New Media And Social Media

New Media And Social Media

Definition of New Media: Broad term covering the different forms of electronic communication made possible through computer technology.

On-Demand access to content anytime, anywhere, on any digital device.

Content production can be done in real time.

Interactive user feedback, creative participation and community formation around the media content.

Difference between New Media and Traditional Media (Radio, TV, Print) is the digitizing of content.

Definition of Social Media: A digital channel / medium for social interaction, using accessible techniques of web-based and mobile technologies. “People having conversations with one another online”. It is a Channel of communication.

Communication is in the form of interactive dialogue.

There is an element of community and group, not just two-way dialogue, but multi-step flow, and the blurring of lines between producers and consumers.

Not all types of New Media started as Social Media, but they all have the potential to convert to Social Media.

Social Media is NOT THE SAME as Social Networking.

Definition of Social Networking: Peer to Peer interaction using Social Media.