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UMA Social Media Certificate
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University certificate developing social media creation, marketing and analysis skills
University certificate developing social media creation, marketing and analysis skills

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Facebook Rule #542: if it's written on a stock background, it must be truthier.

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This fall at the University of Maine at Augusta, students in COM/SOC 475 (Analyzing Social Media) use Twitter to respond directly each week to our readings and lecture by posting a comment, an example or a question about the readings and lecture to Twitter using the hashtag #cs475.  The goal is to create a kind of virtual office hours experience that’s curated around the #cs475 hashtag for students’ benefit.

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Can you spot the Bay of Flame on this map?  Hint: it's right between liberal bloglandia and conservative bloglandia.  From http://xkcd.com/802/.

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The Maine Hacker Club meets weekly in Bangor in a mind mashup for mutual benefit.

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Analyzing the Social Web by Jennifer Golbeck contains exercises for readers to test & apply new knowledge http://ow.ly/jzEV6 #sna

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Slides from Marc Smith of Connected Action reveal connections between social media analytics and social network analysis http://ow.ly/jyzzC

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The New York Times shares Nielsen data for Google and Facebook, ranking Google above Facebook with 20.3 million more unique visitors in the month of May 2012.  

But wait, there's more: the average Google user spent 1 hour and 42 minutes on Google in May 2012, but the average Facebook user spent 6 hours and 54 minutes on Facebook in May 2012.  

This means Facebook ranks Number 1 in number of minutes used (63.2 billion minutes in May 2012) with Google far behind at Number 2 (with 17.6 billion minutes in May 2012).

More people come to Google.  More time is spent on Facebook.

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Representative Kevin McCarthy discovers the downside of social media: once posted, it's forever, even "Tips for driving in DC: walk towards your car. Set it on fire. Set yourself on fire. Arrive at spiritual destination."

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NodeXL enables group metrics as well as overal network metrics. With the introduction of URL and hashtag data in recent updates, content analysis takes a place alongside network analysis.

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Jan H. Kietzmann, Bruno S. Silvestre, Ian P. McCarthy, and Leyland F. Pitt try to corral the messy and increasingly voluminous research literature on social media and suggest a list of research questions organized into seven subject areas.
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