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  • 1. Social Media and Social Networking
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  • 4. Web 2.0: It’s the Sharing!
    • Web 2.0 , a phrase coined in 2004, refers to a perceived second generation of web-based services emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users.
    • Web 2.0 is all about interaction, and sharing, and linking!
  • 5. Four Top Sites
    • Facebook : Keeping up with friends & family
    • Twitter : Much ado in 140 words or less
    • YouTube : Videos, videos, and videos
    • Flickr : A billion images of absolutely everything
  • 6. Some you ( maybe )haven’t heard about
    • StumbleUpon: to share interesting sites
    • Live Mocha: to learn a new language
    • Delicious: to bookmark excellent web pages
    • CaringBridge: to face a health crisis
    • GovLoop: for government employees
    • GoodReads: to share & learn about new books
    • SlideShare: to find presentations about…
    • Blogger: to share “whatever”
  • 7. Why are we doing this???
    • To stay connected with family and friends
    • Create “ambient intimacy”
    • Share photos and videos
    • Send and receive information about shared interests and hobbies
    • Accomplish work-related goals
    • Learn new skills
  • 8. Basic Tools
    • Social networking sites
    • User content sites like Flickr and YouTube
    • Micromedia like Twitter and text messages
    • User customized experiences, like apps, widgets and RSS feeds
  • 9.
    • 350 million users today
    • Thousand Oaks Library has a FB page
    • Promote your business or non-profit
    • Keep up-to-date with family
    • Stay closer to friends
    • Connect with groups
    • Plan events
  • 10. The Facebook signup page
  • 11. Fill it in with your information…
  • 12. Your chance to prove you’re an actual human being
  • 13. Sign Up for Facebook
    • You need a valid email address
    • Agree to terms of service
    • Follow the instructions: Full name please…no fake names, no fantasy aliases
    • Create a password
    • Date of birth (later, you can hide all or some)
    • Security test to prove you’re not a spamming robot
  • 14. Setting up your profile
    • Contact information
    • Relationships: Married? Single? Committed?
    • Personal info: favorite book, film, music…anything that’s “about me”
    • Education and work history
    • A photo of yourself
  • 15. Safety and Privacy on Facebook
    • Make several “Friends” lists
    • Decide who can see what on your Profile
    • Who can see your address and phone number
    • Decide who can find you on Facebook via Search
    • Stop sharing personal information with unknown applicants
  • 16. Three FB settings for everyone
    • 1. Who can see the things you share?
    • From settings, go to “Privacy Settings”
    • Click on “Profile Information”
    • Scroll to “Posts by Me”
    • Using drop-down box on right, check “Only Friends”
  • 17. Privacy Settings
    • 2. Who can see your Personal Information
    • From “Privacy Settings” click on “Profile Information”
    • Lock down personal info (birthday, religion, relationships) to “Only Friends”
  • 18. Privacy Settings
    • 3. What G o o g l e Can See
    • Back to “Privacy Settings”
    • Click “Search”
    • Click “Close” on the pop-up message
    • Uncheck the box labeled “Allow” next to the second setting “Public Search Results”
  • 19. Choose your FB friends wisely
    • Random stranger? Click “ignore”
    • There’s no contest to win
    • Your FB friends are about quality, not quantity
    • The average number of FB friends is about 100, but it’s great with 20 or even fewer
    • Use Friend Finder to create your lists of FB friends
  • 20. Need More Help? Don’t forget books on the Thousand Oaks Library shelf
  • 21. Micro-blogging with Twitter Make your point in 140 characters
    • Follow
    • Not Follow
    • Block
  • 22. Twitter apps
    • Twitter Fox : This application adds a tiny icon on the status bar which notifies you when your friends update their tweets, and lets you add your own tweet
    • TweetDeck: See everything at once
    • TwitPic: Tweet your photos
    • Dozens more are out there
  • 23. The T.O. Library has books on Twitter too
  • 24. flick r and
    • A way to store & share your photographs and videos
    • Keep creating lists: family, friends, groups and the whole wide world
    • Easy and free
    • Practice makes perfect
    • Sharing is the heart of flickr and YouTube, but…
    • You don’t need an account to search and view
  • 25. what is flick r ? A popular website where you can store , search , sort , and share your digital photographs
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  • 27. why do so many people use i t
    • Fun
    • Cheap
    • Simple
  • 28. flick r ID = yahoo ! ID Yahoo! owns Flickr.com Sign up for a new Yahoo! account here
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  • 30. Open a YouTube account the same way as Flick r , Facebook, Twitter …
  • 31. Would you like to view the Twitter videos later?
  • 32. Then click on a link… and watch
  • 33. The Thousand Oaks Library has books about Flick r and
  • 34. What we learned today
    • The concept of Social Media & Networking and what it means
    • Why we might be interested in Social Media involvement
    • Basic information about some big players in Social Media, including FaceBook & Twitter
    • How to protect your privacy and still have fun
  • 35. Thank you very much for joining us today