At first when I saw this book I thought I would get it for my parents or maybe my grandparents… To help them understand social media. Let’s face it- it’s a fact that it’s going nowhere and it is the current popular form of communication. But after reading this book, I have to say it’s a great breakdown of the realities of what social media is! The book clearly broke down how to navigate this undeniable and ever popular platform. Whether you want to help somebody who is new to the social media world or if you just want to give yourself more information to help you facilitate what is inevitably here to stay- this book is a great resource and I recommend it! – Amazon Review
Social Media 101: Awakening the Dinosaur:
How to Use Social Media Platforms. Where, What, and How…
A Beginner’s Guide
Social media is here to stay. This book will help you navigate through digital sites and platforms. You will be introduced to eleven of the most popular social media apps in ranking order. For each site you will learn what the application is and will be provided a quick user’s guide. By the time you are finished reading this reference guide, you will be more familiar with how to navigate your way around the various platforms and apps.
What is Social Media?
Social Media is any digital application platform that allows people to share content and interact with each other, in real-time, from anywhere in the world. It is a form of electronic socializing through devices such as phones, tablets, and computers.
Currently, there are many websites and apps that are designed for various social media purposes. An example of one type of app is instant messaging. Instant messaging lets you share messages, videos, and photos — instantly. Some social media sites offer their users the ability to create content and share it with their network of friends and followers. While other social media networks, like TikTok, were created to optimize the sharing of videos and photos.
Humans have always been social creatures and through the ages have found ways to communicate with each other. That is how languages evolved, how communication devices such as the telegraph, telephone, postal services, right through to emails and smartphones came to be. Social media networks are the next phase of human communication in this new world filled with modern technology. Technology that is changing at an alarmingly rapid rate.
As technology changes and develops so do the applications that work on it. New social media networks and platforms are being developed all the time. This is how new trends are paving the way for the next big leap in the way humans communicate. Learning about social media today, how it works, and what platforms are being used for social media is your first step in making sure you keep up with the times.
About the Author
I am Daniel Zane Bryan. I want to thank you for taking the time to read my books. I write to give readers information on topics of interest to them. My writing is mostly informational and used as reference guides. I enjoy researching a variety of topics so that readers don’t have to.
My goal is to save readers the leg work of researching and gathering data on topics they want to learn about. My books provide as much information as possible on a topic under one book cover, kind of a one stop shop. My hope is that the information given in my books help readers in some way.