General Social Media

Looking for common social media acronyms and shorthand? How about etiquette tips for different platforms? These articles have got what you need when you're trying to find your way around Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and more.

General Social Media Books

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Mastodon For Dummies

Published 02-13-2023

A little birdy told us you needed to know more about Mastodon Ready to escape the drama of existing social media platforms and try something new and awesome in the world of social media? In Mastodon For Dummies, experienced tech trainers Chris Minnick and Mike McCallister show you exactly how to use Mastodon, the hot decentralized social media offering on the web and destination for thousands of social media migrants. Learn how to sign up for the service on your choice of server and get familiar with the rules of what’s sure to become your new favorite app. You’ll discover how to connect with other people, attract your own followers, and make yourself right at home in the Mastodon community. In the book, you’ll find: Easy-to-follow instructions on how to choose the Mastodon server that suits you best Instructions for establishing new connections on a new social platform and learning the rules of the road Tips for conducting business on Mastodon and making a home for your home-based business or brand on the social media service Step-by-step guides on launching your very own server If you’re ready to leave old social platforms in the rear-view and try something new, grab a copy of Mastodon For Dummies.

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Twitch For Dummies

Published 09-07-2022

Find your own streaming success with Dummies Twitch For Dummies will get you up to date with Twitch, the breakthrough streaming platform where you can set up a channel, increase your viewership, and find your people. Step-by-step guides and helpful, real-life examples get you ready to go live and, who knows, maybe even earn a little money while having fun online. Check out this new edition for all the details on the new Creator Dashboard interface, streaming in the metaverse, and details you need to know to get the world watching. This handy reference even covers the latest Twitch integrations for streaming from your mobile devices. Community-based entertainment has never been hotter, and Dummies shows you how to get on board. Discover why the streaming platform Twitch is taking the world by storm Set up your first channel, stream gameplay, create highlight reels, and find viewers Understand the ad revenue structure so you can earn cash from your stream Get current on going live from the latest console models to Virtual Reality This is the perfect Dummies guide for new and established Twitch streamers who want to improve their audience and skills.

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Discord For Dummies

Published 05-19-2020

Connect with the newest and most vibrant online community   Though it was originally a virtual meeting place primarily for gamers, Discord’s userbase has quintupled in size in just two years and branched to include discussions on a multitude of topics. Discord For Dummies shows readers how to connect with the massive Discord audience, both within and well beyond the gaming niche.   Celebrated writer, broadcaster, gamer, and technologist Tee Morris teaches readers how to set up a profile, establish channels, and join other conversations. Along the way, he’ll show you how to grow your audience and utilize Discord in your business. You’ll also learn to:  ·         Play by the rules of Discord, both written and unwritten  ·         Build a Discord studio  ·         Create a community  ·         Acquire must-have accessories  With an audience of over 250,000,000 active users, you can’t afford to ignore the Discord community. Discord For Dummies is perfect for businesses seeking a larger audience, established media looking for a presence in private chat, and groups looking to organize their communication. 

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Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram For Seniors For Dummies

Published 12-18-2018

Enjoy the top social media sites with ease and security  Done correctly, social media is a way to connect friends, family, and the world while still maintaining security and privacy. Facebook, Twitter, & Instagram For Seniors For Dummies, 3rd Edition offers advice on how to enjoy the three most popular social media options while avoiding worry about who sees what you share. Written by social media expert Marsha Collier, this book walks you through establishing accounts, making connections, and sharing content including photos and video. You learn the settings to adjust on each platform to maintain privacy and filter out the content you don't want. This book also explains the subtle art of avoiding or blocking people on social platforms without jeopardizing your real-world relationships! Take control of what you share Connect with others Take and share your best pictures Use social media as a news source Social media sites are great fun once you learn how to cut through the clutter—and this book shows you how!  

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Pinterest For Dummies

Published 05-08-2012

Organize your life, your likes, and more with Pinterest and this fun how-to guide Now you can organize your digital life with Pinterest, a hot new site that lets you create visual bookmarks of your favorite things and "pin" them on virtual pinboards. Want to save something from a blog? Have a favorite retail website? Want to pin a quick photo you took with your phone? Organize them all with Pinterest and this fast, friendly guide that shows you just how to do it. You'll see how to set up an account and your boards, how to pin and re-pin, where to use hashtags, find ways to share pins with your other social networks, and more. Helps you get the most out of Pinterest, a visual collection of bookmarks that you can organize into virtual pinboards Shows you how to set up an account and boards, how to pin and re-pin, use hashtags and like pins, and even share pins with your other social networks Also discusses Power Pinners, using search, and finding people to follow Offers tips, trick, and techniques to make the process easy and enjoyable Pinterest is fun and easy, and even more so with Pinterest for Dummies!

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