Build Your Online Community

Build Your Online Community

by Jan Burns

Hardcover(Library Binding)



What are blogs, message boards, and newsgroups? People all over the world use blogs for many reasons ranging from personal diaries to political statements. Is a blog or online journal the best way for you to communicate in cyberspace? Social networking sites allow users to share ideas, activities, events, and interests with their friends in an instant. But how much of your life should you reveal on the Web? Just what is a newsgroup? Is being anonymous good or bad? Which voices can you trust? In Build Your Online Community, author Jan Burns has the answers to your questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781598451306
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/01/2011
Series: Issues in Focus Today Series
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 6.73(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.47(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 The History of the Internet 9

Chapter 2 Blogs 20

Chapter 3 Message Boards 33

Chapter 4 Newsgroups 44

Chapter 5 Searching for Information 56

Chapter 6 Evaluating Information 68

Chapter 7 Social Networks 79

Chapter Notes 95

Glossary 99

Further Reading 101

Internet Addresses 102

Index 103

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