Web 2.0 Connecting People

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Web 2.0: Concepts and Applications 5 Connecting People
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Lecture Objectives 1. What is social networking 2. 3. What are various social networking sites 4. Understand Facebook, LinkedIn, Slideshare, Ning, Twitter 5. Understand why web 2.0 is important to business 6. Understand how companies are using social networking 7. What are some important statistics about social networking 8. What are concerns about social networking sites 9. What are some tips to safe social networking Chapter 5: Connecting People 2
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Overview Social media applications inform, educate, and entertain people through online media A social networking application allows users to create profiles for sharing information about themselves and designate as friends or contacts users with whom they share a common interest Facebook LinkedIn Google+ Twitter YouTube Connecting People 3
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What is social networking? A social network service focuses on building online communities of people who share interests and activities Most social network services are web based and provide a variety of ways for users to interact Social networking has created powerful new ways to communicate and share information Social networking websites are being used regularly by millions of people and it will be an enduring part of everyday life
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Social Networking/Sites Adv Reach a large audience Easy way to communicate Easy to find information about people, companies, etc Speed of communication/information reaching the intended audience Disadv Lack of personal privacy Censorship Lack of open dialogue Loss of privacy How companies are using/selling your data Personal/Professional lives become blurred
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Social networks for IT professionals aren't just for work, some of them will help you find old friends and colleagues, keep in touch with family and friends, and get useful news and information for your busy professional life.
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YouTube Everyone's heard of YouTube, the single largest video streaming site on the internet. But anyone can have their own channel for videos at YouTube. Create an account and upload a behind-the-scenes video from your company's latest commercial or event to give customers and clients an idea of what you do each day.
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SecondLife is a 3-D virtual world that is so popular it makes money by selling virtual real-estate for hard cash. Several major companies have set up shop in SecondLife and Reuters has opened a news bureau there.
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Common Features of Social Networking Applications Status messages display a current location, activity, or thought Friends and contacts are those with whom you share a common interest Second-level contacts Extended contacts Your profile contains personal information Name, E-mail address, Gender, Age, Location, Photograph Connecting People 10
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2012 for the course CNIT 321 taught by Professor Juliemariga during the Spring '12 term at Purdue.

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