My Top Ten Tools for Learning (2022)

The last time I published my top tools was in 2016, in response to Jane Hart’s compilation effort for the “Top 100 Tools for Learning”. Every […]

The psychology of likes, comments, and shares

My use of social media goes back nearly 15 years. First, it was LinkedIn, then Facebook, then Twitter, then Instagram. Since then a few have […]

What you don’t see

I love seeing friends and colleagues posting on LinkedIn or other networks about starting a new project, a success they’ve had at work, or the […]

Where do I go next?

Like many among my readers, I’ve vastly reduced my use of Twitter over the last couple of years. Since the radical changes in ownership and […]

Personal blogging

One way out of the mire that we’ve found ourselves in with our use (and reliance?) on social media is the personal blog, according to […]

Hashtags and CamelCase

Support for Hashtags were added to Twitter in 2007, before this they were used but the platform didn’t create links on them for searching and […]

Unsubscribe

With fewer and fewer people sharing and collaborating on Twitter, LinkedIn updates becoming a hybrid between Facebook and Twitter chats, I’ve been relying on my […]

“Oh yeah?”

Imagine having a button on your browser that you press to check the “gigantic accumulation of crowd-sourced credibility” around what it says or what you […]

The Truth About Teaching Online English (Independently)

Social media can be a great resource for promoting your brand and connecting with potential clients. Whether you prefer LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter or some other […]

Add to my network…

LinkedIn has changed. Or rather, how it’s being used has changed. I get one of these types of connection requests every day (3 yesterday!): “I’m […]

Mastodon. So far

You may have seen the odd tweet or news article or two about changes at Twitter, about the predicted demise of ‘the bird site’, and […]

Don’t delete it

As many people leave their various social media accounts on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc, there is an attraction to make the grand gesture of deleting […]

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