Social Media Jumpstart @ Multnomah Athletic Club

Wonder what a hashtag is? Feeling lost on Facebook? Never sent a tweet? 

Hopping onto popular social media websites can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be—it can actually be a whole lot of fun. In this hands-on class, students look at popular social media services such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest and learn the lexicon and norms of each service. They discover how to find social media accounts to follow, the best ways to protect their privacy online and how to keep their social media activities manageable. Students are strongly encouraged to bring a laptop, tablet and/or smart phone to class so they can get hands-on with each platform.

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