Social Media Tutorials

Welcome to the social media section of #digitaltools! Below you will find video tutorials focused on different forms of social media. If you haven’t already taken the short Social Media Questionnaire, we suggest you take some time to do so.

Congratulations on taking steps to expand your abilities to use digital tools and platforms!

Blogger

What is Blogger?
Find out about this social media tool that provides a platform to share your ideas.

Setting Up Your Blogger Account
Before you can blog, you have to set up an account. Learn how to do that here!

How to Create a Blog
You’ve set up your account with Blogger. So … how do you create a blog?


Facebook

What Is Facebook?
You know a little bit about Facebook. Watch this to learn a little more.

How to Create a Facebook Account
To get started on Facebook, you first have to set up your account.

How to Sign in to Facebook
Here are some Facebook basics once you’ve set up your account.

Sharing Information on Facebook
Are you ready to begin sharing content with others?

Adding Photos to Facebook
Are you ready to add photos for your Facebook friends to see?

What is Facebook Messenger?
Facebook has a separate messaging app, find out what it can do.

What are Facebook Reactions?
React to the posts on your timeline with these few steps.

Twitter

What is Twitter?
Find out what a tweet is, among other Twitter basics.

Setting Up Your Twitter Account
Step 2? It’s time to create your own account on Twitter.

How to Tweet
And now … you’re ready to start tweeting to your followers.

How to Connect With Others on Twitter
Ready to build connections with other people on Twitter?

How to Install the Twitter App on an iPhone
Want to have Twitter on the go? Try the Twitter app.

Twitter Terms for Beginners
Ready to start using Twitter? Here are some terms for Twitter beginners.

Advanced Twitter Terms
Already understand the basic terms on Twitter? Here are some advanced terms to know.

Twitter Abbreviations
Having trouble with Twitter’s 140-character limit? Here are some abbreviations that can help shorten your tweets.

Icons and Symbols Used on the Twitter App
Confused by icons and symbols on the Twitter app? Here are some icons and symbols to know.

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What is Pinterest?
What is Pinterest exactly? Watch this short video.

Setting Up a Pinterest Account
Do you have an interest in setting up your Pinterest account?

How to Pin
Now it’s time to start using Pinterest!

Searching & Following on Pinterest
Here are tips on how to find what you need on Pinterest.

How to Create a Board on Pinterest
Creating a board that groups together items you’ve collected on Pinterest.


Flickr

What is Flickr?
Learn more about this photo-sharing platform.

Setting Up Your Flickr Account
You have photos, but do you have your account set up?

Uploading Photos to Flickr
You have photos, you have an account, and now it’s time to share!

Instagram

What Is Instagram?
Here’s an introduction to Instagram, a network to share photos from your phone or tablet instantly.

Creating an Instagram Account
Get the App, get the account, and get started!

Posting Photos to Instagram
Ready to start sharing photos?

Posting Videos to Instagram
Video is a new feature of Instagram. Ready to start sharing video?

Wordpress

What is WordPress?
This is a short video tutorial about blogging and wordpress.com.

How to Create an Account on WordPress?
This is a short video tutorial about how to create an account on wordpress.com.

YouTube

What Is YouTube?
Learn about what YouTube is (in addition to being the most popular website for tween and teen boys!)

Signing up for YouTube
Want to know how to set up your own YouTube account?

Sharing Videos on YouTube
It’s time to share your videos with a select few or the world at large!

Skype

What Is Skype?
Today, people “skype” one another. Find out what Skype is all about.

Signing up for Skype
Ready to learn how to get started with Skype?

Communicating with Skype
Now it’s time to connect with people on the other side of the world or on the other side of town.

What Is a Group Video Call on Skype?
A video tutorial about the purpose of a group video call on Skype.

How to Use the Video Call Feature on Skype
Now that you know what Skype group video calling is, this is a tutorial about how to use it.


Snapchat

What is Snapchat?
Here’s an introduction to Snapchat, a unique messaging app to share photos and videos instantly.

Creating a Snapchat Account
Get the app, create your account, and start sharing!

Adding Friends on Snapchat
Add friends to your Snapchat account and begin chatting with them instantly!

How to Make and Send a Snap
Learn how to make a snap on Snapchat and share it with your friends.

Viewing a Snap
How to view your unseen snaps on Snapchat.