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Tweeting from the Red Carpet

  • February 19th, 2013 by SEM Contributor
February is a month of numerous award shows, and although the Grammys, the Oscars, and other events are televised, watching from your couch wearing sweatpants doesn’t make you feel like you are in the middle of the action. Thankfully, there’s Twitter. The social network gives you access into the entire preparation of an award show via your favorite stars: from… Read more

6 Surprising Ways Social Media is Helping Educators Connect With Students

  • April 4th, 2012 by SEM Contributor
Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, YouTube, Pinterest… it seems there’s no end to social media and networking sites. As these technologies have emerged, some educators have become increasingly frustrated with students who use these sites during class, or who clearly have the time for social networking when they don’t seem to have the time to excel in their studies. But some… Read more

Great Twitter Tools That Cost You Nothing!

  • April 18th, 2011 by Ann Smarty
Twitter has become a major social phenomenon that has taken over the Internet. Second only to Facebook in popularity, many people opt to have an account there because of the specific search database and the ability to quickly update while connecting to other accounts without a friend request. It is no wonder that it is popular, given how easy it… Read more

The New Twitter – Love It? Hate It?

  • October 19th, 2010 by Tisha Tolar
Some people have been test driving the ‘new’ Twitter format since mid-September but now it is a permanent fixture. In addition to a wider page there are options to view the timeline, mentions, retweets, and lists. The right hand page has a complete redesign and offers suggestions for followers, trends and an easy access to favorites. These changes have resulted… Read more