1. Building Sites Around Social Objects (Web 2.0 Expo - Jyri Engestrom, Google)


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    Successful social sites are not just friend networks. They are built around objects that connect people with shared interests. For example, the object on Flickr is a photo, on Jaiku and Twitter it…

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    • PICNIC08: Conversation the Emerging Real-Time Social Web


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      With ubiquitous internet connections and a surge of connected mobile services, slices of reality can be saved that people could not capture before. Saving and sharing our presence, we can feel those…

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      • Jyri Engestrom at PICNIC08: The Emerging Real-Time Social Web


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        Jyri Engestrom is a social scientist as well as the founder of the Finnish mobile presence service Jaiku, which was acquired by Google in 2007; his subsequent move to Silicon Valley resulted in his…

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        What are Tags?


        Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."