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Comfort and support: how a radio show for people with HIV made a difference

Comfort and support: how a radio show for people with HIV made a difference | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
In the Cape Town community hardest-hit by HIV, a radio show run by young reporters provides advice and information for their peers
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23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media

23 Tools and Resources to Create Images for Social Media | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
A huge list of tools, apps, icons, and backgrounds for creating amazing, professional images for social media and marketing.
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home | ATLAS OF HUMAN INFECTIOUS DISEASES

home | ATLAS OF HUMAN INFECTIOUS DISEASES | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
The Atlas of Human Infectious Diseases website is complementary to the book edition of the Atlas (Wiley-Blackwell) that was released in early 2012. The Atlas website provides updates to the maps presented in the book edition. The website is open access and anything presented here can be shared freely.
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Ebola: Webchat with the Wellcome Trust TODAY | Mumsnet Discussion

Ebola: Webchat with the Wellcome Trust TODAY | Mumsnet Discussion | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
The World Health Organisation has described the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus as '[[http://www.wsj.com/video/who-ebola-is-modern-eras-worst-heal
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Jeremy Farrar answers public questions on Ebola. Very interesting answers.

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The Internet Is a Zoo: The Ideal Length of Everything Online - SumAll

The Internet Is a Zoo: The Ideal Length of Everything Online - SumAll | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Have you ever woken up in cold sweat in the middle of the night wondering exactly how many characters long a tweet should be to get the most engagement, or how many words long a blog post should be so... Read more »
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10 Must Have Social Media Tools for Small Businesses

10 Must Have Social Media Tools for Small Businesses | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
If you run a small business, one thing that you probably don't have a lot of is time. You don't want to spend a huge amount of time learning how to do what you want or find the best tools to achieve your goals. Since my business is social media and web development I actually enjoy researching the best tools and have developed a portfolio of great tools and a workflow that works well for me. Here is a list of 10 social media tools that I would recommend to most small businesses.
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CNN’s Diana Magnay is latest reminder that Twitter can be a journalist’s worst enemy

CNN’s Diana Magnay is latest reminder that Twitter can be a journalist’s worst enemy | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Social media makes it easy for reporters to unburden themselves of their deepest thoughts and opinions.
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imagine there's new metrics (it's easy if you try)

imagine there's new metrics (it's easy if you try) | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Academia has become obsessed with metrics. Institutions jostle for the “top” positions in international rankings, departments are evaluated nationally to identify the “best”, and individuals are li...
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BBC Academy - Journalism - How web analytics informs online journalism

BBC Academy - Journalism - How web analytics informs online journalism | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Some of the BBC’s leading digital journalists explain to digital consultant Esra Dogramaci how web analytics aids their journalism.
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Facebook is half as popular as 'dark social' for sharing – Open thread

Facebook is half as popular as 'dark social' for sharing – Open thread | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Have your say on less trackable social activity, as well as iTunes lawsuit, 3D printing in facial transplants, Flickr controversy and more
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Your Business Blog Sucks. Here are 6 Reasons Why.

Your Business Blog Sucks. Here are 6 Reasons Why. | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
6 tips for increasing the ROI of your business blog and engaging your audience to meet your content marketing goals.
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Six ways charity chief executives are using social media for good

Six ways charity chief executives are using social media for good | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
From dealing with trolls to giving beneficiaries a voice – Zoe Amar on how leaders in the voluntary sector are using social media
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Samaritans Radar

Samaritans Radar | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Samaritans Radar turns your social net into a safety net by flagging potentially worrying tweets from friends, that you may have missed, giving you the option to reach out and support them.
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Scaling: How to Grow Up From a Brand Blog to a Brand Publisher

Scaling: How to Grow Up From a Brand Blog to a Brand Publisher | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Welcome to the latest post in our Contently Labs series, where we answer common questions we hear from current or prospective brand publishers. Today’s question: “How do you scale from being a brand blog to a true brand publisher?”
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Chief digital officers have the toughest jobs of all

Chief digital officers have the toughest jobs of all | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
CDOs must set out their digital vision and guide their organisations towards it, writes Paul Randle
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Here's how to produce strong Ebola stories

Here's how to produce strong Ebola stories | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
The most effective coverage of the first American case has stemmed from the steady hands of experienced--and highly credible--federal medical leaders as well as health and science specialty beat reporters
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Western Whats??

Western Whats?? | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Western blots. I do a lot of western blots. They can be a source of outbursts of happiness accompanied by triumphant dancing, or (and currently, most commonly for me) be the cause of crippling desp...
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Feedback - the new 'F' word?

Feedback - the new 'F' word? | SciSocMed | Scoop.it
Consultant anaesthetist Caroline Whymark says the growing emphasis on feedback in the NHS means it is often grudgingly given and of little use.
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