Topics: Web Standards, W3C Discussion, Accessibility issues, What is Social Media? What is W3C?
World Wide Web Consortium ( W3C) is the main for the international standards organization World Wide Web (abbreviated WWW or W3). It is arranged as a consortium where member organizations maintain full-time staff for the purpose of working together in the development of standards for the World Wide Web. As of February 2008, the W3C had 434 members.
W3C also engages in education and outreach, develops
software and serves as an open forum for discussion about the Web. It was founded and is headed by Sir Tim Berners-Lee.” – Wikipedia What is Web Accessibility?
http://www.everythingaboutweb.com/beginner/what-is-web-accessibility/ What is Social Media?
VIDEO The definition of Social Media
Any tool or service that uses the internet to facilitate conversations.
Social Media is the democratization of information, transforming people from content readers into publishers. It is the shift from a broadcast mechanism, one-to-many, to a many-to-many model, rooted in conversations between authors, people, and peers.
Above from Defining Social Media: 2006 – 2010, Brian Solis January 2010
Examples of social media software applications include:
Social media measurement: Attensity, Statsit, Sysomos, Vocus
Blogs: Blogger, Drupal, ExpressionEngine, LiveJournal, Open Diary, TypePad, Vox, WordPress, Xanga
Microblogging: Dailybooth, FMyLife, Foursquare, Google Buzz, Identi.ca, Jaiku, Nasza-Klasa.pl, Plurk, Posterous, Qaiku, Tumblr, Twitter, *Engagement Advertising & Monetization: SocialVibe
Location-based social networks: Facebook places, Foursquare, Geoloqi, Google Latitude, Gowalla, The Hotlist, Yelp, Inc.
Events: Eventful, The Hotlist, Meetup.com, Upcoming, Yelp, Inc.
Information Aggregators: Netvibes, Twine (website)
Online Advocacy and Fundraising: Causes, Jumo, Kickstarter, IndieGoGo
Social networking: ASmallWorld, Bebo, Cyworld, Diaspora, Facebook, Google+, Hi5, Hyves, IRC, LinkedIn, MySpace, Ning, Orkut, Plaxo, Tagged, Tuenti, XING, Yammer
Collaboration: Central Desktop
Content Management Systems: Drupal, Joomla, Plone, Siteforum, WordPress
Diagramming and Visual Collaboration: Creately
Document Managing and Editing Tools: Docs.com, Dropbox.com, Google Docs, Syncplicity
Social bookmarking (or social tagging) CiteULike, Delicious, Diigo, Google Reader, StumbleUpon, folkd
Social Media Gaming: Empire Avenue
Social navigation: Trapster, Waze
Social news: Digg, Mixx, Newsvine, NowPublic, Reddit
Wikis: PBworks, Wetpaint, Wikia, Wikimedia, Wikispaces
Game sharing: Armor Games, Kongregate, Miniclip, Newgrounds
Media and entertainment platforms: Cisco Eos, Myspace, Youtube
Virtual worlds: Active Worlds, Forterra Systems, Second Life, The Sims Online, World of Warcraft, RuneScape
Livecasting: blip.tv, Justin.tv, Livestream, oovoo, OpenCU, Skype, Stickam, Ustream, Youtube
Music and audio sharing: Bandcamp, ccMixter, Groove Shark, The Hype Machine, imeem, Last.fm, MySpace Music, Pandora Radio, ReverbNation.com, ShareTheMusic, Soundclick, SoundCloud, Spotify, Turntable.fm
Photography and art sharing: deviantArt, Flickr, Photobucket, Picasa, SmugMug, Zooomr
Presentation sharing: Prezi, scribd, SlideShare
Video sharing: Dailymotion, Metacafe, Nico Nico Douga, Openfilm, sevenload, Viddler, Vimeo, YouTube
Reviews and opinions
Business reviews: Customer Lobby, Yelp, Inc.
Community Q&A: ask.com, Askville, EHow, Quora, Stack Exchange, WikiAnswers, Yahoo! Answers
Product reviews: epinions.com, MouthShut.com
Above material from Social Media, Wikipedia What social media do you use?
http://www.theconversationprism.com/ How Mercedes Benz Successfully Uses Social Media to Engage
VIDEO The Top 10 Questions Customers Are Asking You in Social Media
Why should I like you on Facebook?
Why should I follow you on Twitter
Why would I value the experience? What would I take away?
Why would I want to stay connected over time?
Why would I choose to engage your updates in my social stream over those of my real friends?
Why would I tell everyone I know to follow you?
Why would I share your content with my
audience of peers? Why would I decide to invest my time and express loyalty in your network and not mine?
Why should I care if you don’t care about my needs, experiences, or questions?
Why should I come back?
Above from The Number One Least Asked Question in Social Media…Why?, Brian Solis July 6 2011
Social Media Resources
Social Media Examiner
Social Media Club
Nielson: The Social Media Report