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Kansas State University

IT Help Desk
Kansas State University
214 Hale Library
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-7722
800-865-6143 (toll-free)
helpdesk@k-state.edu
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Web 2.0 Resources

Web 2.0 resources include social bookmarking, video sharing, social networking, wikis and blogs.

Social Bookmarking

  • Delicious - Social bookmarks manager
  • Digg - Discover and share content from anywhere on the web.
  • Diigo - Powerful research tool and a knowledge-sharing community.
  • Ma.gnolia - Discover, share and discuss the best of the web.
  • Simpy - Save, tag, search and share your bookmarks, notes, groups and more.
  • StumbleUpon - Discovers web sites based on your interests, learns what you like and brings you more.
  • Technorati - Real-time search for user-generated media by tag or keyword.

Video Sharing

  • Flickr - Online image and video hosting website.
  • Pandora TV - User generated content based video portal and personal broadcasting service
  • Yahoo! Video - Upload, share, rate and watch videos
  • You Tube - Share your videos with friends, family, and the world.

Social Networking

  • Bebo -Social networking service where members can stay in touch with their College friends, connect with friends, share photos, discover new interests and just hang out.
  • Facebook - Social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
  • MySpace - Online community where you can share photos, journals and interests with your growing network of mutual friends.
  • Twitter - Social networking and microblogging service utilising instant messaging, SMS or a web interface.

Wikis

  • PBwiki - Free provider of hosted business, academic and personal wikis.
  • Wetpaint - Free wikis for collaborating and publishing online.
  • Wikispaces - Free wikis that groups, friends, and families can edit together.

Blogs

  • Blogger - Free blog publishing tool from Google (formerly blogspot.com).
  • WordPress.com - Free blogs managed by the developers of the WordPress software.

Personal Start Pages

  • Netvibes - "assemble favorite widgets, websites, blogs, email accounts, social networks, search engines, instant messengers, photos, videos, podcasts, and everything else - all in one place". All for free.
  • iGoogle - Create a free Google home page. "Add news, games and more".