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Web Resources and Use. Gracie Leone Taylor Ramirez- Piekarski. Skype. Allows users to talk to others for free Video Conference Can make calls to landlines and mobile phones Instant messaging, file transfer Use: Allows for free day to day conversation!. Twitter. Social networking

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Web resources and use

Web Resources and Use

Gracie Leone

Taylor Ramirez-Piekarski



  • Allows users to talk to others for free

  • Video Conference

  • Can make calls to landlinesand mobile phones

  • Instant messaging, file transfer

  • Use: Allows for free day to day conversation!




  • Social networking

  • Allows readers to send and/or read other peoples status’ (called tweets)

  • Publically visible

  • Breakfast-cereal updates, interesting new links, music recommendations, even musings on the future of education

  • Use: See updates of peoples’ lives




  • Users usually create regular entries of commentary, descriptions of events, or other pieces of material such (ex graphics/video)

  • Contains texts, images, links to other blogs, web pages, and other types of related material

  • Use: Serves as an online personal diary (good for diarists)




  • Discount rates on travel related items such as airline tickets and hotel rooms

  • Car rentals, vacation packages, cruise sales

  • Use: Cheap rates for travel!


Study stack

Study Stack

  • Create flashcards, view/study premade ones

  • Games to study from (matching, hangman, crosswords, scrambled word, etc)

  • Helps study process by attempting to make it fun

  • Use: Study!



  • Kayak is a website where you can easily find and compare low rates for travel deals on different sites.

  • You can search for cars, hotels, flights, and deals amongst the three of those options.

  • You can also search for cruises and vacation packages.




Online real estate database that was founded in 2005 by Rich Barton and Lloyd Frink

Sellers can use Zillow as a marketing tool by appraising their properties, posting property information such as improvements and access to major roads; and comparing nearby property value appraisals

Buyers can freely access and track such information online.




  • a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks.

  • uses a non-hierarchical classification system in which users can tag each of their bookmarks with freely chosen index terms

  • Delicious is one of the most popular social bookmarking services.


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