White Paper: A Primer In Social Media
Social media represents a broad change in how people communicate with one another. This is exciting for businesses as it presents new channels and methods of reaching consumers. As such, early adopters have encountered both successes and failures in developing strategies that incorporate this new paradigm. The term "Social media" represents media that users can easily participate in and contribute to. Forms of social media include blogs, forums, virtual worlds, wikis and social networks. Traditional marketers are accustomed to carefully honing messages.