Articles for social media and networks

Creating Connections Better Than Giving Directions

A place where homeless and formerly homeless people can connect to one another. They can also connect to vital outreach services, their own personal friends, and family members.

You can’t automate some things…

There is no way to automate some things while keeping them authentic and engaging. Brian G. Peters on his medium.com blog tells us what and why. Many social media and marketing strategies have a big, long-term impact, but they simply aren’t scaleable for a small...

Teaching with Social Media

Social media has changed the way people communicate and share information in their personal and professional lives. It's a safe bet that most students in any college classroom have used or are familiar with sites like Facebook and Twitter. Yet surprisingly, some...

Renew or… become obsolete

Suitably, the saying is "renew or die." In the world of Internet, where everything happens at high speeds, this is particularly true. Technology and the media are constantly renewed on the Internet. And so should our portals and social networks. Both .famvin and We...
Social Media – Saving lives?

Social Media – Saving lives?

In the midst of discussions about the negative effects of social media here is a counter point about about how social media saves lives. Noted social media blogger Beth Kanter offers this post on her blog. Taryn Degnan shares her observations about the use of social...

March for Life – social media (photos)

March for Life – social media (photos)

March for Life seen through social media (photos) The Washington Post has a story that features the March for Life in its own eyes via social media. Antiabortion activists gather in D.C. Friday for events surrounding the annual March for Life, which protests the 1973...

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