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The good news in social media part 2

  1. 1. THE GOOD NEWS IN SOCIAL MEDIA New Tools for New EvangelizationGreg DhuyvetterIPM SummerInstitute 2012Slides for Day 2
  2. 2. RECAPWhere are We so Far?Any Questions?Schedule for Today • Dropbox • Tumblr • RSS • Pintrest • Podcasts • Instagram • Twitter • LinkedIn • Facebook • Final Thoughts • Google+
  3. 3. ONLINE (CLOUD) STORAGE Dropbox, Google Drive, SkyDrive Free for limited amounts, pay for larger Account needed. Secure as long as you protect your password Integrates with desktop and applications Provides secure backup for documents Allows for public sharing of documents with a web address Organization Tip: If you use more than one service, try to use each for a different type of storage Get started www.dropbox.com
  4. 4. RSS (REALLY SIMPLESYNDICATION) Protocol which allows users to gather new posts from desired websites into a news reader News Reader: An aggregating program Google Reader To add feeds  Click on subscription icon  Select your reader  If there is no subscription icon, you can try to copy the web address of the site into your reader
  5. 5. PODCASTS Recorded programs made available for subscription download 3 Parts to a podcast  Recording  Uploading  Syndicating Popular audio recording software: Garageband , Audacity Podcast feeds can be uploaded to your website or blog Podcasts can be registered with iTunes, Feedburner Simple way to publish short feeds www.audioboo.com
  6. 6. WHAT’S ALL THIS FUSS ABOUT TWITTER? If I Have 100 People Following Me, Where Am I Taking Them?
  7. 7. WHAT IS TWITTER? Twitter is a microblog where people post 140 character statements HUH?!
  8. 8. OR YOU COULD LOOK AT IT THISWAY… Twitter Blog Instant Chat (Text) Rooms Message
  9. 9. STARTING ON TWITTER Go to www.twitter.com Create a free account Add followers Start Tweeting
  10. 10. THE TWITTER SCREENIn this box, youtype 140-characterentries called“Tweets” These are the tweets of peopleSuggeste you followdFollowsTrends
  11. 11. TWITTER TERMSTweet: a post or status update. Maximum of 140 charactersFollowing/Being Followed: Adding other people to your home page or people adding you@name: A message that everyone can see but intended to one personD name: A message sent to only one person#: Placed in front of key terms for others to followRT (Re-tweet): Forwarding someone else’s tweet to your own group of followers
  12. 12. WARNINGTwitter is the wild west Limit who you follow The only filter is YOU
  13. 13. FOLLOWING PEOPLELookover theprofileandtypes ofentries Also… check out whoThen theyclick the followfollowbutton
  14. 14. BEING FOLLOWED Set your account to send you an email whenever a new person is following you Check the profiles of any new followers If you want to follow back, select the follow button If you want to ignore, do nothing If you want the person not to see your tweets, select “Block this Person”
  15. 15. WHO SHOULD I FOLLOW?  GDhuyvetter  Family and Friends  Other Teachers/Ministers  News Organizations (CNN, NPR, BBC)  Technology Leaders  Interesting People  Famous People  NOT STUDENTS OR CHILDREN
  16. 16. WHAT IS IT USED FOR? Social: Sharing events of the day with friends and family News: Informal reporting of events in the area Sharing: Giving references to good stuff found on the web Searching: Finding out what is being said about a topic Networking: Communicating with people with shared interests Expressing: Stating opinions and other observations Promotion: Companies and individuals use Twitter to promote products and events
  17. 17. WHAT SHOULD I POST?What you are doing…..YAWNIdeas and observations OH = OverheardResponses to othersLinks to great sites (including your own)Remember: All of your postings appear on the public timeline unless they are an direct message
  18. 18. THE “FAIL WHALE” Twitter over capacity
  19. 19. Social Networking Sites I Can’t Face Facebook And I Feel More Linked Out than In
  20. 20. Definition"Any of several websites that providea virtual community in which peoplewith a shared interest maycommunicate"wiktionary.org
  21. 21. It Is NOT Inherently Evilto Have a Social Network Account It Is Also NOT Wrong Not To Have One
  22. 22. Why Should I Know About This? Significant Method of Communication To Understand Media Coverage/Avoid Paranoia To Understand Your Students To Respond to Questions of Parents To Understand Your Children
  23. 23. Setting Up a Social Network or Facebook Page Sign up for account Create Profile Page Find Friends Find Groups Add Content
  24. 24. Do I Have to Do This? NO!Time SuckPrivacy ConcernsTrading Online for Live CommunicationDoesnt Float Your Boat
  25. 25. Why Would I Do This?To Connect with Immediate Friends and Family for Sharing Information, Ideas, Photos, etc.To Develop a Professional Network and Find Professional Opportunities (LinkedIn)To Find New Connections and Communicate with People with Like background or IdeasTo Be Found by Old Connections and People with Like Interests
  26. 26. What Do We Need to Tell Our Kids About Social Networks?Limit CommunityUse Settings to Enforce Privacy. Hide Profile from Everyone but FriendsAssume Anything Posted Can Go Anywhere and Will Last Forever. Do Not Include Address, Phone #, or SSNIf They Would Not Say It To a Persons Face, Dont Write ItSet Clear Time Limits
  27. 27. Tips for Safe Social Networking Remember that EVERYTHING IS PUBLIC! Dont Try to Hide Behind an Alias Become Familiar with Account Settings Use Businesses or Groups Build Network Slowly and with Healthy Skepticism...Only Add People You Know and Can Trust Their Content. Control Comments Do Not Respond to Friend Requests From Students/Strangers. The Dalai Lama does NOT want to follow you If You Post a Picture, Remember That You Are Making a Decision for Everyone in that Picture...Always Polite to Ask For Permission. Block or Drop People First, Ask Questions Later Do Not Post Opinions or Statements or Join Groups that are Contrary to Your Role As a Catholic School Employee
  28. 28. GOOGLE+ What’s the Difference?
  29. 29. ADVANTAGES OF GOOGLE+“Circles” allow you to classify contacts into levels of familiarity, so more levels of communication can go on in one platformPosts can be targeted to one group, several groups, individuals, or everyonePosts can be reedited after they are postedNot as much advertisingEasy to converse through direct message or video
  30. 30. THE CHALLENGE OF GOOGLE+ No one uses it… Hello? Hello? Is anyone there?
  31. 31. THE OTHER STUFFPintrestTumblrInstagramLinkedIn
  32. 32. FINAL THOUGHTS
  33. 33. IMAGE CREDITS I love clutter http://www.flickr.com/photos/54774885@N00/238419364 87/365 Today Epic Fail http://www.flickr.com/photos/76076998@N00/2978336573 Evil http://www.flickr.com/photos/80522246@N00/2599969114 Dune http://www.flickr.com/photos/33377700@N00/147570976 : Future is Bright ! http://www.flickr.com/photos/73662475@N00/2651957971

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