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"social media" in British English

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social medianoun [U or plural]

uk   us  
websites and ​computerprograms that ​allowpeople to ​communicate and ​shareinformation on the internet using a ​computer or ​mobilephone: Companies are ​increasingly making use of ​socialmedia in ​order to ​markettheirgoods.
(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 ​allowpeople to communicate and ​shareinformation using the ​internet or ​mobilephones: Blogs, ​podcasts and other ​forms of ​socialmedia are ​creating new ​opportunities for ​entrepreneurs to ​reach the ​public. a socialmediasite/​tool/​strategy
(Definition of social media from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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