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Social Media and Social Networking
 
 
Web 2.0: It’s the Sharing! <ul><li>Web 2.0 , a phrase coined in 2004, refers to a perceived second generation of web-based...
Four Top Sites <ul><li>Facebook : Keeping up with friends & family </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter : Much ado in 140 words or le...
Some you ( maybe )haven’t  heard about <ul><li>StumbleUpon:  to share interesting sites </li></ul><ul><li>Live Mocha:  to ...
Why are we doing this??? <ul><li>To stay connected with family and friends </li></ul><ul><li>Create “ambient intimacy” </l...
Basic Tools <ul><li>Social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>User content sites like Flickr and YouTube </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>350 million users today </li></ul><ul><li>Thousand Oaks Library  has a FB page </li></ul><ul><li>Promote your busi...
The Facebook signup page
Fill it in with your information…
Your chance to prove you’re  an   actual human being
Sign Up for Facebook  <ul><li>You need a valid email address </li></ul><ul><li>Agree to terms of service  </li></ul><ul><l...
Setting up your profile <ul><li>Contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships: Married? Single? Committed? </li></ul...
Safety and Privacy on Facebook <ul><li>Make several “Friends” lists </li></ul><ul><li>Decide  who  can see  what  on your ...
Three FB settings for everyone <ul><li>1. Who can see the things you share? </li></ul><ul><li>From settings, go to “Privac...
Privacy Settings <ul><li>2.   Who can see your Personal Information </li></ul><ul><li>From “Privacy Settings” click on “Pr...
Privacy Settings <ul><li>3. What   G o o g l e   Can See  </li></ul><ul><li>Back to “Privacy Settings” </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Choose your FB friends wisely <ul><li>Random stranger? Click “ignore”  </li></ul><ul><li>There’s no contest to win </li></...
Need More Help?  Don’t forget books on the Thousand Oaks Library shelf
Micro-blogging with   Twitter Make your point in 140 characters <ul><li>Follow </li></ul><ul><li>Not Follow </li></ul><ul>...
Twitter  apps <ul><li>Twitter Fox  : This application adds a tiny icon on the status bar which notifies you when your frie...
The T.O. Library has  books on  Twitter  too
flick r   and   <ul><li>A way to store & share your photographs and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Keep creating lists: family, ...
what is flick r ? A popular website where you can  store ,  search ,  sort , and  share  your digital photographs
 
why do so many people use i t <ul><li>Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul>
flick r  ID = yahoo !  ID Yahoo! owns Flickr.com Sign up for a new Yahoo! account here
 
