Social Media

Admitted Students Want to Connect, Not Be Informed

When the entire city of Boston was on lockdown during the April 19 manhunt for the marathon bombing suspects, institutions such as Boston College and Boston University were posting on Facebook to let admitted students know the status’ of open houses scheduled to occur that weekend.

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Universities Might Have To Limit Monitoring, Set Social Media Policies In Stone Under Proposal

In an age when voluntarily sharing one’s intimate information on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites is common, a proposal to limit what content universities have access to seems out of step.

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A Facebook Page as an Extension of Lecture Hall Discussion

At UBTech, Jutta Guadagnoli, a faculty member at Touro University, will discuss utilizing Facebook as a community of practice to engender exchange of ideas and questions between students, peer teaching, and instructor involvement within our medical physiology class.

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Former Lindenwood University Student Charged In 'Lindenleaks' Case

The mystery of who was behind last year’s strange case of information leaks at Lindenwood University may have been solved.

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University Of Michigan To Hire Social Media 'Thought Leader' After 1St Director Resigns Due To Inaccurate Resume

A month after its first social media director abruptly resigned amid an inaccurate resume, the University of Michigan is looking to fill the position again.

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Montclair State Overturns Suspension For "Trolling"

Student Says He Hopes Case Sets A Precedent

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“Tartan Epidemic” Campaign Infects UCR Students with Highlander Spirit

Viral marketing campaign uses tweets, videos to promote student involvement

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Seven Trends that Will Shape Digital and Web in Higher Ed in 2013

UB's Internet Technology writer Karine Joly looks back on the last seven years to make seven technology-driven predictions for higher ed in the coming year.

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Civil Liberty Group Defends Montclair State Student Suspended For Facebook, Youtube Comments

Joseph Aziz admits he was "trolling" when he wrote a comment below a YouTube video last fall saying a female classmate’s legs looked like "a pair of bleached hams."

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Social Media At A Crossroads

Social media is often at the forefront of conversations

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