Monthly Archives: May 2010

What’s at Stake With Facebook is Not Privacy or Publicity But Informed Consent and Choice

If you’re still thinking about Facebook and privacy (and if you’re not you should be) these are some must read articles. Baym at Online Fandom has a recent post titled Why, despite myself, I am not leaving Facebook. Yet. It addresses some criticism of the criticisms of Facebook in her book including Twitter’s public, where’s […]

Top Ten Links Week 19

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 5/7/2010 thru 5/13/2010 1. kindness is one of the simplest things that make the biggest different How to Be Kinder: 11 Fine Tips If you only read one thing from this post read this one. We could use a little more kindness […]

Teens & Texting and Social Media in the Classroom

Check out two new posts over at Libraries and Transliteracy. The first Take the Plunge Integrate Social Media Into the Classroom highlights 4 tips for integrating social media into the classroom. The second Teens, Texting and Social Isolation by fellow contributor Tom Ipri looks at a recent report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project and a […]

Start With Why – How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Great advice from a 18 minute video. Why? How? What? This little idea explains why some organizations and some leaders are able to inspire where others aren’t. Let me define the terms really quickly. Every single person, every single organization on the planet knows what they do, 100 percent. Some know how they do […]

Social Media is the Biggest Shift Since the Industrial Revolution

Top Ten Links Week 18

My personally selected top 10 from the links I shared on Twitter from 4/30/2010 thru  5/6/2010 1.very interesting! Social Media Withdrawal: What Happens When Kids Give Up Their Connections – fascinating! Definitely worth reading. Among the top findings Students use literal terms of addiction to characterize their dependence on media. Students hate going without media. In their […]

Facebook Community Pages vs Official Pages and Your Library or Business

I have paid very little attention to Facebook’s connections and the community pages it creates until yesterday. Yesterday I took a closer look at connections and my profile page.  Now like many libraries my library has a Facebook page it looks like this. I kept the library in my work history when I click on […]


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