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Information Impacts of Current Tech Trends for RMSLA

Information Impacts of Current Tech Trends for RMSLA

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  • 1. The Tech News Impacting Info Centers Further Areas for discussion• Mobile and social • Google’s new Knowledge technology statistics Graph• Facebook focusing on • Instagram, Pinterest, and mobile strategies the direction of visual based• Proliferation and impact of sharing tablets • App store optimization• eBook reading stats • Internet of Things• Current status of location • Testing Digital Literacy technology
  • 2. Instagram Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 3. http://learningtimesevents.org/libraryfuture/
  • 4. Monitoring and tracking social impact Bit.ly expands for enterprise beyond custom short URLS with dashboard to help monitor and manage social impact and data. Plus new social search engine. http://www.bitlyenterprise.com/ Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 5. When it comes to content access: Is a Tablet just Another TV, or an all Together New Device? “The popularity of iPad tablets and other mobile devices has caused friction between content providers such as Viacom and cable companies over whether various means to distribute programming violate contractual or trademark rights.”http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/16/us-viacom-timewarnercable-idUSBRE84F1JM20120516 “Time Warner Cable’s argument was that the iPad was just another TV in the home, while Viacom argued that the tablet was a new device and required additional rights for distribution.” – Ryan Lawler http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/16/viacom-time-warner-cable-ipad-app/ Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 6. Also in Content News … http://video.disney.com/Disney video bringing curated content to multiple platforms Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 7. Nook Simple Touch adds GlowLightto read in the dark http://www.barnesandnoble.com/ Catching up with the iPad in freeing readers from reliance on the light
  • 8. More focus on filtering – a core strength, of ours “Thirst uses a custom natural language processor to pick out the most important stories around different keywords or subjects” http://techcrunch.com/2012/05/16/thirst- aims-to-slake-your-hunger-for-relevant- twitter-content/http://thirst.co/ Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 9. 104 million smart phones in America Mobile Market Share Report From comScore - “234 million Americans age 13 and older used mobile devices” in the last three months - 14% rise in US smartphones in last 5 months• Google’s Android operating system now boats 50% of Here are the percentage rates of total mobile the platform share users who did the following activities on their• Apple claims just under 30% devices. •Sent Text Messages – 74.8%• Apple iOS is 3rd in mobile •Downloaded and Used apps – 49.5% subscribers •Mobile browser – 49.2% •Social networking – 36.1%• Mobile content usage is up •Mobile gaming – 32.3% cross the board. •Music - 24.8% http://www.comscore.com/Press_Events/Press_Releases/2012/4/comScore Twitter: @libraryfuture _Reports_February_2012_U.S._Mobile_Subscriber_Market_Share
  • 10. The most visited websites of 2011 Some of the rankings - • Facebook #1 • YouTube #2 • Yahoo #3 • Wikipedia #5 • Bing #9 • Wordpress #15 • Twitter #16 http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/06/24/most-visited-sites- 2011_n_883756.html#s297621&title=1__Facebookcom Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 11. Apple, world’s most valuable company, beats estimate again. Sold in Apple’s most recent quarter: •35 million iPhones •12 million iPads •iPad sales up 150% year over year •international sales account forInfographic made by Statista posted onhttp://mashable.com/2012/04/25/apple-earnings/ 2/3 of revenue
  • 12. “a new report by Forrester analyst Sarah Rotman Epps argues that “in three years, wearables will matter to every product strategist”” Sony SmartWatch Google’s Project Glasshttp://techcrunch.com/2012/04/17/report-wearable-computing-will-soon-intensify-the-platform-wars/ http://venturebeat.com/2012/04/16/the- age-of-flexible-electronics-is-upon-us/
  • 13. Create Business Cards from your Library’s Facebook Timeline http://us.moo.com/products/facebook-cards.htmlExtends earlier program of using your personal timeline as basis for cards
  • 14. Facebook is now the 3rd most populous country with 901 Million monthly active usershttp://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2012/04/23/facebook-passes-the-900-million-monthly-users-barrier/
  • 15. Facebook acquiresmobile (HTML5 &Android)Development companyas part of its ongoingstrategy to boostits mobile presence. http://blog.lightbox.com/post/23107101360/lightbox-is-joining-facebook
  • 16. Facebook Sent 160 Million Visitors to Mobile Apps in MarchUp from 60 million in February These represent over 1 billion visits “Seven of the top ten grossing iOS apps and six of the top ten grossing Android apps are integrated with Facebook.” - https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/05/01/growth-and-mobile-apps/
  • 17. File sharing on Facebook comes to all Groups. Includes a feature for reporting if copyrighted files http://www.gadgetbox.msnbc.msn.com/technology/gadgetbox/facebook- are shared. expanding-file-sharing-all-groups-765170
  • 18. Facebook Introduces App Center http://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2012/05/09/introducing-the-app- center/Can access the App center online or on iOS and Android devices.
