Notes and key words obtained in this week’s lecture.
Social Networks a range of approaches and considerations.
TED website – a podcast that talks about ideas and new things.
What constitues a social network?
- having fun
– Folksonomy: The people are ordering the information. The users place something in order. For example; Google, Amazon, Reddit
– User reviews, tagging photos, making links
Clay Shirky talks about cognitive surplus.
– free time and talents
– very good at consuming
LOLCATZ – communcal value
USHAIDI – civic value
RUDETUBE – an example of these values