Social Media Usage Tips for Students
The evolution of social media has changed the way people perceive things and these things also include perception about others. Now a days, activities on social media represents one’s thought process & views hence it is necessary to manage social profiles cautiously especially for students those social activities plays vital role in education & further during exploring job opportunities.
Here are few important tips for students to manage their social media profiles
Be Real – Though the world of social media is virtual but its users are real & like to connect with real people only. Don’t look or behave like a robot. Use your real name & images across all the profiles.
Don’t get into negativity – Social media is a great way for others to presume your personality traits. Always avoid posting disrespectful content, liking / ReTweeting comments with negative tone or those with trolling in nature.
Understand the platform sensitivity – Every social media platform has its own distinctive nature & user base. Avoid treating LinkedIn as Facebook or Twitter as Instagram
Highlight your achievements – To grow your social media network it is essential to market your achievement in a right manner. Ensure complete bio details; add professional memberships, sports & cultural achievements, blog link etc
Understand uses of hashtags – Hashtags are not fashion or status symbols but the way to increase your content reach through the use of popular phrases (or #hashtag). Hence, rather than creating a jungle of hashtags, use 1-2 meaningful hashtags only.