Social media is a method for online networking interaction, using highly accessible and scalable publishing and marketing techniques. Traditionally people have always gained information, education and news through electronic and print media. Web based social services make it possible to connect people that share common interests and activities across political, economic, and geographic borders.
CanadianGIS.com has been active with several social media web-based technologies for marketing, interactive communication and networking opportunities with others in the geomatics industry.I have provided some basic information below on ways that I have been social networking with other GIS professionals and encourage you to try some of these as well.
Join our GIS group: http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Canadian-GIS-4150297 5,600+ members