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Social Networking Workshop

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Presentation from the Staff Technology Workshop held October 21st, 2010

Social Networking Sites: facebook, LinkedIn, twitter

Topics we covered:
• privacy and security settings
• recent updates and how to use them
• power user tips & tricks

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Social Networking Workshop

  1. 1. Social Networking Sites: LinkedIn, Facebook, and twitter
  2. 2. A Brief History http://jcmc.indiana.edu/vol13/issue1/boyd.ellison.html
  3. 3. Early Example http://techcrunch.com/2010/01/11/friendster-strikes- deal-with-yahoo-southeast-asia/ Then: Dating site used for music fans, then general socializing Now: bought out by a Malaysian company in 2009, 90% of traffic these days comes from Southeast Asia.
  4. 4. Line, by Mandie http://www.flickr.com/photos/37893441@N00/80904987/
  5. 5. Photo by Rebecca Lader http://www.flickr.com/photos/rebeccalader/3234452137/
  6. 6. MySpace: Teens Online Then: Designed for bands to connect with fans, it was overrun with teens who loved to customize their pages and build long lists of friends Now: Losing ground to Facebook, still has many useful features for music fans
  7. 7. Facebook: (screenshot from 2004)
  8. 8. Photo by Joel Carranza http://www.flickr.com/photos/stillthedudeabides/92315311/
  9. 9. Photo by “The eErin” http://www.flickr.com/photos/theeerin/336962281/
  10. 10. LinkedIn: Business Model (screenshot from August 2006) Then: Designed for personal, professional networking Now: Same, with more features – groups, Q&A tools, company profiles, and more coming soon.
  11. 11. Contacts by J. Aaron Farr http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaaronfarr/1404738465/ Networking Event by Official GDC http://www.flickr.com/photos/46982319@N06/4895973474/ Rolodex by Ged Carroll http://www.flickr.com/photos/renaissancechambara/3122900531/ Portfolio Mailer by Scott Kellum http://www.flickr.com/photos/devoinregress/3505849251/
  12. 12. Photographer´s gone wild!! by Sebastián Dario http://www.flickr.com/photos/12817132@N 07/2726271853/ Gradua by Uriel Akira Chay Castillo http://www.flickr.com/photos /25395345@N00/274144533 1/ The Big Family Portrait by Kristen Holden http://www.flickr.com/photos/26334329@N02/ 3138083817/ Oxford Gospel Choir by Ed W http://www.flickr.com/photos/68688301@N00/718279721/ Photo by Michelle http://www.flickr.com/photos/25918695@N00/4092106372/ Hello Oz by Lars Plougmann http://www.flickr.com/photos/criminalintent/2229569056/ Who do you know?
  13. 13. What do you talk about?
  14. 14. Social Sites = Social Issues • Etiquette • Privacy • Security
  15. 15. Etiquette Annoying Noises Prohibitted [sic] by Patrick Fitzgerald http://www.flickr.com/photos/barelyfitz/2898020303 / Dog Fouling Sign by Roy Stead http://www.flickr.com/photos/that_james/2885939802/
  16. 16. Privacy “Cone of Silence” from Get Smart: http://www.wouldyoubelieve.com/cone.html
  17. 17. Security
  18. 18. Etiquette Issues: TMI (too much information) http://www.cnn.com/2010/SHOWBIZ/04/09/tmi.celeb.tweets/index.html Intrusiveness (spamming invites, etc.) http://theoatmeal.com/comics/facebook_suck Inconsiderate • public gossip • unflattering photos • etc.
  19. 19. Privacy Issues • Private information (phone numbers, etc.) • Private conversations (sensitive issues) • TMI – where you’ve been, what you’ve been doing (photos, especially)
  20. 20. Security Issues • Viruses • Stolen Passwords • Private Information
  21. 21. LinkedIn • Etiquette: prevention vs. cure • Privacy: content & settings • Security: be careful what you open
  22. 22. facebook • Etiquette: Know your options, know your friends • Privacy: Review settings, read updates • Security: be careful what you open
  23. 23. twitter • Etiquette: Think about timing & content • Privacy: Only 2 options (private vs. public) • Security: be careful with apps & link shorteners
  24. 24. Professional Use • Get updated information • Highlight your expertise • Networking opportunities • Q&A Services – find experts & answers • Look for activity, or start your own January 30, 2015 24
  25. 25. Power User Tips – Groups, Companies, Career Path – Lists, Pages, Groups – Lists, Hashtags, Apps
  26. 26. Marketing • Know your audience • Know your tools • Keep it interesting • Be flexible

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