Facebook is the most popular way for people to access news via social media. But how can news outlets use Facebook to get their content to readers? The answer is a simple resource that exists in every newsroom.
I used Facebook groups for the first time this semester to communicate with students outside of class. Here’s what I learned.
Whether professors and students should interact on social media is a question that comes up at least once an academic year. I have written policies on this issue. What are yours? How did you make these decisions? How do you inform students?
Randi Zuckerberg, sister of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, became angry during the holidays after a photo she shared with her “friends” on Facebook was reposted on Twitter. Zuckerberg said asking before posting someone’s photo is about human decency. What do you think? Should social media users seek permission before sharing other people’s photos?
LinkedIn is the oldest and most underused social network. It also is the most important when it comes to professional networking, even more so than Facebook or Twitter. Read this guest post from Steven Chappell, student media specialist, to better understand why you should use LinkedIn more than Facebook or Twitter.
My mom once told me that you can count your true friends on one hand and have leftover fingers. I’m pretty certain this is true. However, I consider many people in my online network to be my tribe. Some of them I converse with more regularly than the friends I count on my hand. But do they truly know me? We use social media more for sharing content than for creating true social relationships. It’s time to put the “social” back in social media.
To Tweet or not to Tweet? It’s a question college media providers face as they attempt to determine where to spend their social media promotional time. Twitter may get left out of consideration on many college campuses because its typical readership is older than the average college student. However, Twitter, like Facebook, still can be a […]