Is Multiple Activity Streams the Way Forward for Enterprise Platforms?

ID Reflections

Jive offers users the ability to customizetheir two activity streams--one stream reflects everything the user is Following on the platform and thisincludes people, places and content. As is wont to happen withactivity streams, content quickly moves below the fold and runs the risk ofgetting overlooked. Both these applications make my Twitter use abreeze by allowing me to set my filters and create multiple streams.

New to Twitter? 5 Tips for Learning Professionals

Bottom-Line Performance

How can ebooks, the iPad, and social media shape the future of learning? What should I be doing on Twitter? The early adopters of social media can be intimidating: they have thousands of followers and subscribers and seem to be posting constantly. Here are 5 practical tips for the professional just looking to get started on Twitter. It’s your elevator pitch in the world of social media. Filter the noise: Twitter becomes useful when you start filtering!

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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. Six years have passed since I joined Twitter in 2008, when twitter was in its infancy, and I was clueless about its use. 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. I stumbled across twitter quite by accident or should I say serendipity.

I Don’t Care What You Had For Lunch: Finding Professional Value in Twitter

Dashe & Thomson

Here at Dashe & Thomson, we made a New Year’s resolution for 2011 to dig a little deeper into social media and explore how to use it for social and informal learning, increasing website traffic, and building networks. Of course, Twitter was on the list of tools we were nudged to start using on a regular basis. In my mind, at the time, I considered Twitter to be for celebrities to keep fans up to date with their most recent apologies (who cares?)

3 Reasons Why Trainers Don’t Need Social Media

Learning Rebels

Question of the week: Should L&D be active within social media? This weekend there was a twitter conversation. Now, this tweet was asking specifically about the speakers being on twitter and no, you do not have to be on twitter (or any other platform) to function at your job. I understand having a social media presence isn’t for everyone. Join twitter (or make better use of it). Social media is perfect for networking.

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. Schedules, your own Agenda, info, twitter, locations.

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. Twitter. Having a twitter account is a necessary start, maybe several. So, for example, you might stream out an interesting bit of the day. Twitter/Facebook Integration.

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.

HangChat: Google Hangout on Air During a Twitter Chat

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Twitter chats have become very popular. Besides the large number of tweets streaming by, you end up with spammers spamming the hashtag and other unnecessary noise. lrnchat social media twitter twitterchat But popularity comes at a price. In the early days, with fewer participants it was easier to engage in quick multi-tweet conversations to dig deeper, or gain clarity, around someone''s point being made. In my experience lately the.

How Twitter Changed the eLearning Community with Conversations

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

As I was thinking about it I began to remember other Twitter tools like the open source TwitterCamp we used at live events to display the twitter stream. In the beginning You can find out more about the start of twitter by just Googling it. The Business Insider has a good article titled The Real History of Twitter. Here''s another good article from SocialNomics titled The History of Twitter. Twitter launched in 2006. Twitter became a big deal.

#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Learn more about participating in a Twitter chat here. This week, we’ll be chatting live from the 2012 Blog Indiana conference , a coming together of social media enthusiasts, bloggers, geeks, and strategists. We have some awesome topics to discuss, two of them focusing on social media and the role social media plays in both brand messaging and learning.

#BIN2012 edition of #TalkTech: Mars Curiosity and Twitter, Gamers as Citizen Scientists and Learnist

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Learn more about participating in a Twitter chat here. This week, we’ll be chatting live from the 2012 Blog Indiana conference , a coming together of social media enthusiasts, bloggers, geeks, and strategists. We have some awesome topics to discuss, two of them focusing on social media and the role social media plays in both brand messaging and learning.

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. Twitter. Probably the easiest way to use Twitter in your online course is as a simple networking tool. Another lesser known feature of Twitter is its lists.

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.

The Science of Social Media Marketing: What do people share?

ID Reflections

I don't usually upload videos directly, but this one from O'reillyMedia on the The Science of Social Media Marketing is a must watch for all interested in using Social Media to reach out, influence, spread ideas, create memes. A related article you may like to read: Rethinking Online Course Marketing: Build a Tribe in Six Steps Do see the webcast below.The Science of Social Media Marketing. meme social media marketing Web 2.0

The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/28/2010 The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter On Twitter exists a resourceful community of e-Learning professionals. As a result, I have created the following list of the most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter. Hi Ed, could you please provide me with a link to his Twitter account?

Social media and reflection: marriage or divorce?

