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SharePoint 2013 For Dummies by Ken Withee

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Chapter 16

Getting Social

In This Chapter

arrow Using the Ribbon to share and track sites

arrow Tagging in SharePoint

arrow Talking on blogs, wikis, and discussion boards

arrow Getting familiar with feeds

arrow Subscribing and managing alerts

arrow Using Lync to reach out and connect

The folks at Microsoft got to thinking about how SharePoint is a lot like social networking communities on the web. Social networking services build online communities of people who share interests and/or activities and consist of services and sites such as instant messaging (IM), discussion boards, blogs, wikis, bookmarking sites, Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, Twitter, and so on (and on).

Some people use them all. I just can’t. And neither should you feel like you have to use all the social networking options in SharePoint. Focus on picking the right tool(s) for you and your team. You can still be cool (and productive) using just a few. There ...

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