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  • In a nutshell, it’s people getting together because they share a common bond in some way, shape or form
  • Also called the Social Web or Social Internet
  • Examples of many Web 2.0 tools currently available We are focusing on four tools today: Social Networks, Wikis, Micromedia, and Social Bookmarks
  • Linked in is focused on working networks MySpace is loosing popularity Pew Internet Project demographic info: lower socio-economic/ HS grad: MySpace, College-education - Facebook, post grad - Twitter
  • Use different names for work and home (perhaps use your nickname for home use) Combined accounts mix work and after-work – may find new connections with co-workers and friends (use the example of Ryan Schmessing, national 4-h looking for autism researchers) Fan page advantages: no automatic connection to your personal site, multiple admins, updates automatically fed to your “fans” Groups: connected to your personal FB page, can be private. No auto updates, tho
  • Show my personal site status wall/updates friends list privacy settings CE Tech Services Fan site fans events e-learning professionals Group site (click on groups icon – lower left)

Tech Tuesday: Facebook Tips Jan 2010 Tech Tuesday: Facebook Tips Jan 2010 Presentation Transcript

  • Molly Immendorf Instructional Technology Specialist University of Wisconsin – Extension
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    • “ A social network is a social structure made of nodes (which are generally individuals or organizations) that are tied by one or more specific types of interdependency, such as values, visions, ideas, financial exchange, friendship, kinship, dislike, conflict or trade”
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    • Participatory
    • Collaborative
    • Integrated, often using RSS
      • Real Simple Syndication
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    • Extending your personal network
      • Finding new connections with others
    • Marketing your programming/product
      • Reach new audiences
      • Pages
      • Groups
      • Event announcements
    • Communicate with a group of people
      • Public or private groups
    • Privacy concerns
    • Who are my “friends”?
    • Life of the data
    • 100 MILLION U.S.
    • Separate accounts (work and home)
    • Combined account
      • Use Privacy Settings to limit who sees what
    • Fan Page
    • Groups (public or private)
    • 1000s of status words per second
    • Networking
      • Reaching out to colleagues throughout Wisconsin.
      • “ Meeting” & connecting with colleagues in other states.
    • Marketing
      • Getting the word out about Extension and Colleges.
      • Reaching new audiences.
    • Additional means of communication
      • Decreasing the distance.
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