social media

..so, how do you *do* twitter? Advice & thoughts on getting started with twitter

Question of the day: …so, how do you *do* twitter? It seems different than fb. Any words of wisdom? A:Twitter is different from facebook for me.Twitter is a very dynamic sharing, learning, and network tool. Facebook can be that, too, but it’s more a mashup and convulated (imho). So how do I do it? Use ‘tweet this’ buttons. When I read some (google reader, facebook, ...

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On friending & following – why I don’t follow you

I posted this some time back, but I think it’s something to review every year. I’d love to connect with you on @: twitter, my blog, or linkedIn (please add a note to your request). You can also connect with me at my facebook page. If I unfollow (or unfan or unfriend or do not accept your request) it’s not that I like you any ...

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Connecting with me in social space

Hey there,Want to connect with me at facebook?Please visit http://www.facebook.com/RobinFayArts – I share a weekly photo, technology news and more. I’d love to start a conversation with you there! I don’t accept friend requests to my PERSONAL account unless I tell you to friend me. we’re close friends in real life. we already have a relationship at another social media site. you’re family and use ...

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How to create a website without writing code or using something like dreamweaver (QOD)

So, my question of the day (QOD) is:I use Dreamweaver to design web pages. Do any of you use something that you would consider “easy” to use? I am trying to teach someone else how to manage a simple web site. A: Some questions to consider: How big is the site  Is it hosted on their own webspace Can it migrated to a simple CMS ...

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Peekyou, search across the web, social media & more

peerindex (a reputation management/metrics site) has launched a new search engine called peekyou (http://www.peekyou.com). It searches across facebook, linkedin, twitter, friendster, myspace, several people search engines (intellius, spokeo, etc.) and even wikipedia. Results include email addresses, phone numbers, documents, web sites, and public records (although some of those results are offered through paid services like through peoplesearch or spokeo). An interesting idea even though search ...

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Big changes to Facebook privacy (an overview)

So Facebook is rolling out new changes to your news feed (you may have it already). On the plus side for privacy: You can control who sees stuff that is posted about you (like tagged photos) which finally closes one huge privacy leak (changes will not affect older photos but you can retrospectively change them – tomorrow’s blog topic!). You can also limit old posts ...

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Call for proposals: Connecting, Assessing & Innovatinges

Call for Proposals Due September 7: ELI 2012 Annual Meeting Submit a preconference seminar or session proposal by September 7 for the ELI 2012 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas, and online, February 13–15. This year’s theme is “Taking the Pulse: Connecting, Assessing, and Innovating.” We will explore a rich matrix of themes that capture key opportunities and challenges facing the teaching and learning community. Some ...

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