This presentation for Regina Public Library staff in Saskatchewan Canada was meant to introduce Web 2.0, both as a concept as well as some of the main web sites that are at the forefront of web 2.0
This presentation for Regina Public Library staff in Saskatchewan Canada was meant to introduce Web 2.0, both as a concept as well as some of the main web sites that are at the forefront of web 2.0 services.
Web 2.0 tools have become a universal pastime crossing gender, age, cultural and class boundaries.
THE GREAT EQUALIZER : the potential exists for everyone to have a voice; Web 2.0 provides the means to share with the world a vision, opinions and / or expertise (i.e. the rise of “ citizen journalism” )
What makes a Wiki unique is that it enables multiple people to see and collaboratively edit the same page/document, in the same ‘place.’ - everything from a small edit, to creating new pages or sections in a time efficient manner.
NOT email – NOT blogs – NOT a bulletin board or forum.
video sharing website where users upload, view and share video clips.
unregistered users can watch most videos on the site, while registered users are permitted to upload an unlimited number of videos.
Bought by Google Inc. in 2006
Traffic and Stats (according to YouTube.com): People are watching hundreds of millions of videos a day on YouTube and uploading hundreds of thousands of videos daily. In fact, every minute, ten hours of video is uploaded to YouTube.