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Friday, October 26, 2012

Reflections on Becoming a Connected Educator


Confused About #Hashtags? Let’s Set Things Straight

Nice article at Hashtags.org:

Confused About #Hashtags? Let’s Set Things Straight

Topics covered:

1. What is a hashtag?
2. Who can make hashtags?
3. How should you use hashtags?
4. What mistakes should you avoid?
5. Where should hashtags be placed?

And be sure to check out the related articles at the bottom, too!


Guide to Hashtags – History, Role and How to Use Them

This two-part series is useful in learning about hashtags. The focus is on hashtags for business campaigns and commercial branding, but there is also good information about the use of hashtags for real-time chat, search and discovery, and the building of the semantic web.

Guide to Hashtags – History, Role and How to Use Them Part 1

Guide to Hashtags – History, Role and How to Use Them Part 2



Friday, October 19, 2012

OU Programs Twitter

Below is a list of the latest tweets from the OU Programs Twitter List.

If you have a Twitter account to add to the OU Programs List, let me know! (laura-gibbs@ou.edu)


Thursday, October 11, 2012

OU Social Media Directory: Starting an OU Programs Twitter List

Using the OU Social Media Directory, I updated my OU Programs Twitter list and it's a public list, so you can make use of it too:
You can subscribe to that list too if you want; you'll see the subscribe button here (left-hand column), and you can also choose to just follow individual members of the list (right-hand column). To get a sense of what you'll see, here's a widget that shows the latest tweets from that list: