Alison J. Harris

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Information Sharing Using Wikis

I can still recall my first experiences with Wikipedia. When I introduced it to my then roommate, she stunned that you could edit pages so easily (she actually didn’t believe me at first!). Now, Wikipedia is frequently the first stop for people across the world looking for information everyday. Both blogs and wikis offer users a shared learning environment to….

January 28, 2014 Comment

The Life and Times of Friendster

  Reading about the history of social network sites brought back memories of my experiences first using social media. I can recall from what seems like ages ago having a MySpace account, being asked if I had a Facebook account for the first time, along with using LiveJournal on a regular basis. Social media has definitely changed a lot since….

January 11, 2014 , Comment