Friday, December 22, 2006

RPP #32 Congratulations, Social Bookmarking and Podsafe Christmas

Topics covered during this 20 minute podcast:
  • Social Bookmarking Tools: the primary use of these social networking tools is to store your bookmarks online, which allows you to access your bookmarks from any computer, and to share them with the world.
    • - uses tags to organize and remember your bookmarks, which is a much more flexible system than folders
    • digg - comment on news stories and see what others rate as most important or interesting; just added a Podcast section
    • furl - copies web pages you want to save and share
    • technorati - searches and indexes the world "live" web, especially blogs
    • Google and Yahoo - allow you to save bookmarks
    • Bookmarkz: the "cut and paste" social bookmarking solution for bloggers
    • Blackboard Beyond - see RPP #30
    • Wired News: Social Bookmarking Showdown - review of several bookmarking services