social media

10weeks to a Web2.0 You Social Media Training Program

Well, it’s official. The 10Weeks to a Web2.0 You Social Media Training Program kicks off today. Right now, this is just for library staff, but we are collecting up all of the training tools, presentations, etc. to create a website which anyone can use. I’m co-teaching blogging and then image editing (the fun stuff, right?) I thought about switching out blogging for moviemaking, too, but ...

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Presentations/Training Spring/Summer 2010

This takes me up to early June (and dreaming of vacation), but here is what is on my schedule: March 30, 7 pm. Semantic web & metadata (I’m tentatively calling this Semantic Web for Catalogers): Guest Lecturer/VSU MLIS program April 15, 7 pm: Intro to Free Image Editors: Gimp, Aviary & more : UGA Linux Group/Chugalug — — Open to anyone on the UGA Linux ...

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What happened to tr.im (& reviews of URL shorteners)

Wandered over to shorten a URL @tr.im and found this: tr.im is no longer accepting URL shortening requests via its website. May we respectfully suggest that you choose one of the many other wonderful alternatives available. Please understand that this does not affect any software that has tr.im available within it. tr.im‘s API is available, and redirections are working normally. Found this article about it:http://thenextweb.com/us/2010/03/22/trim-small-app-problem/ ...

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Your private life, well, it’s not so private (higher ed, social media, and privacy)

Interesting article about faculty and social media, touching a tiny bit on online presence & digital identity ( because you know — say it with me kids — if you’re not building your digital identity, someone is building it for you…) but also further removes the illusion that faculty members — or anyone, for that matter — can maintain a completely private life on the ...

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More changes at Facebook / removing profile boxes

Heads up… more changes for Facebook.I’ve gotten 3 notices in the last 3 days about moving applications to tabs. Profile boxes are going away. I have my Pandora playlist embedded in what I thought was a box, but FB calls it an information area, so maybe that one is okay. It does appear that you can still move them to a Boxes tab to put ...

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Question of the Day: How to search your own tweets at twitter

So, this was MY question today: as in, I wanted to re-post a tweet about moonshine arts & literary magazine. I couldn’t quite remember what I wrote and I didn’t use a #hashtag. So what to do? How do you search your own twitter feed? There are lots of cool trending tools out there, but those are very limited in terms of timeframe. I personally ...

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So, what does an Emerging Technologies Group talk about?

Thought you’d never ask…Here is the agenda for Weds. afternoon meeting of the Emerging Technologies Group… we are still playing with our acronym ET or EMT… I kind of like EMT.Robin = me (I chair, btw…)————– Agenda 2/17/2010 Tie up RSS/multimedia pages (Robin/Amy) — any lingering questions or issues? (webpages created to highlight our multimedia and also all of the feeds we are generating…) Libraries ...

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