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?

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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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.