Blip.fm (Click link to return to main WIKI page)
*This page provides a general outline to assist in the organization of research topics related to your assigned Web 2.0 Application.
Web 2.0 Formatting Examples:
-Questions to consider: How was the application developed? How does the application work? Are there any ways to use this application alongside others?
<Ryan Hossler> Blipster is a desktop client for Blip.fm that runs on Adobe AIR, which means it can work with Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. You can use Blipster to search for music, listen to songs, see the latest messages and songs from your contacts, and even add new people to follow. If you find someone who shares your musical tastes, you can add them as a contact and listen to the songs they're blipping.
II. How "Application Title" Relates to other Applications
-Questions to consider: How does this application compare to the competitors? What are some unique uses of this specific application?
Hossler: I've now estabilshed a blip.fm account and really am enjoying it so far. It is better than Pandora because there is no limit to what music or how long a computer is allowed to listen. It's worse off because I must select every song myself instead of just listening and having some massive database choose for me.
III. Real World Application
-This section will include 3 Lesson Plans for each Elementary, Secondary, and Post Secondary levels. One out of the three needs to be STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) related.
-An additional section under this heading will provide information about how this application can be used in a Business/Industry Setting.
<Ryan Hossler> Blip.fm is a music sharing site that is considered "Twitter for music" The service is free and allows users to share songs and artists with all of their friends via short micro-blog posts, similar to Twitter or Pownce.
IV. Demonstration of Educational Value
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V. How "Application Name" is used Internationally?
-Provide examples and/or information about how this application can be used in countries outside of the United States.
<Ryan Hossler> Blip.fm is used internationally because it is multi-lingual and plays any style or type of music that a person might like. It is a great tool to have on in the background while at work or school.