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Social Media (Networking) Activity and Enhancing Learning (Part 1)

Social Media Wordle (c) Dr. John Weidert | learning education college students networking blogs blogging wiki video interactivity YouTube Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Tubulr Social networks existed long before the Internet and have been influential in providing for interpersonal support (Wellman, 1992), social and political movements (Tilly, 1994); and inter-organizational associations (Nohria & Eccles, 1992), however, interconnecting computers with media-rich virtual environments creates another dimension of the traditional social network—a social media network.Read More

Getting your comments approved on social media and blog sites

spammer Most social media sites and blogs that allow comments on articles and other content usually use a gatekeeper system to reduce the amount of spam and spurious information on their site. Like clockwork, I spend upwards of two hours each Saturday morning sorting through comments that have been held by the system for review. I like to keep my social media sites and my media professor site clean and simple. I’m probably not alone.Read More