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Definition: social sharing

Sending photos, videos, product recommendations and website links to friends with social networking accounts. X/Twitter and Facebook icons appear on most every website; however, there are numerous other venues where information can be shared.

Some Favorites
These Twitter, Facebook, Yammer, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Email buttons came from the ShareThis.com website, which specializes in generating the code to put social sharing icons on Web pages. The blue Twitter bird has been replaced with an X logo.

A Lot of Sharing
Amazing how many ways people can share their liking a product. The PO.ST service offers websites a way to monetize sharing. When a user clicks one of these buttons, a small ad appears. For more information, visit www.po.st.