What kind of protections do your Tweets and other posts on social media have? Many Twitter users, and social media users generally, have a lax attitude toward intellectual property rights. So much social media content is stolen, borrowed, shared, and posted in the name of “exposure,” that many social networks are being used primarily as […]
You’ve probably already heard about Dr. Robert Caldini’s six principles of persuasion, but it’s important that we discuss it early, I think. This article on the 6 principles of persuasion at Psychology Today explains Caldini’s history, and how he came up with these ideas. The shortcuts are: Reciprocity Scarcity Authority Consistency Liking Consensus Check out […]
Melanie Coulson has some tips on why these two platforms are important and what you need to know about them. 5 fundamentals journalists must understand about Twitter 5 fundamental things journalists must understand about Facebook It’s interesting that the one common thing for both platforms (apart from knowing your audience) is the idea that it […]
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Except for the ad at the end, this is a great little video about some of the ways you can take great and authentic smartphone photos. Plus the benefits of Instagram: [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/27208029 w=500&h=281] Street photography and Instagram photobooks by @koci from Blurb Books on Vimeo.
Ever wondered how those Tweets get to your smartphone, or how those funny cat gifs arrive in your Tumblr feed? Here’s a short video that explains the basics of how the Internet works: You may also want to check out this shorter video, how the web works, via Commoncraft. And if you happen to be […]