Social media tools are changing the education landscape. These tools tend to fall into two broad categories: those primarily intended for social networking, such as Facebook or Twitter, and those that are designed for sharing user-generated content such as blogs, YouTube, or Flickr. It is the mixture of informality and ease of updating that makes social media approaches so appealing, whether mainstream tools are used, or whether niche or local social media tools are installed or developed.
On October 17 (that’s Next Wednesday folks) the DC Social Media Club will be hosting our monthly event with a focus on social TV. Even if you are not an avid TV watcher, between watching Shark Week, Mad Men, or even the presidential debates you have likely see a hashtag bug on the lower portion [...]
We all know what happened during the first presidential debate. Big Bird got dissed and a social media manager at KitchenAid committed the social media career Avada Kedavra: they inadvertently Tweeted content intended for their personal account to the account they manage professionally. The Tweet (why this is capitalized) appeared as Obama reminisced about his [...]
While we eagerly await our next main event on October 17th on Social TV, we have created our own bipartisan coalition of excellence to catch the Stewart / O’Reilly debate via live-stream! Follow the hashtag #Rumble2012DC for up to the minute updates. Join Social Media Club DC, Network for Progress and Its First Friday as [...]
When it comes to sports, social media is not usually the first thing one may think of or how it relates to each game; however, at our September panel hosted by AT&T, our guests proved just how important it is. Engaging with fans, new ways to cheer for your team…. making sure players don’t tweet [...]