What is it?


From Wikipedia:

Social software enables people to rendezvous, connect or collaborate through computer-mediated communication and to form online communities. (Read more)

Online tools include blogs, wikis, social bookmarking services, and more. Examples of social software that are most relevant to the goals of this site are MySpace, Friendster, and various instant messaging services.

Links


Below is a list of the most popular websites for school age children. Each one is linked to its website.

Site

Focus

LiveJournal
Blogging, networking, communities
MSN Spaces
Microsoft's social networking service
Xanga
Blogs and social networking
Yahoo 360°
Blogs, share photos, communicate
Flickr
Digital photo sharing
Facebook
Social networking for high school and college students
Friendster
Social networking site

Publications


Classroom News June 2006- click on the link and register to view the eSchool Newsletter
MySpace to Add Restrictions to Protect Younger Teenagers- NY Times
Facebook: A campus fad becomes a campus fact - (http://www.csmonitor.com/2006/1213/p13s01-legn.html)


Our Goals