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(Updated on 22/06/2016)

 



 

  • Twitter bans 270,000 accounts for 'promoting terrorism' - 5 April 2018
    "Number of accounts removed in second half of 2017 represents a drop for second period in a row.
    Twitter removed more than 270,000 accounts around the world for promoting terrorism in the second half of 2017, according to the company’s latest transparency report."

    (theguardian.com)
  • Twitter is a free social messaging utility for staying connected in real-time
    "Twitter is a service for friends, family, and co–workers to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are you doing?"

    (twitter.com)

 

  • The Twitter Dictionary aka Twittonary provides explanations of various Twitter related words.
    - with a list
    (twittonary.com)

 

 

 

 

 

  • Twitter Lessons in 140 Characters or Less
    "For a lot of teachers who started off using Twitter as a professional-development tool, they've been building a professional learning community and using information that's been shared...
    The more they've seen the value in making connections with each other, [the more] they're realizing the same process might be valuable to students as well...
    A few studies have found some positive correlations between text-messaging aptitude and literacy. Research on gaming and educational multimedia programs have also shown some positive impact on learning..."

    (edweek.org)
  • A taste of Twitter - Could you get by without Twitter?
    Why we either love or loathe sharing life online.
    - Twitter addiction - Twitter experiment - Information overload - Isolation
    + AUDIO

    (BBC)