If you still haven’t deleted your Facebook account yet, then you probably know that it’s kind of a big deal to be present on social media. Although sometimes social media can feel like antisocial, it all depends on how effective you are with your social interactions.
A GIF is a cheaper alternative to a full explainer video that you can feature in places like blogs and social networks. Animated GIFs, short for Graphic Interchange Format, are cool and easy to make. Well, relatively easy to make. While some people has their own Adobe Photoshop technique to come up with GIFs and memes, this article will focus on using its free alternatives.
You don't have to be working in IT to encounter tech jargon. Technology is known for coming up with new (and sometimes funny sounding) words and popularizing them in a blink of an eye. Old terms quickly become outdated, replaced by new ones, and newer ones. Take the word hashtag as an example; it got into the Oxford dictionary in 2010 and the Scrabble dictionary in 2014.
Only less than six percent of learners who took an open online course between 2014 and 2016 from HarvardX and MITx earned a certificate. If you’re one of the ones who followed through a course online, then you should take full advantage of that by adding that certification to your professional resume. As long as the courses count towards your career goals, they should demonstrate to your potential employers the drive you have for staying relevant in your industry.
I previously published a list of 8 online courses to help learn about social activism in relation to the mass media, which includes social media. If you’ve read the story, you might notice a weird stat about tweets 😕: every 60 seconds, 481 tweets are sent. Well, Twitter numbers are larger than that. At least 481,000 tweets are sent every internet minute, and many of these tweets have political hashtags in them.
The social media is where we see people sharing and responding to messages that resonate the most with their interest and passion. Every 60 seconds 2.4 million snaps are created, 973,000 users log in to Facebook, 481 tweets are sent, over 174,000 users scroll through Instagram, and at least 38 million messages pass through WhatsApp. We're pretty used to all the buzzings, the dings, the ringings and the chimes of the daily notifications by now.