Social Media Tools

These are social media tools.  Please feel free to add to my list!  Click on the link to go to that specific tool or view my examples in the sub pages!

Academia is a social networking tool that allows academics to follow and share research and connect with peers.

Blogger is a free blog space that you can share and collaborate. is a web-based communication platform that helps teachers share course resources with students in a simple and direct way.  Interfaces with Facebook and Google apps seamlessly.

Diigo is a social bookmarking site that allows users to tag, highlight, and add sticky notes to web pages.

Drupal is a free software package that allows anyone to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website.  It interconnects with Facebook, Twitter, and other social media.  You can create, organize, and collaborate.

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

iPadio is a phone blogs, commenting, recording and updating the world, or simply letting your mates know what you’re doing.  It is tied in with Facebook, blogs, and other social media.

Issuu is a digital publishing platform.  You can share and embed your documents.

LinkedIn strengthens and extends your existing network of trusted contacts. LinkedIn is a networking tool that helps you discover inside connections to jobs.  It can be connected to WordPress, YouTube, and Twitter.

Mixbook is the fun and easy way to create amazing books with your friends.

Myspace is a social networking site that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.

Second Life is a free 3D virtual world where users can socialize, connect, build communities, and create using free voice and text chat.  This virtual world uses avatars as representations of the user.

Skype is a free internet call service.  You can connect with anyone, anywhere, and anytime!  You can connect with video chat or instant message.

Wikispaces is a free collaborative space that you can embed videos, images, audio files, and documents.

WiZiQ is an online resource for teachers to create classes, share content, and communicate synchronously.  It allows you to create and share tests.  It is both free and hosted.

Twitter is a real-time information sharing platform.  You can add media, photos, and audio.


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