InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

This Week in Social Media: Vine Introduces New Camera. Twitter add features,

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 24th August 2014

This Week in Social Media: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/new-vine-camera-week-social-media/ Vine becomes more complex/potent and gets in closer competition with YouTube, Twitter gets in a closer closer competition with Facebook, YouTube becomes more complex, Facebook is further pushing adds in our lives, LinkedIn gets closer with SlideShare Vine Introduces New Camera: “The new camera offers powerful ways to edit [...]

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Social Media: Orkut – the end of an era…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 5th July 2014

Some [many] of you might have received the email on the bottom of this IMS blog Orkut (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orkut), created by a Turkish computer specialist was a strong contestant of Facebook and MySpace (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myspace) in the early days when Mark Zuckerberg was only a college kid. While LinkedIn was brought to oblivion by Facebook and reinvented [...]

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Facebook’s referral traffic share grew over 37% in Q1 2014, Pinterest was up 48%, Twitter increased only 1%

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 22nd April 2014

Facebook’s referral traffic share grew over 37% in Q1 2014, Pinterest was up 48%, Twitter increased only 1% http://thenextweb.com/facebook/2014/04/21/facebooks-referral-traffic-share-grew-37-q1-2014-pinterest-48-twitter-increased-1/ Once again, the real winner here is Facebook, Pinterest may be able to challenge it soon though, as it is now driving just over a third of the traffic Facebook is.

Posted in Facebook, LinkedIn, pinterest, social media, YouTube | 1 Comment »

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd November 2013

http://www.edudemic.com/social-media-in-education/ How Social Media Is Being Used In Education good graph on the bottom of the article (http://www.edudemic.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/social-media-for-teaching.jpg) The level of personal use of social media among faculty (70.3 percent) mirrors that of the general population 55 percent of faculty use social media in a professional context (any aspect of their profession outside of teaching), [...]

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The 10 Fastest Growing Apps This Year: Flickr is right after Vine

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

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Posted in Android, Digital literacy, educational technology, information technology, instructional technology, iPAD, media literacy, mobile apps, mobile learning, social media, technology, technology literacy | 1 Comment »

Pro Domo Sua: Are We Puppets in a Wired World? Surveillance and privacy revisited…

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd October 2013

http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2013/nov/07/are-we-puppets-wired-world/ Are We Puppets in a Wired World? But while we were having fun, we happily and willingly helped to create the greatest surveillance system ever imagined, a web whose strings give governments and businesses countless threads to pull, which makes us…puppets. The free flow of information over the Internet (except in places where that flow [...]

Posted in Blog, collaboration and creativity, copyright, Cybersecurity, digital citizenship, digital identity, Digital literacy, Digital rights management (DRM), Digital rights management (DRM), digital storytelling, information technology, issues, media management, mobile apps, mobile devices, mobile learning, privacy, social media, technology, technology literacy | No Comments »