What is the difference between "social networks" and "social media"? I often see these two terms used, and I can't figure out when to use one or the other. I also wanted to know if the natives could tell the difference, or it is commonly misused.

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    There's no such word as medias, because media is already plural (it's the Latin plural of medium as in medium of communication). – Kate Bunting Feb 8 at 21:47
  • Thank you, I've corrected – Lulucmy Feb 8 at 21:49
  • A "social network" could be anything, but "social media" usually refers to commercial internet sites run by well-known hosting companies. – Weather Vane Feb 8 at 21:58

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