The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained. On the web today, things change fast. New applications launch every day, and existing applications continue to evolve and add new features. Just this year we witnessed the debut of Google+ and the introduction of Facebook Timeline. 5 Excellent Cloud Tools You Should Be Using. It seems like everything is moving to the cloud from documents to photos to podcasts; plus more and more services are implementing cloud storage for security reasons.
While 10 years ago you needed to have actual space on your computer or mobile device in order to save and access files, now you really don’t need much because free cloud storage is everywhere. Since there are so many new and useful cloud tools that are regularly popping up on the scene, I decided to share 5 that I feel are extremely beneficial to bloggers and social media users. So here are 5 excellent cloud tools that you should be using, if you aren’t already. Pogoplug Plain and simple, Pogoplug is “cloud storage for your mobile life”.
Higher education web resources from A to Z. It may be I’ve been reading too many children books lately, but everything seems to be pointing back to those 26 symbols we know so well.
It’s all about the A-B-C’s in education, why should resources for higher education professionals be any different? A is for Analytics. The beauty of the web is the wealth of information cataloging user behavior. Karine Joly interviewed Avinash Kaushink on the subject and posted a great story here: Avinash Kaushik on Higher Ed Websites and Web Analytics.
B is for Blogs. 6 Ways Digital Learning is Changing Teaching. Email Share December 1, 2011 - by Tom Vander Ark 0 Email Share I visited Wireless Generation , a leading education technology company, in Brooklyn this week.
In a discussion about Getting Smart , a couple dozen employees including teachers and technologists asked great questions about the future of learning. Here are two more. 600 Ressources en Flash pour l’école. « e-teachers. Les médias sociaux en images et avec humour. Le blog de la formation professionnelle et continue. 150 réseaux sociaux incontournables pour un Community Manager. Shoestringmedia.com. Réseaux sociaux: "N'attendez pas que les recruteurs vous trouvent"
Social Media's Slow Slog Into the Ivory Towers of Academia - Josh Sternberg - Technology. Underpinning a disdain for social media in higher education is the assumption that incoming students have an inherent aptitude for new technologies "If you took a soldier from a thousand years ago and put them on a battlefield, they'd be dead," Howard Rheingold, a professor teaching virtual community and social media at Stanford University, told me one morning via Skype.
"If you took a doctor from a thousand years ago and put them in a modern surgical theater, they would have no idea what to do. Take a professor from a thousand years ago and put them in a modern classroom, they would know where to stand and what to do. " Terms like "digital native" and "digital immigrant" have been used by marketers as a way of differentiating generations. How social video is changing online advertising. Social media is changing the way brands use online advertising.
One of the most striking examples of this change is social video, where users opt-in to view videos on their own, and then share them or take other actions. Unlike pre-roll, expanding banners, and other interruptive video units, social video puts users in control. This new structure challenges long-held beliefs about the efficiency of traditional reach-and-frequency spending, and it has made social video one of the hottest new segments of online advertising. We recently released data that shed light on social video trends and usage patterns. The Virtues of Video. What if your struggling students could view demonstrations of difficult math concepts as often as necessary?
Picture your students asking questions of an expert diver as she explores Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Or imagine a motivated student in a remote location attending an advanced placement physics class without leaving home. Providing such enriching learning activities, even with limited funds, is no fantasy; it's possible through live, interactive video. Much of what we define as education can now take place anywhere, anytime—and much of it can be acquired free through resources available over the Internet. Twitter. 50 Brilliant Apps to Enhance Your Twitter Experience. Without a doubt, Twitter is one of the best innovations of the century.
It’s a simple idea coupled with a simple interface that took them to the stratosphere. But after a few years and millions of dollars in venture funding, Twitter’s simplicity isn’t what people are looking for anymore. New features are hard to come by, and whatever pushed out is just way too cosmetic. Right from the start, most of the innovation in the Twitter ecosystem has been coming from third party developers.
How to Find the Best Twitter Hashtags. Diigo/My Library. Has Facebook Killed Email? [Infographic] These days, if I meet a new friend we add each other to Facebook.
If the person is particularly fascinating, I try to get their Twitter. If it’s a work colleague, I ask them to link me on LinkedIn. Email is an afterthought. Toute l'info sur Foursquare. Social Intelligence. Google + - Another Tombstone for the Social Media Graveyard? MySpace, Bebo, Friendster, Google Wave, Google Buzz, Ping.
All brand names that meant something once, some of which had tens of millions of users in the online social space, all have something else in common; they tried to be David to Facebook’s Goliath and came off worse. All of them brought something new to the online social space, a different way to interact with other members, a quirky feature or niche focus. Is Google Making us E-tards? While recently at a friendly gathering of young hooligans, I found myself engaged in a lighthearted debate on how the advent of the internet is affecting the brains of the youth.
I must confess, despite having done little research on the subject, I had already made conclusions of my own based on personal experience. My opinion was (and still is) that the internet is ultimately expanding the possibilities of innovation for the coming generations. It is a catalyst for open communication and will provide us with mental framework that will propel the geniuses of our time forward with more vigor than ever before. The person I was talking to did not agree with my somewhat sunny view of the internet. Panorama des réseaux sociaux en France, Infographie. Cours 8 – Réseaux sociaux et identité numérique.