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Mash it Up!  Make Facebook, Twitter and Movable Type work together for you
Objectives <ul><li>Define Applications “Apps” and discover the various applications available for social networks </li></u...
What are “Apps” <ul><li>“ App” is shorthand for “Application” </li></ul><ul><li>Apps are fun or useful software applicatio...
Defining & finding an RSS feed <ul><li>An RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feed is a link that sends information from one pla...
To find a Blog’s RSS feed: <ul><li>Go to website and Right-click on the page </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “View Source” </li><...
Facebook <ul><li>Click on “Applications” in the bottom left-hand corner of the Facebook homepage. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose...
Twitter <ul><li>Top 20 Twitter Applications: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/02/19/the-top-20-twitter-app...
Movable Type Blog <ul><li>Available to faculty and departments </li></ul><ul><li>Available to Admins on a case-by-case bas...
Social Aggregators <ul><li>Add multiple social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Update multiple social networks from one locatio...
ePirate Blog
Session Evaluation Mash It Up!  Make Facebook, Twitter and Movable Type work for you Thank You! http://tinyurl.com/ylhapao
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  1. 1. Mash it Up! Make Facebook, Twitter and Movable Type work together for you
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Define Applications “Apps” and discover the various applications available for social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Define and locate RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>Add apps to Facebook & Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss Movable Type and third-party blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Use social aggregators to combine social networks </li></ul>
  3. 3. What are “Apps” <ul><li>“ App” is shorthand for “Application” </li></ul><ul><li>Apps are fun or useful software applications that can be added to various social networks (or mobile devices and computers) </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Calendar, IM, RSS feed, Bank Account, task list, Polls, etc. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Defining & finding an RSS feed <ul><li>An RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feed is a link that sends information from one place to another </li></ul><ul><li>Used to publish frequently updated works </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: Blog entries, News headlines, Audio feeds, Video feeds, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Automatically syndicate content </li></ul>
  5. 5. To find a Blog’s RSS feed: <ul><li>Go to website and Right-click on the page </li></ul><ul><li>Choose “View Source” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Ctrl+F” to bring up the Find menu </li></ul><ul><li>Type RSS (or Atom) </li></ul><ul><li>The RSS feed is found between the quotes after href= </li></ul><ul><li>Example: href=&quot; http://ideas.blogs.com/lo/rss.xml &quot; </li></ul>
  6. 6. Facebook <ul><li>Click on “Applications” in the bottom left-hand corner of the Facebook homepage. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose from current applications or search for apps </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/apps/directory.php </li></ul>
  7. 7. Twitter <ul><li>Top 20 Twitter Applications: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/02/19/the-top-20-twitter-applications/ </li></ul><ul><li>Most people do not use the Twitter homepage </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter Apps: Tweetdeck and Tweet Miner </li></ul>
  8. 8. Movable Type Blog <ul><li>Available to faculty and departments </li></ul><ul><li>Available to Admins on a case-by-case basis </li></ul><ul><li>Popular third-party blogs: </li></ul><ul><li>Wordpress & Blogger </li></ul>
  9. 9. Social Aggregators <ul><li>Add multiple social networks </li></ul><ul><li>Update multiple social networks from one location </li></ul>
  10. 10. ePirate Blog
  11. 11. Session Evaluation Mash It Up! Make Facebook, Twitter and Movable Type work for you Thank You! http://tinyurl.com/ylhapao
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