North Carolina legislators passed a bill last month that prevents colleges and universities from requiring students to provide their passwords to Twitter, Facebook and other social networks. The law was drafted in response to a student-athlete handbook rule forcing athletes to choose an administrator or coach to monitor their social media accounts throughout the academic year.
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.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 01/17/2013 - 11:40am
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.