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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: Whisper Mode for Public Conversations

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: Whisper Mode for Public Conversations | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Twitter is looking to encourage more private discussions on its service. CEO Dick Costolo would like to have a "whisper mode" that allows users to take pub

 

There are frequently public conversations that you would like to grab hold of and take into whisper mode with a friend and say, hey, this thing has happened. Look what these people are talking about. What do you think about this, with a friend or more than one friend. So being able to move fluidly between that public conversation and the private conversation is something we’ll make simpler.



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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 30, 5:02 PM

There are frequently public conversations that you would like to grab hold of and take into whisper mode with a friend and say, hey, this thing has happened. Look what these people are talking about. What do you think about this, with a friend or more than one friend. So being able to move fluidly between that public conversation and the private conversation is something we’ll make simpler.

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Michelle Gilstrap's curator insight, May 1, 11:52 AM

This sounds like having a Facebook private chat. Might be very popular. Direct message was designed for this, but that became like spam, let's hope this doesn't as well.

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Why Every Teacher Should Join Twitter

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Why Every Teacher Should Join Twitter

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Social media in the classroom: Why and how to use it

Social media in the classroom: Why and how to use it | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Should teachers use social media in the classroom? As with every other educational tool, there are a few guidelines to follow before introducing it.

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All About Apps (Infographic)

All About Apps (Infographic) | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
  via Mobile Future Mobile Future’s infographic showcases the rapid emergence of this relatively new segment of the mobile marketplace and its contributions to U.S. innovation, job creation an...

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Gust MEES's comment, April 24, 2013 3:43 PM
#Tomas, right, BUT in two different TOPICS of my curation ;) Some people are following ONLY 1 TOPIC, so a need 2 bring it in where it fits in ===> #Education and ALSO #Apps, OK?
Tina Laramie's curator insight, April 24, 2013 8:16 PM

This is something to think about. Maybe App developer is in your future.

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, April 24, 2013 9:20 PM

$46 Billion by 2016, wow!

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10 Best Practices for Better Social Media Writing

10 Best Practices for Better Social Media Writing | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Writing for social media may sound simple, but it’s actually much more complex than posting on your personal social profiles on a Saturday afternoon. Just one simple mistake can sometimes cause significant damages to an organization’s reputation.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:18 AM

 

Great list, a MUST read!!!

 

ThePinkSalmon's comment, April 2, 2013 6:25 AM
Creating valuable and well-written content is essential when the matter comes to Social Media. Thanks for sharing Gust!
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Twitter hacked, at least 250,000 users affected: what you can do to protect yourself

Twitter hacked, at least 250,000 users affected: what you can do to protect yourself | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Twitter is the latest web property to admit that intruders seem to have been wandering around its network for some time.

Paul Ducklin investigates and offers some advice on what to do next...

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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 1, 2013 8:51 PM

                           ===> BEWARE the MALWARE!!! <===

Gust MEES's curator insight, February 1, 2013 8:55 PM

                       ===> BEWARE of the MALWARE!!! <===

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Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer

Should You Use Twitter? This Flowchart Has The Answer | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
We're all already using Twitter it seems. But should we? This flowchart answers the big question: should you use Twitter?

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 14, 2013 1:02 PM

Great Infographic, FlowChart...

 

Ed Bonhaus's curator insight, January 14, 2013 1:43 PM

After following this flow chart, I've discovered that I should continue using Twitter.

Randi Thompson's curator insight, January 14, 2013 1:47 PM

What you want to know about Twitter.

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6 Ways For Teachers To Effectively Use Social Media

6 Ways For Teachers To Effectively Use Social Media | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Using social media inside the classroom can be extremely effective. Increase productivity, communication, and understanding by using these six tips.

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(From the article): Almost all college professors are on social media these days. Many use it simply to connect with other professionals in their field or to post information on themselves and their research. But using social media inside the classroom can be extremely effective. Increase productivity, communication, and understanding by using these six tips.

