Social Web

Web 2.0

Infrastructure

ARPANET

1969

First packet sent.

Web 2.0

2001

Collaboration, 2 way interaction
Members share content, open content (like open source)

Individual events – SignUpGenius, Evite
Social causes – assistance for hurricane victims
Politics – social revolution in Egypt
Businesses – more than company Web & e-mail
Colleges – recruitment (25% now, 88% future)

Go2Web20.net – index of Web 2.0 tools and applications

Mocial

2010

Accessing social applications on mobile devices.

Initial Communications

E-mail

1971

First ARPANET email was sent.

Bulletin Board System (BBS)

1978

Developed by Ward Christensen and Randy Suess,
Computerized Bulletin Board System (CBBS) was the first public dial-up BBS.

Usenet

1980

Established at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University.
Users around the world could read and post messages to newsgroups.

ListServ

1986

Eric Thomas develops the first automatically managed ListServ,
which allows an e-mail to be sent to all subscribers at once.

Social Networking

Maintain contacts (friends). Predictions: 2013 level off in growth & carry identity with you from site to site.

Classmates

1995

Virtual class reunions

SixDegrees

1997

Profiles & searchable friends

Friendster

2002

Still popular in Asia.
Relaunched in 2011 as a social gaming site.

MySpace

2003

Facebook

2004

LivingSocial

2007

Buy vouchers and share news about things to do in the city.

Groupon

2008

Deal of the day.

Foursquare

2009

Check in at locations.
Become the mayor!

Tweetdeck

2011

Initially Adobe AIR application
Social media dashboard
* Gathers content from various services (FaceBook, Twitter, MySpace)
* Manages services in columns

Social Bookmarking

Tag sites to organize, locate, review, rate, and recommend content. Store bookmarks on the Internet, which is data about data (metadata).

StumbleUpon

2001

Finds and recommends Web content based on your ratings.

Delicious

2003

Store, share, and discover bookmarks.

Digg

2004

News on technology, politics, entertainment. Vote on Web content.

Reddit

2005

Vote up or down on content.

Pinterest

2010

Electronic pin-boards for managing images of events, interests, hobbies, etc. You can follow other people's boards.

Media Sharing

Napster

1999

Peer to peer sharing of MP3s.

Picasa

2002

Site for sharing images.

flikr

2004

Site for sharing images.

YouTube

2005

Site for sharing videos. Upload from cell phone using MMS and wifi. Mark as private or public.

FriendFeed

2007

Uses social network to discover and feed interesting content.

VoiceThread

2007

Post media. Let participants annotate media with voice comments to foster discussions.

Blog

Web log. Share journal / diary, ideas, opinions with most recent post on top. In 2010, according to BlogPulse, there were 152 million U.S. blogs.

Blog

1999

Buzzgrinder

2001

Closed on 11/2/12, it was a blog for posting MP3s.

SketchBlog

2002

People began posting Illustrations in the early 2000s.
http://nannaia.blogspot.com/

Twitter

2006

Microblog limited to 140 characters per post.

Justin.tv

2007

Video blog where you can broadcast video online.

Livestream

2008

Video blog where you can view and post video using a camera and a computer.

Wiki

Open editing model that runs on a server. Editable on any browser, it is like quilt, where everyone contributes pieces to create a whole product. Accuracy of data is not definite and should be verified. Used by businesses to keep clients in the loop and get approval on designs.

Wikipedia

2001

Collaborative encyclopedia.

Wiktionary

2002

Collaborative dictionary.

Wikitravel

2003

Collaborative travel guide.

Memory Alpha

2003

Collaborative encyclopedia on Star Trek.