• Title: Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More: Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask
  • Author: Terry Burrows
  • ISBN: 9781556527562
  • Page: 258
  • Format: Paperback
  • Blogs Wikis MySpace and More Everything You Want to Know About Using Web but Are Afraid to Ask For both internet gurus and online novices this handy mini encyclopedia explores the useful and interesting sites big and small popular and obscure that make up Web the new online community Fro
    For both internet gurus and online novices, this handy mini encyclopedia explores the useful and interesting sites big and small, popular and obscure that make up Web 2.0, the new online community From YouTube and Flickr to eBay and Facebook, each website and online application is explained through step by step screen shots and examines what each site does, why people useFor both internet gurus and online novices, this handy mini encyclopedia explores the useful and interesting sites big and small, popular and obscure that make up Web 2.0, the new online community From YouTube and Flickr to eBay and Facebook, each website and online application is explained through step by step screen shots and examines what each site does, why people use it, how to get started, and any special features Simple yet thorough definitions for commonly used internet elements such as tags, bookmarks, blogs, and podcasts are provided as well as little known usage tips for expert surfers Grouped by type, this detailed guide also offers dozens of alternative URLs that cover similar online territory, but with their own unique takes.

    One Reply to “Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More: Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask”

    1. The passage that stood out most in the book, “Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More: Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask, was found on page 176. It defined social networking as the practice of expanding social contacts by making connections through others. It goes on to say that, “it’s rather like the concept of ‘six degrees of separation,’ the idea that it would be possible for any two people on the planet to make contact through a chain of no more than fiv [...]

    2. Recently, I finished reading Blogs, Wikis, My Space, and More; Everything you want to know about using Web 2.0 but are afraid to ask by Terry Burrows. I loved the brief but surprisingly though information about many of the mysterious (At least to most of us digital immigrants.) and noteworthy Web 2.0 applications that most digital natives use everyday.This book answered some of my more stupid questions, you know the ones I don’t want to admit that I don’t know or can’t seem to figure out. [...]

    3. Blogs, Wikis,MySpace, and MoreEverything You Want to KnowAbout Using Web 2.0but Are Afraid to AskbyTerry BurrowsThe 224 pages measuring 5 by 7 inches and 0.75 inch thick paperback book was first published in Great Britain in 2007 by Cartoon Books Limited and the first U.S. edition was published by Chicago Review Press, Incorporated. ISBN-13: 978-1-55652-756-2. ISBN-10: 1-55652-756-XWhat stood out most for me in the book?Very outstanding for me about this book is the write up with the caption “ [...]

    4. I just completed reading Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More; Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask By Terry Burrows. WOW to say the lease. The book was great. And it was right to say “Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 “. It covered technologies I would never thought of being a “Web 2.0” application.What - What stood out most for you in the book? Use a quoted passage if possible. “We’re now entering a period where, for a growing number of use [...]

    5. Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More: Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to AskBy: Terry BurrowsReviewed By: Kim KellyWhat stood out most for you in the book? Use a quoted passage if possible. Why did this passage stand out for you? What implications do you think this will have on students and learning?There were several parts of the introduction that stood out to me. The Changing World section in particular had several interesting statements that lead me to ponder over th [...]

    6. Brianna MorrisEmerging TechnologiesBook ChatBlogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More: Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask Author: Terry BurrowsQuoted Passage“These are the early days of an ongoing revolution, but there’s already plenty of amazing stuff out here from which you can choose.”Why this passage stood out for me?When Terry Burrows said, “These are the early days of an ongoing revolution,” it made me wonder what else will be developed? It is true that w [...]

    7. Book: Blogs, Wikis, Myspace, and More: Everything you want to know about using Web 2.0 but are afraid to askBy: Terry BurrowsReviewed by: Trisha TurkQuoted Passage“One technical development we can expect is that most of the software we currently use will not have to be bought and loaded onto our computers, but will be built into websites and accessed via a browser.” (Burrows, 07)This passage really stood out for me because we have already seen this trend starting to come through Web 2.0. Blo [...]

    8. Sydney TassoneOctober 17, 2010Good Reads Blogs, Wikis, MySpace, and More Everything You Want to Know About Using Web 2.0 but Are Afraid to Ask By Terry BurrowsThis book is an encyclopedia of a wide variety of Web 2.0 tools, each tool is described and then there is a brief tutorial on how to use it. The book organizes the tools into blogging, bookmarks and tagging, communication, design, e-commerce, education and knowledge, games and virtual worlds, hosting, mapping, music, news, peer-to-peer sha [...]

    9. While this book was interesting, like most books that give you Internet resources, links and their associated web site often go into the Interwebs circular bucket. Even with that, it provides an excellent look at what's out there with helpful hints for the beginner web surfers as well as old hacks like me. Of note is the lack of Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Yahoo favoritism - we report, you decide - what Faux News says and never does.The author went deeper into what is out there awaiting you an [...]

    10. Did you ever wonder what a blog is? Or what a myspace is? Or where in the world is a wiki, let alone a carmen sandiego. Did you ever want to text message someone but didn't know how to work the darn thing? Or sign up for a Skype account even though you don't know what skype is? Or have trouble programming your coffeemaker even though you dream of waking up to the smell of freshly-brewed Folger's gourmet blend? Or eaten too many raisins? Or even crossed the street without looking both ways carefu [...]

    11. This is a very basic book. Some of the topics I was familiar with, and I skimmed or skipped over them. However, I did find useful information (on the most A-B-C level) for the topics that were new to me. Again, nothing went too deep with practical applications. I would have to find another book and some trial-by-fire attempts to educate myself. But, it was an introduction that encouraged me to explore further.

    12. Neat little book giving brief descriptions of web 2.0 applications, programs and websites. This will undoubtedly be out of date pretty quickly but for someone wanting some basic information about web 2.0, it is a great little book.

    13. Fantastic! I learned more about the resources I'm already using and discovered some new sites for me personally and to put on our website @ work.

    14. I was read this book little, but before I starting to reading. I was think if this book is today technology social network. So I pick up to look at it, I

    15. Nice, short snippets on how to do many things on Web 2.0, but you never had the time to figure out. Good to keep nearby as a reference.

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