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MediabistroEDU Summer Sale- $75 OFF Courses

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MediabistroEDU wants this to be your best summer yet. That’s why we’re offering $75 OFF all courses and boot camps with code SUN75. Before you head to the beach, set your goals for the summer and register for one of our courses to guarantee you meet them!

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BloggingWork with a content strategist to discuss your brand, creative content, or business through blogging! Starting January 15, McLean Robins will teach you how to design, promote, and maintain a blog, develop an audience, integrate social media platforms, and build connections with your community with link sharing. Register now!

Get $50 OFF Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Get $50 OFF Social Media Strategy Boot Camp

Take an extra $50 OFF registration for MediabistroEDU’s brand new online boot camp Social Media Strategy Boot Camp with code STRAT50! Early Bird Pricing ends May 16 so register now to get a total of $100 OFF this online event before pricing goes back up.

Through a series of weeklong webcasts starting on June 23, you will hear from some of the biggest brands in social and commerce including, Gilt Groupe, GE, Microsoft/Bing, and DragonSearch. Learn the best methods to be successful on social, how to develop a strategy plan across multiple platforms, key metrics and analytics, and how to take advantage of emerging trends that will shape the future of social. View the full agenda here.

Whether you’re a recent college graduate, a small business owner, or a social media manager, this interactive online event will teach you the best methods to develop a complete social media strategy. Hurry and register before May 16 to save $100 with Early Bird Pricing and the promo code STRAT50 - register now!

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event

Social Media Experts Lead Interactive Online Event

Beginning February 18th, experts in the social media space will share their insight through a series of webcasts and interactive online sessions. Taking place over the course of six weeks, Social Media 201 will help those who are familiar with social media boost their personal or business-related online presence with easy-to-follow sessions.

Each week registrants will be invited to tune into a live webcast, taught by experienced marketing professionals including Geoffrey Colon, Group Marketing Manager, Social Media at Microsoft/Bing Ads, and Kayla Green, Digital Strategy Director at Saatchi & Saatchi. Webcast topics include “10 Habits of Highly Successful Twitter Users”, “Harnessing the Power of Image Driven Platforms” and “Social Media and Mobile”.

For a limited time, Mediabistro is offering 25% OFF the online event with code LOVEMB. Register before 2/14/14 to redeem this offer!

The Top 100 Most Social U.S. Colleges [INFOGRAPHIC]

When you’re considering a college placement, what’s the most important “must have” on your list?

A recent study of 7,000 high school students revealed that students are increasingly choosing colleges with social media clout, which means that the institutions that are managing their social presence on platforms such as Twitter and Facebook better than their rivals have an exponentially greater chance of attracting the highest quality of applicants.

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How Is Social Media Used In Schools? Statistics, Facts & Figures [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that 96 percent of students with internet access report using social networking technologies, and that three in five (59 percent) use these tools to talk about educational topics online?

Social media has revolutionised many industries, but it’s perhaps its impact on the classroom, and the education system as a whole, that is the most striking. Whether it’s through the use of private social groups, Facebook Pages, classroom Twitter profiles or blogs, school after school has embraced social networking, with some studies showing that, used correctly, these channels can have a positive impact on grades.

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Tufts Asks Class Of 2018 Applicants: “What Does #YOLO Mean To You?”

Class of 2018 hopefuls can prove their social savvy to Tufts University thanks to the school’s unconventional application.

Specifically, Tufts has issued a writing prompt to prospective students that asks them to answer, “What does #YOLO mean to you?”

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Check Out Mediabistro’s New One-Hour Webcast Series

Short on time or budget, but need to stay on top of the latest trends? Explore cutting-edge topics and programs that can help your business and your career take off – in our new one-hour webcast series.

Each week, we’ll feature a different expert who will discuss best practices, tips, and what to look out for when it comes to hottest trends and innovations sweeping the digital world.

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Looking For An Internship? #InternsWanted At Mastercard

Have you ever tried searching for a job on Twitter? There are lots of opportunities out there if you know where to look. The same goes for internships – and Mastercard is making it simple to find theirs on Twitter.

They’ve launched an #InternsWanted search and the person they’re looking for may just be you!

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Students Tweeted Fears Of Classmate Almost A Month Before School Shooting

File this one under “schools better start paying closer attention to students’ social media accounts.”

Could the school shooting that took place this past Thursday at Taft Union High School in California been prevented? If someone had been paying attention to students’ tweets – yes.

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School Teaches Students Libel Risks They Face On Twitter

It ain’t easy being a kid online these days. There are cyberbullies everywhere it seems, with peers (and even some adults) who are quick to delight in others’ unfortunate and uber-public missteps.

And now teens have to worry about saying something stupid (as all teens inevitably do) and being sued for libel.

Fortunately for these kids, one school is taking steps to teach students about this super-serious threat before its kids stumble. Other schools should consider similar offerings, unless they’re fans of children learning the hard way (hand on a hot stove-top style).

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