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

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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.”. I did a few and I had a slide like that at the end, encouraging people to join Twitter for example in order to learn what customers were saying about their Brand or documentation or eLearning courses. Not all of them as I have found.

In What order do you favor the BIG 4 Social Networks, Twitter, Google+, Facebook and LinkedIn? Chime in

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Twitter = 1; Google+ = 2; Facebook = 3 and LinkeIn = 4. Today I’m having a little fun asking my friends on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+ to share in what order they favor the big four Social Networking sites out there. As you can see by my tweet at the top of this post, for me it’s Twitter first, Google+ second, Facebook third and LinkedIn last. will be keeping an eye on the replies I get to my Tweet and list them here via a cool Social Media app called Storify. Social Media , Twitter , Google+ , Facebook , LinkedIn. For me?

matthewbuckland.com » The future of social networking – a concept investigation

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The future of social networking – a concept investigation Posted by matt on October 01, 2009 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my blog and get updates either via email or via RSS. It’s an investigation into how social networking may work in the future, focusing on mobile and augmented reality (AR). But you can see how valuable (and scary) this could be when applied to a social networking paradigm. You’d instantly have information returned about that person within seconds, gleaned from an automatic web, public profile and social network search.

Social Media Smarts for New and Veteran Teachers

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Many new teachers are shocked (and some even a bit horrified!) to hear that the parents of their students will be looking them up on the Internet, in particular in social media sites such as Facebook (or "mombook" as some teenagers are now calling it!). They are equally disturbed to hear that many school districts also use social media searching as part of their interview process.

Google App Inventor – Can It Boost mLearning?

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Last week Google launched App Inventor a visual development tool to build Android applications. The App Inventor comes loaded with many blocks for creating UI elements, programming blocks, storage blocks, social blocks, media blocks etc, these blocks can be arranged in to logical sequence by drag and drop to develop an application. doubt.

6 Steps To A Better Mobile Learning Strategy

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Experience suggests that mlearning works best in enhancing the social, informal, just-in-time, and performance support solutions/initiatives. Does your learning strategy include a mix of social, informal, and performance support already? Culture : Is there a culture of sharing, commenting, social learning in your organization? 3. Establish the Need. Ask yourself -.

10 Things the Motorola Xoom does Better than the iPad

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The idea that apps like the USA Today can show me a headlines preview for each section without launching the full app is just very appealing to me. I can also tap the bar at the top of the widget to go from one section to the next and only if I’m interested in a story, I tap it and then the app launches taking me directly to that story. I now also have widgets for trending Apps in the Android Market, for all three of my emails accounts, for Google Books, YouTube videos, Facebook updates, Twitter mentions and Browser bookmarks. codenamed Honeycomb. No PC required to get started.

10 Things I Love about Screenr.com

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Excellent for Informal and Social Learning. Last but certainly not least is this important new way in which we are learning today with the advent of Social Media. Let’s share great content on Google+ at  [link]. thought not only would this be awesome for people to use, but I also envisioned the tremendous marketing benefits this would create for us. So much for that.

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Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

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Imagine one day Google decides to block access to Wikipedia on Android devices? Imagine one day Apple decides to block all Google products (i.e. Google Docs, Google Reader, etc.)? closed and restricted Internet is not necessarily an inevitability but neither is free and open access to the Internet.  We will have to see where the debate on net neutrality goes and only hope that, for the sake of learning and social development, that access to the Internet, what some call the new ‘global brain’, remains free and open. Let me provide a little context.

Enterprise Mobile Learning 2011 - Year in Review

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HTML5 web apps might be ideal for consumer-centric marketing efforts, mobile games and some social tools but these experiences are one-dimensional compared with the full-on, multi-functional mLearning experiences mixing formal and informal interactions, performance tools, ready access to information and experts, gaming systems and more. Private Social Networks Win Over Public. a.k.a.

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Students Can Use SMS to Check & Post to Their Google Calendar

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While the lucky ones who have smartphones can use their quick mobile Internet connections to check up on their Google Calendar or other web-based organizers, the rest of us (yes I am in this group!) However, if you use Google Calendar, you can use text messaging to post and read your calendar events. Here is a link to the all the information on how to do this with Google. cannot!

