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If you are busy caring social media can be a great way to keep in touch with friends and family, and also with the news. However, social media can be a minefield; so many different websites and networks. It can be hard to know which are the best for you and how you should use them. Fortunately there's lots of help around.

Beginners

You can start with these free guides to the differences between the different social media sites and how they work:

Using social media for business

If you already know how social media websites work and want to know more about using them for business there are free business skills online courses that might be able to help:

This page is based on an Adult Education event with Kevin, from the Learn My Way team at Tinder Foundation. You can download the full chat in the archive of past Q&A events on Carers Space.

​Next update due: June 2017​