Social Bookmarking: Your Favorites Really Want to be Free

Mike Taylor

You wanted to access a bookmark on your work computer from home (Or vice versa). You couldn’t find a bookmark you know you saved because there are too many or you didn’t remember which folder you put it in. Social bookmarking can solve all of those problems and bring you additional benefits you probably haven’t even thought of. Your first question may be, “What the heck is social bookmarking?”. What is Social Bookmarking? Tagging.

The changing Web

Learning with 'e's

Social media - often referred to as Web 2.0 , or the participatory Web - is shaping up to be one of the most important tool sets available to support the promotion of change in education. Almost everyone, it seems, is using some element of social media in the planning, development, delivery, management or evaluation of teaching and learning. Debate focuses on whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf.

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Tags, Search Effectiveness, Personal Benefits

Tony Karrer

From Bill Ives - Where Tagging Works and Where Tagging Doesn’t Work – Search Engine Lowdown I guess I tend to agree with Danny Sulliivan about the tagging and search but that is not the original intention of tagging. If I have the time to go exploring through multiple links and see the interrelations between key words, I might go to del.icio.us. I completely agree with Bill's assessment, del.icio.us

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Even learning is miscellaneous

Clive on Learning

Tagging and other technologies free us from the necessity of deciding on a single system of classification, in which every object is assigned a single category. Similarly, in my photo package, Adobe Photoshop Darkroom, I create order amongst the thousands of images by tagging the photos according to the people, places or events they represent. In my 20s I spent a couple of years working in management accounting for a large multinational.

The survival of higher education (2): Changing times

Learning with 'e's

or the ‘social web’. and provide some examples of current pedagogical practice using the Social Web. Debate centres upon whether the emerging social applications constitute a sea change or revolution in the Web (cf. Personally, I find myself in agreement with Brian Winston (2003), preferring to view social applications as a facet of gradual evolution rather than symptoms of sudden revolution. Essentially, the Web has become more social.

EDEN saw play.

Learning with e's

Tom Wambeke's (KATHO, Belgium) session entitled 'Educational Blogging: in search of a general taxonomy', concluded that folksonomies were less hierarchical and more appropriate measures of blogs. Deborah Everhart (Georgetown University, USA) followed, with a session on social bookmarking, using Blackboard MLE tools. Now I've had time to reflect upon the EDEN Conference in Napoli last week, I can report that it was a successful conference.