Social Media for LearningThe aim of this blog is to help you explore the different ways you can interact online using social media and the tools to help you do this.
Introducing Social MediaSo what is social media you might ask? Social Media is an umbrella term for web based and mobile technology that allows the user to produce and share information with others using text and/or media (video, audio, images), who in turn are then able to engage in a interactive dialogue about the content.
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Tag Archives: Twitter
Vine is a new way to share video. This free app (currently only available for iPhone and iPod Touch) allows the user to record and then embed a 6 second video directly in a tweet. You can choose to record one scene … Continue reading →
If you have just joined Twitter welcome to the Twittersphere! Rest assured that whilst it may seem a bit daunting to start with, once you start to follow people that interest you (this is important) you will start to engage … Continue reading →
Lists are a great way to help you organise the people you are following on Twitter into groups. This might be defined by people, interests, topics. For example I follow a variety of different Twitter users that are ‘news’ such … Continue reading →
Twitter has a brand new logo! After six years the logo has been simplified. You can download the new logos from https://twitter.com/logo On Twitter’s blog Doug Bowman, Creative Director says: This bird is crafted purely from three sets of overlapping … Continue reading →
This is a blog about Social Media and will introduce you to some of the many social media tools there are now available. What is Social Media Social Media is the use of web-based and mobile technologies which allows the user … Continue reading →