The…Facebook effect

Facebook is a social networking site launched in 2004. As of September 2012, Facebook has over one billion active users [1], more than half of them using Facebook on a mobile device [2]. As of February 2013, the number of users included 163 millions users from the United States, over 67 million users from Brazil and over 32 million users from the United Kingdom. The latest statistics are available from socialbakers.

The Facebook Effect is a book by David Kirkpatrick and published by Simon and Schuster.   Continue reading

Social media etiquette and “Kinship”

From June 2012, Bernadette John (@Bea_John) has been seconded to the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning from her post at the Medical School, where she has been focusing on issues around social media and Digital Professionalism.

In this article she takes us through the basics of Digital Professionalism and introduces us to the KCL social network: KinshipContinue reading