The preferred abbreviation for ‘social media’ is …

A digital media strategist asked readers of his blog to vote for their favorite shortening of the term. Judging by the winner, they’re into the whole brevity thing.

Well, the results are in. Here’s how the voting stacked up:

1. SM – 37 percent of votes
2. SoMe – 20 percent of votes
3. Soc Med – 15 percent of votes
4. Social – 5 percent of votes
5. S+M – 1 percent of votes

The remaining 22% was made up of ‘other’ responses, which included:

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