Five Fundamentals of Social Media

We've discussed how technology enabled today's online communications revolution, but more importantly, the philosophy behind Web 2.0 has driven that technological innovation. The fundamental notion of the Web as a social space for interaction and connection shapes technology and is what gives us blogs, Facebook, MySpace, and YouTube. To learn how to use these tools, it is helpful to understand why they were designed in the first place. These five fundamental tenets shape the culture, customs, and technologies of today's social web.

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