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Social Networking Resources

Do you ever wonder what those tiny little icons at the end of an article or post on the web mean and what they are used for?  I put together a listing of the most common tools used for promoting with today’s social media.

According to Wikipedia, social media is defined as media designed to be disseminated through social interaction, created using highly accessible and scalable publishing techniques. Social media supports the human need for social interaction with technology, transforming broadcast media monologues (one to many) into social media dialogues (many to many)…

Here is the list I have compiled so far, minus a few well known omissions (MySpace and FaceBook). Let me know if you think other tools are worth adding.

Delicious http://delicious.com/

Is social bookmarking. Search the biggest collection of bookmarks in the universe. All your bookmarks in one place. Bookmark things for yourself and friends. Check out what other people are bookmarking.

Digg http://digg.com

Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. As a user, you participate in determining all site content by discovering, selecting, sharing, and discussing the news, and videos that appeal to you.

Flickr http://www.flickr.com/

Share your photos (and video) and watch the world.

Kaboodle http://www.kaboodle.com/

Kaboodle is a social shopping community where people discover, recommend and share products

Linked In http://www.linkedin.com/

Relationships matter. Over 40 million professionals use LinkedIn to exchange information, ideas and opportunities

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