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Slideshare Goes Free; Content Marketers Rejoice!

Slideshare Goes Free; Content Marketers Rejoice! | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Presentation-sharing platform SlideShare is making many of its professional-level features available for free.  Starting August 20th, the popular Linkedin-owned platform began making the change for all Slidershare users to have access to premium...
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Twitter vs. Facebook as a news source: Ferguson shows the downsides of an algorithmic filter

Twitter vs. Facebook as a news source: Ferguson shows the downsides of an algorithmic filter | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Twitter's brevity and the nature of the relationship that users have with each other will likely always make it better suited for breaking news, but Facebook also loses out as a news source because of the way it uses ranking algorithms to filter...
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Classroom Posters and Resources for Teaching Students about Digital Citizenship

Classroom Posters and Resources for Teaching Students about Digital Citizenship | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
August 13, 2014
After posting about the iPad apps you should try in the first week of this new school year and after learning about the 26 questions students should be able to answer during this...
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A Nifty Web Tool for Teachers

A Nifty Web Tool for Teachers | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
August 13, 2014
Here is an excellent web tool I want to bring to your attention. Often times websites go down for a variety of purposes. Some for maintenance reasons and others for an internal bug or...
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Take A 99-Day Break From Facebook--And Let The World Know

Take A 99-Day Break From Facebook--And Let The World Know | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
A project encourages us to take a slow step back from the News Feed and evaluate for ourselves whether it's putting us in a bad mood.
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On one side, we are told if we do not have an online presence that we do not exist. On the other hand, we are being asked to take a break from online life or at least Facebook.

 

I personally do not use Facebook or Twitter, and never have. I use Google Plus, Scoopit!, LinkedIn!, Symbaloo and have a personal webpage.

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If You Do Not Have An Online Presence, You Don’t Exist©

If You Do Not Have An Online Presence, You Don’t Exist© | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
It is the second decade of the 21st century, and if you have not yet found your way in the digital world, you are being left behind. If you are looking for a job, seeking employees, reading the news,
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Ian Ziering Warns Twitter About Impending 'Sharknado 2' Tweet Storm

Ian Ziering Warns Twitter About Impending 'Sharknado 2' Tweet Storm | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Ian Ziering remembers watching as more than half million tweets turned last summer's Sharknado into an out-of-nowhere television cult hit.
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Facebook data scientists worried that some users were subject to multiple experiments

Facebook data scientists worried that some users were subject to multiple experiments | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
The Facebook Data Science group that experimented on user emotions until recently operated with few boundaries and little oversight.
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Facebook will curb automatic posts from apps in the News Feed

Facebook will curb automatic posts from apps in the News Feed | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Facebook is in a never-ending quest to derive more value from its News Feed product, and just as it has tweaked its algorithms to refine news posts and communications from brands, it is now exploring how to make personal sharing from third-party...
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Thailand Blocks Facebook to Silence Coup Protests

Thailand Blocks Facebook to Silence Coup Protests | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it

Thailand's military has blocked Facebook in hopes of quieting protests against the coup d'etat it declared last week.

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Google’s vision: ads on cars, refrigerators, watches, thermostats, and yes, glasses

Google’s vision: ads on cars, refrigerators, watches, thermostats, and yes, glasses | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
A recently released SEC filing shows that Google expects advertising to creep into every crevice of the Internet of Things. Say good morning to your house - sounds like it will someday know when you're out of bed and ready to be marketed at!
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Google Glass Now Available to All, No Invitation Needed

Google Glass Now Available to All, No Invitation Needed | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
If you're among those who have been hoping to get your hands on Google Glass, but could never score an invite or missed the one-day sale, we have good news: Glass is now available to all Google announced on Tuesday night that it is finally opening...
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How to… Add a Twitter feed to your Moodle course

How to… Add a Twitter feed to your Moodle course | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
I recently delivered two instances of An Introduction to Twitter for the School's Lunchtime Bitesize Series, and one of the questions I was asked was around how staff might go about adding a Twitter feed to their Moodle course ...
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Do You Need a Social Media Detox?

Do You Need a Social Media Detox? | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
We all know that social media can be a great tool for teachers, both in the classroom and for professional development purposes.
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The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching

The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
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Blogging in the Classroom

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Facebook ordered to disclose records on underage users

Facebook ordered to disclose records on underage users | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Facebook says it doesn't keep them longer than six months, but a court in Belfast is nonetheless ordering it to hand over any records it might have or control about its underage users.
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How to Survive and Thrive on the New Google+

How to Survive and Thrive on the New Google+ | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
NEWS ANALYSIS: There have been big changes to Google+ recently and there are a number of things you need to do consistently to get the most out of this social media community.
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My month without Facebook, and why it will stay deactivated

My month without Facebook, and why it will stay deactivated | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
I officially deactivated my Facebook account on July 2. I didn't make any announcement about it, most people didn't notice, but things have honestly been pretty great without it.A few learnings and
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Top Ten Reasons Why I Quit Facebook & Why You Should Too…

Top Ten Reasons Why I Quit Facebook & Why You Should Too… | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
10. DecorumThe infinite space of social media creates a false sense of anonymity. A significant number of Fcbk users will post, share, and/or like things online that they would not in public (or they
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7 Hot New Majors That Didn't Exist When You Were in College

7 Hot New Majors That Didn't Exist When You Were in College | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Your addiction to social media could net you a bachelor's degree Thanks to the rise of the unconventional careers such as professional blogger and social media manager, as well as new forms of technology, universities are constantly adding majors...
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A Brief History Of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]

A Brief History Of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
A Brief History Of Social Media (1969-2012) [INFOGRAPHIC]
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In Chile, mobile carriers can no longer offer free Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp

In Chile, mobile carriers can no longer offer free Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
The Chilean telecommunications regulator Subtel has banned mobile operators from offering so-called zero-rated social media apps – services like Twitter and Facebook that, through deals with the carriers, can be used without having to pay for...
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Google and Facebook join forces to take down fake tech support scammers

Google and Facebook join forces to take down fake tech support scammers | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Web giants Google and Facebook are striking back against tech support scammers who use the companies' ad networks to snag victims.

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Facebook wants to listen in on your TV and music

Facebook wants to listen in on your TV and music | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Facebook proposes to recognize and post news feed updates about the TV shows and movies you're watching, and songs you're listening to. One assumes - well, one hopes - the company won't be eavesdropping NSA-style with the new feature.
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Google and Facebook join forces to take down fake tech support scammers

Google and Facebook join forces to take down fake tech support scammers | Social Media 101 | Scoop.it
Web giants Google and Facebook are striking back against tech support scammers who use the companies' ad networks to snag victims.
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