The Beginner's Guide to Instagram Update: This post was updated November 2013 to reflect current statistics and tools. Even if you don't use Instagram, we're guessing you've encountered an Instagram image somewhere on the web — even if you didn't realize it. Instagram's calling card is the photo filter, a digital layer that, when added to a standard photo, gives it the appearance of professional editing. Some filters enhance the colors in a photo, while other dull the light to a soft glow for an aged, vintage appearance. But while Instagram's filters revolutionized mobile photo editing, they're only a portion of the appeal. Its success caught the eye of the most valuable social network in the world. Instagram has surely come a long way, business-wise, since co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger introduced the app in 2010. We're here to share the Instagram basics, whether you're new to the network or need some additional tips. We'd love to learn about your Instagram experiences. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.
US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing Viral messages begin life by infecting a few individuals and then start to spread across a network. The most infectious end up contaminating more or less everybody. Just how and why this happens is the subject of much study and debate. It is this seed group that fascinates everybody from marketers wanting to sell Viagra to epidemiologists wanting to study the spread of HIV. So a way of finding seed groups in a given social network would surely be a useful trick, not to mention a valuable one. These guys have found a way to identify a seed group that, when infected, can spread a message across an entire network. Their method is relatively straightforward. Having determined the threshold, these guys examine the network and look for all those individuals who have more friends than this critical number. In the next, step, they repeat this process, looking for all those with more friends than the critical threshold and pruning those with the greatest excess. And the algorithm works well.
5 ways Google Analytics can help you to "growth hack" your business To get the best out of this amazing platform and to increase your online (and offline) sales and goals, you need to know what you’re doing. If used well, Google Analytics can allow for some strong “growth hacking” for your company. Growth hacking is about leveraging user behaviour and data through testing and adapting your product to give users what they want and need, therefore resulting in online growth. By harnessing the powers of Google Analytics, and really understanding what information to pull from it, and what that information means, you could apply your learnings to your strategies to increase the growth rate of your business. So if you want to you “growth hack” your business and then you need to take advantage of the capabilities of Google Analytics and to significantly grow your online revenue then here are the five most important ‘must haves’. 1. Do you know how many users are coming from Mobile traffic (smart phones, tablets, Kindle, wearables, etc.)? 2. 3. 4. 5.
Tips Jitsi (SIP Communicator) | Main / HomePage Jitsi (formerly SIP Communicator) is an audio/video and chat communicator that supports protocols such as SIP, XMPP/Jabber, AIM/ICQ, Windows Live, Yahoo! and many other useful features. Jitsi is Open Source / Free Software, and is available under the terms of the LGPL. JetBrains have just contributed free WebStorm licenses to the entire Jitsi team to help with our work on Jitsi Meet. Thanks JetBrains! Jitsi Videobridge and JitMeet at the VoIP Users Conference Jitsi made a guest appearance at VoIP Users Conferemce episode 482 this Friday. Three more days to apply for Jitsi’s GSoC! The GSoC application deadline is this Friday (March 21). The advice first appeared on planet.ubuntu.com which was relaying Daniel Pocock’s post. Jitsi in Google Summer of Code 2014! We are happy to announce that Jitsi is taking part in Google Summer of Code 2014 ! Our JitMeet talk at FOSDEM Learn about Jitsi Videobridge and JitMeet at BlogGeek Open Hangouts with WebRTC, Jitsi Videobridge and COLIBRI
Instagram And Snapchat Becoming More Popular Among Kids, Facebook Considered Less 'Cool' WASHINGTON — After Friendster came MySpace. By the time Facebook dominated social media, parents had joined the party, too. But the online scene has changed - dramatically, as it turns out - and these days even if you're friends with your own kids on Facebook, it doesn't mean you know what they're doing. Thousands of software programs now offer cool new ways to chat and swap pictures. The most popular apps turn a hum-drum snapshot into artistic photography or broadcast your location to friends in case they want to meet you. Parents who want to keep up with the curve should stop thinking in terms of imposing time limits or banning social media services, which are stopgap measures. "What sex education used to be, it's now the `technology talk' we have to have with our kids," said Rebecca Levey, a mother of 10-year-old twin daughters who runs a tween video review site called KidzVuz.com and blogs about technology and educations issues. There are general security concerns, too. Rep.
Social Media Demographics – Instagram, Tumblr, and Pinterest - Agile Impact Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest are very popular social networks. All 3 are image based, and while they are used by thousands of people every day, they can be ineffective if you’re not targeting the right demographic. Unlike Twitter and Facebook, demographics for these 3 sites are a bit more specific. Instagram Instagram is probably the most diverse social network out of the three. Some 20% of female cell phone users aged 18 and up use the app, compared to 16% of males. 43% of 18-29-year-old cell phone users report using Instagram. While Instagram’s main users are definitely teens and young adults, 18% of cell phone users ages 30-49 said they also use Instagram. Instagram Stats: Among Instagram users, 24% say they use it several times a day.There are 150 million active users.There are 1.2 billion likes daily and an average of 55 million photos posted per day. Tumblr Tumblr may not be the most popular social network, but the users that are on Tumblr are very dedicated to the site. Pinterest
Posting Basics How do I post something to Tumblr? Ready to post something to your blog? Grand. On the web: You've got two buttons to choose from. At the top of your dashboard, you can click the icon of the type of post you want to make.Or, from anywhere on your dashboard, you can click the blue compose button that's always hanging out in the upper right-hand corner. On mobile: Just tap the blue compose button at the bottom of your screen. I have a few blogs. On the web: In any post form, click the arrow next to your blog name. On mobile: In any post form, tap your blog name. How do I post a photo? You’ve got several options, my little friend. On the web: First, open a new photo post form. Click the camera icon to upload images from your computer.Drag files directly from your desktop into the post form.Or click the globe icon to post a photo from a specific URL. Tip: To add click-through links, hover over the photo and click the link icon that appears in the top right corner. How do I post a photoset?
