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Professional Uses of Social Media - Oakland Campus: Home

Designed to assist students in Dr. Sarah Leavens' ENGCMP 1250: Advanced Topics in Public and Professional Writing.

Social Media Counts

Popular Platforms

Communication: Blogging: Tumblr, Livejournal, TypePad, WordPress
  Microblogging: Twitter, Yammer, SnapChat
  Location: Blendr, Foursquare, Yik Yak
  Social networking:, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn
  Aggregators: Feedly, Netvibes
 Collaboration: Conferencing: Adobe Connect, GoToMeeting, Skype
  Wikis: Wikia
  Social bookmarking: Delicious, Diigo, BibSonomy
  Social bibliography: CiteULike, Mendeley, Zotero
  Social news: Digg, Reddit, Newsvine
  Social documents: Google Docs, Dropbox, Zoho
  Project management: Basecamp, Huddle
 Multimedia: Art and Design: DeviantART, Tumblr
  Photographs: Flickr, Instagram, Picasa, Pinterest
  Video: Instagram, Vimeo, YouTube
  Livestreaming: Livestream, UStream
  Presentation sharing: Prezi, LucidChart, Scribd, Slideshare, Sliderocket
  Virtual worlds: OpenSim, Second Life


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