History at Leicester

Using digital tools to publish and promote your project: social media

Social media refers to a number of websites which enable interaction between users. Indeed, unlike traditional websites, social media websites provide little original content themselves.

Social media websites are used by millions of people in the UK. They provide an excellent place to promote your work or your community group. As with blogs, social media websites tend to have an informal atmosphere, which makes them easy to use. They can be a good way to make new contacts, to spread news about a project, or to attract new volunteers.

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