YALSA Blog Tweets of the Week – August 19, 2011

Here’s a short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • Americans and their Cell Phones: A new report by @aaron_w_smith about the joys and woes of mobile life. http://t.co/lOTZ5pw – @pewinternet
  • YAY for iPads instead of desktop computers! My kids will LOVE this! http://ow.ly/63xwZ – @eclasper
  • Teenage girls’ raunchy Facebook photos are Constitutionally protected speech: http://t.co/c546Rcq – @arstechnica
  • New web-search formulas have huge implications for students and society http://t.co/TWXuwWD – @sassy_librarian
  • Back to School: 42 Digital Resources for Students & Parents – http://t.co/l3QTWmM – @mashable
  • Comic Books as Journalism: 10 Masterpieces of Graphic Nonfiction – The Atlantic http://t.co/hwQHwoO – @jamieadoff
  • Does your school struggle with girls bullying each other? Check out this article: “What Makes Mean Girls Tick” http://t.co/i8PG3xv – @dcinc66
  • New blog post: Back To School Tips For Facebook Use http://t.co/1hcTeWo – @socialtimes
  • Goodreads, Amazon, and others: how social networks might change the way we read and understand books. http://ow.ly/65Lah – @mindshiftkqed
  • Textbooks are coming to students’ Facebook news feeds http://t.co/eRnlpiN – @NMHS_principal
  • 3 New Ways To Create & Consume Media – http://t.co/KSzYgwu – @mashable
  • Comic book characters then and now (images) http://t.co/FtB2sEV – @CNETnews
  • The rise of QR Codes – an infographic http://t.co/DxFo20e – @nancyw
  • Tips, tricks and resources to make your own gorgeous infographics http://t.co/2g8g24I – @TNW
  • 3 Tips for Teachers Using Social Media in the Classroom http://t.co/i7Ln9kW – @janetsingh
  • Do you have a favorite Tweet from the last week? If so add it in the comments for this post. Or, if you read a Twitter post between August 19 – August 25 that you think is great, send Linda a direct message on Twitter (@lbraun2000) and it will go into the pool for consideration for next week’s Tweets of the week YALSA blog entry.

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Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.