Open a YouTube account the same way as  Flick r , Facebook,  Twitter …
Would you like to view the  Twitter  videos later?
Then click on a link… and watch
The Thousand Oaks Library has books about  Flick r  and
What we learned today <ul><li>The concept of  Social Media & Networking  and what it means </li></ul><ul><li>Why we might ...
Thank you very much for joining us today
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  1. 1. Social Media and Social Networking
  2. 4. Web 2.0: It’s the Sharing! <ul><li>Web 2.0 , a phrase coined in 2004, refers to a perceived second generation of web-based services emphasize online collaboration and sharing among users. </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 is all about interaction, and sharing, and linking! </li></ul>
  3. 5. Four Top Sites <ul><li>Facebook : Keeping up with friends & family </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter : Much ado in 140 words or less </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube : Videos, videos, and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr : A billion images of absolutely everything </li></ul>
  4. 6. Some you ( maybe )haven’t heard about <ul><li>StumbleUpon: to share interesting sites </li></ul><ul><li>Live Mocha: to learn a new language </li></ul><ul><li>Delicious: to bookmark excellent web pages </li></ul><ul><li>CaringBridge: to face a health crisis </li></ul><ul><li>GovLoop: for government employees </li></ul><ul><li>GoodReads: to share & learn about new books </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare: to find presentations about… </li></ul><ul><li>Blogger: to share “whatever” </li></ul>
  5. 7. Why are we doing this??? <ul><li>To stay connected with family and friends </li></ul><ul><li>Create “ambient intimacy” </li></ul><ul><li>Share photos and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Send and receive information about shared interests and hobbies </li></ul><ul><li>Accomplish work-related goals </li></ul><ul><li>Learn new skills </li></ul>
  6. 8. Basic Tools <ul><li>Social networking sites </li></ul><ul><li>User content sites like Flickr and YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>Micromedia like Twitter and text messages </li></ul><ul><li>User customized experiences, like apps, widgets and RSS feeds </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>350 million users today </li></ul><ul><li>Thousand Oaks Library has a FB page </li></ul><ul><li>Promote your business or non-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Keep up-to-date with family </li></ul><ul><li>Stay closer to friends </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with groups </li></ul><ul><li>Plan events </li></ul>
  8. 10. The Facebook signup page
  9. 11. Fill it in with your information…
  10. 12. Your chance to prove you’re an actual human being
  11. 13. Sign Up for Facebook <ul><li>You need a valid email address </li></ul><ul><li>Agree to terms of service </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the instructions: Full name please…no fake names, no fantasy aliases </li></ul><ul><li>Create a password </li></ul><ul><li>Date of birth (later, you can hide all or some) </li></ul><ul><li>Security test to prove you’re not a spamming robot </li></ul>
  12. 14. Setting up your profile <ul><li>Contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Relationships: Married? Single? Committed? </li></ul><ul><li>Personal info: favorite book, film, music…anything that’s “about me” </li></ul><ul><li>Education and work history </li></ul><ul><li>A photo of yourself </li></ul><ul><li>YOU CAN EASILY CHANGE YOUR PROFILE </li></ul><ul><li>INFO AT ANY TIME </li></ul>
  13. 15. Safety and Privacy on Facebook <ul><li>Make several “Friends” lists </li></ul><ul><li>Decide who can see what on your Profile </li></ul><ul><li>Who can see your address and phone number </li></ul><ul><li>Decide who can find you on Facebook via Search </li></ul><ul><li>Stop sharing personal information with unknown applicants </li></ul>
  14. 16. Three FB settings for everyone <ul><li>1. Who can see the things you share? </li></ul><ul><li>From settings, go to “Privacy Settings” </li></ul><ul><li>Click on “Profile Information” </li></ul><ul><li>Scroll to “Posts by Me” </li></ul><ul><li>Using drop-down box on right, check “Only Friends” </li></ul>
  15. 17. Privacy Settings <ul><li>2. Who can see your Personal Information </li></ul><ul><li>From “Privacy Settings” click on “Profile Information” </li></ul><ul><li>Lock down personal info (birthday, religion, relationships) to “Only Friends” </li></ul>
  16. 18. Privacy Settings <ul><li>3. What G o o g l e Can See </li></ul><ul><li>Back to “Privacy Settings” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Search” </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Close” on the pop-up message </li></ul><ul><li>Uncheck the box labeled “Allow” next to the second setting “Public Search Results” </li></ul>
  17. 19. Choose your FB friends wisely <ul><li>Random stranger? Click “ignore” </li></ul><ul><li>There’s no contest to win </li></ul><ul><li>Your FB friends are about quality, not quantity </li></ul><ul><li>The average number of FB friends is about 100, but it’s great with 20 or even fewer </li></ul><ul><li>Use Friend Finder to create your lists of FB friends </li></ul>
  18. 20. Need More Help? Don’t forget books on the Thousand Oaks Library shelf
  19. 21. Micro-blogging with Twitter Make your point in 140 characters <ul><li>Follow </li></ul><ul><li>Not Follow </li></ul><ul><li>Block </li></ul>
  20. 22. Twitter apps <ul><li>Twitter Fox : This application adds a tiny icon on the status bar which notifies you when your friends update their tweets, and lets you add your own tweet </li></ul><ul><li>TweetDeck: See everything at once </li></ul><ul><li>TwitPic: Tweet your photos </li></ul><ul><li>Dozens more are out there </li></ul>
  21. 23. The T.O. Library has books on Twitter too
  22. 24. flick r and <ul><li>A way to store & share your photographs and videos </li></ul><ul><li>Keep creating lists: family, friends, groups and the whole wide world </li></ul><ul><li>Easy and free </li></ul><ul><li>Practice makes perfect </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing is the heart of flickr and YouTube, but… </li></ul><ul><li>You don’t need an account to search and view </li></ul>
  23. 25. what is flick r ? A popular website where you can store , search , sort , and share your digital photographs
  24. 27. why do so many people use i t <ul><li>Fun </li></ul><ul><li>Cheap </li></ul><ul><li>Simple </li></ul>
  25. 28. flick r ID = yahoo ! ID Yahoo! owns Flickr.com Sign up for a new Yahoo! account here
  26. 30. Open a YouTube account the same way as Flick r , Facebook, Twitter …
  27. 31. Would you like to view the Twitter videos later?
  28. 32. Then click on a link… and watch
  29. 33. The Thousand Oaks Library has books about Flick r and
  30. 34. What we learned today <ul><li>The concept of Social Media & Networking and what it means </li></ul><ul><li>Why we might be interested in Social Media involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Basic information about some big players in Social Media, including FaceBook & Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>How to protect your privacy and still have fun </li></ul>
  31. 35. Thank you very much for joining us today

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