Facebook’s New Streaming Service: What You Need to Know

OpenSesame

There has been a lot of buzz within and outside of the tech community about live streaming. From Snapchat’s debut in 2011 to Twitter’s ugly war with Meerkat and its later acquisition of the streaming service, Periscope , Facebook is now tentatively entering the live streaming market. In early August, Facebook announced its release of a live streaming feature, Live , similar to Twitter’s Periscope and Snapchat’s Snapchat Live and Snapchat Story.

My professional use of social media and communication tools

Challenge to Learn

I noticed that I use more and more social media tools and different tools to communicate. Flipboard is a mobile app that creates a magazine like interface on several streams. These streams can be fed by other tools like Twitter, Linkedin and Google reader and I love it. ELearninglearning is the one I use most intense, but there are more like ‘ Working smarter Daily ‘ Social media. I have a private Facebook account too, but I hardly use it.

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3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. However, I can see only 3 real reasons why a Trainer, L&D professional, Chief Learning Officer, Director, Manager, and all manner of L&D positions, wouldn’t professionally be on some form or another of social media. Join a Facebook group with other relevant people, follow L&D industry pages.

Revisiting My Learning Journey on Social Media

ID Reflections

On my way to office today, I was pondering about my evolving use of social media. As I see colleagues and friends and peers still struggling to comprehend how to use social media for “learning” and often expressing skepticism, I thought I’d share my journey in brief. This is also a journey back in time for me to trace my own learning pathway through the maze called social media. Just like I am blogging now to delve into how I’ve learned from social media and my PLN.

Social Media Strategy thoughts

Clark Quinn

What is a social media strategy for outreach? Here is some thoughts about how that maps out in two areas: Facebook, and Twitter. I’m mentioning these as two of the most viable and visible tools for social media engagement. So, for example, you might stream out an interesting bit of the day. If an organization is on social media, and increasingly they should be, it needs to be interactive. Facebook. The same is true of a FaceBook page.

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. Some don’t like it in comparison to other social media outlets, many choose not to use it, but again, I’ve never heard the word “hate” in conjunction with “Facebook.” Maybe a couple of you do hate Facebook.

6 Social Media Platforms, and How to Use Them for Your E-Learning

LearnDash

Convinced social media is right for your online course? Social media isn’t for every course. That said, not every social media platform works the same way, and your first step in determining if it’s right for you probably involves a closer look at the options available. Facebook. Facebook is the largest social network in the world, and the one your learners are most likely to use on a daily basis.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 5

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. 10 Ways Social Media Will Change In 2011. With more than 550 million people on Facebook, 65 million tweets posted on Twitter each day, and 2 billion video views each day on YouTube, social media has become an integral part of our connected lives.

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Introducing the TechSmith Social Media Team

TechSmith Camtasia

You might be a subscriber to our blogs , interact with us on Twitter , and/or check out our Facebook pages every once in a while… but you’re still wondering, who are the people behind all this social media magic, and what’s in it for me? Q) What’s your favorite social media disaster of the year? My favorite social media disaster this year so far is definitely the Applebee’s snafu. I’m currently heading up the social media strategy for TechSmith.

Is Social Media Learning Hype or a Valuable Tool?

JCA Solutions

What to Consider When Thinking About Social Media Learning. Raise your hand if you have had to deal with social media issues in the workplace! What if you could turn your social media problem into something positive? Why not turn it into social media LEARNING ! Widespread Social Media Use. Facebook. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type. BILLION social media users.

Delivering streaming video to mobile devices

TechSmith Camtasia

Leave a comment on this post or find us on Twitter , Facebook , or our new Q&A forum. Daniel Foster is the "social media guy" for TechSmith. Photo credit: AdamKR. As you may know, the world of online video is going through some upheaval right now with at least two competing views of how embedded video should be delivered. And mobile video is at the center of the fracas.

Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 2

Upside Learning

In continuation to our weekly roundup of the best links shared on Twitter and Facebook, here is a collection of our top 15 links from the last week, each accompanied by a quick brief. The constant stream of stimuli offered by new technology poses a profound new challenge to focusing and learning. Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook Could Fragment Web.

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The Cons of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Social media is what you make of it. We discussed this in the previous post on the pros of social media. Today we’ll look at the cons of social media and the potential impact they have on you, your job, and our industry. Cons of Social Media: Too Much Noise. Here’s the deal: your social media connections deliver a lot of good content, but there’s just so much of it…and it doesn’t stop. Cons of Social Media: Where’s the Social?

