The Digital Economy: Social Interaction Technologies – an Overview

TitleThe Digital Economy: Social Interaction Technologies – an Overview
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsRedondo, T.
JournalInternational Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
IssueSpecial Issue on Digital Economy
Date Published03/2015

Social interaction technologies (SIT) is a very broad field that encompasses a large list of topics: interactive and networked computing, mobile social services and the Social Web, social software and social media, marketing and advertising, various aspects and uses of blogs and podcasting, corporate value and web-based collaboration, e-government and online democracy, virtual volunteering, different aspects and uses of folksonomies, tagging and the social semantic cloud of tags, blog-based knowledge management systems, systems of online learning, with their ePortfolios, blogs and wikis in education and journalism, legal issues and social interaction technology, dataveillance and online fraud, neogeography, social software usability, social software in libraries and nonprofit organizations, and broadband visual communication technology for enhancing social interaction. The fact is that the daily activities of many businesses are being socialized, as is the case with Yammer (, the social enterprise social network. The leitmotivs of social software are: create, connect, contribute, and collaborate.

KeywordsBlog, e-learning, Ontologies, Social, Wikis
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