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Social Bookmarking

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Social Bookmarking

  1. 1. A New Concept By Camille Johnston
  2. 2. <ul><li>Are you always trying to find a site that you were just at? </li></ul><ul><li>Does your favorites list look like your history cache? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you wonder where you put that website? </li></ul><ul><li>What is a tag anyway? </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>Takes bookmarking to the next level. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates the ongoing search to find where you saved the website. </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to do even if you do not quite know what you are looking for. </li></ul>
  4. 6. <ul><li>Makes bookmarking a little easier. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizes websites according to the tag. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives suggestions of common tags. </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>A tag is simply a word you use to describe a bookmark. Unlike folders, you make up tags when you need them and you can use as many as you like. The result is a better way to organize your bookmarks and a great way to discover interesting things on the Web.(del.icio.us) </li></ul>
  6. 9. <ul><li>You can access your bookmarks from another computer. </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates the need of lists on every computer . </li></ul><ul><li>Beneficial to home and work offices. </li></ul>
  7. 10. <ul><li>Identifies the most useful websites in a category. </li></ul><ul><li>Gives the internet community the opportunity to view your choices. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes it easy to search and navigate the web. </li></ul>
  8. 11. <ul><li>Del.icio.us for highest ranking websites through keywords. </li></ul><ul><li>Dig g.com for technology and science. </li></ul><ul><li>Reddit.com for new and interesting sites. </li></ul><ul><li>Just click on anyone to try it out. </li></ul>
  9. 12. <ul><li>A video brought to you by Common Craft. </li></ul><ul><li>Very easy to understand. </li></ul><ul><li>Just click and listen. </li></ul><ul><li>Social bookmarking video </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Although it takes time to tag a website it saves time in the future for everyone. </li></ul><ul><li>You can stop reinventing the wheel. </li></ul><ul><li>Research can be tedious if you have to weed out the sites that are not applicable. </li></ul><ul><li>Can be a great help for teachers particularly for lesson plans. </li></ul>
  11. 14. <ul><li>It is another piece of software that needs maintenance, updates and caring. </li></ul><ul><li>Users often misspell words when tagging. </li></ul><ul><li>Users can assign derogatory tags. </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>LeFeever, L. (August 6, 2007). Video:Social Bookmarking in Plain English. In Common Craft. Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://www.commoncraft.com/bookmarking-plain-english. </li></ul><ul><li>Lomas, C. (May 2005). 7 Things You Should Know About Social Bookmarking. In Educause Connect . Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://connect.educause.edu/Library/ELI/7ThingsYouS houldKnowAbout/39378. </li></ul><ul><li>Mager, A. (n.d.). Try Social Bookmarking. In Andrew Mager. Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://www.andrewmager.com/2007/01/29/try-social- bookmarking/. </li></ul><ul><li>Rankin, B. (February 7, 2007). Social Bookmarking. In Ask Bob Rankin . Retrieved May 31, 2008, from http://askbobrankin.com/social_bookmarking.html. </li></ul>

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