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social media and libraries

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 12th November 2014

Use of social media by the library current practices and future opportunities (White Paper) http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/access/white-paper-social-media.pdf #tfsocialmedia Social media objectives:  promotion  collection management tool Outreach  teaching and learning Opportunities and challenges opportunity to build a sense of community between the library and its users the variability of skills across library staff for using social media effectively, striking [...]

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Demographic Trends For Social Networks

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd November 2014

REVEALED: The Demographic Trends For Every Social Network http://www.businessinsider.com/2014-social-media-demographics-update-2014-9#ixzz3I0n3G8jK  

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SnapChat

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 2nd October 2014

My Note: Excellent article with ideas for promoting the MakerSpace Is Snapchat a Business Tool? Yes. http://www.inc.com/adam-fridman/is-snapchat-a-business-tool-yes.html Snapchat is a Smartphone application that allows users to send photos or short videos to another user. But with Snapchat messages, they disappear after viewing–usually in just a few seconds–so they can’t be forwarded or saved. how do [...]

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Emerging Social Networks

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 17th September 2014

Emerging Social Networks http://www.practicalecommerce.com/articles/72917-13-Emerging-Social-Networks-to-Watch Learnist Learnist is a crowd-sourced collection of knowledge, with web, text and video content covering thousands of topics. Boards are curated by knowledge leaders, providing content from the people who know it best. Create your own expert knowledge boards on the Learnist website and browse with the iOS and Android apps. Learnist [...]

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Some 13-Year-Olds Tell Us Why They Think Facebook Stinks

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 3rd November 2013

Some 13-Year-Olds Tell Us Why They Think Facebook Stinks Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/why-tweens-and-teens-think-facebook-stinks-2013-11#ixzz2jcxYYSSr now that he has a phone, he would rather check out other cooler options, like Snapchat, Vine, and Instagram. words are less important than images and videos “I wouldn’t de-activate,” Aidan said. “It’s still a way to connect, I just won’t check it often.”

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