Internet : quatre outils indispensables à Homo bordelicus - Technologie Le Cloud d'après Mindmeister. Seuls les gens désordonnés savent le calvaire qu'ils vivent au quotidien. Ces numéros de téléphone griffonnés sur des tickets de caisse. Ces notes d'une importance capitale disséminées dans une brouettée de feuilles volantes. Ce bureau dont l'aspect général évoque plus volontiers une décharge qu'un environnement de travail rationnel. Si le mal est souvent incurable, il existe heureusement des palliatifs. Les Google apps : gérer ses mails, ses contacts et son agenda Faut-il encore présenter Gmail, la messagerie de Google ? Limitations : Payant au-delà de 7 Go de mails ou 1 Go de documents importés. L'astuce : N'attendez jamais : encodez immédiatement vos nouveaux contacts professionnels dans Gmail ou sur un smartphone synchronisé avec votre compte Google. Essayez aussi : Pour ceux que l'hégémonie de Google hérisse, Yahoo ! Dropbox : tout stocker en deux clics Essayez aussi : Le service concurrent Box offre 5 Go de stockage gratuit.
7 Networking Tips From The Most Successful Super Connector Ilya Pozin is an entrepreneur, writer and investor. He is the founder of Open Me a social greeting card company, and Ciplex, a digital marketing agency. “It’s not about what you know — it’s about who you know.” Chances are you’ve heard this phrase before. But is it really true? A new class of entrepreneurial super connectors are proving it to be. Super connectors are people with more than just a strong social media followings and lots of friends. While others may be able to introduce you to an acquaintance, these connectors are making the smart, right introductions that actually lead to real results for everyone involved. To find out their secrets, I spoke to some of the most influential super connectors impacting industries worldwide. 1. “Running a successful business is all about who you know, but who you know is not enough,” said entrepreneur and blogger Lewis Howes. 2. 3. It isn’t about you. 4. Pay things forward, he urges. 5. “Super connectors usually lack time,” Rifkin notes. 6. 7.
Social Networking Fact Sheet Highlights of the Pew Internet Project’s research related to social networking. (Note: This page will be updated whenever new data is available.) As of January 2014, 74% of online adults use social networking sites. As of September 2014: 71% of online adults use Facebook23% of online adults use Twitter26% use Instagram28% use Pinterest28% use LinkedIn For a detailed demographic portrait of users of various social networking sites from September 2014, please see our recent report, Social Media Update 2014. In May 2013, 74% of women were users of social networking sites, compared with 62% of men. Between February 2005 and August 2006, the use of social networking sites among young adult internet users ages 18-29 jumped from 9% to 49%. Mobile The growing ubiquity of cell phones, especially the rise of smartphones, has made social networking just a finger tap away. Social impact Do social networking sites isolate people and truncate their relationships? Creators and curators As of August 2012:
The unofficial, beginner's guide to tumblr Advertisement Table Of Contents Introduction §1–What’s the deal with tumblr? §2–Let’s make a tumblr! §3–How do we use our tumblr? §4–What do tumblrs look like? §5–How to make our tumblr look fancy §6–Why is the search feature so bad on tumblr? §7–Tools for managing your tumblr §8–Going forward with your tumblr §9–Editing your tumblr’s theme Introduction By now you’ve heard of tumblr. Do you want to try to understand it? Also, I’ll try to keep this consistent. tumblr spells their name with a lowercase ‘t’, so I will use a lowercase ‘t’ to spell their name throughout the manual. 1. So, you’ve heard of tumblr, but aren’t sure what it is? For however bizarre it is, it’s also extremely important. This manual will be divided into two parts, each of which will be woven throughout the manual. 2. For the most part, tumblr is extremely easy to use. Here’s the first thing you’ll see when you go to tumblr.com: I’ve made a tumblr to help us get started. Whoops, that username is already taken! Congratulations! 3.
Sauvegarder vos Google Documents sur votre ordinateur Le Brésil a organisé la plus récente coupe du monde de football et accueillera les prochains jeux olympiques d'été. Mais qui sait que ce pays est le premier du monde à avoir fait entrer dans sa législation la protection avancée des droits civils sur Internet ? Qui sait que l'Uruguay est un pays champion des TICE, dans lequel chaque élève du primaire se voit confier un ordinateur portable ? Que Cuba dispose de l'un des meilleurs systèmes éducatifs du monde ? La modestie des nouvelles sur l'Amérique latine dans nos dispositifs d'informations tient peut-être à la barrière linguistique. L'espagnol, parlé par plus de 700 millions de personnes dans le monde, est loin d'avoir le statut de lingua franca dont bénéficie l'anglais. Ce dossier nous a permis d'arpenter la toile hispanophone et lusophone, à la recherche d'informations sur les thèmes transversaux qui nous intéressent tous : la pédagogie, l'usage des TIC en enseignement et formation, le renforcement des capacités des plus démunis.