SOCIAL MEDIA: CREATION, CURATION & SHARINGDr. Rupak ChakravartyAssistant ProfessorDepartment of Library & Information SciencePanjab University, ChandigarhWebsite: http://dlispu.webs.com
PRESENTATION OUTLINE: PartI: Collaborative Tools: Facebook, Google+, Google Groups, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc. Part II: Media Sharing: Flickr, YouTube, Social Book Marking
SOCIAL MEDIA Social media (SM) is conversation supported by online tools. The important thing in SM is the real people who use it and their social interactions
SOCIAL MEDIA Socialmedia includes web - and mobile-based technologies which are used to turn communication into interactive dialogue among organizations, communities, and individuals.
SOCIAL MEDIAAccording to Andreas Kaplan and MichaelHaenlein Social Media is: a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user generated content (UGC).
SOCIAL MEDIAIn the year 2012, social media becameone of the most powerful sources fornews updates through platforms likeTwitter and Facebook.
CLASSIFICATION OF SOCIAL MEDIASocial media technologies take onmany different forms includingmagazines, Internet forums, weblogs,social blogs, microblogging, wikis,social networks, podcasts, photographsor pictures, video, rating and socialbookmarking.
SOCIAL MEDIA: TYPESAccording to Andreas Kaplan and MichaelHaenlein there are six different types of socialmedia: collaborative projects (example, Wikipedia), blogs and microblogs (example, Twitter) content communities (example, YouTube) social networking sites (example, Facebook) virtual game worlds (e.g., Flight Gear) and virtual social worlds (e.g. Second Life).
SOCIAL NETWORKING:Itsa online network to socialize.Used by individuals as well asorganizationsEasy to useVery PopularIncreases computer literacy
TWITTER FEATURES: Twitter is a free social networking and microblogging service which – enables to broadcast short messages (limited to just 140 characters) to your friends, family, co–workers or so called “followers” – in real-time.
TWITTER FEATURES: Twitter allows you to send and read other users updates (known as tweets) Twitter messages(tweets) are limited to 140 characters (microblogging) You can send and receive updates via the Twitter website, SMS(text messages), RSS (receive only), emails or a third party application.
TWITTER FEATURES: You can restrict delivery to your circle of friends (delivery to everyone is the default). You can use third party application such as Tweetie, Twitterrific, and Feedalizr to send Twitter messages.
TWITTER FEATURES: Youcan search for people by name or user name, import friends from other networks, or invite friends via email.
WEB CONTENT CURATION:Content curation is the discovery andcompilation of high quality contentpertaining to a certain subject.The curator takes this valuable anduseful content, mashes it up or cites it,then distributes it for interested partiesto read and share.
WEB CONTENT CREATION:Content curation is the ongoingfinding and sharing of relevant digitaland non-digital content about aspecific topic for a specific audience.Typically, this content will come froma variety of properly credited sourcesand will be collated in such a way thatthe collection will be more useful thanits individual elements.
WEB CONTENT CREATION:Content curation is the collectionof content created by others, thenfiltered through one’s own point ofrefer-ence.
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