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Web 101: Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking and Mobile

Understanding Blogs, Wikis, Social Networking, and Mobile Internet

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  3. Features Of The Digital Age (15:54) 15:54 FREE!
    Blogs are online, interactive diaries that are changing the way people express themselves and share information. Anatomy Of A Blog Entry: Blog technology and structure decoded. Wikis are user-generated websites where visitors browse and update information to create an outlet of collective intelligence. Social Networking: Online communities connecting friends, businesses, and bands.
  4. Expansion of Digital Technologies in Everyday Devices (13:11) 13:11 FREE!
    Video and Photo Sharing: Trends in sites with easy-to-use technology where users can contribute and share video footage Online Digital Games: Multi-player online games that allow players to interact with other users and create their own digital characters. Mobile Web: Using your cell phone to access the Internet, take photos, and film video. It All Comes Together: A multi-media approach to information changing how we interact with each other and the world around us.

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Keep your web browser open and your mouse ready, as technology expert and Columbia Dean Sree Sreenivasan guides you through the features, technologies, and terminology of the digital age. Surveying some of today's most powerful and popular sites, Sreenivasan covers the basics of blogs, wikis, social networking, video or photo sharing, online gaming, and mobile web. He also offers valuable insights into the future of online technologies and how the web will transform the day-to-day lives of its users.

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