On digital natives

Using the term digital native to describe all netizens born after 1980 is way too general.  I found this interesting article discussing various findings: Only a minority of students actively created their own content or used emerging technologies such as blogs, social networking and podcasts. And a significant proportion of them had lower levels of […]

Link captions in WordPress

There is a plugin for WordPress that simplifies adding hyperlinks to captions Many thanks to {a.} of Handmade 2.0 for sharing this info. Link captions simplify the attribution of Creative Commons photos shared in the public domain. Before using any photo, check the licensing conditions first. At Flickr, these are listed in the right sidebar […]

Rules, guidelines, research and more

hmmm… 70% of your tweets should share resources- sharing others’ voices, opinions, quotes, blog posts, articles, content and resources 20% of your tweets should engage in conversations with others, responding, connecting, collaborating and connecting with others. 10% of your tweets can be chirping, chitchat as Angela calls it, on trivial details or self-promotion. via 10 […]

The 3Ps of News Distribution

Via Cyberwriter, here are the 3Ps of news distribution: Portable : 33% of cell phone owners now access news on their cell phones. Personalized : 28% of internet users have customized their home page to include news from sources and on topics that particularly interest them. Participatory : 37% of internet users have contributed to […]