Category Archives: Educators

How Will Facebook’s Fundraiser Pages Affect Private Schools?

Fresh off the heels of another announcement, Facebook has finally started rolling out its fundraiser pages to select non-profits around the world. The effort is Facebook’s next step in helping nonprofits to leverage the platform to raise money more easily. The question is: When can everyone use it and how much will it cost? Continue reading How Will Facebook’s Fundraiser Pages Affect Private Schools?

Instagram Tests Curated Video Streams

You were probably pretty busy this weekend with Halloween shenanigans, but if you were on Instagram checking out people’s costumes you may have seen a new video option from Instagram. Asking if you’d like to see Halloween videos, the option (if clicked), brought users to a special curated stream made up of the best Halloween videos Instagram could find. Continue reading Instagram Tests Curated Video Streams

Three Ways Your School Can Use Twitter Polls

Announced recently, Twitter will be releasing its Polls feature to the masses very soon. Polls is a simple addition that lets users create a tweet using a question with two selectable answers below it. The poll will stay live for a 24 hour period. If you’re afraid of others seeing how you voted, fear not as it doesn’t highlight your choices publicly. Continue reading Three Ways Your School Can Use Twitter Polls

3 Social Networks You’ve Never Heard of Until Today

We’ve all heard of the major social media networks, but what other networks exist out there and which audiences are using them? We’ll take a look at three relatively unknown social networks that are trying to become the next Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Continue reading 3 Social Networks You’ve Never Heard of Until Today

Should Your Departments Have Their Own Social Media?

It’s the age-old question that every school battles with year after year. Should their school’s various departments, such as science, math or athletics, have their own social media accounts?

In short, it’s always best NOT to have departmental accounts when possible and below I explain why: Continue reading Should Your Departments Have Their Own Social Media?

Welcome to Social Media Teen

So, what’s this blog all about? I’m sure that’s the question you’re dying to get answered and, in fact, it’s pretty simple.

We are all living within this world of social media, which is changing constantly. It seems like every day a new platform is unveiled or a bunch of features are updated. Social Media Teen’s goal is to provide useful information around social media as it relates to teens and school. Whether you’re a parent, teen, or educator, Cheshire Academy’s social media professionals will provide useful information that will answer questions like: Continue reading Welcome to Social Media Teen