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Biggest news in social media today — Facebook + Friendfeed, and a little about Wowd)

If you haven’t heard/read (and you don’t follow my tweets — georgiawebgurl@twitter), Friendfeed has been bought by Facebook. Read about it here and here. On another note, I asked for an invite for Wowd. I am interested to see how this will differ from StumbleUpon. Both seem to be in the popularity contest site recommendation field, but Wowd seems to be actually building a search ...

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The death of search engines?

As early as 2004 (and most likely even earlier!), continuing onward in 2006, people where hailing the death of search engines. Some see social/web 2.0 technologies as decreasing the importance of search engines. Metatags are dead! proclaims another. Yet, here we are in 2007, with google set to take on the mobile world, with its new platform, Android. Hmm. Death? Like all technology, I would ...

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Assignment 16: Reading: Evaluating Online Educational Materials for Use in Instruction.

http://www.ericfacility.net/ericdigests/ed430564.html As a librarian one of my favorite topics is how to evaluate good resources. In fact, at a recent user group meeting, one of the speakers talked about the concept of “good enough.” In other words, if I know little about stereos and wish to purchase one, I might start at the local giant discount mega retailer. If I find one in the closeout ...

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