Simple definition for social media

28.03.2011 - 23:07 · 1 min read

Finding a clear and simple definition for the term social media is hard. Most likely because no-one seems to quite know what it means. So here's what I've decided the definition for social media (roughly) entails:

Social media are relatively easily accessible, mostly highly modifiable and scalable Internet based tools, which content is created and/or modified by the users of these tools.

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I'm Mervi Emilia Eskelinen, an artist and business consultant and coach from Finland. I help indie businesses, freelancers and bloggers to find focus with their branding, marketing and web. I have almost 20 years of experience and a bachelor's degree in everything about digital media and marketing.