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How Do You Know When You’re Overdosing On Social Networks?

How Do You Know When You’re Overdosing On Social Networks? | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Social networks are captivating – there’s no doubt. The minds behind building the popular social media platforms of today knew exactly what they were doing and they saw it before any of us ever did. It’s a brilliant idea really – create a medium that allows people from all over the world to connect, share and collaborate like they never have been able to before in the history of the Earth. Incredible!

But an unforeseen (or potentially foreseen, but ignored) consequence is addiction. Social networks have been so good at “helping” us, but now they’re hindering us. From what you might ask? Well, ask your friends, family, parents, even children what they think. And although it is often joked about, it isn’t a joking matter.

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Sigrid de Kaste's curator insight, February 21, 2013 6:15 PM

...mmm got to check this out in detail...because it might just apply to you!

malek's curator insight, February 21, 2013 6:26 PM

I didn't do it..I don't do it...overdosing??????

Martin Gysler's comment, February 23, 2013 3:22 PM
I think this matter could touch all social media user, also they who think they will never be in this case...
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User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites [INFOGRAPHIC]

User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social media and education | Scoop.it

In an infographic by GO-Gulf.com, ”User Activity Comparison Of Popular Social Networking Sites”, shows the comparison of the latest user stastics of popular social networking sites – Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

 

Full graphic may be found here: http://ijustdid.org/2012/06/social-media-users-comparison/


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26 Essentials for Blogging Success: What You Need to Know

26 Essentials for Blogging Success: What You Need to Know | Social media and education | Scoop.it

Do you want to be a more successful blogger?

 

Are you keeping up with the newest developments in blogging?

 

Whether you are new to blogging or you have been blogging for years, you will find insight in this article.

 

It covers 26 blogging essentials, in an A–Z tour of the blogosphere.

Each one has a full explanation, along with a link to further reading in case you want to know more.

 

Note: For simplicity’s sake, I assume you’re using WordPress as your blogging platform. Many of these essentials, though, apply to other blogging platforms as well.


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Martin Gysler's curator insight, January 3, 2013 10:15 AM

Wow a great post on blogs. With these 26 points, you know everything that is useful to be a great blogger. I'll keep it in the mind during 2013.

HSPHealth's comment, January 7, 2013 2:55 PM
The technical side of blogging can be very demanding, so the plugins really help. In addition to great content and SEO, I think you need an outreach/networking program.
Martin Gysler's comment, January 7, 2013 4:35 PM
Yes indeed, this is an interesting point, thanks.
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Seven Degrees of Connectedness | Langwitches Blog

Seven Degrees of Connectedness | Langwitches Blog | Social media and education | Scoop.it
Rodd Lucier, from the Clever Sheep blog, published a post titled Seven Degrees of Connectedness. The closing questions to Rodd’s post caught my eye:  Can [the framework] serve as an introduction to the concept of a personal learning network?

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