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Social Bookmarking

Page history last edited by Jessica Pullen 10 years, 3 months ago

Group Members:

Amanda Kay

Jessica Pullen


Group Conference:

April 1st


Presentation Date:

April 8th but changed to April 15th


Definition of Social Bookmarking. . .

a method for storing and managing bookmarks of Web pages with individually chosen keywords; also, the sharing of this data


Social BookMarking in Plain English



Most Common Reason for Social Bookmarking...

To get traffic to newer businesses

Stay in touch with friends


Most Common Social Bookmarking Cites...











Delicious is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks Site was founded by JoshueSchachter in 2003 By the end of 2008, the service claimed more than 5.3 million users and 180 million unique URLs bookmarked URLs.


Why is Delicious so great?

a novel domain name

RSS feeds for web syndication

Its free

Anyone can join

Easy to use and bookmark other sites on Delicious page


How to get on delicious

Need a Yahoo ID, if you don’t have one, start with these steps, otherwise login and wait for us to catch up


Starting an account:

Click Join now in the top right hand corner of the webpage.

Click: get a yahoo id

Fill out requested information

Click continue


Step 1 for Delicious

Create a link for your Delicious account

Skip bookmark step


Step 2.  Create profile

Click Get started


Functions and tools on Delicious...



     ¡Your Network is an easy way to view all the bookmarks saved by interesting people, such as your friends, coworkers, and favorite bloggers. After you add them to your Network, this page will collect and display all their recent bookmarks for you to enjoy.

     ¡ To add a person to your Network, visit their bookmarks page and click Add to my Network from the top right of that page. Or, if you already know their username, you can type it in by selecting Add a user to Network from the top right of this page.


     ¡What is a tag?

          ¢A tag is simply a word you can use to describe a bookmark. Unlike folders, you make up tags when you need them and you can use as many as you like. The result is a better way to organize your bookmarks and a great way to discover interesting things on the Web.

     ¡ What is a tag cloud?

          ¢A list of tags where size reflects popularity.



Search these bookmarks, my bookmarks, my network’s bookmarks, everyone’s bookmarks


Using social bookmarking websites in the classroom

Lesson Planning and Activities for students in Lesson

Student or Teacher Research

Sharing information with students regarding assignments (Read a certain article I placed on my bookmarks) Save resources you can use for class

Share information with other teachers and communities concerning what you are doing in your class Twitter: keep in communication regarding assignments and information…




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