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treated as singular or plural Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
- ‘The YouTube questions were the latest effort by NASA to embrace social media.’
- ‘No rational business man would invest in social media.’
- ‘You can create all the features you'd expect from a forum or social media site, in just a few clicks.’
- ‘Social networking sites, also called social software and social media, provide the means to create and maintain ties online.’
- ‘Running a banner ad just to have social media in your products marketing mix seems a lot easier than really participating.’
- ‘Additionally, the number of users who consume no social media has fallen from 44 % in 2007 to 18 % this year.’
- ‘Anyone who is comfortable answering phones or sending email in a professional manner should have no problem using social media.’
- ‘The first involves helping government bodies use digital techniques, including social media, to engage with the public.’
- ‘Earlier this week we told you that the museum in Washington included Rick Sanchez in a permanent exhibit for his pioneering use of social media in journalism.’
- ‘Facebook, the most powerful of the social media magnets, attracted 92.2 million U. S. visitors in August.’
- ‘The solution automatically drives retail location traffic by turning excellent customer experiences into a powerful marketing tool through social media.’
- ‘They don't really understand the social dynamics and psychology of social media because in most part they don't understand how media can be social.’
- ‘Besides managing social media for Britney Spears, a billion-dollar brand, Lauren Kozak has advised businesses on the most effective use of social media for years.’
- ‘Their cooption is predicated on the viral communication of peer trends facilitated by social media.’
- ‘New, creative political uses of social media will continue to emerge, yet the fundamental need for citizens to discuss issues will remain.’
- ‘In a February 2009 article for Businessweek Online, social media expert, BL Ochman debunked six media myths surrounding social media.’
- ‘But a social media presence is no alternative to swift, helpful customer service.’
- ‘Today, 90 % of departments either ban browsing entirely or require staff wanting to get on to social media or webmail to sit at separate, cordoned-off PCs.’
- ‘85 % of women made decisions based on information they read in social media.’
- ‘Social media should not be a last-minute add-on to a website it should be one of the primary structural components.’
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