Man is by nature a social animal; an individual who is unsocial naturally and not accidentally is either beneath our notice or more than human. Society is something that precedes the individual. Anyone who either cannot lead the common life or is so self-sufficient as not to need to, and [...]
This post accompanies the newly established 'Social Media News' email list for academics and university support staff, sharing info about the latest platforms for use by academics in their professional lives. This is more about tools we can use to create or curate content, rather than a list of resources for use in academia. It will update periodically, but please also send me your recommendations to add. If you want to follow on twitter, we are using #socialmediaHE All listed items are recommended by academics for use in their professional lives, thanks to those who've provided links and descriptions. Scroll down to see a reverse chronological order, instead of alphabetical list. Latest update: 2 April, 2014. A is for... About.me - if you don't have a website, then this is for you. It aggregates your social media content, giving you a stylish, one page website EXAMPLE Academia - share your papers, track their impact, follow colleagues EXAMPLE Altmetric - subscription based tracker
Asked to predict the future of the internet and how technology/the Web will change over the next decade, hundreds of experts agree that trends now underway will make the internet more important even as it becomes less visible in daily life.
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