Social Media Dictionary
/blawg/ – noun
A regularly updated website featuring articles, discussion or information published in reverse chronological order so that the most recent article is at the top.
/ih-moh-jee/ – noun
A small picture or symbol that is used in texting and other electronic communications, usually part of a standardized set.
/en-gey-jing/ – verb
Interacting and communicating with other social media users.
/fil-ter/ – noun
Different overlayed effects that you can apply to photos.
/fol-oh/ – verb
Subscribing to a user’s posts in your content feed.
/hash-tag/ – noun
A link which shows all recent posts with the same term indicated by putting the # symbol in front of the word or phrase
/im-presh-uhns/ – noun
The number of times your content is displayed, no matter if it was clicked or not.
/lahyks/ – noun
A term used to give positive feedback or connect with content people or pages post.
/meem/ – noun
Typically an image with text above or below it, but can also come in gif and video form, used to describe a thought, idea or joke.
/nooz-feed/ – noun
A list of newly published content on a website.
/reech/ – noun
The number of people who see your content.
/shair/ – verb
To repost on a social media site through another user’s channel.
/soh-shuhl-mee-dee-uh/ – noun
Websites and applications that allow users to create, share and network.
social media monitoring
/soh-shuhl-mee-dee-uh-mon-i-ter-ing/ – noun
The process of overseeing and responding to mentions related to a business that occur on social media.
social media roi
Social Media Return On Investment (ROI) is the calculation of how much a brand has invested in social media and how much income they are generating because of those investments.
/tag/ – verb
To identify someone else in
a post, photo or status update that you share, or to notify that person that you have mentioned them or referred to them in a post or a photo, and provide a link back to their profile with the @ symbol before their username.
/thred/ – noun
Beginning with an original post, the conversation and comments that follow.
/tren-ding-top-ik/ – noun
A subject that experiences a surge in popularity on one or more social media platforms for a limited duration of time.
/yoo-zer-jen-uh-reyt-ed-kon-tent/ – noun
Photos, quotes, videos, blogs, etc. that are created by consumers and made public.
/vahy-ruh l/ – noun
when a piece of content — whether it be a YouTube video, photo, blog, etc — achieves noteworthy awareness from frequent sharing and word of mouth.