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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship
December 4, 2007

Social network sites (SNSs) are increasingly attracting the attention of academic and industry researchers intrigued by their affordances and reach. This special theme section of the Journal of…

Sharing, Privacy and Trust in Our Networked World: A Report to the OCLC Membership
October 31, 2007

The practice of using a social network to establish and enhance relationships based on some common ground—shared interests, related skills, or a common geographic location—is as old…

Well, if They’re Already Using It ...
October 25, 2007

College representatives at Educause conference ponder outsourcing e-mail to Google and how to embrace students’ Facebook habits. College repr…

Texting, Facebook Used to Alert Students
September 27, 2007

"As the school year starts, colleges around the country are applying the lessons of Virginia Tech and using high technology to get the word out fast in a crisis. " …

A Wider World: Youth, Privacy, and Social Networking Technologies
January 1, 2006

© 2006 Tracy Mitrano. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.5 License ( …

7 Things You Should Know About Facebook
September 15, 2006

Information literacy—the ability to negotiate the opportunities and risks of the Internet age—is increasingly important. Facebook, a leading social networking site, highlights the i…

E07 Podcast: Social Software in Higher Education: Isolated Accidents or the Start of Something Big?
September 9, 2008

This forty-minute podcast of the panel discussion, " Social Software in Higher Education: Isolated Accidents or the Start of Something Big? ", was recorded at the EDUCAUSE 2007 Annual…

The Campus is Under Seige and I go to Facebook???
August 25, 2008

On Friday, the Chronicle featured an article ( Emergency Alerts via Facebook and MySpace are New Ways to Reach Students , 8/22/08) on how some campuses are looking for ways to use Facebook (FB…

Podcast: Net Generation: A Student Affairs Perspective - An Interview with Leslie Dare
August 29, 2007

In this 12 minute podcast, we feature an interview with Leslie Dare , Director of Distance Education & Tech Services for Student Affairs at North Carolina State University. She presented a…

Podcast: Net Generation Students and Campus IT
July 3, 2007

This one-hour podcast entitled, " Net Generation Students and Campus IT: Supporting Student Success in the Age of Multitasking, Facebooking, and Instant Messaging ," was recorded at t…


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