3030:Reading Notes Week of Mar. 22

27 Mar

Reading Notes for this week come from Chapter 7 of Deltina Hay’s:

A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization: Strategies, Tactics, and Tools for Succeeding in the Social Web

Chapter 7 – Social Networking and Crowd-Sourcing

Social Bookmarking

  • Great way of saving your favorite blogs and your websites within a public forum
  • Blogs and websites are tagged for easy tracking and searching

Bookmarking Strategy

  • Know the rules for the site you are posting to
  • You would not want to be banned because of misuse
  • Completely fill out your profile
  • Keep a list of key terms on hand and use them frequently
  • Join groups that interest you

Various Social Bookmaking Sites: 

Crowd Sourcing

  • Allows users to see how popular a news story, blog entry, or website is by means of a user-generated rating system
  • Most crowd sourcing sites have a social aspect where users can interact with each other
  • Alternate way of finding out about the news
Various Crowd Sourcing Sites:

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