Demystifying Social Media

In this eight-minute video, I attempt to demystify social media, which is often over-identified with the technology that enables it, when, in fact, we have always been social, and we have always used media, because social media is about human communication, about humans communicating in the same ways they have always communicated, by sharing images, memories, stories, words, and more often nowadays, we are communicating by sharing photographs, videos, and messages via social media status updates.

This video briefly discusses the three social media services used by my local Toastmasters clubPinterest, Vimeo, and Twitter — and concludes with an analogy inspired by The Emerald City and The Yellow Brick Road from The Wizard of Oz:

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