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INTRODUCTION It appears that each and every year people turn increasingly toward living their lives through technology. It's inundated society households, jobs, and lives. Three developing trends that in some ways overlap each other are especially related to dwelling in a tech world. These trends are particularly significant to the college librarian because many pupils are living their lives throughout the web. In order to reach those students, the librarian has to be knowledgeable about the trends and software and also be able to use and apply them in a library setting. By using them, the librarian makes the library relevant to students, and attracts the library to students where the students are. The primary trend is social communication through various tools online; the next tendency is using collaborative tools and sharing information with the masses through the web; the third trend is social networking through the web. Though some of the applications listed under each of those tendencies have been around for while, each and every day more and more platforms or applications are manufactured, and sometimes those platforms could fit comfortably under more than one of those fad categories. Library professionals have been charged with the job of not just keeping abreast of the ever-changing world of technologies, but also being pioneers in utilizing technology. The tendencies as well as the applications that fit within these trends will be discussed in the following sections. Furthermore, some of the software will be shared along with ideas for use of those applications in a library setting, especially a school library setting, although many of the applications could apply to other types of libraries. Library professionals should be educated about t.. .