates that are pushed out to anyone subscribed to receive the updates.
  • Blog Comments and Forums – Online forums allow members to hold conversations by posting messages. Blog comments are similar except they are attached to blogs.
  • Blog Comments and Forums – Online forums allow members to hold conversations by posting messages. Blog comments are similar except they are attached to blogs.

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