A noun is the name of a person, place, thing, or idea. There are singular nouns
that name ONE person (player), place (room), thing (towel), or idea (love), and
there are plural nouns that are the names for MORE THAN ONE person (play-
place (rooms), thing (towels), or idea (loves).
There are other types of nouns that are good to know. They include the
➲ Common nouns begin with a lowercase (or small) letter since they
name any person, place, thing, or idea. They are nonspecific. Some sin-
common nouns include actor (person), lounge (place), stick (thing),
and kindness (idea). Plural common nouns include men (persons), head-
(places), computers (things), and liberties (ideas).
➲ Proper nouns begin with an uppercase (or capital) letter because they
name specific persons, places, things, and ideas. Proper nouns include
President Harry Truman (person), Eiffel Tower (place), American Federation
of Teachers (thing), and Theory of Relativity (idea).
➲ Concrete nouns name a person, place, thing, or idea that can be perceived
by one or more of your senses (seeing, hearing, touching, tasting,
and smelling). Popcorn, thunder, rainfall, skunk, windmill, and hair are
➲Abstract nouns name an idea, feeling, quality, or trait. Examples
of abstract nouns include pity, weakness, humility, and elation.
➲ Collective nouns name a group of people or things. Some collective
nouns are squad, assembly, team, jury, flock, and herd.
How to Use Social Networking Sites for Beginners
Facebook tagging means you can mention and directly link to another Facebook user, whether in photos, status updates, check ins or comments. For instance, when you tag someone in a photo, that user will receive a notification, and the tagged photo will appear on his timeline that is, unless he hasdisabled the tagging feature.The tagging tool fosters conversation and creates additional connections among users. If I want my mother to see an article I posted on Facebook, Ill tag her in the update by typing her name Facebook autofills with friend suggestions for easier tagging (see above). Hey Anne Warber (a.k.a. mom), I thought youd like this article about pandas!Check in and photo tagging work a little differently. When you check in at a location, you can add Facebook friends who are with you by searching for their names, and thus, tagging them. Tag friends in photos by selecting the tag photo option at the bottom of the selected image.
Its important to remember that everyone has a different preference when it comes to tagging. Some people will instantly view content theyve been tagged in and subsequently remove it, for any number of reasons: They dont like how they look in a photo, they dont like people knowing where they are, etc. Be aware of their concerns for privacy and your own.Head to Privacy Settings > Timeline and Tagging to adjust your own settings, should you wish to review tags before theyre posted or control who can see your tags.Facebook recently introduced a hashtag system similar to Twitter. A hashtag can be added to any post a status update, a photo, a link, etc. Just know that any status, photos or other Facebook updates with a hashtag will be visible in searches. You can search for posts with specific hashtags by typing the hashtag in the search bar at the top of the page.