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  • 1. Image by FreePixelsDesign
  • 2. What was oncemade forsocializingwith friends….Image by Photos.com
  • 3. Has become a toolforImage by Nick Amoscato: Flickr
  • 4. When you take social computingand apply it to the workplace, youget:more of individualsmorebetter alignment of your businessprocessesImage by Detlef Schobert: Flickr
  • 5. Socially rooted tools lets uscollaborate among colleagues andexperts (that) we might nototherwise have access toImage by Megan Broeren: Flickr
  • 6. With that said it is obvious thatonline networking is becomingincreasingly important in theworkplaceImage by Linkhed
  • 7. 96% of employed Americans goonline/use email/own a cellphone.The are known as theWired and ReadyWorkersImage by Megan Morris: Flickr
  • 8. 1/5 of wired workers arerequired to respond to work-related emails outside of work½ of Blackberry and PDA userssay the sameImage by Leon Lee: Flickr
  • 9. What about networking forcontacts?Image by thetaxhaven: Flickr
  • 10. “The most popular use of onlinetools by companies is to recruit andpotential employees”Image by U.S Navy: Flickr
  • 11. In fact 56% of companies usesocial media to find candidatesImage by K Latham: Flickr
  • 12. Which explains why LinkedIn nowhas more than 150 million users.Image by Shekhar Sabu: Flickr
  • 13. 68% of employers have hiredcandidates based on favorableonline profilesImage by Calita Kabir: Flickr
  • 14. Having a “walled garden” for asocial media presence is not longerfavourableImage by: Vancouver Lookout
  • 15. “Establishing transparency,personal brand and authenticity,are the keys to success in todayscompetitive job search”Image by Jake Liefer: Flickr
  • 16. From the workplace toschool, social media has becomean essential part of teamcommunicationImage by Australian Sports Commission
  • 17. Schools, teachers and coachesare adapting and using whatsocial media has to offerImage by Ajari: Flickr
  • 18. Google docs is about collaborativeplanning and writing, workingsimultaneously with other studentsImage by Daisy Christine
  • 19. Sports teams use Facebook groupsto coordinate and communicateto kids and talk to kidsImage Taylor Michael: Flickr
  • 20. Restaurants use it to enticediners.
  • 21. Businesses dont just promoteproducts, but build followings.
  • 22. The discussions often lead toactions,Image by: Ali de Bold: Flickr
  • 23. We can conclude that social mediais for just forsocialization
  • 24. It has infiltrated the workplace andbecome an essential part of ourjobsImage by: One Laptop per Child:Flickr
  • 25. All images are under the creativecommons free to use/share/modifyagreement.Sources: Flickr & Google AdvancedImages
  • 26. Sources• http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/money/smallbusiness/story/2012-08-12/efficient-small-business-social-networks/56939980/1• http://pewinternet.org/Reports/2008/Networked-Workers/1-Summary-of-Findings.aspx?view=all• http://journalistsresource.org/studies/economics/jobs/social-media-workplace-research-roundup• http://theundercoverrecruiter.com/infographic-linkedin-user-statistics-network-profiles-groups-applications/• http://www.huffingtonpost.com/daniel-gulati/put-forth-your-virtual-be_b_1508067.html• http://www.sunjournal.com/news/local-sports/2012/12/08/social-media-drives-new-sports-conversation/1289633• http://educationtechnology-theoryandpractice.blogspot.ca/2011/06/google-docs-for-teachers-and-classrooms.html• http://www.sunjournal.com/news/local-sports/2012/12/08/social-media-drives-new-sports-conversation/1289633