Get your hands dirty
       with Social Software




                   cmf2007 • 2007-11-08
Katrine Emme Thielke, Finnur ...
Hello

• Today's crew:
 • Katrine Emme Thielke
 • Finnur Palmi Magnusson
 • Andreas Johannsen
What is Social Software?
— and why does it make sense
in a business context?
Jakob Nielsen,
Web usability guru
Web usability fundamentalist
Grumpy old fart
But what do people
really use the web for?
They develop open source software; train together;
show pictures and video to each other; share
bookmarks; filter the good...
That's not the point
The point is...
People expect companies
 to be part of the party
Social Software
             Landscape
          Newswine                                SOAP
                            ...
Social Software Tools
      (a few of them, that is...)
Social Software Tools
      (a few of them, that is...)
Social Software Tools
      (a few of them, that is...)
Social Software Tools
      (a few of them, that is...)
Flightcheck!


• Your laptop. You did bring one, right?
• WiFi enabled and connected
• Access to a mail account to registe...
WordPress
         (is currently the most used blogging tool...)


1. Go to www.wordpress.com
2. Register for a blog — log...
Wetpaint
            (is a free and hosted wiki service...)




1. Create a wiki at www.wetpaint.com
2. Create at least th...
del.icio.us
(is a social bookmarking tool — and how some of us learned to spell del-icio-us)




 1. Create an account at ...
Bloglines
       (is a classic — but still great — online feedreader...)




1. Create an account at www.bloglines.com
2. ...
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Session on cmf2007 conference. The session had practical assignments which can be used if you are planning to make a short crash course in a few central social software technologies.

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  1. 1. Get your hands dirty with Social Software cmf2007 • 2007-11-08 Katrine Emme Thielke, Finnur Magnusson, Andreas Johannsen
  2. 2. Hello • Today's crew: • Katrine Emme Thielke • Finnur Palmi Magnusson • Andreas Johannsen
  3. 3. What is Social Software? — and why does it make sense in a business context?
  4. 4. Jakob Nielsen, Web usability guru Web usability fundamentalist Grumpy old fart
  5. 5. But what do people really use the web for?
  6. 6. They develop open source software; train together; show pictures and video to each other; share bookmarks; filter the good from the bad; create the largest encyclopedia in history; contribute to travel and city guides; recommend books and music; find partners and one-night-stands; meet in virtual worlds; display their stamp collections; have conversations; write books collectively; help each other finding the good bargains; search for intelligent life in universe; points out the most interesting stories to others; produce news stories; meet in the wine club; design t-shirts; play games; watch television together; find new jobs or recruit others; stays in touch with family and friends; finds long lost friends; raise support for political campaigns
  7. 7. That's not the point
  8. 8. The point is...
  9. 9. People expect companies to be part of the party
  10. 10. Social Software Landscape Newswine SOAP OpenID last.fm Wikipedia Open standards Online services XHTML/CSS APIs TCP/IP Digg Flickr YouTube SQL Wikis Plaxo MySpace Chat/IM Blogs Social networks Basic tools Facebook LinkedIn Podcasts RSS
  11. 11. Social Software Tools (a few of them, that is...)
  12. 12. Social Software Tools (a few of them, that is...)
  13. 13. Social Software Tools (a few of them, that is...)
  14. 14. Social Software Tools (a few of them, that is...)
  15. 15. Flightcheck! • Your laptop. You did bring one, right? • WiFi enabled and connected • Access to a mail account to register at services • A web browser
  16. 16. WordPress (is currently the most used blogging tool...) 1. Go to www.wordpress.com 2. Register for a blog — log in 3. Switch to a suitable template 4. Create your first posting 5. Link to at least two other participants' blogs on your blogroll 6. Comment on at least two others' blogs
  17. 17. Wetpaint (is a free and hosted wiki service...) 1. Create a wiki at www.wetpaint.com 2. Create at least three pages in the wiki 3. Invite at least two other participants to your wiki 4. Let them change stuff on your wiki 5. Change stuff on at least two others' wikis
  18. 18. del.icio.us (is a social bookmarking tool — and how some of us learned to spell del-icio-us) 1. Create an account at del.icio.us 2. Add bookmarklets to your browser 3. Search for bookmarks on the service 4. Add links to your blog, other's blogs and other interesting stuff 5. Remember to tag and describe links
  19. 19. Bloglines (is a classic — but still great — online feedreader...) 1. Create an account at www.bloglines.com 2. Add the feeds of your blog, wiki and del.icio.us 3. Add feeds of other participants stuff 4. Add feeds of other interesting stuff

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