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The A to Z of Social Media for Academics

The A to Z of Social Media for Academics | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
This post accompanies the newly established ‘Social Media News’ email list for academics, sending info about the latest platforms for use by academics in their professional lives. It wi...
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General coverage of social media uses--what do you think?

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The Demographics of Social Media

The Demographics of Social Media | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
A collection a lot of social media demographics based on actual user profiles, not just Web traffic all in one handy file.
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On The Media - A Conversation With the Man Who Tweets Revolutions

On The Media - A Conversation With the Man Who Tweets Revolutions | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Throughout the months of the Arab Spring, the twitter feed of NPR senior strategist Andy Carvin was a one stop shop for keeping up with events in the region--even though Carvin was a world away in Washington D.C.
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Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined

Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Hell hath no fury like a pastor scorned by the Internet. After a copy of her Applebee's receipt began circulating online yesterday, Pastor Alois Bell of the St.
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Revolution Hits the Universities

Revolution Hits the Universities | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Nothing has more potential to let us reimagine higher education than massive open online course, or MOOC, platforms.
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For Many Students, Print Is Still King - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education

For Many Students, Print Is Still King - Technology - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
They still want real books, publishers and professors say, even as digital products proliferate.
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Keeping your private life private with social media tips | USA TODAY College

Keeping your private life private with social media tips | USA TODAY College | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Scrutinizing your social media presence is now more important than ever.
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Social media slip-ups and how to fix them | USA TODAY College

Social media slip-ups and how to fix them | USA TODAY College | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Social media is a great way to share interests and make new connections. But sometimes we share too much.
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I'm Rep Zoe Lofgren & I'm introducing "Aaron's Law" to change the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) : technology

I'm Rep Zoe Lofgren & I'm introducing "Aaron's Law" to change the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) : technology | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
reddit: the front page of the internet
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Congresswoman Proposes ‘Aaron’s Law’ Directly to Reddit After Aaron Swartz Suicide

Congresswoman Proposes ‘Aaron’s Law’ Directly to Reddit After Aaron Swartz Suicide | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
She wants to amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act he was being charged under.
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The A to Z of Social Media for Academia

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Women and the Web

Women and the Web | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Bridging the Internet gap and creating new global opportunities in low and middle-income countries.
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Rape in the age of social media

Rape in the age of social media | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
From Steubenville to India, videos and tweets are being turned against perpetrators of sexual violence (Todays required reading from one of my favorite columnists RT @irincarmon I wrote about rape in the age of social media
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Is Your Content Curation Ethical? A 10-Step Checklist

Is Your Content Curation Ethical? A 10-Step Checklist | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Curation is nothing new, but online content curation is still in its early stages. Many content marketers are still unsure about what constitutes ethical content curation. If you're in this group, ...
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How the Creative Response of Artists and Activists Can Transform the World | The Nation

How the Creative Response of Artists and Activists Can Transform the World | The Nation | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
It's the antidote to the consumerism and cynicism that define our culture.
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It's not just for fun: You can now major in social media | USA TODAY College

It's not just for fun: You can now major in social media | USA TODAY College | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Social media is not going anywhere, and that is one of the reasons Tania Sosiak, an associate professor of graphic design at Newberry College, decided a social media curriculum was necessary.
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Sandra Jamieson's curator insight, February 3, 2013 11:59 AM

General discussion of social media--would you major in it?

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Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined

Pastor Who Left Sanctimonious Tip Gets Waitress Fired from Applebee's, Claims Her Reputation Was Ruined | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Hell hath no fury like a pastor scorned by the Internet. After a copy of her Applebee's receipt began circulating online yesterday, Pastor Alois Bell of the St.
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Sandra Jamieson's curator insight, February 3, 2013 12:01 PM

Was this appropriate use of social media? Did the comapany react appropriately? You be the judge!

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Literacy, families and learning: Online reading is different

Literacy, families and learning: Online reading is different | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
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Do we read differently, and if so, how and how should teachers respond?

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The New England Journal of Medicine Offers User “Josh95” a Chance to Revise His Comment On Their Blog.

The New England Journal of Medicine Offers User “Josh95” a Chance to Revise His Comment On Their Blog. | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
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The New England Journal of Medicine would like to thank you for posting a comment on our blog. We here at NEJM are enthusiastic a...
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Is this a better response than the waitress+tip situation? How do we stop inappropriate/ill-informed commenting? Should we try?

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As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science

As We May Think: A 1945 Essay on Information Overload, “Curation,” and Open-Access Science | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
"There is a new profession of trail blazers, those who find delight in the task of establishing useful trails through the enormous mass of t
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Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire

Prosecutor in Aaron Swartz 'hacking' case comes under fire | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Carmen Ortiz was being talked about last month as the next Massachusetts governor. Now she's being investigated for threatening the late Aaron Swartz with decades in prison. Read this article by Declan McCullagh on CNET News.
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These Are The Tweets That Will Get A Doctor In Trouble : NPR

These Are The Tweets That Will Get A Doctor In Trouble : NPR | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
The boards that license and discipline doctors are watching what they post online. Guaranteed cancer cures and photos of drunken debauchery are definite no-nos.
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Aaron Swartz, Internet Activist, Dies at 26

Aaron Swartz, Internet Activist, Dies at 26 | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Aaron Swartz helped create RSS, a now ubiquitous format, and later became known for his efforts to make many Internet files available free online.
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Infographic - Social Media Statistics for 2013 | Velocity Digital Blog

Infographic - Social Media Statistics for 2013 | Velocity Digital Blog | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Some great social media statistics for 2013 covering Facebook, Twitter, Google + Instagram and Pinterest.
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Why You Don’t Need to Hide Online Anymore...Or Do You?

Why You Don’t Need to Hide Online Anymore...Or Do You? | Blogs, tweets, & Social Media Course resources | Scoop.it
Early tech geeks might remember a time when everyone hid behind handles. Anytime we chatted, we all used these to conceal our true identities.
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