My Robot Will Fight Your Robot

Spam on Twitter feels like an all-time high right now. Twitter itself is woefully horrible at taking reports of abuse and spamming and all a user can do is use the completely un-fulfilling "Report Tweet" option to block the user. When they spam hashtags, companies create robots faster than you can report. Twitter spam isRead More

Think Before You Periscope

Bill Fitzgerald is someone you should follow on Twitter if you need help interpreting Terms of Service or Privacy Policies. He pays real close attention to technology use in education, especially new, emerging tech. Periscope is new and teachers love it. Show the Twitters all the great learning that's happening in real time??? Definitely soundsRead More

Argument in 140 – Part 2

I updated the original post, but I thought it would be worth having a brand new item for reference. As I said earlier, the @StopSBG account has been unsuspended, and they are now tweeting again. I haven't been paying much attention to the ongoing conversation so I can do other things, like eat and sleep.Read More

Arguments In 140

Update 8:00 AM Jan 7, 2013 - The @StopSBG account is now active again. Change is reflected below. Over the past 10 days, Twitter saw one of the most epic, twisting, and riveting arguments ever. It started with someone called @StopSBG (account is now suspended, so no link) and Frank Noschese. Presumably, the account wasRead More

What Does Connection Look Like?

October was Connected Educator's Month. (Soapbox moment: I can't wait until we can get rid of these silly "awareness months." Okay, I'm done). I've been on Twitter for almost three years and I was curious about what engagement actually looked like for a given period of time. So, I decided to do a little experiment.Read More

Where Are the #Flipclass Chat Archives?

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I had a minor site reorganization, and I wanted to make sure everyone who relies on the chat archive each week knows how to find it. There are a couple different ways: This blog - The page hasn't been updated in a long time, but there is a link the archives under the Flipclass ChatRead More