Managing Your Professional Identity Online has over 125 items in its glossary! Find them hyperlinked here.

1Password-Buffer

 

1Password: a password management tool

Academia.edu: a social media platform where academics and higher education professionals can share research and other scholarly artifacts and follow the research of others

Adobe Connect: a webinar platform

AdobeSpark: a social media image creation tool

Alltop: a news aggregation site

Altmetric: a tool for measuring scholarly impact via social media

Amazon Author Page: an option for authors who have books published through the Amazon platform to create a profile that shares information about the author and a list of other published works

App: mini software applications on mobile devices that are designed to complete a specific task or function

Blog: a “web log” where authors can post ideas or content on a particular topic

Blogger: a blogging platform

Brand: a combination of textual and visual items, signs, and symbols that create an association with a product or person that differentiates that product or person from others like them

Brand Yourself: a software tool to help improve the Google search results connected to your name and online identity

Browser: an application used for viewing webpages

Buffer: a social media scheduling platform

Camera+-Drupal

 

Camera+: a photo app for mobile devices that improves image quality

Canva: a social media image creation tool

ClickToTweet: a free online service that allows you to create a link that will automatically add pre-drafted content to a Twitter status box when someone clicks on the link you have created

Color Splash: a colorization app for mobile devices that allows you to augment a photo to be black and white with specific detail areas in color

Constant Contact: an email marketing platform where users can build email lists, create emails with pre-drafted templates, and automate messages to people on their email lists

Content Management System (CMS): a tool used to manage data for building web pages

ConvertKit: an email marketing platform where users can build email lists, create emails with pre-drafted templates, and automate messages to people on their email lists

Creative Commons: a form of copyright licensing that includes six different options for sharing work; each license is denoted by a symbol that can be added to a print work, web resources, or other creation

Crowdcast: a webinar platform

Desygner: a social media image creation tool

Digg Reader: an RSS feed aggregator

Diptic: a social media image creation tool that allows you to create photo collages

Disqus: a website plug-in for managing comments

Domain Name: the address for a website

Dreamhost: a registrar provider and webhosting company

Drupal: an open source content management system

 

Easil-Futurity

Easil: a social media image creation tool

Edgar: a social media scheduling platform

Email: a digital system to share messages

Everystockphoto: a collection of searchable free digital images

Facebook: a social media platform where you can create a profile, page, or group and connect with others to share updates, photos, and pre-recorded and live video

Facebook Live: a video tool that allows users to record video, broadcast live, and then post the video for other Facebook users to re-play at a later time

Feedly: an RSS feed aggregator

Flickr: an online photograph management and sharing application

Flickr Creative Commons: a way to search for photographs in the Flickr collection based on type of copyright license

Fotolia: a collection of searchable digital images

Friends+Me: a social media scheduling platform for Google+

Futurity: a news aggregation site that collection research news from universities

GetResponse-Hootsuite

GetResponse: an email marketing platform where users can build email lists, create emails with pre-drafted templates, and automate messages to people on their email lists

GIF: stands for “graphic interchange format” and is a series of images overlaid upon one another to create the illusions of a short animation or moving image

GoDaddy: a registrar provider and webhosting company

Goodreads: a social media platform where you can log and share the books you are currently reading, have previously read and want to read in the future with other users; review books and read others’ book reviews; and create an author page if you have published a book

Google+: a social media platform where users can post text-based updates, images, and videos and connect with and follow other users

Google Hangouts: a video chat tool that allows users to record video conversations, broadcast the video live, and then post the video for other viewers to re-play at a later time

GoogleCitations: a public profile that aggregates a user’s published scholarship and logs citations rates

GoToWebinar: a webinar platform

Hashtag: a symbol (#) used to mark a word or phrase so that it creates a link to other content using that word or phrase with a #

HolyKaw: a news aggregation site

Hootsuite: a social media scheduling platform

Iconosquare-Kred

Iconosquare: an analytics tool for Instagram users

IFTTT: a free online tool that allows users to create “recipes” to automate services between a range of other online tools

Impactstory: an open-source website that helps researchers to track and share the online impacts of their research on social media channels.

Infogram: an online tool to create infographics, charts and maps using pre-made templates and designs

Instagram: a social media platform that primarily focuses on the sharing of images and short live and pre-recorded videos

Instagram Stories: an Instagram feature that allows users to record and share short videos that are only posted for 24-hours

Instatag: a collection of the most popular Instagram hashtags

iStockPhoto: a collection of searchable digital images

Klout: an online service for measuring a person’s online impact

Kred: an online service for measuring a person’s online impact

LastPass-Moldiv

LastPass: a password management tool

LikeAlyzer: an online service for measuring the impact of Facebook pages

LinkedIn: a social media platforms for professionals from a range of fields who create the equivalent of a CV or résumé as their online profile; users can recommend one another, seek out employers or employees, and endorse one another for skills and abilities

