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Social Bookmarking by Dan Martin

  1. 1. Social Bookmarking By: Dan Martin
  2. 2. Social Bookmarking <ul><li>WHAT IT IS: </li></ul><ul><li>An alternate way to organize, store and share information on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Minimizes the time you spend searching the internet by incorporating a Tag function </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tags are one word key descriptors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Narrows down your search to the topic of interest </li></ul>
  3. 3. Social Bookmarking Websites <ul><li>There are numerous Social Bookmarking websites that can make your searches more efficient. Mentioned below are some of the top sites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>StumbleUpon </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ma.golia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Furl </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gabbr </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simpy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Netvouz </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Del.icio.us <ul><li>Allows user to group all bookmarks in one place </li></ul><ul><li>Enables user to bookmark topics for yourself and friends </li></ul><ul><li>Offers tool to allow user to check out what other people are bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://del.icio.us/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. StumbleUpon <ul><li>Discovers Websites based on your interests </li></ul><ul><li>Uses intuitive instincts when highlighting options for the user based on past searches </li></ul><ul><li>Downloads toolbar into browser </li></ul><ul><li>Allows users to “stumble” upon sites that other users found useful </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://www.stumbleupon.com/ </li></ul>
  6. 6. Ma.golia <ul><li>Enables user to search via “tagged” items </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tagged items have been searched by other users researching same topics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Eliminates the need for organizing bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Finds the Best of Web through People, not Machines </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user to see information that other people like and have searched </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://ma.gnolia.com/ </li></ul>
  7. 7. Furl <ul><li>Solves the compelling personal information management problem </li></ul><ul><li>Showcases latest headlines, most popular URLs and blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Lets user know other members who have publicly saved an item that the user is viewing </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user to subscribe to another member's public saves </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://furl.net/ </li></ul>
  8. 8. Gabbr <ul><li>Provides an online social news community for users where content can be viewed, created and shared </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user to read and comment on the latest news </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a large repository of news and blog content including: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>World news, politics, business, entertainment, science, technology, sports, fun </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provides user with the ability to socially network with people around the world </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://www.gabbr.com/ </li></ul>
  9. 9. Simpy <ul><li>Allows users to quickly find pages bookmarked by using google-like search </li></ul><ul><li>Enables people with similar interests to connect via groups and use each other’s content </li></ul><ul><li>Indexes bookmarks and lets user search them </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user to subscribe to other users via Watchlists </li></ul><ul><li>Allows user to export your bookmarks at any time </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://simpy.com/ </li></ul>
  10. 10. Netvouz <ul><li>Allows user to share bookmarks with others or password protect them for privacy </li></ul><ul><li>Enables user to organize bookmarks in folders and tag each bookmark with keywords </li></ul><ul><li>Offers a great way to discover new interesting Websites </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try: http://netvouz.com/ </li></ul>

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