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Gianfranco D'Aversa's curator insight, December 28, 2012 12:02 PM

Using social media inside the classroom can be extremely effective. Increase productivity, communication, and understanding by using these six tips.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, December 29, 2012 11:45 AM

6 useful tips. Worth reading (no more than 5 minutes) and have your thoughts about your use of social media in the classroom

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Nigel Cameron: Time for Leaders to ‘Get’ Twitter

Nigel Cameron: Time for Leaders to ‘Get’ Twitter | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Is Twitter one of the most important phenomena for the future of learning and business?


Nigel Cameron thinks so. Strategic adviser and futurist, he is Chairman of FutureofBiz, LLC (Chicago, Washington DC, and London) and President of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET, Washington DC).


He consults, speaks and blogs about the emerging future and its vast impacts on business, and is writing a book intended to aid greater understanding of how to prepare ourselves and our organizations for tomorrow.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://community.paper.li/2012/09/17/nigel-cameron-time-for-leaders-to-get-twitter/

 


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It takes time to be social

It takes time to be social | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

According to research by the Dachis Group, only 10 – 20% of employees in large organizations are actively engaged with their enterprise social collaboration platforms, as reported in this MIT Sloan article:

 

It may be that for many employees, even in these early adopter firms working to integrate internal social business applications, using these applications do not offer enough value or reason to shift behavior. Employees may be unaware of the potential of their social platform; or perhaps they have not been properly trained and educated. Or of course, it is also possible that while they are aware and have been trained, the value still isn’t there or isn’t high enough.

 

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http://www.jarche.com/2012/10/it-takes-time-to-be-social/

 


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The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic]

The Power Of A Twitter Hashtag [Infographic] | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Do you know the power of a good Twitter hashtag? This infographic and story should infuse you with new confidence that Twitter is the right tool to use.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://www.bitrebels.com/social/twitter-hashtag-power-infographic/

 


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Social Media Infographic: Why Use Pinterest?

Social Media Infographic: Why Use Pinterest? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Pinterest offers a huge marketing opportunity for businesses.

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The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet

The 10 Countries Most Effectively Using The Internet | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

According to a recent study, not only does the US have a lower percentage of households with personal computers, but also offers slower bandwidth per user than countries such as Canada, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, and others.

 

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http://edudemic.com/2012/10/10-countries-effectively-internet/

 


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Andrea Zeitz's comment, October 7, 2012 1:33 AM
Thanks for this!
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From Now On, No One On Facebook Can Hide From You (Unless They Block You)

From Now On, No One On Facebook Can Hide From You (Unless They Block You) | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Mwah ha ha. People can't hide from you on Facebook any more (unless they block you).

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Gust MEES's curator insight, October 11, 2013 6:41 AM

 

Make sure your privacy settings are on lock-down. The best way to test that they are is to use Facebook’s “View As” feature to see what a stranger can see when they look at your profile.


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Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic]

Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic] | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, August 8, 2013 4:13 AM

Édifiant...surtout quand on vit au quotidien avec les énormes réticences des universités Françaises :-) 

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Are you a hacker's target? [infographic]

Are you a hacker's target? [infographic] | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
No one dreams of becoming the victim of cybercrime, and the first step to protecting yourself is knowing more about the threats all of us face. Check out this infographic from Solera Networks to se...

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Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts

Infographic Builders: 9 Free Tools To Create Great Visual Charts | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Robin Good: Here is a handy short guide to nine free infographic creation tools that can be utilized to create enticing visuals, word charts and data-based infographics without having special technical skills.

 

Useful. 8/10

 

Check them all out: http://www.infographicsarchive.com/create-infographics-and-data-visualization/ ;

 

(Unearted by Andres Taborga)


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Mary A. Axford's curator insight, April 1, 8:27 AM

Nice collection of infographic tools from an expert in digital curation.

 

David Baker's curator insight, April 3, 11:47 AM

I am adding this to my seminar resources. Having another set of tools for my teachers to create their PIE Infographics is important.  Creating visual representations of learning is such a powerful learning for teachers and is a skill they can transfer to their classroom and for students to create in the classroom.

Trude Burnett's curator insight, May 9, 3:48 PM

Good tools to make Infographics

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20 Reasons Why you Should Use Google Plus [Infographic]

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AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, March 10, 2013 9:05 AM

G+ is catching up big time for many reasons.  Among these reasons is the Hangout integration.  

