YouTube

“Alright, so here we are in front of the elephants.” These famous first words were spoken by YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim in YouTube’s first uploaded video, “Me at the zoo”. Since this event in 2005 more than 100 billion videos have been uploaded. So where did the idea for YouTube come from and how did…

Twitter Twitter Twitter!

#TweetTweetTweet Introduction: Social networking sites have become one of the most popular things to do on the Internet in the past couple years. Each year, there are many sites that attempt to enter into the world of social networking. However, only the useful ones with an appealing purpose tend to succeed. Twitter is currently one…

Pinterest Possibilities

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-IRdvoQYPm_w/Uk0oyDfxv5I/AAAAAAAAB3c/AsJVdeKa6jg/s1600/pinterest_board.jpg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJzD4vF5dFA (Oentoro, 2012) Photo sharing goes back nearly twenty years.  “The first web browser, Mosaic, let people post images” and “people started storing and sharing their photos on sites like Photobucket and Flickr” (Holtz, 2012, p. 8).  However, image-based communication reached a whole new level in March of 2010 when Ben Silbermann launched the…

Skype

Blog Post by: Emily Baughman, Maria Maldonado, and Priscilla Rodriguez What is Skype you ask? Skype is a program that can downloaded off the internet which allows a user to call, see, message and share files with other users of the program – wherever they are. The FREE side of Skype includes: – Your Skype…