Posted by: episystechpubs | May 8, 2014

Editor’s Corner: Social Media Vocabulary – M

It’s a crazy day in Editor’s Corner, so I’m just providing you with a few more definitions from the social media gurus at Building Brand Character. However, the definitions (for meta tags) is from w3schools.com.

· META Tags

o Metadata is data (information) about data.

o The <meta> tag provides metadata about the HTML document. Metadata will not be displayed on the page, but will be machine parsable.

o Meta elements are typically used to specify page description, keywords, author of the document, last modified, and other metadata.

o The metadata can be used by browsers (how to display content or reload page), search engines (keywords), or other web services.

· Metric
A standard of measurement used by analytics programs.

· Mirror Site
An identical site at a different address.

· Microblogging

The act of broadcasting very short messages to an audience, such as on Twitter, where posts are limited to 140 characters each. Other microblogging services include Plurk and Jaiku.

· MySpace

One of the first big social media networks, it’s now mainly used by music acts and other entertainers. MySpace uses many of the same conventions as Facebook. It’s not recommended for businesses outside the entertainment industry.

Kara Church

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