Tag Archives: Social Media

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?

Is My Teen Using SnapChat?

Probably. The most recent statistics says that 34% of teens are using Snapchat with more than 8,796 photos being shared every second and 5% of all selfies being attributed to the service. Phew.

You probably have a lot of questions about SnapChat. What is it? Why do teens use it? Is it safe? We’re happy to take a few minutes to help answer these questions for you. Continue reading Is My Teen Using SnapChat?

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Colleges

Social media can get a bad rap. With everything we see in the news around bullying and trolls, it’s no wonder. But social media can also be used to promote your academic and even athletic careers in a positive way – especially when it comes to colleges.

Here are 5 ways you can use social media today to attract colleges: Continue reading 5 Ways to Use Social Media to Attract Colleges

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