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appropriation—the ability to remix and reconcile conﬂicting pieces of data to
form a coherent picture; and
negotiation—the ability to discern and respect multiple perspectives as shaped by
the cultural differences of diverse communities.6 What Is Social Media?
There are many deﬁnitions of social media. Most commonly, the term applies to the
interactive Internet-based and mobile-based tools for
● posting and sharing information (such as status updates, responses to blogs, and
video and image comments),
conducting conversations, and
delivering and exchanging publicly available media content created by end-users,
including content such as documents, presentations (SlideShare), photos (Pinterest),
and videos (YouTube and Flickr). These technologies—most signiﬁcantly, a collection of social media websites that rank
as the most visited sites in the world—facilitate connection, collaboration, and the creation of user-generated content (UGC), making content readers into content publishers.
Social media can therefore also refer to the activity or activiti...
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