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Glossary of social media terms

Overview

Like any industry, social media has it's own lexicon, and absorbing this new vocabulary can make it challenging for a beginner to get started. This glossary* is designed to familiarize you with important Web 2.0 terminology that every skilled social media user should know.

Glossary of social media terms

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* The following resources were referenced when creating this glossary:

The Social Media Wiki (link resides outside of ibm.com) on Wikispaces
Social Media Glossary (link resides outside of ibm.com) on The Social Media Guide
SEO for Business Executives: Understanding the Magic of Meta-Data (link resides outside of ibm.com) on the Hubspot Blog

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