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Gadget list

  1. 1. There’s an App For That. (or a similar program to help…) It  Takes  a  Village.     Facebook  (www.facebook.com)  -­‐  a  global  social  networking  site  where  people  share  life  events  and  interests   with  friends  and  family.  Companies  can  set  fan  pages  and  raise  awareness  about  events/causes.   TwiDer  (www.twiDer.com)  -­‐  a  social  networking/microblogging  site  (140  characters  or  less)  where  people   share  thoughts,  news,  informa?on.  Offers  real-­‐?me  feedback  for  organiza?ons  and  way  to  connect  with  people  who   have  similar  interests.   FriendFeed  (friendfeed.com)  -­‐  social  networking  aggregator  that  allows  people  to  share  Web  sites  and   informa?on  among  friends.   Blogs:    Wordpress  (wordpress.com  or  wordpress.org  and  www.blogger.com)  -­‐  a  blog  is  a  “web  log”   that  offers  commentary,  photography,  or  other  informa?on  you  want  to  share  in  a  journal  type  of  format.   Gowalla  (www.gowalla.com)  -­‐  a  geoloca?on  social  networking  site  where  friends  check  into  loca?ons,  give   feedback  and  collect  rewards  (a  good  way  to  track  your  audience  and  what  they  like).   Foursquare  (foursquare.com)  –  a  geoloca?on  social  networking  site  where  friends  check  in,  offer  ?ps,  and  get   badges/mayorships.   CauseWorld(www.causeworld.com)  -­‐  a  geoloca?on  site  where  people  check  in,  gather  karma,  donate  to   causes  and  share  their  ac?vity  with  friends.  Companies  sponsor  karma  points.   Goby  (goby.com)  –  a  geoloca?on  site  where  people  learn  about  events  and  things  to  do  in  ci?es  they  visit  or  live.   Jumo  (www.jumo.com)  *coming*  -­‐  bringing  people  and  organiza?ons  together  to  “speed  the  pace  of  global   change.”   Digg  (Digg.com)  –  News  and  informa?on  on  the  Web.  Featured  content  is  determined  by  what  people  vote  on  to   be  the  best.   Del.icio.us  (hDp://delicious.com/)  –  Social  bookmarking  site.  People  discover  sites  they  like  and  share  them   with  friends.   StumbleUpon  (www.stumbleupon.com)  -­‐  Site  that  recommends  sites,  videos,  photos  based  on  the   subscriber’s  customized  preferences.     To  know  is  to  love.     Bit.ly  (www.bit.ly)  -­‐  shorten,  share,  and  track  number  of  clicks  to  your  links.   Google:  Analy?cs,  Reader,  Alerts  (www.google.com)  -­‐  Learn  about  traffic  paDerns,  visitors,  referring   sites,  hits,  and  more.   Hashtags  (hashtags.org)  –  Allows  you  to  track  trending  topics  (what  people  are  discussing).   RSS  Feeds  (Really  Simple  Syndica?on)  –  Allows  subscribers  to  get  a  “feed”  of  content  in  their  email  (or   Google  site).  Allows  publishers  to  syndicate  their  content.   Poll  Everywhere  (www.polleverywhere.com)  -­‐  an  online  polling  service  that  lets  people  text  answers  via   text,  TwiDer,  etc.  You  see  the  results  in  real-­‐?me.  
  2. 2. There’s an App For That. (or a similar program to help…) Share  and  share  alike.     YouTube  (www.youtubecom)  -­‐  “A  place  to  watch,  share,  and  upload  videos.”   Vimeo  (vimeo.com)  –  An  online,  high-­‐end  video  sharing  community.   Animoto  (www.animoto.com)  –  Turn  sta?c  photos  into  short  videos  that  you  can  post  and  share.   Skitch  (skitch.com)  /  Snagit  (www.techsmith.com)  -­‐  Allows  you  to  grab  screen  shots  and  share  images.   Flickr  (www.flickr.com)  -­‐  Online  photo  (and  now  video)  sharing  site.  Upload  and  share  photo  sets  and  embed   photos  into  your  blog.   Picasa  (picasa.google.com)  –  Online  photo  edi?ng  soeware.   TweetPhoto  (tweetphoto.com)  /  Mobypicture  (www.mobypicture.com)  -­‐  Real-­‐?me  photo  sharing  which   integrates  with  TwiDer  and  Facebook.   Blip.fm  (hDp://blip.fm)  /  Last.fm  (hDp://last.fm)  -­‐    Find,  recommend,  and  share  music  online.   You  can  do  it…these  tools  can  help.   MailChimp  (www.mailchimp.com)  -­‐  An  easy  way  to  send  aDrac?ve  email  newsleDers,  manage  subscriber   lists,  and  track  open  rates.   Skype  (www.skype.com)  -­‐  Connect  through  chat,  video  chat,  or  online  voice.   DropBox  (www.dropbox.com)  -­‐    Site  that  provides  online  backup  and  a  place  for  online  document,  photo,   video  sharing.   Slideshare  (www.slideshare.net)  -­‐  Online  site  where  you  can  share  presenta?ons  and  documents.  You  can   also  add  audio  to  create  a  Webinar.   Ping.fm  (ping.fm)  –  site  that  allows  you  to  update  all  your  social  networking  sites  at  once.   Webex  (www.webex.com)  and  GoToMee?ng  (www.gotomee?ng.com)  -­‐  online  conferencing  and   collabora?on   Shiny  things.   Apple  (www.apple.com)  -­‐  iPad  (a  tablet  sized  “computer”),  iPhone  (SmartPhone),  iPod  Touch  (smaller   version  of  iPad)   Nook  (www.barnesandnoble.com)  /  Sony  (sonystyle.com)  /Kindle  (amazon.com)  /  iPad   (www.apple.com)  –  These  devices  allow  you  to  download  electronic  versions  of  books.   Flip  (www.theflip.com)  -­‐  portable  HD  video  camera  with  USB  interface  that  allows  you  to  edit  and  share   videos  online.   Smart  phones  (Blackberry,  iPhone,  HTC  Android)  –  gives  you  the  func?onality  of  video  and  photo  plus   networking  on  the  go  and  in  real  ?me).  

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