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  1. 1. Connecting and Sharing Online - Part I Bryan Sippel Friday, January 8, 2010
  2. 2. Introduction General
  3. 3. Agenda <ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Skype : Talking online </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr : Sharing photos online </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook : Sharing information online </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Preview of Part II </li></ul>
  4. 4. Prerequisites <ul><li>Basic knowledge of how to use a computer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internet, keyboard, and mouse </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home high speed Internet is ideal but not necessary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Email address </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Comfort with accessing and sending email </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Assumptions We will have fun Willing to try, maybe fail, try again Stop me – ask questions???
  6. 6. Technology is a tool Not hard It is different and will change tomorrow Need an understanding of the basics
  7. 7. Goals <ul><li>Provide a foundation </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot cover all aspects and areas of connecting and sharing online in two sessions… </li></ul><ul><li>Enable you to explore </li></ul><ul><li>… but what we can do is provide the information you need to understand the basics and explore on your own </li></ul>
  8. 8. Beyond Today <ul><li>Connecting and Sharing Online - Part II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, January 22, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drop-In Help </li></ul><ul><li>Sign Up Help Sessions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesdays and Fridays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the Vista or speak to Nicki Long for details </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Who am I? <ul><li>Born in Surrey, England </li></ul><ul><li>Grew up in Oakville, ON </li></ul><ul><li>Education: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BAH, Psychology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc, Organizational Behaviour </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Job: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Senior Functional Analyst, Queen’s University </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Getting married in September 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Love technology </li></ul><ul><li>Sports: Montreal Canadiens fan </li></ul>
  11. 11. Introduction Social Networking
  12. 12. “ Yes, you. You control the Information Age. Welcome to your world.” Time Magazine December 13, 2006
  13. 13. History and Structure
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  18. 18. <ul><li>Online communities </li></ul><ul><li>People who share interests and/or activities, or who are interested in exploring the interests and activities of others </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 19. Structure <ul><li>Internal Social Networks (ISN) </li></ul><ul><li>a closed/private community that consists of a group of people </li></ul><ul><li>External social networks (ESN) </li></ul><ul><li>open/public and available to all web users to communicate </li></ul><ul><li>can be smaller specialized communities or they can be large generic social networking sites </li></ul>
  20. 20. Common Features <ul><li>Users can upload a picture of themselves </li></ul><ul><li>Create a “profile” </li></ul><ul><li>Can often be &quot;friends&quot; with other users </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typically you need to have a mutual &quot;agreement&quot; between friends </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Privacy controls: who can see your profile, contact you, etc. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  21. 21. How does it work?
  22. 22. Use a computer to access the Internet Use the Internet to connect to other people using online services
  23. 23. <ul><li>Create an account Username Password </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other users </li></ul><ul><li>Share content </li></ul>Steps
  24. 24. Talk
  25. 25. What is Skype? How does it work? How do I sign up?
  26. 26. What is Skype? <ul><li>A free service to communicate over the Internet </li></ul>
  27. 27. Features Skype offers all the features of regular phone service and many are free!
  28. 28. Call Plans Free!
  29. 29. VoIP V oice O ver I nternet P rotocol How does it work?
  30. 30. Webcam <ul><li>small video camera </li></ul><ul><li>either external or internal </li></ul><ul><li>can be one way video or two way video </li></ul><ul><li>can also be used to take pictures and share </li></ul>External Internal
  31. 31. What do you need? <ul><li>Skype account </li></ul><ul><li>Microphone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>External (Audio In or USB) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Webcam (optional) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internal or External </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Download Skype software Instructions will be provided Install Skype software Instructions will be provided Create Skype Name e.g Bryan.Sippel How do I sign up?
