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Facebook is a hugely popular free social networking site that that enables registered users to create profiles, send and receive messa

Community Social and Economic Development Worker Louise Barbé has been part of the team at West Harton Churches Action Station for just over two years. As a ‘late starter’ with technology herself, she knows just how frustrating learning to use a computers and the internet can be. It’s her job to make things as easy as possible for the learners of West Harton!


Blogger is (as the name implies!) an easy way to get going with a blog, whether for yourself, your organisation or even your community project.

Mohamed from Southern Housing Group talks about how they have used Blogger.


Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. Simply find the ones you find most compelling and follow the conversations.

Nicola Wallace-Dean is the centre manager for Starting Point in Stockport and found using Twitter an excellent way of recruiting and communicating with volunteers.

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Simple email software for small organisations and clubs.



Pinterest allows groups and individuals to organise the images they like online, by pinning them on a virtual pin board.


audioBoom is a simple way to share audio! Use on your mobile or your computer, and record interviews, music, radio shows and great for quick reporting, storytelling or quick tips on your website.
Saqib from Birmingham Settlement needed an easy way to record the impact of work on learners at their centre. Audioboo provided the answer particularly where learners were reluctant to appear on video!



Storify allows you to pool and present content from around the web (including tweets, Facebook posts, YouTube videos, news articles) about a particular topic.


LinkedIn is a social media platform where you can connect with the people you do business with, and share your company updates through direct mes



If you're on social media you will already have a public Klout score, even if you don't have a Klout account.