InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

Social Media Feuds: Foursquare versus Yelp

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th May 2014

Battle Of The Brands: Yelp Throws Major Shade At Foursquare In Its iOS Update Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/battle-of-the-brands-yelp-throws-major-shade-at-foursqaure-in-its-ios-update-2014-5#ixzz30keby0pe The newly rebranded Foursquare will get rid of its check-in features and will compete with apps like Yelp, focusing solely on local recommendations. The second app, Swarm, will have check-in capability and show users which of their friends are […]

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SPOC, swarm and MOOC

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 27th September 2013

SPOC as the cousin of smartmobs (http://www.smartmobs.com/author/bryan/) and swarming (http://bwatwood.edublogs.org/2010/08/05/learning-swarms/)?… as per Bryan Alexander Bryan Alexander forwarded the idea of swarming in education some 10 years go: synchronous online communication will break the brick-and-mortar classroom and must lead to offering a f2f class on a specific subject to “swarming” of interested students all around the […]

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