2. Record a video on it
3. Send the dubbed video to your friends
All of us have heard the word “hashtag” a lot. Maybe you even have used it. But do you know what is the hashtag is? The hashtag symbol or pound sign (#) precedes a word or phrase to identify messages on a specific topic and to categorize those posts and help them show more easily in Search.
Twitter was the first social network began to use Hashtags in 2009 and to hyperlink all hashtags in tweets to Twitter search results for the hashtagged word. Then it introduced “Trending Topics” on the Twitter front page, displaying hashtags that are rapidly becoming popular.
Do you know that Twitter is now the second largest social network on the web? So what is Twitter? Twitter is an online social networking service that enables users to send and read short 140-character messages called “tweets”. Registered users can read and post tweets, but unregistered users can only read them.
What is a Tweet? A Tweet is an expression of a moment or idea. It can contain text, photos, and videos. Millions of Tweets are shared in real time, every day.
Where do Tweets live? When you follow people, their Tweets instantly show up in your timeline. Similarly, your Tweets show up in your followers’ timelines. To see interesting Tweets, follow interesting people: friends, celebrities, news sources, or anyone whose Tweets you enjoy. Continue reading
That’s true there are many similarities between both of them, but there are also several major differences.
So, simply what a Blog is? – A blog is a series of content called “posts or entries ” that are usually organized by date with the most recent post showing first or by category for easier browsing. At the end of every post, there is comment form that allow the readers to give the writer ” blogger” feedback and interact with other readers.
Blogs (taken from “web logs”) were originally created for personal journaling. Recently people use them to replace websites, in some cases, they do own both. Blogs are best when you have a topic that compels you to write fresh information on a consistent basis. That’s why a lot of news-oriented websites are moving toward blogs.
It drove me crazy asking myself, why they don’t “invent” safer social networks alternatives for kids instead of getting freaked out about how to keep them safe while using adults social networks?! Pardon my ignorance, it seems I have been mistaken! As Dr. Seuss said ” Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” Believe It Or Not, there are many safe social networks for kids that are built with safety in mind and age-appropriate fun. Finally I realized that Facebook and Instagram aren’t the only cool social networking sites on the Web that kids may use.
The good thing about those Social networks for kids that they are built on the balance of entertainment, expression, experience, education and engagement without endangering exposure. 13+ social networks aren’t for kids, but social networking can be. The best social networks for kids have all the features of traditional social communities (friending, chat, photos, profiles, comments, etc.) but also have more kid-friendly features like games, contests, art projects and more. Most importantly, kid-friendly social networks are monitored and include parental oversight to make sure everyone is safe.
Alert services let you track people, brands, companies, events, and just about anything that interests you.
There are many of monitoring services on market, The following are some of the most popular ENTRY LEVEL free tools that you may use:
Google Alert is an automated Web search service that can help people and businesses monitor the Internet for developments and activities that could concern them. Results are sent to subscribers by e-mail. Google Alert began its operations in January 2003. The service is provided by Indigo Stream Technologies in cooperation with Google, the most popular search engine.
Google Alert can, for example, track new online appearances of a person’s name, a business name, or a particular Uniform Resource Locator (URL). Individuals can use the service to monitor what is said about them on the Web.
Instagram is an online social networking service that lets you share videos and photos, and apply a variety of filters to them, It allows users to edit photos taken on their phone and post them to Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and Flickr with the click of a button. Instagram was created by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger, and launched in October 2010 a photo-sharing platform viewable only amongst its user base and has since expanded to include a wide variety of social media, including Twitter and Facebook. The Instagram application is distributed worldwide through the Apple Store and Google Play. Instagram photos are easily recognizable because the pictures have a square shape reflective of the Instamatic and Polaroid photos the program was modelled after.
Facebook simply is an online social networking service, you have to be at least 13 years old to become a registered user of the website, users may create a personal profile, add other users as friends, exchange messages, post status updates and photos, and receive notifications when others update their profiles. Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics, and categorize their friends into lists such as “People From Work” or “Close Friends”.
In this video, kids were asked “What is social media, anyway?” As cute and funny as they were, who expected they can be so right? Here are some of our favorite definitions. What is social media, anyway? from Lithium, on Vimeo
Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as “a group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, and that allow the creation and exchange of user-generated content.”
Oxford Dictionaries defines it Websites and applications that enable users to create and share content or to participate in social networking.
Many of us as adults and parents are getting freaked out about what’s going on social networking sites, as we’re hearing stories about hacking, predators and privacy all the time. You’re probably there just to socialize with your friends, talk to people with similar interests, share what’s going on in your life, work or make business. But plenty of teens and kids have gotten into trouble on these sites by posting inappropriate pictures and comments, and meeting people in person they know nothing about except what’s online.
I’ll be searching here and there to gather as much information from a wide variety of sources to learn and to share with you. Tips for kids and teens, simplified definitions and terms for little beginners will be included as well as articles and important websites for both parents and kids.
Stay tuned 🙂