networking

50 social networking sites (the basics)

From social networking to blogging to image sharing…. a nice list of all the basics organized by category. A few additions:Under social networking, I would add one of the oldest social networking sites for artists, deviantart; under misc, I would also throw in sites which are more tool based, too, like slideshare (for sharing powerpoint), and some of the rss/blog services (technorati, bloglines, google reader) ...

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Professional networking & Web2.0 – Are you LinkedIn?

A little bit of promotion for a program on the UGA Campus. Enclosed below is the announcement with bio information. —————Web2.0+ and Professional Networking: Are you LinkedIn? Panel DiscussionDate: August 12, 2008Time: 2-3 p.m.SLC Room 148Free! Web2.0+ and Social networking tools have changed many aspects of our daily lives from how we share information to how we learn and how we network professionally. Learn more ...

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Learn a new language with Babbel (not babelfish)

I think this sounds like a really interesting way to learn a language — social networking & multimedia style! Mashable has a good overview & review here: Babbel is the latest site to teach new languages through a social Web-based immersion program, where the majority of the content is packaged into lessons created by Babbel. So far, languages such as Spanish, French, Italian, English, and ...

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Educational uses for social networking sites

First-of-Its-Kind Study at the University of Minnesota Uncovers the Educational Benefits of Social Networking SitesUniversity of Minnesota News (06/19/08) Badaracco, Luisa University of Minnesota researchers have determined the educational benefits of social networking sites such as MySpace and Facebook and also found that low-income students are in many ways just as technologically proficient as their more advantaged counterparts. The researchers found that 94 percent of ...

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Flickr pro account — is it worth it?

Just in case you didn’t know, Flickr now allows video upload for “pro” accounts.At this point, running time is limited to 90 seconds. Hopefully, if they want to be a full media site, they will up the time limit, because 90 seconds, well, that is not very long. To be honest, I’m losing my love of flickr quickly anyhow. “Pro” does not really mean pro ...

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Librarian professional/networking site

From Libgig’s sitehttp://www.libgig.com —————LibGig is a new professional networking website dedicated to bringing together everyone who accesses, organizes, creates, manages, produces or distributes information for a living. —-Includes: Job listings, information about LS programs, blog posts, interviews of community leaders, etc.

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Podcast about social networks and technical networks

Author, Here Comes Everybody … The Power of Organizing Without Organizations Moira speaks with CLAY SHIRKY about the relationship between social networks and technical networks. Now with texting, and digital photos and cell phones, everything from politics to socializing will never be the samehttp://itc.conversationsnetwork.org/shows/detail3596.html

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