Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Social Bookmarking: share, collaborate and contribute online


Published on

Social bookmarking is a way of sharing resources and information online. Whether it is for synchronizing bookmarks for personal use or to collaborate with a team of individuals, social bookmarking tools allow you to quickly build a list of resources through use of tagging and content sharing.

This TechSoup Canada February Toronto Net Tuesday event focused on how two organizations have used social bookmarking.

Published in: Technology
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Social Bookmarking: share, collaborate and contribute online

  1. 1. Tools - Trusted Networks Social Bookmarks @marcopolis @ImagineCanada
  2. 2. <ul><li>An overview </li></ul><ul><li>What you can do. How this might improve your life </li></ul><ul><li>Tagging and keeping it organized </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Diigo as collaborative tool </li></ul><ul><li>Case study: how collaborative bookmarking can work </li></ul><ul><li>Data portability </li></ul><ul><li>Going mobile – there’s an app for that </li></ul>Social Bookmarks
  3. 3. Traditional bookmarking Where did that link go? It would be easier find it by topic. <ul><li>Bookmarking from browser </li></ul><ul><li>Categorization, merging = time & management </li></ul><ul><li>2. Limited to one pc, one type of browser </li></ul><ul><li>3. Knowledge isolation </li></ul>
  4. 4. Keyword sorting, portability, knowledge sharing? What more could a girl (or guy) ask for? <ul><li>Solves: </li></ul><ul><li>Portability – web app </li></ul><ul><li>Sort-ability – tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Expanding personal knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Adds: </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge community </li></ul><ul><li>Share bookmarks with other users </li></ul><ul><li>Research community </li></ul><ul><li>Updates from users and new topics </li></ul>Wanda, Xavier, and Fred share this Jim, Mary, Wanda, Jane, are here
  5. 5. Tools - Trusted Networks Social Bookmarks - Overview CRAP Test Current Reliable Authoritative Point of View Social bookmarking tools make it easy to bookmark a web page, access your bookmarks through the web, share your bookmarks with others, and discover sites that people with related interests have bookmarked. Trusted Sources
  6. 6. Social Bookmarking Sites
  7. 9. <ul><li>How many ways can you spell nonprofit? </li></ul><ul><li>Non profit </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofits </li></ul><ul><li>Nonprofit </li></ul><ul><li>Not for profit </li></ul><ul><li>Non-profit </li></ul><ul><li>NPO </li></ul>“ Folksonomies” or more simply …Tagging What are other people using for this term? How to describe this in one word?
  8. 11. TAG, TAGGING and MORE Tags
  9. 12. <ul><li>Save once, multiple uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>one place for all bookmarks, accessible anywhere you can connect to the internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>post once, share in multiple places </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feeds – get notified </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post to blog </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post to web page </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Post to Twitter, Facebook, Email to network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share with group/lists </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>more </li></ul></ul>Social Bookmarks – what you can do The Overwhelm
  10. 13. Easily import bookmarks from different browsers and other social-bookmarking sites
  11. 14. Attach personalized tags to any bookmark Add notes about any bookmarked page Subscribe to tags and users you find interesting
  12. 15. Easy bookmarking tools – toolbars, bookmarklets, post to bookmark site
  13. 16. Easy bookmarking tools – toolbars, bookmarklets, post to bookmark site
  14. 17. Diigo – Social Bookmarking ++ <ul><li>Diigo = D igest of I nternet I nformation, G roups and O ther stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Diigo is three services in one </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A simple place to store, access and share your bookmarks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A research and collaborative research tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A knowledge-sharing community and social content site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diigo – a Social Information Network </li></ul></ul>Adapted from:
  15. 18. Is Diigo Better Than Delicious? <ul><li>7 Reasons Diigo Tastes Better Than Delicious </li></ul><ul><li>Highlighting </li></ul><ul><li>Saving Pages is Easier Than Ever, Regardless of Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Functional Commenting and Real Conversations </li></ul><ul><li>Send Bookmarks to Facebook or Twitter with one click </li></ul><ul><li>Simultaneously bookmark things to Diigo and Elsewhere – even Delicious! </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark and Search Entire Web Pages </li></ul><ul><li>Webslides </li></ul><ul><li>Adapted from </li></ul>Is Diigo Better? 17 features comparing Diigo, Delicious and traditional bookmarks. By Diigo (so, you know, kinda biased). Ultimately, it depends on what you want to use it for. But, using Diigo doesn’t mean leaving Delicious.
  16. 19. <ul><li>Personal Research Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Research Tool: see what others in your area of interest have gathered, share what you have gathered. </li></ul><ul><li>Social Content - Share bookmarks and connect/network with other users (actively or passively) </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative capability: task oriented uses. </li></ul>Diigo – More what you can do
  17. 20. Diigo – Personal Research Tool <ul><li>Bookmark, highlight, and add sticky notes to any web page </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your bookmarks and annotations by tags or lists. </li></ul><ul><li>Access and search your bookmarks anywhere, by tags or by full-text </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways to share your bookmarks and annotations </li></ul>
  18. 21. Diigo – Collaborative Research <ul><li>Diigo groups are ideal for team research </li></ul><ul><li>Pool and organize resources using group bookmarks </li></ul><ul><li>Group sticky notes are great for discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Group tag dictionary to enforce tagging consistency </li></ul>
  19. 22. Diigo – Social Content <ul><li>Find the most popular bookmarks on any subject </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to the most recent bookmarks by tags, sites, or users </li></ul><ul><li>Get recommended content </li></ul><ul><li>Get related content while browsing </li></ul>
  20. 23. Diigo – Knowledge-Sharing <ul><li>You are what you annotate. </li></ul><ul><li>Keep in touch with friends through content </li></ul><ul><li>Find and connect with people having common interests </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple ways to connect with people </li></ul>
  21. 24. Diigo – Webslides Turning bookmarks and feeds into interactive slideshows… An example:
  22. 25.
  23. 26. Diigo Case Study: how collaborative bookmarking can work
  24. 27. Web content editing
  25. 28. Importance of data portability and bookmark backing up (you can take your bookmarks with you!) Going mobile – there’s an app for that Some last thoughts