Ask anyone to name the most popular social media tools used by students, and it’s a safe bet everybody could name the top two: Facebook and Twitter.
But those are far from the only online applications making inroads. As administrators warm to engaging students through social media, the list of potential resources at their disposal grows longer by the day.
Facebook and Twitter are the obvious choices. But there are other options- Tumblr, YouTube and Google+, to name three.
Of course, if naming the latest social media tools seems tough, learning how to use them all is harder still. In an attempt to shorten the learning curve, Flowtown and Column Five published this Social Media Cheat Sheet for your reference...
Success in social media isn’t something that happens overnight. As the old adage says, it’s a marathon, not a sprint, and organizations looking for shortcuts and (especially) advice from self-pronounced gurus are often left scratching their heads in bewilderment.
This infographic takes a closer look at how five very-different brands are rocking social media.
Social media technologies take on many different forms including magazines, Internet forums, weblogs, social blogs, microblogging, wikis, social networks, podcasts, photographs or pictures, video, rating and social bookmarking. This visualization defines how these types of Social Media differ according to the extent to which they focus on some of all of seven functional building blocks: identity, conversations, sharing, presence, relationships, reputation, and groups.
Read on and view the infographic to learn how these 5 companies (Dell, Morton's, Unisys, KLM & ABC) are successfully utilizing social media in various ways, and details on the benefits for both their customers and business model...
Regulators suggested today that they will review Facebook's initial public offering following reports of the Nasdaq's technical issues and possible violations by underwriters, according to Reuters and the Wall Street Journal.
As Facebook, at eight years of age, prepares for its landmark IPO, two-year-old Pinterest has managed to raise $100 million at a jaw-dropping $1 billion valuation. If you're scoring at home, 1 Pinterest = 1.5 Instagrams.
Two men arrived to an internet cafe, rented two computers, did their thing for a bit and, as they pretended to be paying, they took out guns and got all the money. One of the two robbers forgot to log out of his Facebook account.
What are the threats to Facebook?MarketWatch(MarketWatch) — Everyone who is anyone wants some action in the upcoming IPO of Facebook Inc. This is despite the fact that nobody really understands Facebook, or what is actually a threat to its business.
Facebook: 76% of marketers say social is critical to brandsZDNet (blog)By Emil Protalinski | March 20, 2012, 1:14pm PDT Summary: Facebook has released two blueprints for helping businesses become more social.
ABC News (blog)Facebook has 3000 Timeline appsZDNet (blog)By Emil Protalinski | March 12, 2012, 2:43pm PDT Summary: Facebook has announced third-party developers have developed nearly 3000 Open Graph apps for Timeline so far.
Facebook today unveils Timeline for pages — a combination of design elements and moderation features that give organizations the controls they need to maintain an effective presence on the social network.
People & businesses use a variety of social media sites for a variety of applications. These visual guides are a helpful way to understand the best uses of each site.
Visit the article link for a list of cheat sheets for major social media sites. These infographic tools help to identify keyboard shortcuts and other functionalities to assist in your social media workflow, marketing efforts and engagement. The infographic links also share best practices for specific sites, such as Facebook and Twitter.
Facebook knows what's best for you, sometimes before you do. That's the meaning of a new “Likers Gonna Like” inspirational mini-poster printed by the Facebook Toronto Office. If you don't approve of something Facebook's ...
ABC2 NewsThe anti-social networkCNNBut deactivating from the social networking site is not that unusual. Close to half of Americans think Facebook is a passing fad, according to the results of a new Associated Press-CNBC poll.
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comFacebook's IPO has landed: Social network will be trading 'likes' for $38 a shareThe Star-Ledger - NJ.comBy AP View full sizeJustin Sullivan/Getty ImagesWealthy Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg will be getting even more...
Top venture capitalists and Mark Zuckerberg weren't the only ones interested in high flying photo sharing app Instagram. Twitter founder Jack Dorsey, an early angel investor in Instagram, was also trying to buy the service in ...
The GuardianNumber of Facebook friends linked to narcissism, says studyCBS News(Credit: AP Photo/Adrian Wyld) (CBS News) A recent study finds a new link between one's abundance of Facebook friends and narcissism.
NEWS.com.auCourt: Apologize to wife on Facebook, or go to jailZDNet (blog)By Emil Protalinski | February 25, 2012, 4:22pm PST Summary: Posting something on your Facebook wall and being given a jail sentence is one thing, but having the option to apologize...