Monthly Archives: March 2016

A social and collaborative approach to annotation: @hypothes_is is a free social annotation tool which allows users to discuss, collaborate, organise your research, or take personal notes. Annotating can be public and open to anyone, confined to small groups or used by individuals. What does the software do? The … Continue reading

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How to cite social media in academic writing

  Referencing and citation is an important part of any writing. This post looks at some recommendations and consideration when citing social media. Citations have several important purposes: to uphold intellectual honesty (or avoiding plagiarism), to attribute prior or unoriginal work … Continue reading

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Twitter at 10 and the evolution of the Twitter logo

  The first tweet Co-founder Dorsey sent the first tweet, on March 21, 2006 which said “Just setting up my twttr”. You will note that the original name for Twitter was Twttr. (Image source: just setting up my twttr — … Continue reading

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A cautionary tale and how to remove an unwanted connection on LinkedIn

I’ve been a member of LinkedIn since early 2008 and until last week have never had the need to dis-connect with anyone. The connection request in question was one that I received from an individual whose profile stated that he was … Continue reading

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