Students Can Use SMS to Check & Post to Their Google Calendar

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While the lucky ones who have smartphones can use their quick mobile Internet connections to check up on their Google Calendar or other web-based organizers, the rest of us (yes I am in this group!) However, if you use Google Calendar, you can use text messaging to post and read your calendar events. Here is a link to the all the information on how to do this with Google. cannot!

5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

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have been reviewing Articulate products and looking for that killer feature that stands out and while there are many, which I will blog about soon, it hit me, it’s not a feature really, it’s the fact that they have the most ‘engaged’ Social community in the Industry. That’s the killer app I realized. I’m fully convinced that in today’s consumer-driven economy we live in, the companies with the best social communities will win. Let’s share great content on Google+ at   [link]. They have the most ‘engaged’ users. — RJ Jacquez (@rjacquez) January 2, 2012.

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Google Books provides downloadable mobile content | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Google Books provides downloadable mobile content 1 09 2006 Stephen Downes’ blog reports the launch of Google Books , a new beta service from Google, which provides a search engine to thousands of electronic public domain books, including many rare books – many digitised by Google themselves. Report: Sydney AUC iPhone SDK Workshop Video Recording and Streaming on ALL iPhones Google Goggles will rock m-learning. Ubiquette.

Enterprise mLearning Predictions for 2011

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devices – each with tens of thousands of available apps – will help fuel continued adoption of Apple and Google-designed tablets in the learning space. 5. Private Social Networks Win Over Public. It was no surprise to many of us that Facebook was the most heavily trafficked web site in 2010 and displaced Google for the first time in many years. As such, most business-centric social interactions must to seamlessly integrated into the enterprise learning environment and at every mobile access point too. 7. mLearning Engagements Expand. Pad/Tablet Use Explodes !

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Moving Forward with a Mobile Strategy

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iMovie for iPhone) or other available apps on a computer; Using social media (i.e. Community Partners: Schools can keep parents and other community partners informed of school events by publishing relevant information online through mobile apps such as WordPress (blogging), Twitter (microblogging), FaceBook (social networking) etc. Google Calendar).

Mobile Devices: Breaking Through the Walled Garden

The Mobile Learner

Imagine one day Google decides to block access to Wikipedia on Android devices? Imagine one day Apple decides to block all Google products (i.e. Google Docs, Google Reader, etc.)? closed and restricted Internet is not necessarily an inevitability but neither is free and open access to the Internet.  We will have to see where the debate on net neutrality goes and only hope that, for the sake of learning and social development, that access to the Internet, what some call the new ‘global brain’, remains free and open. Let me provide a little context.

Three Ways to Use Mobile Devices in Workplace Learning

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Mobiles are excellent devices to help retrieve information like ‘how to’ manuals or videos, or simply search for answers on Google or the company’s intranet which in itself is fast turning into a social environment. Mobile learning is certainly a hot discussion topic with elearning and training solutions providers in Australia – like anywhere else in the world.

My First 72 hours with the Blackberry Playbook

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One thing I really like about Apple and Google is that they both have a single user id and password for just about every service, so once I setup my device, it knows who I am and I can begin purchasing apps, music, movies etc. One final thing about the Playbook browser is that I wish it had a way to ‘Share’ the page you are browsing via e-mail or Twitter or other Social Networks.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

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Seven Great Social Media Marketing Blogs Every Social Pro Should Follow  – For ideas on how to integrate social media with your campaigns! Google Home is a colorful answer to the Amazon Echo  – Google announced a smart home device called Google Home, a competitor to Amazon Echo. Industry News The TCPA As Great Uniter? Also, Allo is  encrypted.

Moving Forward with a Mobile Strategy

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iMovie for iPhone) or other available apps on a computer; Using social media (i.e. Community Partners: Schools can keep parents and other community partners informed of school events by publishing relevant information online through mobile apps such as WordPress (blogging), Twitter (microblogging), FaceBook (social networking) etc. Google Calendar). We are in the midst of another change in the world of business.  People always have their mobile devices with them and more and more, mobile devices are becoming the access gateway to information and other content.

