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What Is Social Networking? - What is Social Networking?

What Is Social Networking? - What is Social Networking? | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
Just what is social networking? Social networking is defined as the grouping of individuals together into to specific groups, often like a small community or a neighborhood.
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web article which easily explains what social networking is and how it has changed 21st century communication.

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Vint Cerf On How The Internet Changed Communication - Forbes.com

Networking pioneer says the Internet is making our world a smaller place.
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short interview to Vint Cerf, American computer scientist recognized as the father of the Internet.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
Computer Mediated Communication: The Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication
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comprehensive web article on social networking sites whichproposes a detailed definition and presents one perspective on the history of such sites, discussing key changes and developments.

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Packaged Goods Media vs. Conversational Media, Part One (Updated) | John Battelle's Search BlogJohn Battelle's Search Blog

Packaged Goods Media vs. Conversational Media, Part One (Updated) | John Battelle's Search BlogJohn Battelle's Search Blog | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
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blogpost describing the differences between two existing forms of media and communication. The first one in which content is produced and packaged, and the second one also called as “Performance Media”, “Social Media” or “User Generated Content”.

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Conversational Case Study: Myth or Fact - Can Small Nonprofits Win with Social Media? - Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media

Conversational Case Study: Myth or Fact - Can Small Nonprofits Win with Social Media? - Beth's Blog: Nonprofits and Social Media | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
Photo by HeyDee Almost a year ago, Allison Fine and I finished a reflection paper on the lessons learned from the first America's Giving Challenge from the Case Foundation.
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Blog article on lesson learned from the first America's giving challenge from the Case Foundation

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Web2forDev: Web 2.0 for Development Gateway

Web2forDev: Web 2.0 for Development Gateway | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
Web2forDev Gateway. The starting point for your Web 2.0 learning and sharing experience in the context of development work
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the starting point for your Web 2.0 learning and sharing experience in the context of development work. It is a web platform where actors in the development sector can easily relate to other stakeholders, have selective access to information, produce and publish their own content and redistribute pieces of content released by others.

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Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us

Final version now available! http://youtube.com/watch?v=NLlGopyXT_g http://mediatedcultures.net Web 2.0 in just under 5 minutes. This is the 2nd draft, and I...
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video (4 minutes) on the main features of Web 2.0.

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Social Networking | Common Craft

Social Networking | Common Craft | An introduction to social media | Scoop.it
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a short video introduction to the concepts behind social networking websites, particularly focusing on its role in solving real-world problems. A video transcript is also available.

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Participative web: user generated content

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omprehensive report presented to the Working Party on the Information Economy (WPIE) describing the rapid growth of “user-created content” (UCC), its role in worldwide communication and its implications for policy.

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Expert or Amateur? Both

The Web allows us to marry collective intelligence with expert knowledge. This is an unbeatable combination.. Topic: Web Content
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short web article on web content management issues.

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