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13 Million Facebook Users Haven't Touched Their Privacy Settings [Infographic]

13 Million Facebook Users Haven't Touched Their Privacy Settings [Infographic] | New learning | Scoop.it
Do you know how to change your Facebook settings to stay out of strangers' Graph Search results? If not, check out this infographic to learn how.

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AnnC's curator insight, May 2, 2013 2:56 AM

Protecting your privacy on Facebook - better safe than sorry.

Terry Doherty's curator insight, May 2, 2013 6:40 PM

I'm sure our kids are among the majority of the users who "accept" Facebook's default privacy settings.

Productive Tech Tips's curator insight, May 6, 2013 11:23 PM

Please make sure you update your privacy settings, monthly if possible. 

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INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential?

INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? | New learning | Scoop.it

If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.

 

Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media...


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It becomes moe and more of my job every day!

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Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 11:08 AM
INFOGRAPHIQUE: What Makes médias sociaux de manière influente?

If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.


Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media...














INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


Philippe Trebaul's curator insight, March 2, 2013 11:51 AM
INFOGRAPHIQUE: What Makes médias sociaux de manière influente ?

"If your impression of social media is limited to your friends posting cat videos and teenagers glued to their iPhones – think again.

Social media possesses incredible influential power, and since the advent of the Internet it's evolved from a simple way for people to keep in touch into a massive global network connecting organizations, communities and people.Social media is the easiest, fastest and most explosive way to transmit and receive information! And best of all – absolutely anyone can take advantage of it.


Check out the infographic to learn how to embrace the ubiquity of social media and use its power to better yourself, your business, or cause, and find a host of statistics and facts that may surprise you about the influence of social media"...














INFOGRAPHIC: What Makes Social Media so Influential? via @MYDstudio http://sco.lt/...


Bart van Maanen's curator insight, March 3, 2013 2:21 PM

Nice.

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How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators

How Twitter is Reinventing Collaboration Among Educators | New learning | Scoop.it

TWITTER TRANSFORMS EDUCATORS


Before the advent of Twitter, most educators I know had limited opportunities to collaborate with colleagues outside their building. Some subscribed to listservs or participated in online forums, but these outlets lacked critical mass; teachers also networked at in-person conferences and training sessions, but these isolated events didn't provide ongoing support.

 

Enter Twitter. I've heard many educators say that Twitter is the most effective way to collaborate and that they've learned more with Twitter than they have from years of formal professional development.

 

Here are some of the specific ways educators are using Twitter to collaborate:

 

Read more:

http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2012/09/how-twitter-is-reinventing-collaboration-among-educators272.html

 


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Sonia Thomas's curator insight, May 27, 2013 11:53 PM

Twitter provides a great opportunity to collaborate with educators outside of your local physical community. The exchange of ideas and perspectives can reenergize your career. “Twitter is often just the introduction — the virtual handshake that opens the door to a deeper collaboration”

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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Facebook in Education | New learning | Scoop.it

Here is the outline of the main ideas we developed below :

 

1- Advantages of Facebook in Education
2- Facebook Tips for Teachers
3- Ways Teachers Can Use Facebook
4- Educational Facebook applications for Students and Teachers
5- Facebook Groups for Teachers and Educators to join
5- Facebook Privacy Issues and how to Work on Them

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/ultimate-guide-to-use-of-facebook-in.html

 


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5 Reasons We Use Social Media [Infographic]

5 Reasons We Use Social Media [Infographic] | New learning | Scoop.it
There are many reasons we use social media. From the basic to the more advanced, the tool is simply ubiquitous and addictive. This infographic sheds some light for us all.

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surprised that so much time is spent on Tumbler - not a site I use.

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Deborah Spector's curator insight, March 20, 2013 12:15 PM

Nonprofits can take advantage of the prevelance of social media to connect with stakeholders. No question that social media is influential, powerful and here to stay!

Latisha Poulard's curator insight, March 22, 2013 2:46 AM

You see why if you don't have an online presence then you are part of a dying breed...

Irma Gallardo's curator insight, April 11, 2013 5:19 PM

¿Qué usamos y cuántos lo usamos?

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Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC]

Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC] | New learning | Scoop.it
Twitter Users Often Retweet Without Reading Or Clicking Links, Study Reveals [INFOGRAPHIC]...

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Steve Tuffill's comment, November 12, 2012 10:51 PM
And if the poster uses the command, "Retweet" rather than "RT", the retweet rate increases twelve-fold...! Remember, less than 100 chars means +17% engagement, too. More than 2 +hashtags reduces this again by 17%!
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Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom

Teachers Guide to The Use of Twitter in Classroom | New learning | Scoop.it

 

As you know Twitter has made such a big jump from just a social network where people get to share their mundane activities to a rigorous learning and teaching activitiy. The potential of Twitter is even way bigger than we might think and I personally depend a lot on it for my professional development. Anyway, to bring you closer to how you can leverage this social media tool in your classroom and to help you learn more about the essentials of 'educational tweeting' I would recommend that you have a look at the guide below .

 

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http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/09/teachers-guide-to-use-of-twitter-in.html

 


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Twitter Basics for Students

Twitter Basics for Students | New learning | Scoop.it
Have you heard of Twitter? Do you like to tweet? Most likely you’ve utilized social networking websites such as Facebook. So why would you consider using Twitter?

 

To enhance and increase connections with classmates – and potentially your instructors, as you may not find it easy to network with students on other sites and it is very unlikely that your instructors will appear on your friends list. What if I told you that this can help you develop an academic network and support system?

 

===> By the end of this post I believe you will want to give it a try and more importantly, you’ll likely find it can be an effective personal learning network. <===

 


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