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Welcome to the Brown Bag Lunch Series. Web 2.0 & Social Networking July 22, 2010.

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1 Welcome to the Brown Bag Lunch Series

2 Web 2.0 & Social Networking July 22, 2010

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4 Agenda What is all this stuff? Why its important? Trends Resources K-12 Education

5 What is all this stuff? Ning – place to gather and talk (like a sandbox), costs $ Ning Wiki – interactive bulletin board – all members can create; quick edits; list of web pages Wiki Moodle – Course Management System; open source version of Angel or Blackboard Moodle Twitter – share and discover what is happening right now; instantly updated; microblogging service Twitter Tweet - is a post or status update on Twitter Twitterfeeds - Offers to tweet the last posts published in a blog Twitterfeeds Plurk – another microblogging site Plurk LinkedIn - strengthens and extends your existing network - great tool for business professionals LinkedIn Delicious - Keep, share, and discover the best of the Web using Delicious, the world's leading social bookmarking service. Delicious

6 More… Digg - a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web Digg FaceBook - social utility that connects people with friends and others FaceBook Friendster.com - a leading global social network Friendster.com Myspace - is one of the world's largest social networks Myspace hi5 – Social Networking with social entertainment – playing games hi5 Second Life - is a free 3D virtual world where users can socialize, connect and create using free voice and text chat. Second Life

7 Why is it important?

8 What kids are saying & doing? is passee They forward all to twitter Or they text They are moving away from facebook – because we are all on it! Digg is big!

9 Concerns Digital Footprints What we post? What others post about us? Privacy Facebook CEO has said publicly that people don’t care about privacy Companies will sell and / share your information Its like leaving your diary on a park bench for all to read!

10 Resources… Web 2.0 Glossary GI Admin wiki

11 K-12 Education… Edmodo - is a private micro-blogging platform built for use by teachers and students for use in the classroom. Edmodo Caution - many sites have age restrictions, some require student


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