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This week's conversation topic is about quitting social media. Here are some articles, videos and podcasts to check out in your free time.




Here's some essential social media vocabulary to get you started:

Viral: Anything shared across social networks that get passed along rapidly. YouTube videos are a great example.

Influence: An individual's importance online is now measured by the Klout Score, a measurement of online influence.

Hashtag: a "word or string of characters that starts with a number sign." Identical hashtags are then grouped into a search thread.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO): The process of organizing your website to give it the best chance of appearing near the top of search engine rankings.

Trending: A word, phrase or topic that is popular on Twitter at a given moment.

Algorithm: A system that suggests pages to search engines in response to a search query.

Click bait: an article or headline designed to attract incoming clicks. News and widget hooks are good examples.

Meme: A means of taking viral concepts and making them everyday lingo. Check out "Know Your Meme."

Tag: Indicates or labels what content is about

To post: To publish (a piece of writing, image, or other item of content) online, typically on a blog or social media website or application.


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