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Social Media Basics - Share photos and videos with friends and family

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Share photos and videos with friends and family

A selection of photo albums

Sharing photos and videos with your friends and family online is also much easier then trying to gather them all in your living room for a slide show.

Once you upload photos to the internet, people on your social network can view, share and comment on them. You can even specify who appears in a picture, by "tagging" them; the person will then receive a notification through their social network that they are in the photo.

Tagging a person in your photo

Just as you would in real life, you can also use social networks to create albums and group different photos together, for instance your recent holiday photos or photos of the office party.

You can also upload and share videos, just in the same way that you share photos.

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