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36 Interesting Ways* to use Twitter in the Classroom

36 Interesting Ways* to use Twitter in the Classroom | Microblogs | Scoop.it

Tom Barrett has once again put together an "Interesting Ways" presentation. This one provides 36 ways (and tips) to use Twitter in your classroom. Quite a few folks have provided ways they use Twitter with their students, so if you are thinking of using Twitter this presentation is worth checking out.

 


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Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, comes to rescue amid flooding in Beijing

Sina Weibo, China’s Twitter, comes to rescue amid flooding in Beijing | Microblogs | Scoop.it

When torrential rains resulted in widespread flooding in Beijing this past weekend, it was a relatively new technology, micro-blogging, that helped mitigate the damage from the failure of an ancient, sometimes under-appreciated, tech – sewers.

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Twitter reaches 500M users, 140M in the U.S.

Twitter reaches 500M users, 140M in the U.S. | Microblogs | Scoop.it
Twitter reached the 500 million user mark in June, says social marketing firm Semiocast.
By analyzing 517 million Twitter profiles and over a billion public tweets, the company was also able to det...

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Foreign companies embrace Weibo, the Chinese Twitter

Foreign companies embrace Weibo, the Chinese Twitter | Microblogs | Scoop.it

A sophisticated social media strategy in China has become increasingly important for Western companies, with firms from Ford to Nestlé shifting the proportion of their ad spend away from traditional media such as TV onto the internet. Companies in China have been increasing their online ad spend by more than 50 per cent a year.


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Sync Google Plus to Twitter, Facebook & Identi.ca with Agent G

Sync Google Plus to Twitter, Facebook & Identi.ca with Agent G | Microblogs | Scoop.it
Want to sync your Google Plus updates to other social networks, without having to use a browser extension? There's a new way to do this, called "Agent G," which is actually a special Google Plus user account.

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