Twitter is a text-based social media allowing users to share short videos, photos, and messages limited to 280 characters. Every user can be tagged with his username (@username) and hashtags are used to follow specific topics or events.
Skype is a telecommunication application and software allowing users to send and receive instant messages, video and audio calls, using either a PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone. Skype can either be used to call skype users or regular phone numbers.
Twitch.tv is a direct streaming and VOD site related to video games. Streamers can share their games with other users and spectators have the opportunity to chat with them. Launched in June 2011, the site is now visited by thousands of people every day.
Twitch is also available as a mobile application on Android and iOS.
WhatsApp is an instant messaging application available on iOS, Android, BlackBerry Windows Phone and Symbian. Founded in 2009, today it is used by more than a billion people around the world.
One of the primary features of WhatsApp is the ability to send free messages to one or several contacts, regardless of the destination country. This requires that users, who want to send or receive messages, have the application.
LinkedIn is a professional social network. It enables recruiters to find candidates and job seekers to find positions to apply for. This tool connects companies, employees and investors. The network lists more than 10 million users in France, it was created in 2002 and was acquired by Microsoft in 2013.
Indeed is a job search engine. It contains job listings from other sites, job seekers can search through them according to their criteria and apply. It is not necessary to have an account to use the platform but tracking your job search is made easier with a favourites list or a counter for the number CVs sent, for example. Created in 2004, the company was acquired by Recruit, a Japanese human resource company.
Monster is a recruitment site. It lists job offers, and allows users to create a profile and apply. There is also a “Career Advice” section to assist job seekers in their search. The site was launched in 1999, and every month has 63 million active job seekers worldwide.
Badoo is a dating social network which allows you to find a partner through geolocalization . When you log in, you’re presented with several profiles with pictures and you choose with a heart or cross if you want to talk to them. There are 2 types of Badoo accounts : free and premium, which adds features like anonymity, “likes” notifications, and priority when sending messages to profiles.
Tiktok is a short video sharing application, on which users can lipsync, dance, take part in challenges or share funny moments from their everyday lives. It is very popular with teenagers, particularly as it allows them to create unique montages thanks to its numerous video effects.
Want to try out this favourite teenage app? Here is how to create, log in, log out or delete a Tiktok account.