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cbertsch
cbertsch
Open Source Social Networking
I've used Live Journal in my teaching, with varying degrees of success, over the past three years. But I often wished for software that would allow me to create a closed social network without resorting to the whole friends-only approach, which some of my students inevitably failed to mater. Do any of you know about Elgg? It sounds promising, though I probably lack the skills to make it work without technological assistance. I'm wondering, for example, whether it might be possible to run an interactive publication with this sort of software.

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e_compass_rosa From: e_compass_rosa Date: May 15th, 2008 02:38 pm (UTC) (LINK TO SPECIFIC ENTRY)
I don't know about Eigg. I tried out LJ in a class this year, also with mixed results, and also with my students just not being able to figure out the friends-only thing. I've been thinking about what to do in the future, especially with the phasing out of the Basic LJ account level. Do you know anything about Ning - http://www.ning.com/?
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