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This presentation was given as a Campus Compact webinar in May 19, 2010 by Vilay Senthep at Massachusetts Campus Compact


  • 1.Civic Engagementand Online Social Networking
    Campus Compact
    May 19, 2010
    Vilay Senthep, Massachusetts Campus Compact

2. Facebook?
Twitter How do you use it? Who do you follow?
Listen to or post podcasts?
Have a blog?
Favorite blog to read?
Use Wikis?
3. Web 2.0 is a way of thinking about how knowledge is created, shared, managed, and leveraged using technology.
Web 2.0 is NOT a particular look, feel, or design.
Social media are web and mobile tools for sharing and discussing information.
What are Web 2.0 and Social Media?
4. Web 1.0 vs. Web 2.0

  • Web 1.0 was about reading

5. Web 1.0 was about owning 6. Web 1.0 was static 7. Web 1.0 was about wires 8. Web 1.0 was about lists 9. Web 2.0 is about writing 10. Web 2.0 is about sharing 11. Web 2.0 is about discussion 12. Web 2.0 is wireless 13. Web 2.0 is about communities