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  • 1. Intro to Social Networking
  • 2. Social Networking is…
    the grouping of individuals into specific groups;
    Social MEDIA, are media for social interaction;
  • 3.
  • 4. Social Networking and Technology
    Social sites such as Facebook and MySpace allow people to interact.
  • 5. Social Networking-Media
    Facebook Facts
    has over 400 million users (Feb 2010);
    is the 2nd most popular website on the Internet;
    Casual gaming (Farmville) is most popular with
    55% are women (in US);
    Average age is 48 years old;
  • 6.
  • 7. Social Networking-Media
    Media sites such as YouTube.
    YouTube Facts:
    Most popular with 20-35 year olds;
    over 2 billion viewers per day;
    Started in 2005/1st video was 19 seconds;
    70% of YouTube’s traffic comes from outside the US
  • 8. Social Networking-Collaboration
  • 9. Social Networking Collaboration
    Wikipedia and other wiki sites allow users to edit and create together in a collaborative way.
    Wikipedia Facts:
    Maintained only by volunteers;
    684 million viewers each day;
    2.68 million total articles in English;
    Can support 260 different languages;
  • 10.
  • 11. Social Networking-Multimedia
    Multimedia sites such as Flickr, Photobucket;
    Photobucket facts:
    2.5 million users;
    17,500 new users per day;
    250 million images served per day
    54% female/46% male;
    1.3 million new images uploaded per day and at peak times, 30 per second;
  • 12.
  • 13. Social Media-Communication
    Communication sites such as Twitter, Wordpress (Blogs).
    Twitter facts:
    106 million accounts;
    55 million Tweets per day (640 per second);
    55% female/45% male;
    Top 10 Twitter followers: 10) Ryan Seacrest, 9) Taylor Swift; 8) John Mayer; 7) Oprah; 6) Kim Kardashian;
    5) Lady Gaga; 4) President Obama; 3) Ellen DeGeneres; 2) Britney Spears; 1) Ashton Kutcher;
  • 14.
  • 15. Social Networking-Review Sites
    Review sites such as Wordpressand Yahoo! Answers;
  • 16. Top 10 Most Popular Social Sites
    10. Digg
    9. Photobucket
    8. IMDB
    7. Flickr
    6. Twitter
    5. Wordpress
    4. Craigslist
    3. Blogger
    2. Wikipedia
    1. YouTube