Social media can help you stay in touch with people across the world, view their
photos and see their activities. You can communicate in many ways using social media,
you can send messages, post comments or chat in real time when other people are online
at the same time as you.
You can also send "status updates", this a remarkable part of social networking which
allows you to let all the people in your social network know what your current
activities or thoughts are.
Reading status updates is an easy way to keep up to date with what the people in your
social network have been up to. You can also add comments to status updates to let
your friends know what you think about their activities.
You can send messages using social media, these are just like emails but are built
into the social media websites, so you can easily add links, photos or videos to your