The Social Web<br />Computer Literacy 103<br />Chere McCain<br />Instructor Tara Clark<br />October 20, 2010<br />
Table of Contents<br />Ways we use the web<br />Who is using Facebook?<br />What is LinkedIn?<br />Best use of Twitter<br ...
Blogging<br />Twitter<br />Facebook<br />LinkedIn<br />My Space<br />Most popular ways we socialize on the web:<br />
Who is using Facebook?  <br />
Average user has 130 friends on the site<br />Average user sends 8 friend requests per month<br />Average user spends more...
What Is LinkedIn?<br /><ul><li>Largest professional network
Over 80 million users
Connects you to contacts
Helps you exchange ideas and knowledge</li></li></ul><li>Best Use of Twitter<br /><ul><li>Personal Branding
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  1. 1. The Social Web<br />Computer Literacy 103<br />Chere McCain<br />Instructor Tara Clark<br />October 20, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />Ways we use the web<br />Who is using Facebook?<br />What is LinkedIn?<br />Best use of Twitter<br />Before & After Social Networking?<br />Can you benefit? <br />References <br />
  3. 3. Blogging<br />Twitter<br />Facebook<br />LinkedIn<br />My Space<br />Most popular ways we socialize on the web:<br />
  4. 4. Who is using Facebook? <br />
  5. 5. Average user has 130 friends on the site<br />Average user sends 8 friend requests per month<br />Average user spends more than 55 minutes per day on Facebook<br />Average user clicks the Like button on 9 pieces of content each month<br />Average user writes 25 comments on Facebook content each month<br />(Burbary, Ken. January 13, 2010).<br />Facebook.com average user figures:<br />
  6. 6. What Is LinkedIn?<br /><ul><li>Largest professional network
  7. 7. Over 80 million users
  8. 8. Connects you to contacts
  9. 9. Helps you exchange ideas and knowledge</li></li></ul><li>Best Use of Twitter<br /><ul><li>Personal Branding
  10. 10. Getting Feedback
  11. 11. Hiring People
  12. 12. Directing Traffic to your website or that of friends
  13. 13. Reading News
  14. 14. Making New Friends
  15. 15. Networking for benefits
  16. 16. Use as a “to do” list
  17. 17. Managing your business
  18. 18. Keep in touch with customers</li></li></ul><li>Before & After the Social Network (Vaibhav Kalamdani. May 4, 2009)<br />
  19. 19. Keep in touch with friends/family<br />Grow your business network<br />Meet new people<br />Academic courses <br />How can Social Networking benefit you? <br />
  20. 20. <ul><li>Burbary, K. (January 13, 2010). Digital Marketing, Social Media, Web technology. Retrieved on October 17, 2010, from http://www.kenburbary.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/US-12.09-age.png
  21. 21. Kalamdani, V. (May 4, 2009). Top 10 Comparisons Between Life Before and After Social Networking. Retrieved on October 14, 2010, from http://socialnetworkbuzz.wordpress.com/2009/05/04/top-10-comparisons-between-life-before-and-after-social-networking/
  22. 22. LinkedIn Learning Center. What is LinkedIn? Retrieved on October 20, 2010, from http://learn.linkedin.com/what-is-linkedin/
  23. 23. Ways you can twitter. Dosh Dosh. Retrieved on October 20, 2010, from http://www.doshdosh.com/ways-you-can-use-twitter/</li></ul>References:<br />
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