  33. 33. Demo
  34. 34. <ul><li> </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>Click on ‘Download’ </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>Scroll down to see ‘Download now’ button </li></ul>
  37. 37. <ul><li>Click on ‘Run’ </li></ul>
  38. 38. <ul><li>Click on ‘Run’ again </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Welcome screen: select ‘Options’ </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>Change options if needed (not necessary) </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>Read and review License Agreement </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>After clicking ‘I Agree – Install’ select or deselect the Google Toolbar (no impact on Skype) </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>Will take 2 – 5 minutes to install… </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>… still going … </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>Click ‘Start Skype’ </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>Create a Skype account </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remember your password </li></ul></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>After completing the information, click ‘Next’ </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Enter your Email and Country and City (optional) </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>After clicking “Sign In” it will take a few minutes for Skype to create the new account and launch the program </li></ul>
  50. 54. <ul><li>If you do not see Skype, click on the ‘Skype’ button in the bottom taskbar </li></ul>
  51. 55. <ul><li>Search for Contacts using the Skype Directory </li></ul>
  52. 56. <ul><li>Once you add a Contact you will be able to call them using Skype </li></ul>
  53. 57. <ul><li>Click on ‘Call’ to start a conversation </li></ul>
  54. 59. <ul><li>To start Skype later, click on Start > All Programs > Skype > Skype </li></ul>
  55. 60. Photos
  56. 61. Photo album - share with family and friends - record information about the picture (date, location, etc.) computer Skype
  57. 62. <ul><li>Share View photos online instead of physical photo album </li></ul><ul><li>Tag Keywords to describe the photo (e.g. family, animal, winter, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Community Community of users sharing photos </li></ul><ul><li>Others Picasa, PhotoBucket, SmugMug </li></ul>Online photo album
  58. 63. <ul><li>Magical Feature Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Upload pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Tag pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Share pictures with others </li></ul>Demo
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  61. 66. Information 350 million active users 3.5 billion pieces of content shared each month
  62. 67. Facebook <ul><li>Status Updates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are you doing right now? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information about yourself, as little or as much as you want (e.g. Birthday, Marital Status, Location, Education, Employment, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wall </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Short comments to each other, like a public bulletin board </li></ul></ul>
  63. 68. <ul><li>News Feed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Summary of Friends activities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Messages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Similar to email in Facebook </li></ul></ul>
  64. 69. Piece by piece…
  65. 70. Toolbar
  66. 71. Pages and Status Update
  67. 72. News Feed
  68. 73. Advertising <ul><li>Currently how Facebook makes money </li></ul><ul><li>Free service = advertising </li></ul>
  69. 74. Privacy <ul><li>Control what is public </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain friends list </li></ul><ul><ul><li>e.g. Family, Friends, and Colleagues </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Protect your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Read the fine print on apps </li></ul><ul><li>Say bye for good </li></ul><ul><li>Best rule: Don’t post anything you wouldn’t want your mother to see </li></ul>
  70. 75. Tour
  71. 76. Homework Are you serious?
  72. 77. <ul><li>Pick a service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create an account and explore </li></ul><ul><li>Write down questions </li></ul>Assignment
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  74. 79. <ul><li>Foundation My hope is that you can use this presentation as a foundation and build on it as you explore online </li></ul><ul><li>Tools An introduction to tools available for you to connect and share online with other people </li></ul><ul><li>Assignment A way to leave and apply your knowledge </li></ul>Summary
  75. 80. <ul><li>Part I Summary </li></ul><ul><li>Homework Assignment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube: Video </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter: Information </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious: Links </li></ul>Part II Preview
  76. 81. Beyond Today <ul><li>Connecting and Sharing Online - Part II </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday, January 22, 2010 9:30am – 11:30am </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Drop-In Help </li></ul><ul><li>Sign Up Walk-In </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesdays and Fridays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the Vista or speak to Nicki Long for details </li></ul></ul>
  77. 82. References <ul><li>Computer Messaging History </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images </li></ul><ul><li>Enter a search at and when viewing the results you will see an Images button in the top left corner. Clicking on ‘Images’ will display the pictures/images Google has found matching your search. I used Google Images search to find most of the pictures/images used in this presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Information </li></ul><ul><li>Time’s Person of the Year: You,9171,1569514,00.html </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia Articles </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>