Are Organizations Missing the True Potential of Social Media Protests?

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As the Washington Post writes , “Over the past year, consumers have wielded the power of social media to battle companies over issues large and small.”. Routed through our system by tech companies like Tumblr and Google, over half a million people used Mobile Commons to directly petition their legislators in opposition to the bill. Just as digital media is providing a catalyst for social and political movements around the world, it’s also giving rise to citizen backlash here at home. When Bank of America, Susan G. To their credit, the groups listened and changed course.

Research on Mobiles and Social Networking | Mobile Learning

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Mobile Learning An Online Reflective Journal on Mobile Learning Practice Home Winksite Store Resources About Mobile Contact Research on Mobiles and Social Networking 7 09 2006 From the fantastic Mobile Life blog , a couple of reports on mobile phone use.  In particular, Nicky Shaw’s presentation on “ Mobile Phone Use – a Social Network Perspective &# may be of interest to educators: “This presentation describes an investigation of student networks in first year management and medical students for peer-learning and socialisation. Ubiquette.

Mobile Learning: A 6th Reading List

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It has been over one year since I last provided a list of recent articles/blog posts that I have read that have helped to develop my thinking on the topic of to mobile learning.  Below is the 6th list in this series of lists.  Links to the other reading lists: Mobile Learning: A Brief Reading List. Mobile Learning: Another Brief Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 3rd Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 4th Reading List. Mobile Learning: A 5th Reading List. edushifts mlearning mobilelearning

Mobile Solutions for Corporate Sectors - EduTek n Social Media Advisor

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EduTek n Social Media Advisor In this blog, Dr.Kumuda Gururao will be providing information related to following categories:• Elearning / Social Media Technologies• Internet / Online Marketing / Search Engines• Business Analytics, Business Intelligence• Education 3.0 / Web 3.0 You are digitally distinct! Getting feedback about the service offered. Allows imparting training w.r.t

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

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Not that companies need to even create “games” per se; rather, the trend will be towards gamifying our standard formal learning actions and informal social interactions through the addition of point systems, achievement leveling/scaling, overall leader boards, badging systems and tangible reward/incentives. Here’s the analysis of how it all played out. On Target But. Bullseye. Near Bullseye.

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How the government is encouraging people to get more involved in politics

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Yes, the old question 'why do we have such stupid people in power?' applies as forcefully as ever, but it's gratifying that ethical hacking globally, and the use of google maps to outwit the police in central London, are exposing the powermongers' attempts to deny social justice.   Citizenship and democracy Governance and participation Information and communication Mobility and change Social exclusion Social policySome observations on yesterday's news. It's about information, poverty and power.

Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning » Blog Archive » Google Goggles – an important tool for mobile work based learning?

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Pontydysgu – Bridge to Learning Pontydysgu.org Home Blogs Wales Wide Web Working & Learning My Learning Journey Anges Blog Jos Blog WordPress and more Google Goggles – an important tool for mobile work based learning? Is Google running short of imagination. But Google Goggles – who thought that up? Tags: Google Goggles Its a terrible name.

Your Weekly Mobile News!

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Facebook planning encrypted version of its Messenger bot, sources say  – The social media company plans to release an optional encrypted communications mode. Google’s text messaging strategy: try everything  – It’s three bets are RCS , Allo , and general interoperation. 30-35 percent prefer to receive fraud alerts through SMS versus 23 percent of the US population.

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Are the robots taking over? Augment your reality, don't lose it!

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Google glass. Using technology to help me, but not letting it remove my humanity - we need to learn new social skills about living with always on technology. Adding a bit of "social" into a very dispersed virtual learning environment. When is technology helping, and when does it hinder? How can you ensure "enthusiasm for the new" doesn't blind you to what is good right now? 7.30] Thinking about touch screens. Voice control. tech is flooding us like a wave. How many of their graduates end up doing awesome, new jobs that weren't even invented when they were at school!

