Community Content (e.g. Wikipedia)
Education Platforms (e.g. language learning communities)
Ephemeral Messaging (messages that disappear)
Group Networking (platforms for creating social groups and events)
Interest-Based Communities (e.g. fan sites)
Microblogs (e.g. Twitter)
Mixed Reality Worlds
Professional Networking Platforms
Publishing Creative Works (e.g. platforms for publishing art)
Question / Answer Platforms
Short-form Video Sharing
Social Networking (e.g. Facebook)
Video Conferencing / Virtual Events
Social Media vs Social NetworkingSocial media allows users to publish and/or share content with an audience. Social networking allows users to connect with other users such as friends, professional contacts or other players in a game world. Social networking is usually a type of social media because you can usually share content on these platforms.
|Overview: Social Media|
Digital platforms that allow individual users to publish and distribute content.