13 Social Media Icons That You Must Know and Should Know
Must Know and Use
Facebook – Facebook is the world’s largest online social networking website that connects people and businesses with friends and those of like interests. Great for B2B and B2C businesses.
LinkedIn – LinkedIn is the largest global professional networking website. It allows members to create business contacts, search for jobs, find potential clients, and create groups based on like interests. LinkedIn is key for individuals, and B2B and B2C businesses.
Twitter – Twitter is the social networking and micro blogging site that allows users to send 140-character posts and real-time updates. Great for thought leaders and B2B and B2C businesses.
Google+ – Google Plus (Google+) is both a social destination and a social layer over Google’s products and services. It’s the second largest global social networking site behind Facebook. This expanding platform is great for B2B and B2C businesses to share thought leadership and expertise.
YouTube – YouTube allows users to easily upload and share video clips across the internet through websites, mobile devices, blogs and email. Users consist of both individuals, and B2B and B2C businesses.
Share This – Share This is the most innovative sharing platform allowing users to share great web and social content.
Blogs – Blogs are vehicles for individuals and companies to express and share expertise and thoughts on a particular subject while interacting with followers via comments. Originally single-author, many blogs are now authored by multiple people at B2B and B2C organizations.
Should Know and Use
Flicker – Flickr is a photo management and sharing network gallery that enables users to upload once and then send to any device, any screen, any friend or any follower. Users are individuals, and B2B and B2C businesses.
Delicious – Delicious, formerly Del.icio.us, is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing and discovering web bookmarks.
RSS Feed – RSS (Rich Site Summary) Feed is a family of web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works—such as blogs, news headlines, audio and video—in a standardized format.
SlideShare – SlideShare is a great tool that offers users the ability to upload and share PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Adobe PDF Portfolios, whether publicly or privately. This tool is great for businesses that present regularly and are looking to help get their content out to the masses.
Pinterest – Pinterest is where you go to discover new things and collect ideas you love. If you find something online that you want to remember or reference again, just “pin it” to your board. This tool is great for individuals and B2C businesses.
Instagram – Instagram is a fast and fun way to share photos. It’s as easy as taking a picture or video, choosing a filter to transform its look and feel, and sharing via Facebook, Twitter and more.