 

We just facilitated a remote 1.5 day leadership development session with Hangouts and it was fantastic.  

 

Google is sticking to their strategy and their value is starting to win people over.  I was never a fan and, through valuable features, I am changing my perspective on the suite of offerings.

 

This is a relevant infographic.

Penelope's comment, March 10, 2013 6:43 PM
Been thinking about G+. Thanks for sharing, Al. ;)
Shanika Journey's curator insight, March 12, 2013 12:49 PM

NICE ONE! Great reference

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Do We Need Social Media Education in Schools Now?

Do We Need Social Media Education in Schools Now? | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
Is it time for social media education in our schools? The recent Manti Te'o hoax is only the tip of the iceberg. He knew how to use social media, but didn’t understand its power.

 

There is an urgent need to educate students at all levels on the responsible use of social media. It’s time to help students navigate this unfiltered world of anonymous faces. When searching for a curriculum for social media education.

 

Teaching students how to set their privacy levels on applications is only the starting line, not the finish line.

 

 


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A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic] | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
The infographic may be designed for small business owners but it's worthwhile for any teacher, student, parent, or other Edudemic reader looking for the quick bites of the social networks.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, January 1, 2013 10:23 AM

A MUST have for anyone who is working with Social Medias, very useful!

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A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers

A Great Twitter Cheat Sheet for Teachers | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it
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Gust MEES

read also my curation about it here:

- http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching?q=Twitter

- http://www.scoop.it/t/social-media-and-its-influence?q=Twitter

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Susan Liner Fisher's comment, December 14, 2012 7:20 PM
thanks for all of the great posts to rescoop!!
Wendi Pillars's curator insight, December 15, 2012 1:12 PM

A handy printable to share and encourage others to try Twitter!

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The Problem With Our Social Media Addiction

The Problem With Our Social Media Addiction | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Earlier this year, a study found that social media is more addicting than alcohol and cigarettes.

 

Addictions can be dangerous. They can threaten our relationships with others and overall well-being. No one is more addicted to social media right now than the media.

 

Arianna blogged about this in March, when she wrote that the media's obsession with social media had reached "idol-worshipping proportions."

 

I'd argue the addiction has only gotten stronger, as journalists live tweeted seemingly every word of the first presidential debate last week, helping set a new record for volume of tweets in the process. Because you know the world needs a thousand journalists tweeting the same line at the same time.


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100 Simple Ways To Effectively Use Twitter

100 Simple Ways To Effectively Use Twitter | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

Twitter is too big to ignore. You see hashtags in commercials, sponsored tweets, posts, news broken on Twitter, etc. It’s quickly become an indispensable tool for teachers, admins, parents, and students too. Right now, there are still many (MANY) in education not using Twitter. They may think it’s tough to start using, difficult to monitor, and even a waste of time.

 

But what if they had a categorized list of the top tips to help you use Twitter? Our content partners at Online College have shared an incredibly useful set of tips that are too good to not share.

 

Read more, a MUST:

http://edudemic.com/2012/10/simple-ways-to-use-twitter/

 


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Report: Students On Facebook Study 10 Times Less Than Non-Users

Report: Students On Facebook Study 10 Times Less Than Non-Users | Surviving Social Chaos | Scoop.it

We all know that as students progress through their school years, their homework load increases. Fifteen year olds may look longingly back to when they were ten and had a whole lot less work to do at home. According to the handy infographic below, the average 6-8 year old spends 9 hours per week studying, vs. 14 hours per week for college students. That doesn’t seem so awful, especially when you consider that the average student spends 4.39 hours per day watching television.


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Online Learning in the Social Era: Human, Connected, and Inclusive

Michelle Pacansky-Brock traces the possibilities the social era holds for transforming online learning.

 

Read more, watch the video, very interesting...:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qh2HskDtpK8&amp;amp;feature=player_embedded

 

 


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Angela C. Dowd's comment, February 25, 2013 12:32 PM
This video emphasizes that relationships are important in the success of online learning. Social video technology adds more of a "human touch" to an online course. The narrator notes that layering videos with text supports students with cognitive learning disabilities. She also notes that the more informal ways of creating video and screenshots are more accessible to educators...which I think is true.