I was one of those who avidly watched the unfolding of the #SaccoAffair & #HasJustineLandedYet in real time on Twitter. Transfixed. Horrified!
Thinking, this would be a great teachable moment at the same
time shaking my head at both the idiocy & the following HATE
2 years later, did we learn anything about transparency, kindness, tolerance, & NOT feeding trolls? Does this scare you or make you look at what you share online differently? Did I delete any snarky Tweets after reading this? Yes, darn Bachelor!
Live Tweeting reality shows does NOT bring out the best in me! LOL
If you have a Twitter account, you also have access to an insane amount of data. Twitter has granted access to its Twitter Analytics dashboard to all Twitter accounts. For someone who uses Twitter for my blog, the analytics offer valuable insights. How to Access your Twitter Analytics. Go to analytics.twitter.com If you are logged into your account, …
There is no excuse, at this point, for a professional technology writer to be confused by Snapchat. It has something like 200 million active users. It is, by some metrics, the fastest-growing social app in the world. It has been the subject of Wall Street Journal think pieces, Forbes profiles,...
It is mainstream that to share a news on Twitter one should repeat it a few times, for the simple reason that your followers aren't up online on twitter all day and that they are likely to miss your great news. At Wisemetrics we like to look a statistics from lots of data points, and since we have our hand on around 1B tweets, we thought we could get some concrete numbers about if one should repeat tweets.
"Are you coming to the lake on the Fourth?" "I wasn't planning on it. Why?" "Oh." An uncomfortable pause followed by the next idiotic statement. "We're having a get together. Didn't you see it o...
Oh this is so good! I left a comment:
"Dear Facebook, We Need to Talk"
Was the title of a blog post I wrote back in 2011 when I was having a bumpy relationship with FB and finally decided to dump him....err I mean it! (you can Google it or maybe the link will work below - let's try!)
But Twitter....ahh Twitter has become my number one Social Media outlet & source for rich professional development....but my friends? They have to email, call, or text me cause yeah...I don't DO Facebook. And I'm better off for it!
Great post Griffyn! Love that you rock the Y like I do! ;-)
Problematic apps that are popular with kids and full of inappropriate content keep popping up. It’s like a game of whack-a-mole: just when you get a handle on one and smack it down, another one pops up. The latest offender: the app Yik Yak. Parents could be fooled by the friendly-looking yak logo, but hiding... Read more »
ShareTweet Twitter is one of those amazing free tools that you can’t imagine a world where it didn’t exist. That is, of course, if you currently use Twitter. Most people don’t. In fact, just 26% of US adults use the service . If you don’t, then it might feel overwhelming. That’s why we made this …
For educators looking to avoid the complications of having students work on consumer social media platforms, Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of resources that can facilitate social learning.
Great article - only missing Edmodo!
@THE_Journal - interesting thing though - they don't follow many people on Twitter - wonder why that is!?
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