Web Resources and Use Gracie Leone Taylor Ramirez-Piekarski.
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Web Resources and Use Gracie Leone Taylor Ramirez-Piekarski
Skype Allows users to talk to others for free Video Conference Can make calls to landlines and mobile phones Instant messaging, file transfer Use: Allows for free day to day conversation! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skype
Twitter Social networking Allows readers to send and/or read other peoples status’ (called tweets) Publically visible Breakfast-cereal updates, interesting new links, music recommendations, even musings on the future of education Use: See updates of peoples’ lives http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitter
Blogs Users usually create regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other pieces of material such (ex graphics/video) Contains texts, images, links to other blogs, web pages, and other types of related material Use: Serves as an online personal diary (good for diarists) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blog
Priceline Discount rates on travel related items such as airline tickets and hotel rooms Car rentals, vacation packages, cruise sales Use: Cheap rates for travel! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Priceline.com
Study Stack Create flashcards, view/study premade ones Games to study from (matching, hangman, crosswords, scrambled word, etc) Helps study process by attempting to make it fun Use: Study!
Kayak Kayak is a website where you can easily find and compare low rates for travel deals on different sites. You can search for cars, hotels, flights, and deals amongst the three of those options. You can also search for cruises and vacation packages. www.kayak.com
Zillow Online real estate database that was founded in 2005 by Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink Sellers can use Zillow as a marketing tool by appraising their properties, posting property information such as improvements and access to major roads; and comparing nearby property value appraisals Buyers can freely access and track such information online. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/zillow.com
Delicious a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. uses a non-hierarchical classification system in which users can tag each of their bookmarks with freely chosen index terms Delicious is one of the most popular social bookmarking services. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/delicious_(we bsite)