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Americans Spend Nearly a Quarter of Web Time Using Social Media: Study | Billboard.biz

Americans Spend Nearly a Quarter of Web Time Using Social Media: Study | Billboard.biz | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A study released Monday by Nielsen revealed that Americans spend 22.5 percent of their Internet time using social media, compared to 9.8 percent for online games and 7.6...

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Figuring Out How Children Learn With Technology

Figuring Out How Children Learn With Technology | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Groups are investing in projects to help understand how best to use technology in education, and what technological activities might be educational even if they are not meant to be.

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The 30 Secret Rules of Social Media

The 30 Secret Rules of Social Media | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Every now and then I try to relax and look at see things from a different perspective.

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In Social Media, Women May Be the Dominant Sex – Brain Map (Pt.2) : Jericho Technology, Inc.

In Social Media, Women May Be the Dominant Sex – Brain Map (Pt.2) : Jericho Technology, Inc. | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Historically, the differences between men and women in business have been the subject of debate, not to mention anecdotes and good-natured story-telling. The sense of it has been that men are in command and control. Well, guess what men? In Social Media, women may have a decided advantage.


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Social Media a High School [Infographics]

Social Media a High School [Infographics] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Which option would you choose if you were given an opportunity to pick your high school if Facebook, twitter are high school?
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The New York Times Insights - The Psychology of Sharing

The New York Times Insights - The Psychology of Sharing | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Why do people share?The Psychology of Sharing reveals groundbreaking research conducted by The New York Times Customer Insight Group, that fills this knowledge gap.

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Internet of Yesterday & Today: 1996 vs. 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Internet of Yesterday & Today: 1996 vs. 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC] | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Where were you in 1996?If you were in cyberspace, surfing the World Wide Web, chances are you were waiting a long time for pages to load and suffering through some god-awful graphics.

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Hands-on Educational Technology for K12 | iCreate to Educate

Hands-on Educational Technology for K12 | iCreate to Educate | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Making learning fun with the hands-on creation of stop-motion animations.

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Science and Technology - Disease, Environment, Health, Human Populations, and Modern Technology - Free Hangman Game

Science and Technology - Disease, Environment, Health, Human Populations, and Modern Technology - Free Hangman Game | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

Free and fun educational Hangman-style Energy Saver game for World History students. Improve classroom grades and standardized test scores while having fun. Great test prep. Play individually on a PC or as a class using a SmartBoard or projector.

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How To Approach Different Cultures Via Social Media | Blog Engage Blog Forum

How To Approach Different Cultures Via Social Media | Blog Engage Blog Forum | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The phenomenon of social media is constantly growing, and any digital marketer worth their salt knows that it’s a valuable medium for promoting brands, services, and products.
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Geography Meets Social Media on ‘Geosocial’ Sites

Geography Meets Social Media on ‘Geosocial’ Sites | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
A new study by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project finds that 28 percent of adults use what it calls mobile and social-media location services every day.
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Global Editors Network seeks great China speakers! - Thomas Crampton

Global Editors Network seeks great China speakers! - Thomas Crampton | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
This November the Global Editor's Network will bring together a great lineup of news editors and speakers from around the world.

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The 3-Legged Stool of Online Success: SEO, Email Marketing and Social Media | Social Media Today

The 3-Legged Stool of Online Success: SEO, Email Marketing and Social Media | Social Media Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
The Big 3: SEO, email, Social Media You know how a 3-legged stool works, right?
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The One Essential Key to Developing Your Social Media Influence | Social Media Today

The One Essential Key to Developing Your Social Media Influence | Social Media Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
On October 16, 1869 workers digging in a field in Cardiff, New York unearthed a startling specimen; the petrified remains of a 10ft tall giant man.  The owner of the land, George Hull, set a tent over the remains and charged visitors...
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BBC - The Editors: How has social media changed the way newsrooms work?

BBC - The Editors: How has social media changed the way newsrooms work? | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Earlier today I gave a talk at the International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam about how social media has changed the way newsrooms work.
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Videos, Author Interviews and Book Trailers - Multimedia - Penguin Group (USA)

Videos, Author Interviews and Book Trailers - Multimedia - Penguin Group (USA) | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Videos for your favorite Penguin Group (USA) books and authors.
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Why Do People Share Online? | Social Media Today

Why Do People Share Online? | Social Media Today | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

The New York Times Customer Insight Group recently conducted a three-phase study, titled "The Psychology of Sharing," to determine what motivates people to share information online. Understanding the factors that spur the sharing of content on the web is valuable to online marketers, social media experts, and business people in general....

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yundy wang's curator insight, August 23, 2014 4:28 PM

Why do the people like social media more and more? Because people like sharing and that was not news. People have always share information, thoughts, ideas, emotions and experiences. The different for the time being now is that people sharing all that online. In general we share:

to bring valuable and entertaining content to othersto define ourselves to othersto grow and nourish relationshipsfor self-fulfillmentto market causes or brands

In the meantime, there are several ways people can chose to share, altruists, careerists, hipsters, boomerangs, connectors and selective.

Here are some tips to remember when soliciting replies, posts, or other online content. 

keep it simplehave a sense of humorcreate a sense of urgency

The most important thing is that it is not a secret to tell your best friend. It’s just like a snow ball. You want it be shared over and over again.

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Growth is not actually change, and speed is not actually innovation – discourse and notes

Growth is not actually change, and speed is not actually innovation – discourse and notes | The 21st Century | Scoop.it

. . . by the same token it seems to me that bigger, faster, louder, is not in essence the same thing as more advanced, and, on a certain level, is not even particularly different.


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Free & Fun Interactive Educational Games & Practice Tests - Play Online

Free & Fun Interactive Educational Games & Practice Tests - Play Online | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Free educational games and interactive practice tests for students.
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The Era of the Social Media Snob | SiteProNews: Webmaster News & Resources

The Era of the Social Media Snob | SiteProNews: Webmaster News & Resources | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
What is this new type of snob? What is a social media snob?
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Infographic: Social media is growing at an astonishing rate | Articles

Infographic: Social media is growing at an astonishing rate | Articles | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
During the average 20-minute period in 2010, there were 5.87 million Facebook wall posts, 2.7 million photos uploaded to the social network, and 10.2 million comments made. And that’s just Facebook.
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Help! I Am Drowning In The Social Media Seas

Help! I Am Drowning In The Social Media Seas | The 21st Century | Scoop.it
Do you sometimes feel you are drowning in the plethora of social media options we now have? Here are the places I go, let me know how you manage to stay afloat. (Help!
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