Hanging Out with Google+

What’s this? Google+ is Google’s new approach to social networking. It builds on top of many other Google services, and Google intend for it to become a key feature of most of their products.

Why am I writing about it here on the E-Learning Blog? Well, Google+ has a number of features that may be interesting for educational institutions. I introduced a few of these in a recent UCISA presentation with Google’s William Florance. We recorded the session, and a copy of this is embedded below:

Read on to find out more about Google+ and its potential in Teaching and Learning…

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There's more to social networking than Facebook and Twitter

Did you know… ∙ Twitter and Facebook are blocked in most parts of China by the Great Firewall of China? ∙ China has 485 million Internet users, more than any other country in the world? ∙ WeiBo.com, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, already has 195 million users (almost as many as Twitter)? ∙ Manchester BusinessRead more

Live mobile video streaming with Bambuser

Bambuser may sound like an instrument of magic from Harry Potter but it is in fact a Web 2.0 service (with associated smartphone apps) that makes it possible to broadcast over the Web live video from your phone, via 3G or wifi. In order to try it out, all you need to do is setRead more

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