Brizzly

Brizzly appears to be a new toy on the market, as recommended by @StephenFry (still the UK's top Twitter advocate?). I still haven't done a great deal with it, but with the rise of spammers, it looks to be a useful/interesting tool, and again, is capable of managing multiple accounts. I wondered what was different, but it opens up all short-links (which you'll still need to use to post to keep them short and maximise…

Friend or Follow

I am looking at who I follow/am followed by on Twitter, and was looking for a tool which would give me an idea. As a first run, I have found http://friendorfollow.com very helpful in identifying those who I am following but are not following me. Some people will only follow those who are following them, which isn't my style (as some of the biggest names, who post the most interesting tweets (e.g. @mashable) don't follow many…

Linked In

Social Networking Sites So, all social networking sites have different functions? I use Twitter as a push/pull news source and for relationship building with people who are interested in the same things as me, whereas I use Facebook for people I already know to continue to build those relationships, and of course there are many more options. On Linked In, you are only able to connect with people that you truly know, and both parties…

Blended Learning Fellowship: Interview

Next Thursday morning I have an interview as a 1-day-a-week Blended Learning Fellow at the University of Winchester. Currently generating ideas for my 10 minute presentation: "The potential impact of blended learning on the learning and teaching experience of staff and students at Winchester" Already had a number of good discussions, and have ideas, plus been picked up more on the ALK-C 2009, especially via Twitter and Elluminate, picking up tips and presentations from CrowdVine,…