What is Social Media ?
The term Social Media refers to the use of web-based and mobile technologies to turn communication into an interactive dialogue. Social media take on many different forms, including magazines, Internet forums, weblogs, social blogs, micro blogging, wikis, podcasts and more. The Computer Training Centre will be running a series of Information Sessions to answer some of these questions:
What is Social Media?
How do I use social media?
Is my department using it?
What can I communicate?
What types of social media are there?
What are the benefits and potential pitfalls?
Guide to using Social Media
UCC Guide to using Social Media (506kB)
Social Media Information Session
These sessions are ongoing, please see the timetablefor details on times and dates.
Please view the presentation below for more information:
Social Media Glossary of Terms
Below is a Glossary of terms for social media. Please be advised this is a working document and will be updated regularly.
OCLA Seminar Series 2011: Legal Risks of Social Media - Annette Hogan, McCann Fitzgerald, Solicitors
Legal Risks of Social Media: http://ocla.ucc.ie/seminars/2011/socialmedia100511.pdf
Overall Seminar series list: http://ocla.ucc.ie/seminars/2011/2011seminarlist.asp