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Social Bookmarking - Snezana Aleksic

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    • Social Bookmarking
      • By Snezana Aleksic
    • Introduction
      • Method for internet users to store, organize, search, and manage bookmarks of web pages on the Internet
      • Users can save links to web pages that they want to remember and/or share
      • Bookmarks are usually public, also can be saved privately, shared only with specified people or groups, or shared only inside certain networks
    • StumbleUpon
      • Web browser plugin that allows users to discover and share webpages, to rate webpages, photos, and videos
      • StumbleUpon Toolbar integrated with the user's browser to allow for one-click access to quality web sites
      • Uses rating to form collaborative opinions on website quality
    • StumbleUpon cont.
      • Using search engines to locate relevant content – hunting through pages of results
      • Members are taken directly to web sites matching their personal interests and preferences
      • Stumblers share their favorite web sites and interact with other users
    • Delicious
      • Social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks
      • Has one of the more popular Firefox Add-ons
      • Users can tag each of their bookmarks with a number of freely chosen keyword
    • Delicious cont.
      • All bookmarks posted are publicly viewable by default
      • Users can mark specific bookmarks as private, and imported bookmarks are private by default
      • Has a "hotlist" on its home page and "popular" and "recent" pages
    • Digg
      • Place for people to discover and share content
      • Providing place where people can collectively determine the value of content
      • Everything is submitted by community members
      • Other people see it and Digg what they like best
    • Digg cont.
      • Short summaries of stories on other websites with links to the stories
      • Readers allowed to comment on the story
      • Digg promote conversation and provide tools for its community to discuss the topics that they’re passionate about
    • Advantages of Social Bookmarking
      • Useful as a way to access a consolidated set of bookmarks from various computers
      • Organizing large numbers of bookmarks
      • Sharing bookmarks with contacts
      • Social bookmarking system can rank a resource based on how many times it has been bookmarked by users
    • Disadvantages of Social Bookmarking
      • There are no standards set for the keywords, controlled terms and vocabulary used
      • Mistagging due to spelling errors
      • Tags that can have more than one meaning
      • Unclear tags due to synonym/antonym confusion
    • References
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_bookmarking
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/StumbleUpon
      • http://www.stumbleupon.com/about.html
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Del.icio.us
      • http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/04/05/if-you-dont-use-delicious-you-will-now/
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digg