Social networking:
                         A (very) quick introduction




Presented by:
           Matthew “Buzzy” Niels...
Arrrggghhh!!!
Our patrons are there.
                                 Are we?

      People with profiles on social
           networkin...
Social networking is . . .




Connecting with friends and family
Social networking is . . .




Conversing with people
Social networking is . . .




Sharing your interests
Social networking is NOT . . .




       Difficult
Social networking is NOT . . .




   Time-consuming
Social networking is NOT . . .




       Useless
Some short introductions to . . .
What
       A site to connect with friends, post
  photos, and generally organize your social life.

                     ...
What you see
What you see
Status updates
Status updates




They’re all about conversation
What’s going on?
What’s going on?




        Networks
What’s going on




      Multimedia
What else can I do?
Find friends
Send messages
Send messages
Post photos and videos
Post photos and videos




         Photo “albums”
What you see
What they see
What they see
Personal information
Personal information
Privacy
Privacy
Privacy
Even nonprofits can get involved!
Fan pages
The broken record: It’s conversation
An opportunity for promotion
What
     Allows people to post short updates
(140 characters or fewer). AKA microblogging

                  Who
   Young...
What you see
It like Facebook, but simplified
Twitter’s main question
But it’s about so much more!
What you see
What you see
What you see
Followers
Followers
Tweets
Your profile
It’s all about conversation
It’s all about conversation
And sharing
And sharing
What
   Another social site similar to Facebook,
   and one that’s been around a bit longer

                   Who
A lot ...
NBPL’s top websites

1.    safebrowsing-cache.google.com
2.    www.yimg.com
3.    js.myspacecdn.com
4.    lads.myspacecdn....
NBPL’s top websites

1.    safebrowsing-cache.google.com
2.    www.yimg.com
3.    js.myspacecdn.com
4.    lads.myspacecdn....
NBPL’s top websites

11.   home.myspace.com
12.   content1.myyearbook.com
13.   static.farmville.com (e.g. facebook)
14.  ...
What you see
Friends
Updates
Updates
Messages
What they see
It’s for organizations, too!
It’s for organizations, too!
Remember, it’s a multimedia world
Aw, aren’t they cute?
A success story
What
    A networking site for connecting
    with people in similar professions.

                  Who
  Professionals a...
Looking familiar?
Did we say it’s about networking?
Don’t feel guilty; it’s work-related!
And guess what else?




It’s all going mobile.
I can do that!
Thank you.




Check us out on the Web:
http://info.cclsd.org./non



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@nblib


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A basic introduction to social networking sites, including Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and Facebook. This presentation was delivered to Coos County Library District staff at the Coos Bay Public Library in December 2009.

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  1. 1. Social networking: A (very) quick introduction Presented by: Matthew “Buzzy” Nielsen Assistant Director, North Bend Public Library This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution December 11, 2009 United States license. For more information, visit http://www.creativecommons.org.
  2. 2. Arrrggghhh!!!
  3. 3. Our patrons are there. Are we? People with profiles on social networking sites: Adults (overall) 35% Teenagers 65% Adults age 18-24 75% Data source: Pew Internet & American Life Project's December 2008 tracking survey
  4. 4. Social networking is . . . Connecting with friends and family
  5. 5. Social networking is . . . Conversing with people
  6. 6. Social networking is . . . Sharing your interests
  7. 7. Social networking is NOT . . . Difficult
  8. 8. Social networking is NOT . . . Time-consuming
  9. 9. Social networking is NOT . . . Useless
  10. 10. Some short introductions to . . .
  11. 11. What A site to connect with friends, post photos, and generally organize your social life. Who A goodly portion of people under 40. And a growing percentage of those above it. Why You can connect with almost anyone on Facebook, & instantly connects you to all their friends as well.
  12. 12. What you see
  13. 13. What you see
  14. 14. Status updates
  15. 15. Status updates They’re all about conversation
  16. 16. What’s going on?
  17. 17. What’s going on? Networks
  18. 18. What’s going on Multimedia
  19. 19. What else can I do?
  20. 20. Find friends
  21. 21. Send messages
  22. 22. Send messages
  23. 23. Post photos and videos
  24. 24. Post photos and videos Photo “albums”
  25. 25. What you see
  26. 26. What they see
  27. 27. What they see
  28. 28. Personal information
  29. 29. Personal information
  30. 30. Privacy
  31. 31. Privacy
  32. 32. Privacy
  33. 33. Even nonprofits can get involved!
  34. 34. Fan pages
  35. 35. The broken record: It’s conversation
  36. 36. An opportunity for promotion
  37. 37. What Allows people to post short updates (140 characters or fewer). AKA microblogging Who Younger people who are interested in sharing ideas and connecting with people. Why The best way to find out what’s happening right now and respond to it.
  38. 38. What you see
  39. 39. It like Facebook, but simplified
  40. 40. Twitter’s main question
  41. 41. But it’s about so much more!
  42. 42. What you see
  43. 43. What you see
  44. 44. What you see
  45. 45. Followers
  46. 46. Followers
  47. 47. Tweets
  48. 48. Your profile
  49. 49. It’s all about conversation
  50. 50. It’s all about conversation
  51. 51. And sharing
  52. 52. And sharing
  53. 53. What Another social site similar to Facebook, and one that’s been around a bit longer Who A lot of young people, particularly teenagers, and an increasing number of organizations. Why Because MySpace is the social network of choice in Coos County.
  54. 54. NBPL’s top websites 1. safebrowsing-cache.google.com 2. www.yimg.com 3. js.myspacecdn.com 4. lads.myspacecdn.com 5. api.myspacecdn.com 6. x.myspacecdn.com 7. cache01-videos02.myspacecdn.com 8. www.download.windowsupdate.com 9. www.myspace.com 10. s.ytimg.com
  55. 55. NBPL’s top websites 1. safebrowsing-cache.google.com 2. www.yimg.com 3. js.myspacecdn.com 4. lads.myspacecdn.com 5. api.myspacecdn.com 6. x.myspacecdn.com 7. cache01-videos02.myspacecdn.com 8. www.download.windowsupdate.com 9. www.myspace.com 10. s.ytimg.com
  56. 56. NBPL’s top websites 11. home.myspace.com 12. content1.myyearbook.com 13. static.farmville.com (e.g. facebook) 14. viewmorepics.myspace.com 15. c4.ac-images.myspacecdn.com 16. c2.ac-images.myspacecdn.com 17. c3.ac-images.myspacecdn.com 18. c1.ac-images.myspacecdn.com 19. facebook.cafe.static.zynga.com 20. liveupdate.symatecliveupdate.com
  57. 57. What you see
  58. 58. Friends
  59. 59. Updates
  60. 60. Updates
  61. 61. Messages
  62. 62. What they see
  63. 63. It’s for organizations, too!
  64. 64. It’s for organizations, too!
  65. 65. Remember, it’s a multimedia world
  66. 66. Aw, aren’t they cute?
  67. 67. A success story
  68. 68. What A networking site for connecting with people in similar professions. Who Professionals and job seekers in a wide variety of fields from around the world. Why Networking! Job opportunities! Learn about what’s going on professionally!
  69. 69. Looking familiar?
  70. 70. Did we say it’s about networking?
  71. 71. Don’t feel guilty; it’s work-related!
  72. 72. And guess what else? It’s all going mobile.
  73. 73. I can do that!
  74. 74. Thank you. Check us out on the Web: http://info.cclsd.org./non Follow us on Twitter: @nblib Download this presentation on slideshare: http://www.slideshare.net/nbpl/social-networking-cbpl
  75. 75. Questions?

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