Intro to Social Networking<br />
Social Networking is…<br />the grouping of individuals into specific groups;<br />Social MEDIA, are media for social inter...
Social Networking and Technology<br />Social sites such as Facebook and MySpace allow people to interact.<br />
Social Networking-Media<br />Facebook Facts<br />has over 400 million users (Feb 2010);<br />is the 2nd most popular websi...
Social Networking-Media<br />Media sites such as YouTube.<br />YouTube Facts:<br />Most popular with 20-35 year olds;<br /...
Social Networking-Collaboration<br />
Social Networking Collaboration<br />Wikipedia and other wiki sites allow users to edit and create together in a collabora...
Social Networking-Multimedia<br />Multimedia sites such as Flickr, Photobucket;<br />Photobucket facts:<br />2.5 million u...
Social Media-Communication<br />Communication sites such as Twitter, Wordpress (Blogs).<br />Twitter facts:<br />106 milli...
Social Networking-Review Sites<br />Review sites such as Wordpressand Yahoo! Answers;<br />
Top 10 Most Popular Social Sites<br />10. Digg<br />9. Photobucket<br />8. IMDB<br />7. Flickr<br />6. Twitter<br />5. Wor...
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Intro to social networking

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