Enhancing Your Online Community With Web2Presentation Transcript
Enhancing Your Online Community with Web2.0 Karen Brooks
What is a Widget?
The technology used for widgets has been around for 25 years.
http://www.niallkennedy.com/blog/timelines/widgets/ links to an interactive timeline of the widget.
Important to Know
They are used on phones, on computer desktops and on the web.
As any program code, widgets can be used for malicious purposes. One example is the Facebook “Secret Crush” widget, reported in early 2008 by Fortinet as luring users to install Zango adware.
Educational Widgets should come from reliable sources.