Social media and how to recommend and share articles within your network.
Throughout this website you may see images symbolising a variety of social tools. Each of the tools serves a different purpose.
If you genuinely enjoy reading an article of find it particularly useful you can award it a "vote" to show others that you recommend a particular page. The most common social "voting" systems are;
- Google +1
- Facebook Likes (or recommends)
You need either a Google or Facebook account to participate.
If you have one, you can also send the page to your Twitter account along with a message that your Twitter followers will see and perhaps spark a conversation regarding our content.
Is rather like a list of your favourite web pages. The main difference is that with social bookmarking you place your favourite web pages in a group and share with others i.e socially. So for example, if you find a web page on retirement particularly useful and you believe similar people with also find it useful you can share it with others via one of many of the social bookmarking sites available. A small selection of popular social sites are;
Each social networking/bookmarking site is free to use but you will need to set up an account first. Each one has a slightly different purpose and functions so be sure to investigate them all to find the one(s) that suits you best!
Tip! If you'd like to know more, many local libraries and community centres run Internet courses completely free of charge.