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

Social media in organisations has been a difficult topic and sometimes bothers me. When I am invited to do introductory sessions in organisations, I feel like I'm converting people to use MORE social media, whereas I don't believe it is a matter of using as many social media as possible. I do believe however in finding an optimal use of social media to support individual and collective learning and innovation. Most of the time a smarter use of media may help.

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. They aren’t just for twitter anymore! 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. Hashtags are only good for twitter.

Video streaming brings events to a much wider audience

Clive on Learning

But much more noteworthy was the virtual attendance of thousands of additional interested parties courtesy of the video streaming facility which the organisers provided. According to Learning Pool Director Mary McKenna, this was the result of only a few days campaigning on Twitter. Virtual attendees can dip in and out, and make their own contribution through Twitter and similar tools. In the case of the eLN, it is the cost of providing the video streaming.

10 things to remember about social learning (and the use of social media for learning)

Jane Hart

Yesterday I listened into the #lscon Twitter stream for Learning Solutions conference in Orlando, Florida. Social media can only help to support and enhance it. The presence of social media doesn’t necessarily mean social learning will take place. There was some discussion about social learning, so I tweeted a few thoughts myself. I’ve been asked to repeat them in a blog post here, so here are some of my tweets plus a few more points.

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.

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. Twitter. Social media applications are all around us. population has a social media profile of some type. BILLION social media users.

My Twitter Weekly Links Digest for 2011-09-04

Jane Hart

Guide to Twitter in the K-8 Classroom [link] HT @ nharm #. Are activity streams the new "collaboration"? The changing state of workplace learning and social media's part in it [link] #. Powered by Twitter Tools. Twitter twitterThe political party that wants to ban PowerPoint [link] via @ guardian #. link] <Yes! it's as much about "flow" #. RT @ Quinnovator : Latest Learnlet: Checklist Manifesto: [link] #.

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. Learning Management System Acquisition Statistics. More organizations are looking to invest in Learning Management Systems as the economy slowly improves.

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This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. How do you start using Twitter when no one follows you? 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

This Week on #TalkTech: Social Media and Learning, iPads in the Mobile Workflow, and Social Shapes the Summer Olympics

Bottom-Line Performance

#TalkTech is the “flipped” approach to Twitter chats. Take a look at what we have planned for this week: Topic 1: How do you integrate social media into learning when you are starting from scratch? While interest is high for integrating social media into workplace learning , it can be hard to start from scratch. How do you start using Twitter when no one follows you? 5 Steps to Building a Social Media Presence From Scratch.

Missing the Point of Twitter

eLearning Development

I recently read an NPR commentary about Twitter in which the author says he won’t use Twitter because he thinks people should keep their lives private and not broadcast every mundane event to world. The power of Twitter is not in telling the world that I’m having a turkey sandwich for lunch. Twitter is an ongoing conversation about what is happening in the world around us. But the cool thing about this stream is that you don’t have to follow everyone.

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.

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?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: All The Worlds A-Twitter

Learning Visions

Friday, October 03, 2008 All The Worlds A-Twitter Ive succumbed to Twitter. oh, yeah, I decided to "follow them" and they got an email from Twitter). Sue Waters sent me off to a great post shed written on getting started with Twitter. Like Tracy Hamilton , Im enjoying the endless thought streams. Im having fun hearing the stream of peoples activities and thoughts ("ambient intimacy"), but is that all there is to it? Do you Twitter?

Learning Rebel Yell for DevLearn Technology: Tom Spiglanin

Learning Rebels

If you were savvy enough even if you weren’t there, and in a lnad far, far away – you linked to the app to keep up with what was happening, while following through the twitter backchannel, just like Michelle Baker did – read her story here, it’s very interesting indeed: [link]. You can also find Tom on twitter @TomSpiglanin. The conference stream, viewable on the app or on a large screen monitor in the Hub, was incredibly active.

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. Following conference hashtags via Twitter ( #ATD2016 ) is a simple way to see what’s happening. Twitter limits you to 140 characters. Anticipation! ATD ICE 2016 Conference! In 4 days!

Three Practical Ideas for Using Twitter in E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Twitter’s all the rage. I’ll have to admit, I have mixed feelings about Twitter (and much of the other social media). On one hand, I really love to play around with all of the new social media tools and am excited about what’s going on and the potential for learning. A lot of this social media stuff can be distracting and a waste of time. With all that said, Twitter is a useful tool. You could even include media using sites like Twitpic and Twitvid.

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. Twitter.

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. Twitter.

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