An Unlikely Convert to the World of Social Media

An Unlikely Convert to the World of Social Media
by Travis Warren ·

I love hearing about people discovering the power of social networks and connectedness.   Back in October I ran across … Continue reading »

Something Notable (Wikipedia part 2)

Something Notable (Wikipedia part 2)
by Travis Warren ·

Last month I wrote about the importance of getting your school’s Wikipedia page right. Wikipedia is a heavily trafficked site and … Continue reading »

Making Wikipedia Work for You

Making Wikipedia Work for You
by Travis Warren ·

I think Wikipedia is often overlooked as a social media site. Sure, its model is a little different, but given … Continue reading »

The Curious Incident of the French using Flickr for Fashion

The Curious Incident of the French using Flickr for Fashion
by Travis Warren ·

I stumbled into this story last month and thought it was worth repeating. The Fessenden School has been digitizing it’s … Continue reading »

The Best of What’s Around

The Best of What’s Around
by Travis Warren ·

Looking for motivation? Inspiration? I recently clicked through a lot of private school Facebook pages for a presentation I was … Continue reading »

He Said, She Said

He Said, She Said
by Travis Warren ·

While I don’t think this is a huge story yet, I am convinced that it’s a glimpse of what’s to … Continue reading »

Don’t Be A Square

Don’t Be A Square
by Travis Warren ·

Last week while attending an edSocialMedia workshop in Waltham, I enjoyed listening to Gene Begin from Babson College talk about some of … Continue reading »

on Social Grooming

on Social Grooming
by Travis Warren ·

A few weeks ago at the CASE Summit in New York I was lucky enough to hear danah boyd present … Continue reading »

Dear Head of School:

Dear Head of School:
by Travis Warren ·

I graduated from your school in the early nineties. My twentieth reunion is a little more then a year away and now, more then ever, I reflect back on how import my time at Prep was to me. I recently reached out to the development office and offered to help organize my class online. Between our upcoming reunion and the new likelihood of people looking for work, it seemed to me as though websites like Facebook and LinkedIn could be important means of communication. Continue reading »

Can Anyone Be a Fan?

Can Anyone Be a Fan?
by Travis Warren ·

One of the good questions posed after a recent Webinar, “Leveraging Facebook,” was the fact that unlike “groups,” access to “Public Profiles” cannot be limited by approval. Currently age and country are the only options Facebook provides for restricting fans. In other words, pretty much anyone can become a “fan” of your school on Facebook. More the one person expressed “serious concern” regarding open access to these pages. Continue reading »