Alternatives to Facebook Groups

LearnDash

Should you be using Facebook Groups to supplement your online course? Recently one of the more common questions I have seen asked of us is whether there are any alternatives to using Facebook Groups for the community portion of an online course. I suspect that the increase in this inquiry is the result of the recent events of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica. Why do we use Facebook Groups for course community building? This naturally is not the case with Facebook.

Learn With Facebook: A New Training Tool

CLO Magazine

Facebook announced Tuesday that it will launch Learn With Facebook, a career development site that focuses on both the hard and soft skills people need to advance in today’s digital workforce. This initiative is part of Facebook’s pledge to train U.S.

Why Facebook Adopted Social Learning, And How You Can Set Up A Social Learning Group

eLearning Industry

One of the largest and most influential companies in the world made its first strategic move into eLearning, and hardly anyone noticed. Social Learning Editors' Choice Facebook For eLearning Facebook For Social Learning Social Learning Platform

Facebook for e-Learning

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/07/2010 Facebook for e-Learning Facebook objective is " to help you connect and share with the people in your life ".

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

take into account our parent company. largest brands including DropBox, Facebook, BP and Credit Suisse transform. Developing a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. 3C O N T E N T S Contents Introduction PA G E 4 Five Steps to a. Results-Driven. Curriculum. PA G E 5 1 Create a project. charter.

Facebook Invests $1 Million to Diversify Tech Talent Pool

CLO Magazine

Facebook recently announced they are investing $1 million in CodePath.org, a nonprofit education technology organization that partners with colleges and major technology companies to help prepare students, especially underrepresented minorities, for future technology careers.

Pros and Cons of Facebook Groups for Your Business

LearnDash

Facebook Groups have risen in popularity recently. I don’t know about you, but recently I have seen a meteoric rise in the number of companies that are using Facebook Groups for customer community building. Coaches, software companies, consultants, online course creators and more are using Groups to bring their customers together. If you’re interested you can join the LearnDash Facebook group here. PROs to Using Facebook Groups.

The drama of Facebook

Learning with e's

The world''s largest and most successful social network, Facebook - celebrated its tenth anniversary in February 2014. billion users , and valued as the third richest company in the U.S., Facebook is a social phenomenon that cannot be ignored.

Facebook: why data privacy matters

Interactive Services

Just last week I posted a picture on my Facebook account. Since this is the type of content I am regularly posting on Facebook, it’s silly to think that if I was hacked, a hacker could have anything to gain from a picture of a young boy and his dog.

This Week on #TalkTech: Microsoft’s Nightmare, Training at Facebook and Google Shortens Attention Spans

Bottom-Line Performance

Topic 1: How might real life training exercises like Facebook’s “hackathon” be applied to other industries? October was CyberSecurity awareness week, and Facebook was not pulling any punches. Mashable: Facebook Hacks Its Employees to Teach Lessons on Cyber Attacks.

Microsoft Teams, Slack, Facebook Workplace Are Taking Over: And We Better Take Notice

Josh Bersin on Enterprise Learning

Research shows that employees spend over 20% of their time on messages unrelated to their jobs , and in most companies, the email system has become real-time. Let’s face it, the paradigm of email is broken.

Employee Engagement: Learning From Leading Tech Companies

Your Training Edge

However, most companies that do drive phenomenal employee engagement have something in common. There are many great tech companies that note incredible results when it comes to engaged culture. Facebook. One such is the Facebook FLiP – Facebook Leadership in Practice.

Stuart Crabb of Facebook #ASTDTK12

Learning Visions

Facebook didn’t invent that, just created a great tool. He’s using Facebook timeline to tell the story). 1970 Marshall McLuhan ‘the medium is the message’ 1995 The Internet 2004 Facebook and the social graph – the social layer of the internet which allows people to connect and share. People want the opportunity to share and connect – this is why it’s taken off, not because Facebook created this amazing product… Newsfeed – sharing the story of what your friends are doing.

How to Lead the Facebook Generation

Mindflash

Gary Hamel, in his weekly WSJ.com blog, writes about the Facebook generation and ways fortune Fortune 500 companies aren’t prepared to deal with this new crop of workers. Training Help Uncategorized employees facebook management workers

How to Add + Edit Facebook Automatic Captions to Video Ads

3Play Media

With the use of captivating visuals and a compelling story, Facebook video ads are a great way to convey important information to consumers. According to an advertising study conducted by Facebook, people watch an astounding 100 million hours of video on the social media platform every day.

7 Golden Rules Of LMS Promotion On Facebook

eLearning Industry

A few years ago, many brands looked down their noses at Facebook, believing it to be a passing fade. Now every company has a Facebook presence. But is it really worth promoting your LMS on this platform, and how can you rise above the social media competition? This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Learning Management Systems Best Learning Management System eLearning Marketing LMS Selection LMS Vendors

Managers Fear Facebook ‘Friending’

CLO Magazine

Most senior managers feel uncomfortable connecting with bosses and employees on Facebook, a new survey shows. In addition, nearly half (49 percent) of those recently polled prefer not to connect with co-workers on Facebook, compared to 41 percent in 2009. The survey was conducted by an independent research firm and is based on telephone interviews with more than 1,000 senior managers at companies with 20 or more employees.

Facebook Fridays

Tony Karrer

A mistitled article - found via Bill Ives on the FastForward blog - Serena Software Adopts Facebook as Corporate Intranet. The real focus of the article is how Serena Software has adopted a practice called Facebook Fridays: Each Friday, employees are granted one hour of personal time to spend on their Facebook profiles and connect with co-workers, customers, family and friends. Companies that do not embrace social networking are making a huge mistake

Research Shows Companies Should Encourage Social Learning

TOPYX LMS

For example, informal learning happens effortlessly when people: Read a statistic or story on Facebook or another social media network. Become knitted into a company’s culture by attending work-related social events. What Do Companies Have to Gain from Social Learning?

