50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook [Reblog]

Facebook Mosaic

Facebook Mosaic

The Thoughtpick team is dedicated to bringing you top of the line social media tips and howtos in order to help you get the most of your online experience. Therefore, today we will be reblogging this great article we found at onlinecollegecourses.com: 50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook.

Colleges have fully embraced Facebook as a way to interact with current and prospective students, alumni, and even the general public. It’s a natural fit for finding and communicating with students who are online all the time anyway, and affords colleges a seemingly limitless opportunity for sharing photos, recruiting new students, featuring professors and visiting speakers, and bolstering the image of the institution. Here are 50 great ways colleges are using Facebook.

Online Gaming Forums: A Futuristic Way of Building Skills!

Let every man judge according to his standards, by what he himself read, not by what others tell him“. Albert Einstein

Gaming Addiction!

Gaming Addiction!

Regardless of our education, general knowledge and multiple daily life experiences, we, human beings, have the ability to judge things, places, people, situations and so on without really knowing or looking into all the facts and reasons surrounding them. Online gaming, I’m sure, is a victim of negative opinions and criticism, since it does have the ability to help waste time and substitute study related hours! But is that it? The answer, after some thorough research, is a definite “No”.

Based on the brief introduction above, I can’t help but wonder: What good can come from online gaming? How can online gaming help in building and enhancing communication skills? Can online gaming forums act as the complimentary future blogs?

Online Gaming Forums: A Futuristic Way of Building Skills!

The more online gaming forums I visit, the more I’m convinced that they have a great potential! Not only do these gaming websites have the viral element, they also do attract a high range of different ages groups from various countries, ethnic groups, religious believes, cultures and backgrounds.

Yahoo! Maktoob: Ready to Deal With Freedom of Speech and Piracy Issues?

After almost 2 years of rumors about this deal, Yahoo! made a big move last week when it purchased the Arabic portal Maktoob for an estimated $85 million. This is certainly one of the biggest moves in the Middle East tech field. What bumps to expect along the road?

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