Daily Archives: April 18, 2007

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Pews: Teens. Privacy & Social Networks

New report from Pew: Teens, Privacy and Online Social Networks: How teens manage their online identities and personal information in the age of MySpace The majority of teens actively manage their online profiles to keep the information they believe is most sensitive away from the unwanted gaze of strangers, parents and other adults. While many teens post their first name and photos on their profiles, they rarely post information on public profiles they believe would help strangers actually locate them such as their full name, home phone number or cell phone number. At the same time, nearly two-thirds of teens […]

David Warlick & Will Richardson Explore Second Life

Warlick: http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/04/17/first-impressions-of-second-life/ I visited again this morning, and am sure that there are buildings there that weren’t there yesterday — big ones. I must admit a real sense of space there, and I’ve already made some friends, most of whom I have no idea who they are in RL (that’s real life). I did meet one guy (I guess) who admitted to being a principal in Vermont. He wouldn’t share his name, however, for fear of my thinking that all principals in Vermont have nothing better to do than wonder around, zombie like, in Second Life. http://davidwarlick.com/2cents/2007/04/18/the-stolen-flame/ Anyway, as I […]

The Social Library

“Society has determined what the library of the past has been, and it is society that will determine what the library of the future shall be.” Jesse Shera, The Foundations of Education for Librarianship Via the Social Customer Manifesto: http://www.socialcustomer.com/2007/04/from_transactio.html Interesting piece that supports many of the statements we’ve been discussing. The Social library is a “shop” as well. …a shop which ignores the attributes of 2.0 is a shop with a limited shelf life. Why? 1. Consumers want to co-create. If your shop site doesn’t allow the community of users to share their ideas about what it should sell, […]