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Wave is like GMail, Apps, and Reader on steroids. It has a lot of potential for collaboration of all sorts, especially in business and education. It has “social” aspects, in that it only works if your friends are also using it, but is not really a “social network,” (at least not yet). Previously, wikis were the best online collaboration tool, but had their limits in terms of multi-media, user-friendliness, and lack-of real-time capability. If you can figure out how to use G-Mail, you’ll be able to use Google Wave. It’s great for sharing photos, files, and multi-media. It also has threaded conversations, similar to those used in Blackboard.