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The Beginner's Guide to Social Media

The Beginner's Guide to Social Media
Whether it's keeping up on the latest web memes on Reddit or Tumblr, following your favorite comedians on Twitter, profesionally networking on LinkedIn, or staying in touch with college friends on Facebook, social media has become an integrated and constant part of our everyday lives. To digital natives, it may be difficult to imagine a world where these tools aren't at our fingertips, but the fact is, new users join these services every day. For the uninitiated, check out our beginner's guides to get started on Tumblr, Twitter, Reddit, LinkedIn and Facebook. 1. The Beginner's Guide to Tumblr This micro-blogging platform brings together bloggers, brands and tastemakers. If you're already comfortable tumbling, check out these our tips and tricks for power users: 2. It may not be the sexiest social network out there, but LinkedIn now has 161 million members in more than 200 countries, making it the world’s largest professional network on the web. Already have a profile? 3.

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5 Ways Social Media Can Inspire Young Artists When we were in school, budding artists lugged around black sketchbooks and convened at informal coffeehouses to share their talents. Today’s kids gather inspiration online via Pinterest and showcase their singing and storytelling skills on YouTube and Snapchat. Here are five ways your students can draw on social media to fuel their creativity. 1. Use social media to talk about audience. Between sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, it’s never been easier to put one’s artwork out there for the world to see. Resources Social Media can be more than a little overwhelming. Here are some great resources to help get you oriented! Understanding Different Platforms There are tons of Social Media platforms online, depending on your niche or market. Here, however, is a list of the most commonly used platforms and how to use them.

10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy Social Media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn't something everyone already knew! If you're managing social media for your business, it might be useful to know about some of the most surprising social media statistics this year. Here are ten that might make you rethink the way you're approaching social media. 1. Social Media for Administrators As I have done a lot of work with school administrators on why they should be using social media and some practical ways to use it within their schools, I wanted to compile some articles together that will help schools/organizations move forward. They will be listed under two categories; the why and the how. The articles are listed below: The Why The Need for Courageous Leadership – If new ideas are going to happen and we are going to encourage risks, we need to take risks as well.

Building up Social Media Marketing Strategy What are Social Media In order to define the scope of this article, I would like to start with the basics: what are Social Media? Social Media are all the platforms that efficiently provide companies and individuals with . Using Social Media as a marketing tool implies accepting this horizontal communication and consequently . Why a strategy? How To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy Infographic Social Learning Infographics Teacher Infographics Would you like to know How to use Pinterest in the Classroom in a meaningful and relevant way? At the How To Use Pinterest With Bloom’s Taxonomy Infographic you will find 25 ways to integrate Bloom’s Taxonomy with Pinterest. By incorporating Pinterest into your lesson plans and overall classroom culture you will give you and your students a fun way to teach and learn. TeachBytes created this awesome infographic. You are more than welcome to share it with fellow teachers and educators and of course to print it out.

10 Types of Images to Boost Your Social Media Engagement Bob Cargill | April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments inShare9 Photos and videos have been proven to boost engagement with social media posts, so here are 10 different ways you can incorporate them into your brand's next post. As a writer by trade, it's not easy for me to utter these words, but I'm not going to lie: On social media, a picture is worth a thousand words. It's true. A Teenager’s View on Social Media — Backchannel Written by an actual teen I read technology articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, especially in regards to social media. However, I have yet to see a teenager contribute their voice to this discussion. This is where I would like to provide my own humble opinion.

21st-Century Learning Using Social Media: Advice from Finland Petri Ahokas works with students in Finland Many teachers believe social media doesn’t have a place in the 21st-century learning environment; it is simply a tool for people to keep their friends up to date with their lives, right? Or is it? Teacher Petri Ahokas, from Turun Normaalikoulu school, Norssi in Finland, explains how he uses social media ethically and legally to engage his eight and nine year old students in learning.

The 2015 Social Media Keyboard Shortcuts Guide - Infographic - Save yourself loads of time every day by speeding up your social network browsing with some lightning fast keyboard shortcuts! We’ve put together a list of social media keyboard shortcuts for Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr and Google +. A shortcut is a key combination that links up with a specific command that would otherwise be accessible through a menu via a click of a mouse button. blog.hootsuite One of our favorite quotes, provenance unknown, is “You don’t really understand something unless you can explain it to your grandmother.” But how many of us tried explaining social media to non-users, such as our older relatives, or even the C-suite of our companies, and failed to do justice to all its benefits? The challenge is underestimated, since the definition of social media is in the state of constant flux.