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The Kentucky Department of Education announced it has officially joined the social networking phenomenon by launching a Twitter and a Facebook page. The jump was spurred by a desire to update members of the community about meetings and updates more quickly, said a press release . The state's education commissioner, Terry Holliday, is a proponent of social media, using his own Twitter page , as well as blogs and websites, to communicate with others.
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Social media was all hype when I registered on Twitter in 2008 and Facebook was still just a platform for connecting friends and family.
You’ve likely seen friends posting links to Quora in their Twitter feeds and on Facebook by now and wondered what the latest fuss was about.
Twitter: Getting Started
As Twitter develops and the numbers using it increases, businesses and individuals are finding new opportunities exist within those 140 characters.
While protests rage on in Egypt , Twitter called for free expression and transparency in a manifesto published on its blog. Co-written by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and the company's General Counsel and former Google lawyer Alexander Macgillivray , the post casts Twitter as a trustworthy messenger, relaying information between hundreds of millions of users, and only refusing to do so if such messages are illegal or spam. With more than 100 million separate messages transmitted each day, the company says it would be impossible to monitor each and every one.
Bono and Lady Gaga may be duking it out for social media supremacy , which a recent survey tried to determine by measuring the artists' influence online (while somehow leaving out Justin Bieber). But it's worth examining: Is social media even an effective tool to spread one's influence? At least on Twitter, the reach of influencers such as a Gaga--even with her 6.5 million followers--is ephemeral. According to a new report from analytics firm Sysomos , tweets have an incredibly short shelf life.
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It may not seem like it sometimes, but there are rules to Twitter. They’re largely unwritten, but most people who take Twitter seriously subscribe to them.
Many critics of Twitter believe that the 140-character microblog offered by the ubiquitous social network can do little for the education industry . They are wrong.