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Updated by Marcela De Vivo on Aug 12, 2013
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Reasons to introduce social media in the classroom

We have already covered some of the reasons why your students should be blogging in 2013. However, that's not the only thing recommended for them as there is something else that can be considered as a cross-curricular activity and can be used to develop new skills.

How To Run A News Site And Newspaper Using WordPress And Google Docs

A former colleague of mine, William Davis, understands what a "web first" workflow is, and has made it happen through software at his newspaper in Maine. The Bangor Daily News announced this week that it completed its full transition to open source blogging software, WordPress.

3 Great Pinterest Tourism Marketing Accounts

These three great accounts prove that Pinterest tourism is a match made in marketing heaven. Due to it's visual nature, Pinterest is a great way for tourism sites to promote the beautiful and entertaining things to see and do in their area.

Why Facebook is blue: The science of colors in marketing

Why is Facebook blue? According to The New Yorker, the reason is simple. It's because Mark Zuckerberg is red-green colorblind. This means that blue is the color Mark can see the best. In his own words Zuck says: "Blue is the richest color for me I can see all of blue."

How is Science using Social Media?

In the age of the internet with millions of people from all over the world constantly sharing an extremely wide range of experiences online, the social media has completely revolutionized the way we communicate with one another and the way we consume today's media. Science is no stranger to this trend.

[Cheat Sheet] How To Make Rich Pins From Your Own Products

Rich pins are no longer for the selected few. Learn how to make your own rich product pins using oEmbed or semantic markups - cheat sheet included! When Pinterest first introduced rich pins in May, PinLeague CEO, Danny Maloney, saw them as Pinterest's first billion dollar revenue feature.