I’ve seen this linked a few times recently, finally clicked.
– […] we may keep, use and share your personal information with companies connected with Instagram. This information includes your name, email address, school, where you live, pictures, phone number, your likes and dislikes, where you go, who your friends are, how often you use Instagram, and any other personal information we find such as your birthday or who you are chatting with, including in private messages (DMs).
Dean Groom on Poekemon Go:
Teachers should care about Pokémon Go! – after from the initial network effects (craze) as it is a good way for kids to develop socially. It isn’t designed for education and certainly presents the all too common accessibility issues of commercial games – but THIS game leads you to start thinking about why games, play and learning are important – and how they can be connected with helping children deal with saturated media cultures – Great!
I’ve got a few IFTTT recipes on the go. IFTT is a useful service from linking up and pushing information around online services.
In the last week or so I’ve seen a couple of posts about the service, received an email and had an interesting incident so though it worth a post.…
Like anyone with any sense I read Alan Levine’s blog religiously. It has given me more ideas to think about and play around with than any other site on the Internet.
The other day I read Share Images By Email to SPLOT Collector (this post is now well down the post list as Alan blogs like a manic).…
We were inspired by the blog post Using Instagram in an Educational Context, which cites Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences. In this post, we’ve linked great examples from Instagram and its own blog to ……
An Instagram Perspective Story
I’ve been doing a lot of experimenting with hashtags and social media lately, particularly because:
1. Finding stories with data intrigues me
2. I like the serendipity aspect
3. I want to further explore McLuhan’s “medium is the message/massage” concept
One blog post I’d recommend is this one by Clive Thompson:
He addresses the McLuhan/Innis notion of bias in communication:
“That how a medium functions is far more interesting and powerful than the content that travels over it.”