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Bookmarking and Curation: Pinterest

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Let’s try Pinterest!

What I hope you will learn after this module:

  • What is Pinterest?
  • How to pin items that interest you
  • How to set up pinboards
  • How to use the social media aspect of Pinterest to your advantage
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Pinterest

What is Pinterest?

Pinterest is a bookmarking site that enables you to save and categorize the things you like.  Primarily image based, it is a virtual pinboard for “natural curators.”  The intention is to save or “pin” inspirational pictures or interests for yourself and to share with others. Continue Reading →

Bookmarking Tools

Introduction

Welcome to Social Bookmarking Tools!  Hope everyone had a great blogging week.  For this unit we are going to explore three popular online bookmarking tools:  EvernotePinterst, andLiveBinders.

So what are social bookmarking tools?  Social Bookmarking tools allow users to organize, manage, store, search and retrieve their saved bookmarks from any computer as long as it can get to the web.  On an Internet with an estimated 15 billion web pages, bookmarking tools allow us a very easy way to “bookmark” web pages and images that we are visiting in a real time moment, to be able to search our bookmarks and go back later – even a year or more later, assuming the site is still active – and find our bookmarked site or images when we need them.  What’s more, we can share our bookmarks with others, either those we choose, those in our personal networks, or with the entire online community!

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