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Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands Colorado State Party, Fueled By Facebook, Attracts Thousands
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The public nature (and lack of privacy considerations) of Facebook is sometimes problematic when it comes to parties. The good thing about Facebook is that it’s a wonderfully easy way to advertise and spread the word about your events. The …

Facebook App Predicts College Admissions
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Startup Splash Networks has released a Facebook application that predicts college admissions for high school students.

The app called AdmissionSplash, asks users to create a list of colleges, enter their academic  and demographic information, and get results based on a proprietary formula. People can share the information with their friends or keep it private.

 

 

Colleges Embracing Social Media At More Fleeted Pace Than Businesses
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A new study bNora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson, Social Media and College Admissions: Higher-Ed Beats Business in Adoption of New Tools for Third Year, suggests that US colleges are

Survey Finds 30% of College Faculty Use Twitter
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Faculty Focus released some interesting findings from a survey about Twitter usage and trends among college faculty. They surveyed about 2,000 faculty members and found that about a third of the respondents say they use Twitter. Over half say they have never used Twitter at all.

Statistics of Blogging

Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere is being released this week, one segment each day.

UK Professor Takes On University Of Google
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Students taking classes with University of Brighton media studies professor Tara Brabazon will have to give up a couple of things: Google and Wikipedia.

Google, Microsoft Compete For College Email
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Universities have been opting for email services managed by Microsoft or Google as a desirable alternative to running email as an in-house operation.

Northeastern Sues Google Over Search Patent

Northeastern University has sued Google in the patent-friendly federal court for the Eastern District of Texas, accusing the search giant of infringing upon its work.

Yahoo Launches Social Site For College Grads
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Due to the arrival of OpenSocial, it felt like social networking had reached a new stage of development; Facebook stood alone, but other companies began to march under a single flag.  Now, however, there’s another “loose” contender called Kickstart.

College Students Work On Wikipedia

The typical college professor warns students to steer clear of Wikipedia – even the use of that term is likely to result in red ink and a lowered grade.  But one professor actually created a project that revolved around the site.

Laughing at Facebook’s “Older” Users

Over the weekend I saw the New York Times article about how college users of Facebook were laughing at those of us who are, um, “older.”

AT&T And ESPN Partner For College GameDay

AT&T announced today that it is partnering with ESPN College GameDay host Chris Fowler and analyst Kirk Herbstreit this fall for "Confessions of a College Football Junkie," a series of weekly video clips available on AT&T 3G wireless handsets.

Web Site Lets College Football Fans Decide

FansPoll.com, a Web site that allows fans to vote on things related to college football including what team should be the national champions announced the official launch of its season today.

U.S. Endorses Music Search Project

We all know that Google can help us find MP3 files, but the leading search engine just works off of words and phrases.  Another engine would actually listen to and analyze music, and it just received a small amount of funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation.

MTV And ROO Bring Video To College Papers

MTV Networks and Internet video company ROO have formed a partnership to offer a video player and customizable video channels to over 500 online college newspapers in mtvU’s College Publisher network.

Hitwise: Where Did You Fill Out Your Brackets?

March Madness begins today and already the tournament action is in full swing with enough opening round games to satisfy even the most ravenous of college basketball appetites.

Review: Submit Suite – Article Submitter

Here at Search Engine College we generate and receive a high volume of quality articles each month. So you can imagine we were interested to take up Cristina Mailat’s request to review Fastlink2‘s latest product Submit Suite – Article Submitter.

Below is a list of features the product offers:

Microsoft Academy Marketing or Technical Program?

So as most of you probably already know by now, when I graduate from the University of Kent in June 2007 with my BSc Honours Degree in Information Technology, I want to work for Microsoft, more specifically in either the MSN or Windows Live Division!

New Search Engine Marketing Certification Choices

As demand increases for skilled workers in the search engine optimization and search engine marketing industries, more educational options have become accessible during 2006. The latest option is called “Certification Pathways”, offered by the Search Engine College

Feds Infighting Over College Wiretapping

US Senator Lamar Alexander and his ex-staffer Deborah Taylor Tate now occupy opposing positions on the issue of colleges funding network upgrades that will make them compliant with federal wiretapping needs.

University 2.0 and Boston Colleges John Gallaugher

As a Computer Science undergrad at Boston College, I regretfully admit that I only took one business class. But the one class I took was more than worth it.

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