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General New Media Information | Web Design | Texting (aka SMS) | Wikis, Social Networking (& More)

Wikis, Social Networking (& More)

Wikis

Wikis in Plain English
www.commoncraft.com/video-wikis-plain-english.
A video that shows how wikis work (fun and useful – a great combination!)

Resources for Starting a Wiki

Wetpaint
http://www.wetpaintcentral.com/page/About+Wetpaint+Sites.
Has a fun how-to video.

Wikispaces
www.wikispaces.org

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Social Networking

Social Networking in Plain English
www.commoncraft.com/video-social-networking
A video explaining how social networks work.

A Few Social Networking Sites

http://www.blackplanet.com/

http://dailystrength.org

http://www.facebook.com/

http://www.myspace.com/

http://www.patientslikeme.com/

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A Few Region I Agencies using social networks

AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts
http://www.aac.org/
http://blog.aac.org/
http://www.youtube.com/user/aidsaction
http://www.myspace.com/aidsactioncommittee
AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts has a blog, a YouTube channel, and is on Twitter.

JSI
www.myspace.com/johnsnowinc
http://www.facebook.com/jsihealth
And JSI is on MySpace, Facebook, and Twitter.

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England
http://www.plannedparenthood.org/ppnne/interact-us-26764.htm
Planned Parenthood of New England displays various the ways to "Interact with Us"via social media.

And a Game

Positive or Not - Think You Can Tell If Someone Has HIV?
www.posornot.com
Created by MTV’s college network and the Kaiser Family Foundation, the game is intended to test people’s impressions of who “looks” like he or she could be HIV positive or negative.


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