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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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Chef the movie

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th September 2014

There is a movie about a middle-aged cook, his early-teen son, who TWEETs and VINEs and helps his dad’s career: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2883512/ Good actors but weak plot and movie. My blog entry is not about the movie quality, but about the notion that social media is saving the main character’s career and helps him self-promote.

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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: Vine update opens new ideas for marketing

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th July 2014

The Vine blog is laying out the re-vamping of the app and new venues Vine is exploring: http://blog.vine.co/ Do you use Vine socially? How do you use it? Do you see application of Vine in education?

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5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 4th November 2013

http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/5-creative-ways-to-drive-more-traffic-to-your-blog-posts/ 5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts Promote Your Article Across a “Wider” Variety of Platforms Here are some examples of smaller networks: Quora.com—A question/answer-based website founded by two former Facebook employees. What makes Quora unique is that all content is created, edited and organized by its user community. The [...]

Posted in Dubbler, Empire Avenue, gamification, gaming, Instagram, pinterest, Quora, social media, Tumblr, Vine | No Comments »

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

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 30th October 2013

http://ow.ly/q4BV7

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 »