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LinkedIn Launches New and Improved Group Search

April 4, 2012 by

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From the LinkedIn Blog: Group search helps you search across all the groups on LinkedIn and find the right group for you. We’ve made several improvements to make your search results smarter and more relevant. First, instead of relying on the title and description of the group, we give you the best results based on […]

BNA: “Employers Should Tread Carefully in Asking For Facebook, Other Social Media Passwords”

April 3, 2012 by

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BNA’s Human Resources Report offers an in-depth review of this social media/privacy story including comments/opinion from several lawyers. Direct to Article (Free)

Social Media in Europe: Survey of 1000 Swedish Facebook Users Released

April 2, 2012 by

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From the University of Gothenburg (via AlphaGalileo): Key Findings from the Survey: The average user spends 75 minutes per day on Facebook • The average user logs on to Facebook 6.1 times per day • 70 percent log in every time they start their computer or web reader • 26 percent feel ill at ease […]

New Article: “The Influence of Free Encyclopedias on Science”

March 28, 2012 by

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Title The influence of free encyclopedias on science Author Sarah Huggett Source Research Trends* From the Article Since its launch in 2001 Wikipedia has seen incredible growth worldwide, counting more than 21 million articles published in around 280 languages (including nearly 4 million articles in English) in 2012 (1). Wikipedia has grown in size (number […]

Research and Info Literacy Skills: “Spike Lee Latest Celeb to Practice Reckless Tweeting”

March 28, 2012 by

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From MSNBC: Spike Lee wasn’t the first to retweet the erroneous address on Twitter blindly accepted by many as that of George Zimmerman, the man who fatally shot 17-year-old Trayvon Martin last month. But the filmmaker’s message — sent last week to his 240,000 Twitter followers — was the most viral. From The Orlando Sentinel: […]

New Article Looks at Social Media as a Promotion, Development, and Delivery Tool at the National Library of Australia

March 26, 2012 by

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Title Trove: the Terrors and Triumphs of Service-Based Social Media Authors Alison Dellit, Business Architect National Library of Australia Sarah Schindeler, Reference Librarian National Library of Australia Source National Library of Australia Staff Papers, 2012 Abstract The National Library of Australia has actively used a range of social media tools for the promotion, development and delivery […]

Pinterest is updating its terms of service and preparing its API

March 24, 2012 by

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via The Next Web: Fast growing social sharing site Pinterest has introduced significant changes to its terms of service and began to develop APIs to open the service  up to third party developers and services. An email sent out to registered users explains that the company has updated the original terms that have governed the […]