Web 2.0 Tools by Jennifer Adkison, Jennifer Jarman Sandau, & Kylie Switzer

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1. Social Networks

1.1. Facebook

1.1.1. Facebook is a free networking site where users can create profiles, upload videos and photos, and send messages.

1.1.2. www.facebook.com

1.2. Twitter

1.2.1. Twitter is a free networking site where users can post short (140 characters) post called "Tweets". Other users can read your tweets and respond or like them.

1.2.2. https://twitter.com/

1.3. LinkedIn

1.3.1. LinkedIn is a free networking site that can connect you with other professionals and business partners.

1.3.2. www.linkedin.com

1.4. Ning

1.4.1. Ning is a social networking platform where you can customize your own social network.

1.4.2. www.ning.com

1.5. Skype

1.5.1. Skype is a great way to make free video calls to anyone in the world!

1.5.2. www.skype.com

2. Wikis

2.1. Google Sites

2.1.1. Users can easily create their own wiki using a variety of design templates. Students can collaborate with one another on the same site. Google sites is integrated with other google tools, such as Google Calendar.

2.1.2. https://sites.google.com

2.2. PBWorks

2.2.1. In addition to a variety of other products, PBWorks offers a medium through which users can build wikis. Wikis created on PBWorks are easily editable, allow collaboration with anyone, and can be viewed on a computer, smartphone, or tablet.

2.2.2. www.pbworks.com/wikis

2.3. Wikispaces

2.3.1. Create wikis for classroom use with an unlimited number of members. Users can integrate videos, discussion forums and more. One can also organize the members into different teams with separate pages for each.

2.3.2. www.wikispaces.com

2.4. Zoho Wiki

2.4.1. This is a free wiki site, but you can only have three members. Users can share publicly or on a private forum. Allow for collaboration and sharing knowledge.

2.4.2. https://wiki.zoho.com

2.5. WikiMatrix

2.5.1. Wiki Matrix isn't an actual wiki, but an online wiki comparison tool. Users can specify their desired criteria in the "wiki choice wizard" and narrow down the choices from a wide variety of wiki creation tools and websites.

2.5.2. www.wikimatrix.org

3. Podcasts

3.1. PodOmatic

3.1.1. PodOmatic allows users to create and share podcasts. Users can also search the site's library and listen to the over 2 million podcasts that are available. One can sign up with Facebook or via email. PodOmatic is free and also has a smartphone app.

3.1.2. www.podomatic.com

3.2. Audacity

3.2.1. Audacity is a free audio editor and recorder that is available for download on Windows or Mac. Users can create and share podcasts, record and edit music, and record speeches, audition material or foreign language practice. The possibilities are endless!

3.2.2. www.audacityteam.org

3.3. PodBean

3.3.1. PodBean is a "complete podcasting platform." With PodBean users can create and share podcasts on social networks. The site offers a variety of plans ranging from $3 per month to $79 per month. PodBean offers unlimited storage and customizable themes to make your podcasting site more personal and appealing.

3.3.2. www.podbean.com

3.4. MP3 My MP3

3.4.1. MP3 My MP3 is free audio recording software that can save your recording directly to MP3 or WAV formats. One can make recordings from a variety of sources, including microphone, CD, turntable, streaming audio, phone/Skype calls

3.4.2. www.mp3mymp3.com

3.5. GarageBand

3.5.1. GarageBand is an Apple product dubbed as a "whole music studio inside your Mac." This software contains a wide variety of tools to record, mix, and edit music. Users can also learn to play music. Although one can record regular audio files, the advanced features of GarageBand are more suited for working with music.

3.5.2. www.apple.com/mac/garageband

4. RSS Essentials

4.1. Feedly

4.1.1. Feedly is a better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites. It weaves the content from the RSS feeds of your favorite websites into a fun magazine-like experience

4.1.1.1. https://feedly.com/i/welcome

4.1.2. www.feedly.com

4.2. Inoreader

4.2.1. Inoreader helps you keep up with your top information sources , the content comes straight to you, saving you the time to go and check every site on your own. With Inoreader you can also monitor news about specific keywords, save pages from the web for viewing later or subscribe to social feeds.

4.2.1.1. http://www.inoreader.com

4.3. BeyondPod

4.3.1. Read RSS feeds, download and listen to podcasts/video casts directly on your phone.

4.3.1.1. http://www.beyondpod.mobi/android/index.htm

4.4. newsBlur

4.4.1. NewsBlur is a personal news reader that brings people together to talk about the world. It shows you the original site and allows you to read stories directly off the site while keeping track of what you read

4.4.1.1. https://newsblur.com

4.5. Old Reader

4.5.1. The Old Reader is a web based RSS reader, like Google Reader. You can import existing subscriptions, find Facebook friends and more

4.5.1.1. https://theoldreader.com

4.6. Blogtrottr

4.6.1. Blogtrottr delivers updates from all of your favorite news, feeds, and blogs directly to your email inbox, giving you the flexibility to stay updated whilst on the go.

4.6.1.1. https://blogtrottr.com

4.7. Netvibes

4.7.1. Netvibes is a multi-lingual Ajax-based personalized start page or personal web portal much like My Yahoo!, iGoogle, and Microsoft Live. Built-in Netvibes modules include an RSS/Atom feed reader, local weather forecasts, a calendar supporting iCal, bookmarks, notes, to-do lists, multiple searches, support for POP3, IMAP4 email

4.7.1.1. https://www.netvibes.com/en

4.8. AOL Reader

4.8.1. The AOL Reader API allows anyone to develop their own applications for the web, desktop, and mobile.

4.8.1.1. http://reader.aol.com

4.9. News 360

4.9.1. The app can learn what you're interested in by looking at your Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Google Reader or Evernote accounts, and create a set of personalized feeds that give you exactly what you want to read, without noise or clutter.

4.9.1.1. https://news360.com

4.9.2. LinkedIN Pulse

4.9.2.1. - A new streamlined reading experience and simplified navigation make it even easier to discover compelling professional content.

4.9.2.1.1. https://www.linkedin.com/company/pulse-news

5. Social Bookmarking

5.1. Delicious

5.1.1. Delicious is a web site that helps you store, and share bookmarks for the web. These bookmarks can be tagged for easy organizing.

5.1.2. www.delicious.com

5.2. Netvouz

5.2.1. Netvouz enables you to store your favorite links and open them from anywhere on any computer.

5.2.2. www.netvouz.com

5.3. Markaboo

5.3.1. Markaboo is a social bookmarking site that is open sourced. With this site you can tag your bookmarks and you can upload videos and photos.

5.3.2. http://markaboo.rubyforge.org/

5.4. StumbleUpon

5.4.1. StumbleUpon is a website that recommends websites to its users. Users are able to rate websites and videos to better meet their needs.

5.4.2. www.stumbleupon.com

5.5. Diigo

5.5.1. Diigo is a great bookmarking tool because users can highlight part of a webpage or a whole page and attach a sticky note.

5.5.2. www.diigo.com