This guide to understanding tablets and iPads in the classroom will help teachers new to the technology as well as those who are old hands, with ideas and app recommendations for every grade level and subject.
Recent studies have shown that social media is now helping one in six job-hunters find a new position, and 89 percent of recruiters check the social media profiles of prospective candidates when looking to make a new hire]
Vine's microvideos have rapidly waned in popularity following the debut of Instagram's competing service. But don't count it out yet. The competition continues...
The Twitter-owned microvideo service Vine has had better days. Earlier, Marketing Land revealed that user sharing of six-second Vine videos plummeted after Instagram debuted a competing service last week. But Vine isn't Internet roadkill quite yet. Marketing Land conjured data from Twitter-metric firm Topsy, comparing how many times people shared instagram.com links on Twitter against the frequency of vine.co links.
Its most stunning revelation: Sharing of Vine videos dropped by almost 40% on June 20, the day Instagram launched its video service. So far, there's no turnaround in sight....
This report finds that teens are sharing more information about themselves on social media sites than they have in the past, but they are also taking a variety of technical and non-technical steps to manage the privacy of that information.
Haiku Deck's Education Case Studies Pinterest board contains 76 examples of Haiku Deck being used by students and teachers. If you're not familiar with it or haven't tried Haiku Deck, here's what you need to know. It's a free iPad app for creating slideshow presentations.
There are two features of Haiku Deck that stand out. First, Haiku Deck intentionally limits how much text that you can put on each of your slides. Second, Haiku Deck helps you find Creative Commons licensed images for your presentations. When you type a word or words on your slides you can have Haiku Deck search for images for you. The images that Haiku Deck serves up are large enough to completely fill your slide. You can also upload your own images from your iPad or import images from Instagram and Facebook....
...Moving along find below the latest statistics update for you, after the no less than 10 trillion billion requests I’ve gotten in the past couple of months. Also after the 34 million complaints about my lazy referencing style in past articles I’ve tried to be a bit better with this in this article. Basically if you want the source for a certain statistic it should be (should being operative word) the next hyperlink you see after the stat...
Oh and one more thing. I don’t make up any of these statistics myself. I get them from all those other, much more reputable sources. So if some of them don’t make sense or they conflict with each other or they are utterly ridiculously wrong it’s not my fault. It’s their fault. So that’s my disclaimer.
As consumers pin and repin by the hundreds of millions, many marketers are struggling to maximize their brands’ Pinterest potential. Check out this handy Pinterest advertising guide and start pinning your way to success.
# 79% of the Pinterest users are female
# Moms are 61% more likely to use Pinterest than any other demographic
# Including the price on a pin generates an average of 36% more likes...
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