Mobile Devices and 21st Century Skills: Part 1 – Communication

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One can use online tools such as Google Forms to poll one’s audience or use Twitter to engage in conversation with them. Social media is great at connecting people to ideas, but those ideas need to be flushed out, developed, connected to other ideas and supported with facts for anyone to pay attention. We begin with the most basic of human skills – communication.

Social Software, libraries & e-learning » Blog Archive » What’s all this Twittering about then?

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Social Software, libraries & e-learning Ramblings of a learning technology librarian « Future agenda for distance learning What’s all this Twittering about then? Thanks to Google Analytics we could see over 800 accesses via iphones which was interesting!  certainly like the way Twitter is now updating my Facebook status although for people I know socially, they find my tweets about e-portfolios or copyright slightly worrying! started using Twitter a few weeks ago and approached it with some degree of skepticism, thinking its another web 2.0

The Future Of Learning Design

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Coach: How do you think social media and newer technologies will converge in the learning space in the next 5-10 years? Alternatively, the product Google Wave is impressive. So I look to the convergence of social media, 3D worlds and business applications to be the future of learning. In case you missed the first half, see Games and Simulations. Wrong format. Thanks, Karl!

Triple E Framework: Integrating technology to meet learning goals

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For example, in SAMR, the focus for the technology in the model is about how the technology is replacing or modifying a teaching tool (such as a Google document being used to modify a traditional worksheet). Below are three different scenarios of social studies teachers who have the same learning goals but choose to use technology differently to meet the goals. We talk about the philosophical model of what how we should be thinking about integrating technology in the classroom ( TPCK ), yet it is purely a theoretical framework without a clinical core. These are helpful models.

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mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

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However, if we use social networking sites and apps as an example, one can see how mobile devices can be used by students to discuss questions, formulate solutions to inquiries, and to collaborate. It could be discussions using Twitter, collaborating on presentations using Google docs and sharing presenting findings on a blog or wiki. Apps are the foundation of all mobile platforms.  The explosion in the use of mobile devices, especially smart phones, is the direct result of two factors.  Apps that replicate flash cards do not support higher level learning.

mLearning: Moving Beyond the App

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However, if we use social networking sites and apps as an example, one can see how mobile devices can be used by students to discuss questions, formulate solutions to inquiries, and to collaborate. It could be discussions using Twitter, collaborating on presentations using Google docs and sharing presenting findings on a blog or wiki. Apps are the foundation of all mobile platforms.  The explosion in the use of mobile devices, especially smart phones, is the direct result of two factors.  Apps that replicate flash cards do not support higher level learning.

Mobile Learning: Cellular Phones as Learning Tools « Compassion in Politics: Christian Social Entrepreneurship, Education Innovation, & Base of the Pyramid/BOP Solutions

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hope my research and ideas provide insight into social entrepreneurship, innovation, and positive social change.If you are in social enterprise or passionate about these issues feel free to connect via Twitter, Facebook, or Linked In.Thanks and have a great day! Social Bookmarks Del.icio.us The world of mLearning and mEducation is certainly growing.

mLearning-World.com: Gartner Names Hot Technologies With Greatest Potential Impact

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on Wednesday identified the technologies it believes will have the greatest impact on businesses over the next 10 years, naming such hot areas as social-network analysis, collective intelligence, location-aware applications and event-driven architectures. social-network analysis and Ajax were rated as "high impact" and reaching maturity in less than two years. Under Web 2.0, Training.

Location Moblogging.Resources? I've exhausted my search.

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think location moblogging could be a very useful resource for social studies teachers who are doing local history projects or science teachers studying geographical distances and features. Additionally they both couple with Google applications (such as Google Maps). 3) You have to download an application to your phone to use the web2.0 Google Mobile Maps and Locoblog are other moblogging applications where you have to download the application in order to use it on your cell phone and post to the Internet. Most basic cell phones will not work.

Embracing Mobile To Educate For Tomorrow | MobileBehavior

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Cellphones" are now "mobile devices," their evolution brought them from being a simple social tool to a powerful digital Swiss Army knife. What better solution than to ban cellphones altogether? But while mobile phones have been  blamed for an increase in exam cheating ,  SMS has been praised for helping students learn to spell. The solution lies in perspective. At  St. Scott Newcomb, a St.