January 19, 2022

Infographic: "Social Network Wars: How The Five Major Platforms Stack Up"

Sarah Kessler and Emily Caufield at Mashable have done an impressive job putting together a helpful infographic that allows you to quickly determine and compare key features on five social networking platforms.

The infographic might make a useful training handout and/or link to share.

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The Platforms

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • Tumblr

The Features

  • Friending
  • Following
  • Status Updates
  • Control Who Sees Updates
  • Private Messages
  • News Feed
  • Customize/Filter News Feed
  • Sharing Button for Third Party Sites
  • “Like” Button
  • Groups
  • Repost Button
  • Integrated Photo Albums
  • Chat
  • Video Chat
  • Multiple Participant Video Chat
  • Location Sharing

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.