News tagged with social networking tools

MIT wins Pentagon prize in social networking contest

A team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has won a 40,000-dollar prize for using social networking tools to identify the locations of 10 large weather balloons in a contest sponsored by ...

dateDec 07, 2009 in Other
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iTeacher: Program Brings Web 2.0 to the Classroom

(PhysOrg.com) -- Online media and social networking Web sites - Web 2.0 standards like Facebook and YouTube - are the new tools for communication and entertainment among K-12 students. Safety and inappropriate content issues, ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Software
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Politicians using Twitter in growing numbers

John McCain took to the Senate floor Monday and talked about twittering. For the increasingly popular networking tool, it was either a moment that marked the technology's full-bore entry into the cultural mainstream -- or ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Internet
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Coming of age on the Internet

In the mid-90s, the Internet seemed like a dark place. Indeed, scientific studies from that time were documenting some real risks for teenagers, including fewer close friendships and more tenuous connections with family. ...

dateMar 03, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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