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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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Why a German billionaire says that pledges like Mark Zuckerberg’s are really bad

Why a German billionaire says that pledges like Mark Zuckerberg’s are really bad | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The question is whether billionaires should have so much power in deciding how to serve the public.
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Facebook’s Star Manager Peter Deng Becomes Instagram Director Of Product To “Do Fewer Things Better” | TechCrunch

Facebook’s Star Manager Peter Deng Becomes Instagram Director Of Product To “Do Fewer Things Better” | TechCrunch | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Peter Deng built Facebook Chat, Groups, and Messenger as its Product Management Director for the last six years. Now he's going to execute the vision of Instagram's founders as its new Director Of Product.
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Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School

Teen Takes Educators to Twitter School | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Fifteen-year-old Adora Svitak knows students nowadays “live, work and play” social media. To help more educators learn about its benefits, she taught nearly 3,000 teachers, prin...
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Digital Student Citizenship Poster: When to or NOT to Share a Photo

Digital Student Citizenship Poster: When to or NOT to Share a Photo | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

The importance of students being aware of what they share on social media websites. Obviously, pictures are the most shared digital content on such platforms. In Facebook alone millions of pictures are uploaded to it daily. Given this explosive growth of online  photo sharing, we are hard pressed to teach our students and kinds about the ethics behind online photo sharing.


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Allan Shaw's curator insight, June 19, 2013 6:17 PM

This is neat aid for students to think through the issues of posting an image online.

Cori Araza's curator insight, June 22, 2013 12:32 PM

The most important thing we can teach our students...HOW to utilize technology, social networking, and etiquette surrounding our new society.

Sally Tilley's curator insight, July 23, 2013 6:57 PM

A thorough guide that looks student friendly, thank you!

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Who's Sharing What: The state of social sharing in 2013

Who's Sharing What:  The state of social sharing in 2013 | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

This infographic shows the latest trends in social sharing as the ecosystem gets busier and busier, and the extent that individuals share content within their social graphs.

 

'We tried to zoom out as much as possible for you to be able to see the whole picture: the state of social sharing in the beginning of 2013 and everything you need to know about its eight major players.'


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Facebook Cover Photos: 15 Cinematic Themes You'll Recognize

Facebook Cover Photos: 15 Cinematic Themes You'll Recognize | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
We're always on the look out for amusing Facebook cover photos. We hit gold with Matt's crazy collection.
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This creative man found many fun ways to add himself into popular movies and TV shows by using his Facebook Timilne cover photo and his profile photo together.

 

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Awesome Free Facebook Covers Photos for eLearning Professionals

Awesome Free Facebook Covers Photos for eLearning Professionals | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Facebook cover photo give a high flexibility in how we present ourselves.
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Leaning In at LinkedIn: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Leaning In at LinkedIn: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Each month, we invite luminaries from around the world to the LinkedIn campus to share their insights with LinkedIn employees.Last week, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO and author of Lean In: Women,
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Hands On With the New Facebook

Hands On With the New Facebook | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Still in line for the new Facebook News Feed? Want to take a look at the menu while you're waiting for a table? We've got you covered. Check out the gallery above. The News Feed...
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How Privacy Works with Graph Search

How Privacy Works with Graph Search | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Graph Search helps you find people, places and things—and explore Facebook in a whole new way.
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From Facebook's point of view:  How to improve your privacy setting in preparing for the rollout of Graph Search

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(August 2013 Update) By The Numbers: 39 Amazing Facebook Stats

(August 2013 Update) By The Numbers: 39 Amazing Facebook Stats | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Here are a bunch of amazing Facebook stats that illustrate just how vast their empire is. Updated for August 2013.
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Average time spent on Facebook per user per month: 8.3 hours Percentage of Facebook users that log in at least once a day:76% 
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"Facebook is trying too hard." Why some teens are turned off by Facebook.

"Facebook is trying too hard."  Why some teens are turned off by Facebook. | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
At 13, I’ve been noticing something different: Facebook is losing teens lately. And I think I know why.
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Regardless of the platform, this young writer appears to be quite media literate.  I am glad that some people are putting thought into the effects of social media.  One takeaway is that some kids feel that "Facebook is trying too hard."

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Track-Off Us | Watch a Film About Internet Privacy & Take Action

Track-Off Us | Watch a Film About Internet Privacy & Take Action | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

This is going to be a great documentary.  

ENOUGH ALREADY: Tell your lawmakers to educate themselves about online privacy rights. Urge them to watch the startling new film, Terms and Conditions May Apply and take action at www.trackoff.us

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"We decided that these would be the social norms now, and we just went for it."  - Mark Zuckerberg.  A new documentary to focus on privacy.

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Ken Morrison's curator insight, July 15, 2013 8:04 AM

I'm pretty excited to learn from this documentary.  It looks like it was well made.

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Everything You Need to Know About Facebook Sponsored Stories

Everything You Need to Know About Facebook Sponsored Stories | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
There are more than 10 different types of Facebook Sponsored Stories. They are easy and efficient to create. Here's the what, why and how...
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Are your Facebook page views going down?  Are you considering purchasing a sponsored Story? This short post will make everything much more clear.  For about six weeks, the Facebook page that I manage has experienced a lull in traffic.  I simply do not know what has caused the siginificant drop in traffic.  During that time, I have seen some brands market sponsored stories very well and others have a lot to learn. I am glad that I read this article to help me know my options more clearly.

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Are your Facebook page views going down?  Are you considering purchasing a sponsored Story? This short post will make everything much more clear.  For about six weeks, the Facebook page that I manage has experienced a lull in traffic. I simply do not know what has caused the siginificant drop in traffic. During that time, I have seen some brands market sponsored stories very well and others have a lot to learn. I am glad that I read this article to help me know my options more clearly.

 
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20 Tips for Improving your Facebook Artist Page

20 Tips for Improving your Facebook Artist Page | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

How to use your Facebook page more wisely as an online marketing tool.

 

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From creating customized URLs to creating bitly links to your other sites, this article gives some great tips for beginners and some interesting insight  for more experienced users.  I like that it also talks about how to write for the Facebook crowd.

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13 Desktop Wallpapers To Kickstart Your Creativity

13 Desktop Wallpapers To Kickstart Your Creativity | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Bite-size wisdom from Jonathan Adler, Alexis Ohanian, Paula Scher, Tony Fadell, and more.
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10 Ways to Master Facebook's EdgeRank Algorithm to Reach More Fans

10 Ways to Master Facebook's EdgeRank Algorithm to Reach More Fans | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Hmmm...that title sounds like it was written by an engineer. Perhaps a better title would be: Phooey on You EdgeRank. I Know How to Reach My Fans Desp
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EdgeRank = Everything.  If you are spending the time to create content, you should take the time to help it get seen. You can only do that by learning the EdgeRank Algorithm.

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Dearth of Information Keeps Many Students From Studying Abroad, Survey Finds - Global - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Dearth of Information Keeps Many Students From Studying Abroad, Survey Finds - Global - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Other key factors include the cost, as well as students' ignorance of programs that can help pay the expenses.
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What Facebook's New News Feed Means for Marketers

What Facebook's New News Feed Means for Marketers | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Facebook on Thursday unveiled its first major redesign of the News Feed since 2009, making the page more visually rich, and giving users new options to filter what they see by d...
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