Meaning of “social media” in the English Dictionary

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"social media" in British English

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social medianoun [ U or plural ]

uk /ˌsəʊ.ʃəl ˈmiː.di.ə/ us /ˌsoʊ.ʃəl ˈmiː.di.ə/

websites and computer programs that allow people to communicate and share information on the internet using a computer or mobile phone:

Companies are increasingly making use of social media in order to market their goods.

(Definition of “social media” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"social media" in Business English

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social medianoun [ U or plural ]

uk us COMMUNICATIONS, INTERNET

forms of media that allow people to communicate and share information using the internet or mobile phones:

Blogs, podcasts and other forms of social media are creating new opportunities for entrepreneurs to reach the public.

(Definition of “social media” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)