Your Social Media IQ

Social Media IQ

As you probably know, people use social media to create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks.

Let’s have some fun! Here’s a brief quiz to test your Social Media IQ…

Match the site name or form of social media with the description. The answer key is located below the quiz. No peeking!

A. Instagram
B. LinkedIn
C. Wiki
D. Facebook
E. Pinterest

___ 1. This business-oriented site is mainly used for professional networking. Its goal is to allow registered members to establish and document networks of people they know and trust professionally.

___ 2. This web application differs from a blog in that the content is created without any defined owner or leader, and there is little implicit structure, allowing structure to emerge according to the needs of the users.

___ 3. Through this site, you can share your life with friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your mobile phone, then choose a filter to transform the image into a memory to keep around forever.

___ 4. People use this visual discovery tool to collect ideas for their different projects and interests like planning trips and projects, organizing events, and saving articles and recipes. It’s like a virtual cork board.

___ 5. This online social networking service was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg. Its name comes from a colloquialism for the directory given to students at some American universities.

Answer key:

1. B | 2. C | 3. A | 4. E | 5. D

How’d you do?

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