As a parent, it’s important to be a part of the discussion about education. Informed parents can make a difference, not just in the lives of their own children, but in schools, policy, and more.
You can stay in the loop and contribute your opinion by taking part in these Twitter chats and using these hashtags. Check out our list, and you’ll find more than 30 of the most relevant and useful hashtags for parents interested in education today.
This morning, Google began rolling out a major change to its core search engine that intertwines results from Google+ (and Picasa) with the 'normal' algorithmically-generated results we've come to expect.
What does the new Twitter brand pages mean for businesses? 1. Businesses can host a branded experience for consumers in Twitter without forcing them outside of their preferred network 2. Brands can adhere to brand style guides to present a uniform color, typeface, presence, etc. 3. Guide the consumer experience with intentionally presented Tweets, media, and information. 4. Chart a new click path that starts with a Promoted Tweet and/or media to lead consumers on a more meaningful journey that can start and end in Twitter or continue outside of the information network. Much in the same way Facebook offers landing tabs, Twitter can offer a similar experience that changes based on the priorities of the brand. 5. Allow brands to present a more engageable profile where people follow companies because of the thoughtfulness that is invested in presentation and a meaningful Tweet stream. Brands are now measured not only by their actions, but also their words and content.
Some French educators are experimenting with twitter as a way teaching students as young as six to communicate in writing — 140 characters at a time (In France, Teaching Kids How to Write Using Twitter
Frrole is an awesome service that currently works in 20 international cities, 13 of which are in the United States. It turns Twitter into your very own social newspaper, filled with the top tweets from your city of choice.
Twitter is set to roll out enhanced profile pages after Feb. 1, a source tells us, and those pages will give brands the ability to build platforms on their pages that could include iFrame environments, allowing users to play games or shop on a brand's site without actually leaving the Twitter environment. In other words, Twitter's brand pages are going to start to function more like the way Facebook's brand pages do.
When it comes to social media, there is not that much hidden about how it all works. The issue is that sometimes the information is hard to find in one place. We are going to unearth some commonly unanswered questions in standard Twitter..