13 terms

Ch. 8: Social Media Terms

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Web 2.0
Internet services that foster collaboration and information sharing; characteristics that distinctly set Web 2.0 efforts apart from the static transaction-orientated web sites of "Web 1.0"
peer production
when users collaboratively work to create content, products, and services
social media
web based efforts that foster peer production; user generated content sites
Also, content that is created, shared, and commentated on by a broader community of users
crowdsourcing
where initially undefined groups of users band together to solve problems, create code, and development services (is a type of peer production)
blogs
provide comment mechanisms where users can post feedback for authors and other readers
trackbacks
allows a blogger to see which and how many other bloggers are referring to their content
Those are the link in a blog post that refer readers back to cited sources
blogroll
a list of a blogger's favorite blogs
wikis
a website that can be modifies by anyone from directly within a Web browser, provided that a user is granted edit access
Value of a wiki derives from both social and technical features
Wikipedia is the largest and most popular wiki
social network
an online community that allows users to establish a personal profile and communicate with others
Large public social networks include MySpace, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google's Orkut
Most power feature of most social networks is the feed
viral
information or applications that spread rapidly between users
twitter
a micro blogging service that allows users to post 140 character messages (tweets) via the Web, SMS, or a variety of third part desktop and smartphone applications
Default setting allows for asymmetrical following unlike Facebook
microblogging
a type of short message blogging, often made via mobile device
wisdom of the crowd
the idea that a group of individuals (the crowd), often consisting of untrained amateurs, will collectively have more insight than a single or small group of trained professionals