6 Steps to Printing Money at Your Association with eLearning

Association eLearning

And how can associations generate a new, profitable revenue stream AND create higher member engagement? Share this on Facebook. It’s no secret that associations want higher member retention, increased non-dues revenue, and a unique value-add members can’t get anywhere else. The question is: what’s so sticky that members will renew year after year just to have access to and be willing to be extra for?

The Pros of Social Media for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

The training industry is changing rapidly and technology plays a big role in that change, especially social media. Today, I’d like to discuss a few pros of social media as it relates to our industry and then I’ll follow it up with a post on some of the cons. What is Social Media? Wikipedia has a good detailed definition of social media. The social media technology just facilitates the connection. The Growth of Social Media Technology.

How to Record the Perfect Live Streaming Video

TechSmith Camtasia

We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming webinars , and streaming on YouTube. More importantly, how can you capture this live streaming content so it’s not all lost in the internet’s void? You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. It’s easy, it’s fast, and it will bring order to a chaotic media landscape. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. I hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct. Over 2,400 social media sites. 383 social networking sites – (Facebook is one, Twitter is another, Linkedin, Ning. #6

How To Record Live Streaming Video

TechSmith Camtasia

We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. Watch “You Can Easily Record a Live Stream Video” on YouTube. We are bombarded with live video from Facebook, live streaming in Snapchat, and streaming on YouTube. You can easily capture or record live streaming video and share it with your friends, your coworkers, or save it for later viewing. Do you feel overwhelmed by video?

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? In this post we’ll go through the six most popular social media networks and evaluate their fitness for the task. Facebook.

Using social media for eLearning (a look at the top 6 social platforms)

eFront

Social media have become an indispensable part of modern life. A huge part of our social lives already happens online rather than in the “real world” And while individual social media networks might rise and fall (remember MySpace?), But how about using social media as vehicles for eLearning? In this post we’ll go through the six most popular social media networks and evaluate their fitness for the task. Facebook.

How to Launch a Successful Online Course MVP, Generate Multiple Income Streams, and Build a Team with Divi Community Leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios

LifterLMS

How to launch a successful online course MVP, generate multiple income streams, and build a team with Divi community leader David Blackmon of Aspen Grove Studios in this episode of LMScast with Chris Badgett of LifterLMS. You can also find him on Instagram , Twitter , and Facebook. So, I was one of the first ten members of the original Divi Facebook group. David Blackmon: Well, yeah, I mean on Facebook alone there’s close to a 100 000 people in Facebook groups.

Video Marketing on Social Media: 5 Ways To Maximize Your Efficiency

TechSmith Camtasia

However between Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, iTunes and all the other growing social networking platforms, this can be a daunting task. If it’s on Facebook, do Facebook things. Facebook viewers tend to watch videos more passively; so edited videos need to be shorter (20 seconds to a minute long). There is not always a one-size-fits all video and Facebook is a great way to reach many because there are so many more choices. Start with Facebook Live.

Two Examples of how Brands are still not Joining the Social Media Conversation

mLearning Revolution

A couple of years ago, whenever someone did a presentation on Social Media, most likely the last slide in the presentation would read ‘Join the Conversation.”. One thing I love doing on Social Media networks is to observe how other people and Brands approach conversations with their customers. Social Media gives Brands Permission Marketing. He made a lot of sense then and even today with the advent of Social Media, the principals still make a lot of sense.

Social Learning, Social Media – Brothers in Arms

eLearning 24-7

Is it me or does it seem that most vendors in the LMS/LCMS market still believe that with some smoke and mirrors, you won’t realize that social media actually must be integrated into social learning for it to exist? Or do they just drop the word, “social media&# , and rather say, “social learning and web 2.0″? After all, many have a blog, wiki, rss feed, a Facebook like page, with profile, inc. Nevertheless, social media has overtaken its Web 2.0

Marketing Your Association to Millennials: Make it Social

Association eLearning

Years ago, while interning for a social media marketer, I was taught the value of social media to engage and attract business. Today social media marketing has changed from meme generation, to promoted posts and tweets, image ads, and pay-per-click (PPC) campaigns on big name social media sites. Facebook. Facebook has 44 million users between the ages of 25 and 34. Have questions about other social media sites? Share this on Facebook.

What Apps and Cell Phones Are Caption Friendly?

