Doing Facebook is easy. Doing Facebook well, isn’t. But that’s why it feels so great when you do find a Facebook page like Larabar’s.
Everyone asks “What have you done for me lately?” If you give someone an answer, they will (probably) follow along. Speaking of follow, let’s talk about twitter.
We live in a creator economy. People don’t just want to consume; people want to create, respond, and engage in a conversation. Social media is called social for a reason.
Like my foray into young adult socializing, many schools are trying to figure out this whole social media thing. Like the young party goer, they know where to go, but they are still trying to figure out how to engage with other people at the party.
As of now, student blogging is like some college essay, but it needs to be more like a scrap book or mixtape. Unfortunately, the only way for it to move forward is for it to die.
Kill the blog!
Did you know that 97% of 12-to 17 year-olds play computer games? why aren’t we asking ourselves how we can integrate this design into our classrooms?
In a word, high school is awkward. Coincidentally, awkward also describes most high schools’ social media presence.
While some choose to dismiss Jersey Shore or brush it off, I am compelled to watch because like it or not, the show is emblematic of the times we live in. So rather than pretend that it doesn’t exist, it seems much more worthwhile to watch and contemplate the what kind of effect an illusory “I’m Done” attitude is having on our culture.