Swift - Building Social Media Skills

The Internet is no longer used to just provide information or knowledge to a user. Today, it has become an integral part of our lives. It has become the medium through which you can communicate, share information, and stay connected with your friends and relatives using facilities such as e-mail, chat, or social networking sites.

In addition, you use the Internet to perform your day-to-day tasks, such as booking flight tickets, monitoring bank accounts, listening to music, and watching movies. All this and much more you can do by sitting comfortably at home. So what began as a source of information is now a medium for running our daily lives and at the same time, a commercially viable proposition for running businesses.

The module walks you through the key concepts of the Internet. It deals with the introduction to the Internet and its usage in day to day life. It starts with communication through Internet using email, chat, social networking sites, and blogs. In addition, it discusses how to search for any information on the Internet using search engines. Moving further, it discusses how to share information and perform online transactions using Internet and impart basic social media skills.

Towards the end, it discusses Internet security along with the tools and techniques used for secure transfer of information on the Internet.


  • Identify the basic terms used with the Internet.
  • Use Internet for communication.
  • Exhibit and apply social media skills.


  • Have basic knowledge of working in the Windows environment.
  • Must know how to create, open, and close files.

Exit Profile

At the end of this program, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify the basic terms used with the Internet.
  • Use e-mail for communication.
  • Use chat for communication.
  • Use social networking sites.
  • Use a blog.
  • Share photographs and files on the Internet.
  • Use the search engine.
  • Search for recipes, news / entertainment, and astrology on the Internet.
  • Store information in the Favorites folder.
  • Perform online transactions.
  • Identify the security concern on the Internet.