3Play Media

When it comes to video streaming apps and network apps, captioning is something they already do, so naturally, all their content, including app content, comes with captions. Social media is a different story. Apps like Facebook, SnapChat , and YouTube allow caption toggling. Which Network Streaming Apps Allow Closed Caption Toggling? Which Video Streaming Apps Allow Closed Caption Toggling? PlayerXtreme Media Player. ?. ?. Facebook. ?. ?.

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The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! Here’s how (and why) to add them

TechSmith Camtasia

Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. But then they slow down … pause … there’s something moving in their stream … it’s a video! Social media video has stopping power. Remember 10 years ago when marketers suddenly realized that they needed to use images in their Facebook posts? Captions are the Key to Social Media Video. Social media videos start out as silent. Social media engagement.

Social Media and Social Learning – Where R We now?

eLearning 24-7

But to understand the topic, you first have to understand the basics – social media. In order for social learning to exist you need to have the following: social media plus e-learning. I hate when people see it as only Twitter, Facebook and Linkedin. Here is the latest data on social media (as of Oct. Over 2,400 social media sites. 383 social networking sites – (Facebook is one, Twitter is another, Linkedin, Ning). #6

Here a Hashtag, There a Hashtag, Everywhere a Hashtag

Learning Rebels

Understanding the basics of social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest and most of all, twitter – is also understanding the importance of hashtags. Many social media tools besides Twitter, allow you to track hashtags and even generate RSS feeds for them, constantly delivering new results for your viewing pleasure and curation. Click on the hashtag and finds loads of information and conversations from the chat stream.

Can’t be at the ATD ICE 2016 Conference? Join Virtually

Learning Rebels

open up a dedicated stream on hootesuite or tweetdeck just for them and then open one for #ATD201 6 and you will get all sorts of great information. Not on twittter, well okay then – go to the Learning Rebels Facebook page , like us and keep an eye on the stream. You can also find information on ATD ICE 2016 on the ATD Facebook page). If you want to make sense of the backchannel stream here’s where some of the harder work comes in. Anticipation!

Practicing Social Media Skills for Learning

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Kevin's take on eLearning skills has sparked a little debate and started a healthy conversation around several topics including social media. Here is Kevin's take on SoMe as a top skill for 2011: Social Media – As we all know social media is no longer a trend and is becoming the main stream of communicating. In preparation for the years to come though, I would encourage everyone to get a Twitter account, join LinkedIn groups, and engage in Facebook Groups, etc.

5 Online Engagement Strategies

Your Training Edge

With each Facebook post, blog, tweet your advocate waits to share what your campaign is giving. Availing the trust of your advocates and giving them a constant stream of sharable content just gives you ever growing reach, in terms of gaining more campaigns advocates from their own respective networks. Engaging in social media needs a change in the way businesses view themselves and their connection with the public.

5 Ways to Interact with Your Online Students

LearnDash

Live stream on social media. Live streams allow students to feel like they are part of something that is happening right now. Watching a live stream can therefore be much more exciting than working through a series of pre-recorded videos. During a live stream on social media, students can also leave comments and questions that the presenters can respond to in real time. You can use either YouTube or Facebook Live to stream live content to your students.

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

It was still possible to tweet or post to Facebook directly from the app, but the significant change were the incentives. The conference stream, viewable on the app or on a large screen monitor in the Hub, was incredibly active. People were actively, continuously contributing to the live stream for all to see. As I marveled at the result, it hit me that the Guild had effectively demonstrated to everyone in attendance the value and fun from a live stream.

On the MOOC Horizon: Tin Can API

Your Training Edge

For example, an API makes it possible for you to share a YouTube video on Facebook or a photo on Twitter. Here is where the problem becomes immediately evident: with cloud-based resources, Khan Academy videos, mobile learning applications, social media, and so on, most of our learning activities don’t actually take place inside an LMS. eLearning Featured Posts Learning & Development MOOC Social Media Training mooc personal learning networks Tin Can unbundle content

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One Step Behind

eLearning 24-7

Streaming to your Television. If there was ever a technology that is emerging and continues to do is – its streaming. I’m not talking about viewing online streaming video, I am talking about actually viewing video or whatever on your television. The term often associated with such a capability is “Media Center&# , in that your television becomes not just a box to view programming, but basically an extension of your computer.

Tips for Adding Visuals to Your Social Media

TechSmith Camtasia

One of the most popular ways to use video, however, is on social media — especially Facebook. But what does it take to be successful with social media videos? What logistical items should you keep in mind when posting a video on your company’s Facebook page? Background: Why use video on Facebook? Facebook is the king of all social media platforms. In 2016, Facebook announced a company-wide push to become “video first”. Facebook.