Chapter 4 - Organizing Information

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Chapter 4 - Organizing Information

  1. 1. 4Organizing Information Web 2.0: Concepts and Applications
  2. 2. Overview Information once stored physically now is becoming available digitally Tagging is the process of assigning short, descriptive labels to digital information – Tag – Collaborative process – Many online services and Web applications support tagging Social bookmarking is the process by which users post the URLs of their favorite Web sites onlineChapter 4: Organizing Information 2
  3. 3. OverviewChapter 4: Organizing Information 3
  4. 4. Organizing Digital Information Two popular approaches to organizing digital information – Hierarchical organization • Dmoz – Nonhierarchical organization • DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 4
  5. 5. Organizing Digital InformationChapter 4: Organizing Information 5
  6. 6. Organizing Digital InformationChapter 4: Organizing Information 6
  7. 7. Organizing Digital Information Storing files in folders on your personal computer uses hierarchical organization Adding tags to your pictures uses nonhierarchical organizationChapter 4: Organizing Information 7
  8. 8. Organizing Digital InformationChapter 4: Organizing Information 8
  9. 9. Tagging Information on the Web On the Web, you can tag items such as: – E-mail messages – Items in your news reader – Blog posts – Photographs – Articles or content of interest You can associate a single item with multiple different tagsChapter 4: Organizing Information 9
  10. 10. Tagging Information on the WebChapter 4: Organizing Information 10
  11. 11. Tagging Information on the WebChapter 4: Organizing Information 11
  12. 12. Tagging as a Means of CollectiveOrganization Tagging can create associations between pictures, documents, or other digital information – Tags should be descriptive Taxonomy is a methodical, scientific way of unambiguously classifying information Folksonomy describes the collective result of different people individually applying tags to the same online contentChapter 4: Organizing Information 12
  13. 13. Tagging as a Means of CollectiveOrganizationChapter 4: Organizing Information 13
  14. 14. Using Tagged Data Tagged data enables the capability of recommending products to potential customers Collaborative filtering is a method whereby predictions are made about one user’s interests by collecting and analyzing data from many usersChapter 4: Organizing Information 14
  15. 15. Sharing and Tagging Photoson Flickr Flickr is a popular Web site for uploading, sharing, and organizing digital pictures and videos – You must first create an account in order to use the service Your collection of pictures on Flickr is called a photostream – Recently uploaded pictures are displayed firstChapter 4: Organizing Information 15
  16. 16. Sharing and Tagging Photoson FlickrChapter 4: Organizing Information 16
  17. 17. Sharing and Tagging Photoson Flickr Clicking on a photo displays that photo’s pageChapter 4: Organizing Information 17
  18. 18. Sharing and Tagging Photoson Flickr After uploading your photos, you can organize them into sets based on the location or event You also can view all of your assigned tags as a tag cloudChapter 4: Organizing Information 18
  19. 19. Sharing and Tagging Photoson FlickrChapter 4: Organizing Information 19
  20. 20. Adding a Flickr Badgeto your BlogChapter 4: Organizing Information 20
  21. 21. Syndicating Your PhotosUsing RSSChapter 4: Organizing Information 21
  22. 22. Setting Creative CommonsLicensesChapter 4: Organizing Information 22
  23. 23. Adding Geotags A geotag contains the latitude and longitude coordinates of where a photo was taken in order to plot it on a mapChapter 4: Organizing Information 23
  24. 24. Social Bookmarkingwith Delicious Web browsers use different terminology to refer to the collection of favorite Web sites – Favorites – Bookmarks You can organize your favorites and bookmarks into foldersChapter 4: Organizing Information 24
  25. 25. Social Bookmarkingwith DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 25
  26. 26. Sharing and Tagging Bookmarkswith Delicious Delicious provides a way to store your bookmarks online – Must have an account You can share your bookmarks with others Delicious measures the popularity of a particular Web pageChapter 4: Organizing Information 26
  27. 27. Sharing and Tagging Bookmarkswith DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 27
  28. 28. Interacting with DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 28
  29. 29. Saving a BookmarkChapter 4: Organizing Information 29
  30. 30. Saving a Bookmark You can save others’ bookmarks into your collection You can click on related tools to find other bookmarks that may be of interestChapter 4: Organizing Information 30
  31. 31. Searching for BookmarksChapter 4: Organizing Information 31
  32. 32. Advanced Features of Delicious Syndicating Bookmarks Using RSSChapter 4: Organizing Information 32
  33. 33. Advanced Features of Delicious Sharing Bookmarks with Other UsersChapter 4: Organizing Information 33
  34. 34. Advanced Features of Delicious A linkroll displays the most recently added bookmarks on your blog or Web site A tagroll displays your tags as a tag cloud To display a linkroll or tagroll on your blog, copy and paste the HTML code for the linkroll or tagroll from the Delicious Web site into the HTML editorChapter 4: Organizing Information 34
  35. 35. Advanced Features of DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 35
  36. 36. Advanced Features of Delicious Encouraging Users to Tag Your Content on DeliciousChapter 4: Organizing Information 36
  37. 37. Summary Tagging allows individuals to use keywords to describe digital information Several Web sites allow users to organize digital content using tags – Flickr Search engines and tag-based searches Both Flickr and Delicious promote the use of tags to describe and organize content in ways that are personally relevantChapter 4: Organizing Information 37
  38. 38. 4Organizing Information Chapter 4 Complete Web 2.0: Concepts and Applications

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