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To be used for Lesson 6 (Social Networking)

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Presentation social networks

  1. 1. Social Networks Connecting to the rest of the world
  2. 2. Objectives Objectives:1. Discuss social networking concepts2. Brainstorm ways in which online social net- working may benefit us3. Compare and contrast several different types of social networks4. Discuss privacy in social networks, and demonstrate ways to improve 2
  3. 3. Social Networks- Overview  What is a social network?  What types of social networks are there?  What is the function of a social network? – Personal (casual, nostalgia, fun, find friends, distraction) – Professional (purposeful, career information, current events, networking) – Niche (specialized such as language, collaboration) 3
  4. 4. Social networking: Positives  Advantages of social networking: – Worldwide connectivity (romance, job, assist ance, referrals, support, advice) – Finding old friends – finding people with common interests – Real time information sharing – free advertising (promote event and cause) 4
  5. 5. Social networking: Negatives  What are some disadvantages of social networking: – Lack of anonymity – Privacy concerns/ frauds and identify theft – Scams and harassment – time consuming – impersonal – cyber bullying – Annoying 5
  6. 6. Example 1: Facebook  Post and view notes to friends  Post pictures  Share interesting links  Send out group messages  Must ask permission to be “friends”  Clicking “like” puts them on your 6
  7. 7. Facebook in depthLook at a Facebook account and demonstrate: Home Page Timeline Groups Family & friends posts Marketing posts Friends on Chat and Chat Events & Apps 7
  8. 8. Example 2: Twitter Post notes in under 140 characters Post pictures Share interesting links Can categorize followers by topic No permissions needed to follow or be 8
  9. 9. Twitter in depth Look at a Twitter page and demonstrate:  Home page  Hash tags and search  Lists (general)  A sample of a list  9
  10. 10. Example 3: LinkedIn  Post and view resumes  Look for jobs  Find others with similar occupational goals  Includes groups, so you can network within your interest  Find contacts by e-mail address or name  Must “invite others” to your 10
  11. 11. LinkedIn in depthLook at Linked in and demonstrate Home page: post, recommend Profile: Endorsements, Experience, Skills, Connections, Contacts: Connections, Add connections Groups: Your groups, groups like Jobs: (Also sends to e-mail!) Inbox: (Doesn’t release your e-mail) Companies: Info on potential 11
  12. 12. Example 4: Pinterest Community based bulletin boards to tell what you want, identify with and recommend Create boards on interests Pin links to your board Find pins and boards which you enjoy Repin other pins Click on a name and Follow (all or just one board) No permissions 12
  13. 13. Pinterest in depth Look at a Pinterest page and demonstrate:  Community board: Categories, Everything, Popular  Add a pin: Find URL, click “select image”, choose board, describe pin  About: All you need to know!  Your name: Invitations, Find friends, Profile  Sample 13
  14. 14. Social Networking Safety  Don’t click on link in post  Know what you post…always there!  Don’t trust who it is really from  Don’t let it scan your email account  Directly type address into web bar  Caution about “friends”  Research the site  Careful about apps  Don’t use at work or without a good virus protec- tion in 14
  15. 15. How many social networks are there? 15
  16. 16. Look for these or find your own OTHER SOCIAL 16
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  21. 21. Whatever your needs, a networkfor you! 21
  22. 22. Thanks for listening! Questions? Comments? Sources: Bennett, S. (2012, Sept. 21). People use Different Social Networks for Different Reasons. Retrieved fro m All Twitter: Eler, A. (2012, January 16). Study: Why do People Use Facebook. Retrieved from ReadWriteWeb: http: // Roeder, L. (2012, January 1). Why Social Networking. Retrieved from About.Com: http://personalweb. 22