A web widget is a small piece of cut and paste code that enables a non-technical web publisher to easily pull in content and display it or add interactive features.
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The Web is increasingly turning into a sort of online Home Depot with its shelves lined with thousands of useful, off-the-shelf parts of every description and utility. Source: http://blogs.zdnet.com/Hinchcliffe/?p=80
Considerations <ul><li>How can you use widgets to amplify existing conversations or content? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your strategy for triggering the network effect? </li></ul><ul><li>How comfortable giving up control? </li></ul>
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Stop 8: Where to Find Them! <ul><li>1. The particular Web2.0 Social Networking Tool or Service </li></ul><ul><li>A widget gallery or directory for your blogging Platform </li></ul><ul><li>Third-Party Widget Directory and Aggregator Sites </li></ul>