Managing online identities

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Why we should be wary of twitter and how to properly integrate it in schools

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As we embark into the new world of Web 3.0 there are an ever growing number of social media tools at our disposal to access and utilize for educational purposes. There is an increasing amount of literature regarding these human-object relationships and how they are transforming our current culture, and in turn, how that is affecting the new “learning ecology.”

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Reaching new frontiers with Twitter

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“We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.”
– Marshall McLuhan

Place yourself on ledge looking down 120,000 feet down towards the earth. If you had one last thing to say before plunging yourself towards certain harm or death, what would you say? In addition, how would you convey that message to the world? One of the latest members to the social media platform twitter, Felix Baumgartner, plunged himself into the new service by using his 18th tweet to deliver his last thoughts.
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