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Pros and Cons of Social Networking

Pros and Cons of Social Networking | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Proponents of social networking sites argue that these online communities promote increased communication with friends and family, familiarize people with valuable computer skills, and allow contact with people from around the world.


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Kiersten McGeary's comment, March 18, 2013 7:42 PM
I am going to use this article to show the pros and cons of social networking
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It is from a .org website
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Ed Tech Map: NewSchools Venture Fund

Ed Tech Map: NewSchools Venture Fund | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Handy map of many of the entrepreneurs in the space


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Facebook 2012

Facebook 2012 | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Facebook's rise never ceases to amaze us - from a net income of $229 million in 2009 to a cool $1 billion last year, as illustrated in our latest infographic. Among other things, we look at the number of active Facebook users around the globe (Asia has the most users, but the U.S. has the largest penetration per population), what they actually do on Facebook (like uploading 250 million photos a day), the games they like to play, and some interesting facts from Facebook's recent IPO filing.


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An Insight into Facebook Marketing - Infographic | Jeffbullas's Blog

An Insight into Facebook Marketing - Infographic | Jeffbullas's Blog | communication and technology | Scoop.it
So what is happening with Facebook Marketing? Facebook has become the default social network to focus your promotion efforts on when it comes to marketing on social media.

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Facebook’s New Timeline Feature: Will It Increase Users’ Risk of Identity Theft?

Facebook’s New Timeline Feature:  Will It Increase Users’ Risk of Identity Theft? | communication and technology | Scoop.it
Justia columnist and U. Washington law professor Anita Ramasastry comments on Facebook's new, mandatory “Timeline” feature, and the possibility that this feature may make identify theft targeted at Facebook users easier to accomplish.

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Technology hurts more than it helps in classes - Purdue Exponent

Technology hurts more than it helps in classes - Purdue Exponent | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Technology hurts more than it helps in classesPurdue ExponentTechnology in the classroom is starting to kill the educational process, kind of like how Skynet eventually started killing off the rest of the world.


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Embracing Twitter in the classroom

Embracing Twitter in the classroom | communication and technology | Scoop.it
Twitter in the classroom (Making inroads in how teachers think about technology.)...

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Do u text 2 much? Teens losing face-to-face communication skills

Do u text 2 much? Teens losing face-to-face communication skills | communication and technology | Scoop.it
In the digital age of cell phones, texting among youths has not only become a frenzy; it is a teenager's preferred method of communication. (Do u text 2 much?
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The Innovative Educator: Video Games for Learning? Why Not?

The Innovative Educator: Video Games for Learning? Why Not? | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Maybe the most exciting game type for learning today is Massively Multiplayer OnlineRole Playing Games.


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Social Media Habits in the US

Social Media Habits in the US | communication and technology | Scoop.it

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Infographics & Nerdy Stuff

Infographics & Nerdy Stuff | communication and technology | Scoop.it
Facebook adds15.3billion Euros to the European economy.. Wow. That and other stats in this infographic created by Deloitte UK on Facebook's economic impact in Europe... commissioned by Facebook.

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TechCrunch | The Internet Is People

TechCrunch | The Internet Is People | communication and technology | Scoop.it
There's always been a tension on the Internet between humans and algorithms. In the early days, Yahoo was a human-curated index, remember? But humans couldn't keep up, and the algorithms took over.

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From Social Commerce to Syndicated Commerce Brian Solis

From Social Commerce to Syndicated Commerce Brian Solis | communication and technology | Scoop.it

Today’s social media best practices will show you the marvels of creative marketing in social networks, the benefits of customer service on Twitter and blogs, innovations in co-created products and services, and insights into how to build a more engaged business (a.k.a. nonprofit).


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Project Classroom: Transforming Our Schools for the Future

Project Classroom: Transforming Our Schools for the Future | communication and technology | Scoop.it
An interview with author Cathy N.Davidson who argues that our schools need to stop training kids for a world that no longer exists (65% of children entering grade school this year will end up working in careers that are yet to be invented

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(Created in 1899) Jen Marc Cote’s vision of classroom in the year 2000. | All things related to educational technology

(Created in 1899) Jen Marc Cote’s vision of classroom in the year 2000. | All things related to educational technology | communication and technology | Scoop.it
(Created in 1899) Jen Marc Cote’s vision of classroom in the year 2000. - A few nice Learning Technology images I...

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