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Web 2.0


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Learn about web 2.0 and the applications that are available on the web.

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Web 2.0

  1. 1. Web 2.0 Moving Beyond What You Know
  2. 2. Contents <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Video Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Blog Readers </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomy </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasts </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Web 2.0? <ul><li>You Tube video </li></ul><ul><li>According to Wikipedia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is a term which describes the trend of World Wide Web technology and web design that aims to enhance creativity, information sharing, and, most notably, collaboration among users. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikipedia (2008). Web 2.0. Retrieved 19 August 2008. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>According to Tim O’Reilly: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet as platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform. Chief among those rules is this: Build applications that harness network effects to get better the more people use them. (This is what I've elsewhere called &quot;harnessing collective intelligence.)” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>O’Reilly, T. (December 10, 2006). “Web 2.0 compact definition: trying again”. Retrieved 19 August 2008. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. So What Does That Mean?! <ul><li>Basically, web 2.0 refers to the programs, gadgets, networks, etc. that promote greater interaction among people online. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social networking sites, wikis, open source, photo sharing, video sharing, blogs, tagging (“folksonomy”) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Social Networking Sites <ul><li>Probably the most recognized tag word </li></ul><ul><li>MySpace , Ning (new generation social networking), Facebook , imeem </li></ul><ul><ul><li>And many, many more! - this list from Wikipedia shows just how many social networking sites exist </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Wikis <ul><li>a Web site that allows visitors to make changes, contributions, or corrections </li></ul><ul><ul><li>wiki. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary. Retrieved August 19, 2008, from </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The most famous example is Wikipedia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The pages can be added or modified by anyone on the web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some wiki sites require that you register with them before you can modify or add pages. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Open Source <ul><li>Definition of Open Source from Open Source Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>There is now Open Source Software for Word Processing, operating systems, Desktops, etc. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The largest forum of Open Source Software listings is SourceForge </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Open Source <ul><li>Open Office </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A “free and open productivity suite” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Runs on all major platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contains the programs: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Writer – text documents </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calc – all-purpose spreadsheet </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Impress – for presentations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Draw – graphics package </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Base - databases </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Photo Sharing <ul><li>Atpic , Flickr , Imageshack , Kodak EasyShare Gallery , Photobucket , Phanfare , Picasa , Shutterfly , SmugMug , Snapfish , Webshots , Woophy , Zooomr </li></ul><ul><li>Now you can make your own picture book </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meijer , Target , Wal-Mart , Walgreens , CVS </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Video Sharing/Vodcast Not just YouTube <ul><li>AniBOOM , AtomUploads (part of AtomFilms), Big Think , Blinkx , , Buzznet , Crackle , Current , Dailymotion , , GodTube , GoFish , Google Video , Hulu , Liveleak , Metacafe , MSN Soapbox , MyToons , OneWorldTV , Ourmedia , Phpmotion , , Viddler , Vimeo , Yahoo! Video , YouAreTV , YouTube </li></ul>
  12. 12. Blogs – just what do they do? <ul><li>Short for We b log , a blog is a Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog (2008). Retrieved 20 August 2008 from http://www.webopedia. com/TERM/b/blog.html </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Blogs – well known sites <ul><li>Livejournal , Blogger , Twitter , WordPress , Google Blog Search , BlogScope , Technorati </li></ul>
  14. 14. RSS <ul><li>RSS in Plain English </li></ul><ul><li>RSS (Rich Site Summary) is a format for delivering regularly changing web content. Many news-related sites, weblogs and other online publishers syndicate their content as an RSS Feed to whoever wants it. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is RSS? RSS Explained (n.d.) Retrieved 20 August 2008 from </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Blog Readers <ul><li>Bloglines </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>SharpReader </li></ul><ul><li>FeedDemon </li></ul>
  16. 16. Tagging - Folksonomy <ul><li>According to Wikipedia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Folksonomy (also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging) is the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content. In contrast to traditional subject indexing, metadata is generated not only by experts but also by creators and consumers of the content. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Folksonomy (n.d.) Wikipedia. Retrieved 20 August 2008 from </li></ul></ul></ul>
  17. 17. So what does that mean?! <ul><li>Social Bookmarking in Plain English </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking Sites </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ma.gnolia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diigo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>friendfeed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snipd </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twine </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Podcasts <ul><li>According to the New Oxford American Dictionary, a podcast is &quot;a digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the Internet for downloading to a personal audio player,&quot; but the generally accepted definition has expanded to include video as well as audio. Originally derived from a combination of &quot;broadcasting&quot; and &quot;iPod ™,&quot; the word was declared &quot;word of the year&quot; when it was added to the dictionary at the end of 2005. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>BBN Technologies - </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Podcast Resources <ul><li>Free recording sites: Audacity , KRISTAL Audio Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Podcast Hosting sites: Switchpod , Podbean , Podomatic </li></ul><ul><li>How-To: Podcast – Wikipedia , Podcasting in Plain English </li></ul>
  20. 20. Questions <ul><li>What questions do you have about web 2.0? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you like to see anything demonstrated or have help with something specific on the web? </li></ul>
  21. 21. Presenters <ul><li>Pamela Seabolt – [email_address] </li></ul>