So you think you know your Pinterest from your Polyvore? Put your social-media savvy to the test! Take the Quiz! Twitter limits the number of characters in a tweet to: 160 characters 140 characters Unlimited -- you can write as much as you want! Next Question Which symbol is used to create a hashtag? # & ~ Next Question Speaking of hashtags... what exactly does a hashtag do? Allows you to tag another user in your reply Groups messages containing a certain keyword Sends a private message directly to another user Next Question Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg created his social network while he was an undergrad at what college? Stanford Yale Harvard Next Question Want to be the mayor of your favorite coffee shop? You can, if you check in often enough on this social network: Foursquare Facebook LinkedIn Next Question Whether it's a recipe you're dying to try or a workout tip you don't want to forget, you can use this image-based social network to save and share all of your favorite finds: Polyvore Path Pinterest Next Question If this social network was a country, its population would be more than three times greater than that of the United States: Twitter Facebook Google+ Next Question Which social network was Google's first foray into social networking? Google+ Google Wave Orkut See My Score! You scored out of 8! Not bad -- you've got the basics down, but you could stand to brush up on your social network know-how. You scored out of 8! Great job! You're definitely tapped into social media trends. You scored out of 8! Wow -- congratulations on not missing a single question. You're a social-media superstar! Share your score! Show References ZDNET: Facebook remains top social network, Google+, YouTube battle for secondThe Guardian: A Brief History of FacebookTwitter: Twitter 101: Getting Started With TwitterTwitter: Using Hashtags on TwitterMashable: Google's Long History of Social Media Attempts We Also Recommend These Tech for Learning Articles Pros & Cons of Technology in High School Grammar & Language Arts Classes The Top Technology Must-Haves for Classrooms How to Report My Kindle Fire Lost Why Are the Videos I Transfer From My Phone Streaming Choppy?