Tag Archives: Conferences

Why Academics use Twitter

I’ve mentioned before ‘how’ academics use Twitter, but this doesn’t cover ‘why’ they use Twitter. I’ve heard Twitter be referred to as a global online ‘water cooler’ or ‘rec room’ for academics, a place to hang-out and feel support from … Continue reading

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Topical Academic hashtags

Here I list the hashtags used most commonly within academic communities with a brief general description of the intentional use. Remember: hashtags, even the curated ones, can be used at any time since there is usually always some talking on … Continue reading

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Tweeting Etiquette At Conferences

Many academic groups are split by the use of social media at conferences. With this blog I would like to alleviate some of the stress for those who are in between the argument as well as for those who are … Continue reading

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