A new guide for social media awareness has been published by the John von Neumann Computer Society, the ECDL National Operator in Hungary. The guide describes key features, benefits and dangers of social media, as well as the most important social media platforms, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and LinkedIn. Since its release, the guide has been downloaded over 1,000 times.
The publication of the new guide supports the newly launched Social Media module in Hungary and covers basic topics of social media, as well as useful tips and advice for blogging, podcasting and editing videos. The guide also introduces the downsides of social networking sites, such as oversharing and trolling. It is intended as a useful guide for users who are new to the online world and is illustrated with screenshots and detailed explanation of each function.