Three of the articles I read this week about technology were interesting. I found that two of the three articles were completely supportive of the use of Internet communication site. They each give tools that allow users to express themselves and interact with others in different ways. Students use technologies, such as Facebook and Flicker, to communicate with groups/classmates and instructors. A group, such as online schools, offers opportunities for social feedback and supports social networks.
The sites, such as Facebook, are all built around the idea of connecting people and making it possible to interact. The Internet provides a variety of options of communication sites as mentioned in the article, “Social Networking.”
The third article, “Examining Social Software in Teacher Education,” mentioned a main drawback to communicating online is that some sites are not safe, such as, “My Space,” where individual websites are available to anyone, however, Facebook requires invitations by the web owner.