Social Media Tools
Social media comprises of several sharing based websites that contains huge customer base and they are free to communicate to one another, share their contents, save other's contents, contribute in one's content and make a virtual social and professional relationship over the internet.
There are many types of Social Media tools:
Social/Professional Networking Sites:
Social/Professional Networking websites are the networking websites made on using Web2.0 and other advanced technologies. Basically these sorts of website allow the users to make user's profile, to access other profiles, invite friends, search friends, chat to them, upload contents, save and share to others, write scraps, wall, testimonials, play games, and lots of vivid funs. The most popular Social media tools and Profession networking websites are:
Facebook, Bebo, iBiBo, Classmates, Badoo, BigAdda, Blogster, LinkdIn, Orkut, Friendster, MySpace, Netlog, and Zoopa etc.
Photo Sharing Websites:
Photo Sharing Websites are similar to Social networking websites but its prime focus is on photo uploading, downloading and sharing, nothing else. Some of the most popular Photo Sharing Websites are:
Flickr, Fotolog, Piccasa, Windows Live Photos, Tiny Pics, SnapFish, Photo Bucket and Kodakk Gallery etc.
Video Sharing Websites
Video Sharing Websites allow you to upload your recorded and unique videos on the net and you can share those with your kin and friends. You can also save the video of other creations and allow others to save your's.
Some of the popular Video Sharing Websites are:
YouTube, Vimeo, MetaCafe, MegaUpload, MySpace, Mevio, ScienceStage, Veoh, and Zoopy.
Blogs or Weblogs (the real name) is a type of personal or professional diary over internet that can be used to share your personal views over a topic. It is a short form of a websites or you can say "your personal blog". Now a days, writing blogs is one of the most popular trends on internet, thus the category of blogs can be divided into several parts.
However, here is the list of some popular blogs:
Blogger, Blogspot, Livejournal, Slashfood, WordPress, ScienceBlog etc.
Microblogs are a type of weblogs in which there is the restriction of the word and you have to express your matter within the set wordlimit. Twitter is the most popular Microblogging site. It not only saves the time but regularly update the users and their followers. Jaiku, OpenMicroBlogging, StatusNet, Tumblr, Plurk, Sina Weibo etc. are some other popular microblogging sites.
Social Book Marking Sites:
Social Book Marking sites are a type of websites designed to attract the traffic over the websites. The users are allowed to submit the links, pagelinks, backlinks of the website onto social bookmarking websites. Some of the popular Social Bookmarking websites are:
Digg, Technorati, del.icio.us, propeller, reddit, Fark, newsvine, slashfot, MyBlogLog etc.
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