Tags social media

Rutgers U. translates pandemic updates for non-English speakers

by Betsy Foresman • 5 months ago

Thanks to the efforts of Rutgers research assistants, speakers of Hindi, Korean, Tagalog, Spanish and Urdu will now have access to pandemic updates in their native tongue.

UC Irvine's new coronavirus map shows sentiment on Twitter

by Colin Wood • 6 months ago

The map is updated in real time as Twitter users around the U.S. use phrases like "social distancing" or "coronavirus."

Anti-violence bill would require schools watch students' social media

by Betsy Foresman • 11 months ago

Social media accounts of those at risk of committing self-harm or extreme violence against others would enter required monitoring by their schools.

How school IT directors can help close the technology literacy gap

by Bob Hand • 2 years ago

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress confirms that both lawmakers and the general public lack a basic understanding of data collection and use.

Five steps to fighting ransomware attacks against schools

by Joe Kim • 3 years ago

Commentary: How can university IT teams prevent the next WannaCry? Educate, patch, modernize, plan and invest.

Districts turn to mobile apps and social media to engage parents, survey says

by EdScoop Staff • 3 years ago

While multiple channels of communication remain important for parent engagement, districts plan to prioritize two-way engagement.

Gary Schools severs $400,000 contract with social media development firm

by Corinne Lestch • 4 years ago

The Indiana school district had hired the company to boost web traffic, improve its social media presence and redesign the website.