  • 19. More and More FB Timeline partners • Quora, the social answers site, can also now integrate with Facebook Timeline. http://www.quora.com/blog/Add-Quora-to-Your-Facebook-Timelinehttp://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/23071271279/facebook-opengraph Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 20. http://www.strandreports.com/sw4689.asp Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 21. Mobile payments as growing trend http://pewinternet.org/~/media//Files/Reports/2012/PIP_F uture_of_Money.pdf
  • 22. PayPal’s in store mobile payment service scores 200 thousand business users Competitor Square has 1 million merchant users https://twitter.com/#!/Square/status/146667781255995394https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/credit-card-reader
  • 23. Google+ Gmail Integration• Filter messages by Circles• Searching for a contact will also now bring up their contact details: profile photo, launch a chat, phone #, etc.• Add gmail contacts to circles• People widget for contextual info http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/introducing-people-widget.html http://gmailblog.blogspot.com/2012/05/continuing-to-bring-people-front-and.html Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 24. Google Drive – Cloud Storage https://drive.google.com
  • 25. Self publishing app mashes up w/ Google Drive http://www.lulu.com/drive “Lulu is also working on expanding its content creation andCollaborate on a piece of work in distribution options for the app, with plans to add the ability to create print books directly from Google Drive, as well as sell titlesGoogle Drive and publish with Lulu created on Google Drive through other outlets such as Amazon.com, iBookstore, and the Nook Bookstore.” - http://mashable.com/2012/04/24/lulu-google-drive/
  • 26. Tool for creating digital student portfolios with a Smartphone http://www.threering.com/Discovered via http://mashable.com/2012/04/24/three-ring/ The mobile as creation and curation tool
  • 27. Location technologies: what’s new in place engaging.https://twitter.com/#!/foursquare/status/202119297651322880
  • 28. Foursquare Check ins can now be incorporated into Facebook Timeline A viable future for both 4sq and FB http://cl.ly/3E2A231r3C0R333j1y0Q
  • 29. New Foursquare Verification Process http://blog.foursquare.com/2012/05/01/a- faster-way-for-businesses-to-start- connecting-with-customers-on-foursquare/
  • 30. http://www.theverge.com/2012/4/16/2952298/Foursquare-4sqday-2-billion-checkins
  • 31. Location-Aware Servicesand QR Codes for Libraries By Joe Murphy THE TECH SET® 2012 Series Edited by Ellyssa Kroski Practical guide to today’s hot technologies written to help you enhance the library-user connection www.neal-schuman.com/qr Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 32. http://blog.shareaholic.com/2012/01/pinterest-referral-traffic/
  • 33. Trends & Information Contexts• Pinterest succeeds at the juncture of the major online and content trends of: – self curation – image engagement and sharing – visual search/discovery – and social discovery• Holds implications for the way we find, share, and use online resources Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 34. Ethics of Pinterest • How does Copyright• Concerns come into play with• Considerations Pinterest?• Worries • What can libraries Pin• Solutions • How to protect intellectual property on Pinterest http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikeblogs/3020135683/ Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 35. Use Pinterest in Library Environments for• Providing targeted resources• Extending the reach of collections and items• Connecting with researchers• Collaborative resource guides• Highlighting services and Outreach• Visual link collections• Teaching and learning Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 36. Pin Videoshttp://blog.pinterest.com/post/20909787739/vimeo-pinning
  • 37. Meshing Pinterest with other techs Plays well with all image based social networks and technologies
  • 38. Pin From your Social Media Content Twitter: @libraryfuture
  • 39. Let’s continueto learn &Grow Together http://bit.ly/RMSLAMurphyMay17 Tech Trend Spotter for Libraries Twitter: @libraryfuture libraryfuture@gmail.com www.linkedin.com/in/libraryfuture http://joemurphylibraryfuture.com Twitter: @libraryfuture