Logo: a visual mark or symbol to promote brand recognition

Mailchimp: an email marketing platform where users can build email lists, create emails with pre-drafted templates, and automate messages to people on their email lists

Mastermind groups: small communities of people who meet to share resources based on their career stage or interest in a particular topic

Medium: a group blogging platform where users can post their long-form essays, tag them, attract followers, and follow and comment on others’ work

Meme: a humorous digital artifact (text, image, video, or otherwise) that is created and spread across the internet, often with slight variations

Moldiv: a photo app for mobile devices that improves image quality

Network Solutions-Proboards

Network Solutions: a registrar provider and webhosting company

Noun Project: an online collection of icons that can be freely used or purchased

Open Science Data Cloud (OSDC): an online platform for researchers across disciplines to store and share data

ORCID: an online platform for researchers that provides a persistent digital identify that distinguishes one’s research and data from that of others

Pablo: a social media image creation platform available via Buffer where users can create social media images using pre-drafted templates that match the size requirements of a range of social media platforms

Periscope (https://www.periscope.tv/): a platform to stream and record live video

Pinterest: a social media platform where users can “pin” images to “boards” to create collections, share those collections with other users, and “re-pin” images from other users’ boards

Podcast: primarily audio recordings that can also include video; podcasts are easily transferable to mobile devices

Populagram: an analytics platform for Instagram

Post Planner: a fee-based social marketing platform

Prisma: a photo app that allows you to use filters to change your photos to the styles of various artists

Proboards: a free discussion board hosting platform

Recite-StumbleUpon

Recite: a social media image creation platform that focuses on the creation of quote-based images

Reddit: a news aggregation site

RELAY: a social media image creation platform

ResearchGate: a social platform where researchers can share their publications with other researchers and pose questions related to research that can be answered by others users

Ripl:  an app to create social media images

RSS: stands for “real simple syndication” and pushes content out from web sources such as blogs or podcasts through a feed that can get read by RSS programs

Slack: a web and app-based messaging system

SlidesCarnival: a collection of free presentation slide templates for Google slide users

SlideShare: a platform where users can upload and share PowerPoint presentations and other documents in a public or private forum

SmartBrief:  a news aggregation website

Snapchat: an app for mobile devices that allows users to record and share video content that is only available for a short period of time

Social Media: web-hosted spaces where people connect to share information and collaborate on ideas; common social media platforms are Twitter and Facebook

Soundcloud: a social media site for sharing and listening to audio files

Sprout Social: a social media management tool

Squarespace: a website creation platform with registrar and web hosting services

Stocksy: a collection of royalty-free searchable digital images

Storify: a platform for creating stories using social media content

StumbleUpon: an aggregation site for interesting web content

TagsForLikes-Vitae

TagsForLikes: an app that shares the most popular Instagram hashtags and allows you to easily copy and paste multiple hashtags into photo descriptions

Tailwind:  a social media scheduling platform for Pinterest and Instagram

Tchat: a tool for more efficient and easier Twitter Chats

TED: a website housing a collection of inspirational videos from expert speakers in a range of disciplines

The Old Reader: an RSS feed aggregator

Triberr: a community for bloggers to share content and to find other bloggers with similar content to what they produce

Troll: a person who intentionally tries to provoke others in online settings by posting negative, off-topic, or argumentative messages

Tumbler: a blogging platform

Tweetdeck: a social media management platform for Twitter that allows you to simultaneously see separate accounts, hashtags, and notifications

Twitter: a social media “microblogging” platform where users can post
“tweet” updates of 280 characters or less; tweets can also include GIFs and other images

Twitter Chat: a form of conversation via the social media platform Twitter where users have a real-time discussion using the same hashtag

Twubs: a platform for following hashtags and hosting Tweet Chats

Typeform: an online service to create web forms that can also be embedded into other websites

Typorama: an app for creating social media graphics

URL shorteners: tools that help to shorten links; examples include bit.ly, goo.gl, tinyurl.com, Buffer, and Hootsuite

Venngage: a platform for creating infographics

Vitae: a platform created by The Chronicle of Higher Education as an “online career hub” for academics and higher education professionals.

Wavve-Zoom

Wavve: a platform for creating sharable social media content for audio

Webhosting: the process through which you rent web space (Chapter Six)

Web Browser: an application used for viewing webpages

WebX: a webinar platform

Wikimedia Commons: an online repository of free-use images and other media

Wikiquote: an online repository of quotations

Wisestamp: a platform for designing professional-looking and promotional email signatures

Wix: a website creation platform with registrar and web hosting services

Word Swag: an app for adding text to your photos when creating social media posts

WordPress: an open source content management system that also acts as a website creation platform with registrar and web hosting services

Wufoo: an online service to create web forms that can also be embedded into other websites

YouTube: an online hob for posting videos where users can create a “channel” and have subscribers or subscribe and follower other users of the platform

Zoom: a webinar platform

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