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Social Media Glossary


Social media terms are numerous and changing all the time.  There are probably thousands of words whose only purpose is to describe some aspect of social media.  Here are the ones I think will come in handy to know as a newcomer, although I may have gotten a little overzealous and included a few for the more advanced social media user.  Think of those as extra credit.

Bit.ly Bit.ly will shorten your URLs and also track stats on them.  This is used a lot on Twitter to help condense long URLs so as not to take up too many of your 140 characters.