Don’t Believe the Skype<br />By Greg Geiger<br />
Overview of Web 2.0 Tool – URL etc.<br />History and Creator of the Web 2.0 Tool<br />Purpose of the Web 2.0 Tool – What d...
Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet.<br />Skype allows users to commun...
The company was acquired by eBay in September 2005 for $2.6 billion. eBay has written Skype down to $1.7 billion on its bo...
Skype allows users to communicate by both voice and more traditional textual instant messaging. Voice chat allows both cal...
Content<br />
Businesses use Skype for conference calls <br />Uses for this Tool<br />
is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-cente...
Oovoo.com<br />Ebuddy<br />AIM<br />ICQ<br />Trillian<br />Facebook Messenger<br />PidGin<br />Similar Sites<br />
With the critical mass Skype has today, and its growing potential to change the way people communicate at work and play, w...
Positives and Negatives of tool<br />-<br />+<br />=<br />Skype is an application on cell phones which seems pretty stupid...
http://skypejournal.com/blog/archives/2005/04/whats_your_skyp_1.php<br />http://www.wikipedia.org/<br />Work Cited<br />
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  1. 1. Don’t Believe the Skype<br />By Greg Geiger<br />
  2. 2. Overview of Web 2.0 Tool – URL etc.<br />History and Creator of the Web 2.0 Tool<br />Purpose of the Web 2.0 Tool – What does it do?<br />What sort of Content Make up the Site? Where does content come from?<br />Uses for this Tool (School, Home, Business)<br />How is this site a Web 2.0 tool<br />Similar Sites<br />What Does Research Say about the Tool?<br />Positives and Negatives of tool<br />Menu Slide<br />
  3. 3. Skype is a software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet.<br />Skype allows users to communicate by both voice and more traditional textual instant messaging. <br />Voice chat allows both calling a single user and conference calling.<br />Overview<br />
  4. 4. The company was acquired by eBay in September 2005 for $2.6 billion. eBay has written Skype down to $1.7 billion on its books and announced a public stock offering for 2010 to spin Skype off as a separate company.<br />History and Creator<br />
  5. 5. Skype allows users to communicate by both voice and more traditional textual instant messaging. Voice chat allows both calling a single user and conference calling.<br />Purpose<br />
  6. 6. Content<br />
  7. 7. Businesses use Skype for conference calls <br />Uses for this Tool<br />
  8. 8. is commonly associated with web applications that facilitate interactive information sharing, interoperability, user-centered design and collaboration on the World Wide Web.<br />Skype is a user-centered design and collaboration on the world wide web<br />How is this site a Web 2.0 tool<br />
  9. 9. Oovoo.com<br />Ebuddy<br />AIM<br />ICQ<br />Trillian<br />Facebook Messenger<br />PidGin<br />Similar Sites<br />
  10. 10. With the critical mass Skype has today, and its growing potential to change the way people communicate at work and play, we feel it is time to launch into a more robust system, program and process for researching Skype, its users and its potential for social and business applications.<br />What Does Research Say about the Tool?<br />
  11. 11. Positives and Negatives of tool<br />-<br />+<br />=<br />Skype is an application on cell phones which seems pretty stupid<br />Skype is Great for companies to make business and conference calls <br />The center of venn diagrams show similarities between the two circles but since the two circles are positive and negative there cannot be any similarities because positve and negatives are opposites<br />
  12. 12. http://skypejournal.com/blog/archives/2005/04/whats_your_skyp_1.php<br />http://www.wikipedia.org/<br />Work Cited<br />
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