Facebook to Train Employees on Political Bias

CLO Magazine

Several former Facebook news curators this spring told Gizmodo they regularly downplayed conservative news stories on the platform’s trending news section despite the fact that such articles were trending on their own among the site’s more than 100 billion users.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise.

Dashe & Thomson

Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Facebook or Kanye West: Which Pop Icon Has a Future in Enterprise Learning? Another subject I’ve never heard anyone say they hate is Facebook. Maybe a few of you hate Facebook.

How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook)

Coffee and Design

Originally posted by Derek Brown on LinkedIn How To Dethrone Google, and Who Will Likely Do It (Hint: Not Facebook). There’s no doubt about it: Google is one of the most innovative, progressive, and dominant companies that capitalism has ever seen.

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Here’s How elearning Helped Facebook Create Super Clients

eLearningMind

This spring, Facebook dipped its toe into eLearning waters with Blueprint, a business management portal to teach small businesses and brands how to effectively utilize Facebook’s marketing tools. But Facebook didn’t launch Blueprint out of the goodness of their hearts. Super clients are those customers that understand a program so innately and completely that they practically do the legwork for a company. Could your company benefit from super clients?

Empower your company trainings with Custom LMS by Paradiso Solutions

Paradiso

Those options are fine if you are thinking on a Facebook profile or even a video conferencing tool. You’ll need to decide if including branding elements like a logo, company colors and custom URL is enough. Paradiso LMS can be a re-branded as your company’s own solution.

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Why Companies Should Spend More on Social Learning | Social.

Dashe & Thomson

Like many enterprise learning companies, we are actively brainstorming ways to incorporate collaborative Web 2.0 In the article she gives some scary statistics: Our recent study showed that 30 percent of US companies spent money on informal learning tools or services in 2010.

5 Companies Likely to Buy Coursera

LearnDash

Similar to Facebook, I think we can reasonably expect the user growth to incrementally increase as the “wannabees” drop out or are gobbled up by competitors. Nothing is really “free” (just look at modern day Facebook or YouTube as an example).

A Text-Book App for Facebook well…mostly for iPad

Kapp Notes

Kno (pronounced “Know&# ) is a company that produces an application to for digital text books for downloading onto iPads, eReaders, the web and now for Facebook. So Facebook textbooks make perfect sense in that context.

Facebook Enterprise Application

Tony Karrer

If you've not seen this, there's a Facebook application by Worklight called Workbook that represents an overlay to turn Facebook into an Enterprise Social Network application. This is something I've been expecting for a while based on some conversations with large organizations who planned to use Facebook as their social network.

Putting Facebook to Work For Your Business

OpenSesame

Assuming you’re one of 995 million people in the world who has a Facebook account, you’ve probably already discovered just how captivating and useful the social networking platform can be. But how do you use Facebook to its full business potential?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Half of Companies Blocking Facebook

Learning Visions

Wednesday, August 22, 2007 Half of Companies Blocking Facebook Christy Tucker has been musing on Social Networking as LMS: Problems and Opportunities. This August 21 article posted by Sharon Gaudin in Information Week reports that Half of Companies are Blocking Facebook: "Employers are increasingly blocking access to Facebook because theyre concerned about the time wasted and the information leaked when workers use social networks on company time."

Developing Leaders in the Facebook Age

CLO Magazine

How we connect — in person, through blogs, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, or through other methods of online collaboration — says more about us than we may realize. To develop leaders in the Facebook era requires that learning professionals create offerings to enable the proper mix of all these ingredients as well as help to ensure leaders can connect through multiple mediums. If a company has an innovation-driven culture, social learning is a natural fit.

Compensation: The Gap in Communicating Company Culture

Everwise

The catchphrase among companies these days is “corporate culture.” The Harvard Business Review recently recorded a 90-minute strategy meeting of Fortune-500 company leaders and found that they brought up the word “culture” a whopping 27 times.

Why You Need Learning to Support Your Company Culture

eLearningMind

That’s because many organizations have the same overarching theme: whatever is done for employees is expressly for the benefit that it offers the company. While it’s true that this sensibility can give employees some amazing benefits, the idea that any work perk is only in place to help the organization’s bottom line doesn’t always reinforce a positive company culture. Learning is a way to challenge the status quo of a company first and employees as a distant second.

20 Team Collaboration Tools For Remote Teams In 2020

Your Training Edge

Facebook Workplace. Facebook offers a robust option that includes all the power of Facebook groups, plus team-oriented options. Why We Love It: Cloud-based: Like regular Facebook, Workplace is always online via the browser or the mobile app. .

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10 Golden Social Media Rules For Your Company

Ed App

Social media has become an integral part of marketing as well as for promoting your company, with almost every organization worth its salt having a presence on a number of social media platforms. But even social media has evolved to take advantage of the fact that companies now depend on them, which is why methods of social media marketing and promotion which were previously free, now charge a good amount of money. EdApp eLearning company social media

TrainingIndustry.com Recognizes Digitec as Top LMS Company for 2012

Association eLearning

For the 3rd year in a row, Digitec Interactive has been named to TrainingIndustry.com’s Top 20 Learning Portal Companies Watch List for it’s best-in-class Learning Management System (LMS), Knowledge Direct. Share this on Facebook.