Social Networking Tools ("Web 2.0")

Blogs & Wikis
Twitter  
Second Life
Video Sharing Services
“Sharing” Tools
Social Networking Sites
Online Communities
Chat
Podcasting
Other Audio Tools
Google Tools
Information Management
Blogs & Wikis Resources for Blogs and Wikis http://www.pitt.edu/~cbsiskin/ling2148/blogs&wikis.html
Twitter   micro-blogging service

http://www.twitter.com

More resources for Twitter:

http://www.edvista.com/claire/callcourse/twitter.html

Second Life 3-D virtual world

http://secondlife.com/

More resources for Second Life:

http://www.edvista.com/claire/callcourse/sl.html

Video Sharing services YouTube video sharing

http://www.youtube.com/

More resources for YouTube:

http://www.edvista.com/claire/callcourse/youtube.html

TeacherTube videos by and for teachers http://www.teachertube.com
SciVee video presentations by scientists http://www.scivee.tv/
Other "sharing" tools Flickr photo sharing http://www.flickr.com/
SlideShare share presentations on the web http://www.slideshare.net/
Shelfari interactive social media site for book lovers http://www.shelfari.com/
Social networking sites Facebook http://www.facebook.com/
MySpace
http://www.myspace.com/
LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/
Ning http://www.ning.com/
Orkut http://www.orkut.com
Online communities Yahoo Groups http://groups.yahoo.com/
Google Groups http://groups.google.com/
Nexo http://nexo.com/
scribblar http://scribblar.com
TappedIn http://tappedin.org/
Chat programs Yahoo Messenger http://voice.yahoo.com/
AOL Instant Messenger http://www.aim.com/
MSN Messenger http://get.live.com/messenger/overview
iChat http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ichat/
Podcasting Podomatic http://www.podomatic.com/
Odeo http://odeo.com/
Gcast

http://www.gcast.com

Other audio tools
Skype Make "phone calls" over the Internet http://www.skype.com/
Chinswing global message board where anyone can add voice messages to ongoing topical discussions http://www.chinswing.com/
Vaestro audio forum software that you can use on your website http://www.vaestro.com/
YackPack connects group members with live talk and voice messages

http://www.yackpack.com/

VoiceThread place to collect images and annotate with voice http://voicethread.com/
gabcast podcasting and audioblogging platform; possible to make recordings by phone http://www.gabcast.com/
Kadoink Interface between phone and web http://www.kadoink.com/
Google Tools Google Calendar share appointments http://www.google.com/calendar/
Google Docs create, store and share text based documents From Google, click on "More" and select "Documents"

Google Spreadsheets

create, store and share spreadsheet documents From Google, click on "More" and select "Documents"
Managing information on the Internet

del.icio.us social bookmarks manager

http://del.icio.us/

Social Bookmarking Tutorial: Using Del.icio.us and Diigo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=meyiH9E60hY&feature=related

diigo "knowledge sharing community"

http://www.diigo.com/index

YouTube movie about diigo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RvAkTuL02A

Teacher feedback with Diigo:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYxw6qrWt14&feature=related

Technorati Internet search engine for searching blogs http://technorati.com/
Clipmarks tool for tagging, storing, organizing, and sharing snippets of Web pages http://www.clipmarks.com/
Wridea project management tool http://www.wridea.com/

For more Web 2 sites: http://www.go2web20.net/

Top 10 Web 2.0 Tools for Young Learners (by Chris Riedel): http://www.thejournal.com/articles/23898_2

Building Relationships: 10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Social Networking Sites (by Dustin Wax):
http://www.lifehack.org/articles/communication/building-relationships-10-ways-to-get-the-most-out-of-social-networking-sites.html


Last revised: April 11, 2010