DESCRIPTION: Social Bookmarking is a way of saving web pages or online information for future use. So, instead of adding web pages to your ‘Favorites’ tool bar in yourweb browser, you can use a social bookmarking site to bookmark what you desire.
PINTERESTPinterest is a free social bookmarking site that allows you tobrowse pinboards created by other people and it also allows youto create your own. By browsing you can find inspiration anddiscover new things.Benefits: Teachers Parents Students
TWITTERTwitter is a free social website that allows you togain traffic to your site, business, and blogs bytweeting updates. In order to post your tweets inan attractive way for other people to see it is bestto use an interesting statement that is related toyour blog/site with the URL.Benefits: Teachers, parents, students can use this websiteto communicate and share ideas.
REDDITReddit is another neat social bookmarking and socialnetworking site that allows you to share and discover newwebsites. You register a username and password then startsubmitting and sharing your bookmarks.Benefits: Communication Discovering and sharing websites
STUMBLEUPONStumbleUpon is a social bookmarking thatallows you to surf through different siteslooking for what interests you. To useStumbleUpon you create a profile and pickyour interests. For instance, you can saveyour favorite websites and easily access themany time.Benefits: Communication (social) Teachers and Students can use this forwebsites that they often visit.
DELICIOUSDelicious is a popular and free social bookmarkingsite that allows you to browse and save onlinebookmarks. When a user saves the websites it saves tothe web and not to the computer’s web browser. Thisallows easy access as long as you have internetconnection.Benefits: Communication (social) Share hyperlinks with others Find helpful sites to use with the curriculum youteach within Delicious.
BUZZFEEDBuzzFeed is another popular social bookmarking website thatallows a user to post videos and browse what is happening onthe internet. You can explore the different topic tabs: Politics,Sports, Food, etc.Benefits: User friendly (a lot like YouTube, which is anotherbookmarking website). Discovering Educational Videos Visual Learners
SUMMARYOverall, social bookmarking is a great way to keep allyour bookmarks organized and easy to use. It is a greatway to share, search, organize, and manage any webresources you wish to keep handy.