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Blogs Short for weblog is an online publishing engine and journal. - Business, academic, government and personal - 200 million+ blogs - 120,000 new blogs created today - 1.5 million blog posts today - Adult blog usage grew 163% in 2007 Blogger.com Wordpress.org Livejournal.com
Podcasting - University lectures - PR Releases - Press conferences - News Updates automatically for users Allows for users to listen to what they want when they want. iTunes.com
Social Bookmarking Allows users to share links, information snippets, articles and resources - Recommendations - Comments - Ratings - Tagging for clustering and searching Del.icio.us Digg.com Stumbleupon.com
Social Networks Web sites that bring together users based on interests, friends, etc. - Share - Communicate - Find Facebook.com MySpace.com LinkedIn.com
Video Create, upload and share videos online - No bandwidth issues - Comments - Ratings - Embed on other web sites YouTube.com Hulu.com
Wiki’s Web sites that allow users to collaborate and edit online - Project management - Version control - Total transparency - Everyone is responsible not one person Wikipedia.org Wikispaces.com Wiki.org
RSS Really Simple Syndication - Pushes content to users’ readers - Automatically updates - Allows users to get all their information in one place - Puts the user in control of their information Feedburner.com Friendfiend.com
RSS Readers Google Reader, Bloglines, Pageflakes
Final thoughts on embracing social media Start out by listening The conversations are going to take place with or without you. Embrace the possibilities! Everyone has the opportunity for their voice to be heard.