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Research: Facebook Gender and Cyberbullying Targets

Research: Facebook Gender and Cyberbullying Targets | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Female university students are more likely to be ridiculed online about their sexual activity, and men are more likely to be bullied about their sexual orientation and whether they’re skilled or talented enough at sports and hobbies, a new study has found. A new study out of the University of Puget Sound, led by Nicholas Brody, an assistant professor in communication studies, examined nearly 500 instances of cyberbullying on Facebook.
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Unfortunately, some things haven't changed-women are still being bullied (online) about their "social" life, and men about their sexual orientation and "sports" skills 

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Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas

Social Media for Teachers: Guides, Resources, and Ideas | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Social media can provide great tools for education. Yet, many teachers remain reluctant to use them. Matt Davis has gathered some of the best resources to help teachers get started.
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Nice selection of teacher guides for using Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest with your students.

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What's Really the Difference Between Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles?

What's Really the Difference Between Facebook Pages, Groups and Profiles? | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
With several overlapping features, Facebook's Pages, groups and profiles leave many users confused.

Via Bonnie Burns
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Profile: Share your story (work or personal)

Groups: Share with a small group of people: Family, friends, teammates, or co-workers

Pages: For businesses, organizations and "brands" to share and connect with people

 

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Bonnie Burns's curator insight, October 20, 2014 12:11 PM

Together, these three functions help us stay connected, but each has its own purpose and works for different types of content. Whether you want to stay in touch with friends, promote your brand or meet others with the same hobbies, we can help you determine which tool will most effectively meet your needs.

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Facebook Will Introduce 'New Product' on June 20

Facebook Will Introduce 'New Product' on June 20 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Facebook sent out invitations to press Friday for an event at its Menlo Park, Calif., campus on June 20.

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No one knows what they're going to announce-whether major or minor-but journalists are lining up to attend..

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9 Tips for Using Facebook For eLearning: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals

9 Tips for Using Facebook For eLearning: The Ultimate Guide For eLearning Professionals | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
How To Use Facebook For eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know
Facebook is an increasingly popular social networking site that helps us keep in touch with friends and stay up-to-date with the latest news and events.
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plus 4 pros and 4 cons of using Facebook with your students..

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4 ways to incorporate social media in the classroom

4 ways to incorporate social media in the classroom | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Efforts to police students' social media activity have made headlines recently, but how can these platforms be used to their benefit? 
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Ideas for using Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, and Facebook with your students.

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iOS 7 and Facebook Hashtags Debut and Other Top Comments

iOS 7 and Facebook Hashtags Debut and Other Top Comments | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

This week's major news can be summed up with a clean "#iOS7." Facebook (finally) rolled out hashtag support, and Apple debuted the next "biggest thing to happen to the iPhone since the iPhone" since the last "biggest thing to happen to the iPhone...the bright new iOS 7

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Let's just say, not everyone likes the new design..of iOS 7

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