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Rhondda Powling

How to Cite Facebook, Twitter & APPs | Library News and Tips - 2 views

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    "Though your instructors will often ask for scholarly or peer-reviewed sources, you may occasionally want to cite one of these social networking or app sources for your coursework or discussions. "
Tania Sheko

AP Exclusive: CIA following Twitter, Facebook - Yahoo! News - 2 views

  • Since tweets can't necessarily be pegged to a geographic location, the analysts broke down reaction by languages.
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      People are adding geographical location to their tweets and statuses and are being encouraged to do so on Facebook and things like Foursquare.
John Pearce

The 10 Best and Worst Ways Social Media Impacts Education - Edudemic - 4 views

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    Social networking communities are here to stay. Facebook has over 500 million users, while Twitter has over 200 million. That's not even counting blogs or YouTube video blogs. There's no doubt that students are actively engaged in online communities, but what kind of effects are these sites having and how can parents counteract the bad and bolster the positive?
John Pearce

The Twitter Trap - NYTimes.com - 1 views

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    "Last week my wife and I told our 13-year-old daughter she could join Facebook. Within a few hours she had accumulated 171 friends, and I felt a little as if I had passed my child a pipe of crystal meth. I don't mean to be a spoilsport, and I don't think I'm a Luddite. I edit a newspaper that has embraced new media with creative, prizewinning gusto. I get that the Web reaches and engages a vast, global audience, that it invites participation and facilitates - up to a point - newsgathering. But before we succumb to digital idolatry, we should consider that innovation often comes at a price. And sometimes I wonder if the price is a piece of ourselves. "
John Pearce

Facebook vs Twitter Infographic - DigitalSurgeons.com - 1 views

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    This is an interesting breakdown of the 2010 stats related to Facebook vs Twitter.
John Pearce

Web 2.0 Suicide Machine - Meet your Real Neighbours again! - Sign out forever! - 2 views

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    Liberate your newbie friends with a Web2.0 suicide! This machine lets you delete all your energy sucking social-networking profiles, kill your fake virtual friends, and completely do away with your Web2.0 alterego. The machine is just a metaphor for the website which moddr_ is hosting; the belly of the beast where the web2.0 suicide scripts are maintained. Our service currently runs with Facebook, Myspace, Twitter and LinkedIn! Commit NOW!
Rhondda Powling

100 Inspiring Ways to Use Social Media In the Classroom | Online Universities - 3 views

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    "Social media may have started out as a fun way to connect with friends, but it has evolved to become a powerful tool for education and business. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter and tools such as Skype are connecting students to learning opportunities in new and exciting ways. Whether you teach an elementary class, a traditional college class, or at an online university, you will find inspirational ways to incorporate social media in your classroom with this list."
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    A variety of uses for social media, linked to real examples by educators in the classroom.
John Pearce

McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Internet-Age Writing Syllabus and Course Overview. - 0 views

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    This highly amusing look at the world of Web 2.0 as viewed through the INTERNET-AGE WRITING SYLLABUS AND COURSE OVERVIEW is a salutary reminder to those of us who have latently become besotted by the wonders of social networking that "All that Twitters is not told". As Mr McSweeney suggests the course is the perfect antidote to those who are worried what to do; "As print takes its place alongside smoke signals, cuneiform, and hollering ......." I 4 1 wll B signing up 4 I cn hz writng skls
Darrel Branson

New E-family stays connected | Australian IT - 0 views

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    NEW internet technologies like twitter are strengthening family ties and bridging the generation gap between kids, parents and grandparents, according to a new survey. The findings fly in the face of concerns the internet is driving a wedge between families and alienating parents from their kids. According to the Norton Online Living Report, released today, tools like twitter, Facebook, Skype, webcams, photo and video sharing sites and instant messaging are keeping families connected.
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