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Facebook + Journalism 101Facebook + Journalism 101 Academia could be more social. So recently, I setup a Facebook Group for "Social Journalism Educators" to be able to connect and share resources around how they are teaching...

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My Next Chapter: Facebook JournalismMy Next Chapter: Facebook Journalism This was originally posted on my Facebook Page. Also, read CNN's coverage of my new role. ------ I am honored to announce that I will be joining Facebook as Journalist...

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Is Sharing More Valuable for Publishers on Facebook or Twitter? [STATS] Is Sharing More Valuable for Publishers on Facebook... This is an excerpt of analysis I recently wrote on Mashable about how our Twitter users interact with our content vs. those on Facebook. The result: Facebook's click-per-share...

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Facebook & Its Growing Role in Social JournalismFacebook & Its Growing Role in Social Journalism This is an excerpt from a post I recently reported for Mashable.com. Read the full piece here. A Facebook-only news organization? It was only a matter of time. The...

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New to Twitter? Here Are 12 Tips From the CommunityNew to Twitter? Here Are 12 Tips From the Community For someone just starting out on Twitter, the social information network can be intimidating. It has its own language, limitations, and features that are very unique to the...

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5 ways to embed your tweet

Posted on : 04-05-2010 | By : Vadim Lavrusik | In : Social Media, Twitter, Uncategorized

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The Twitter Media blog announced Monday that it would release a tool that would enable users embed tweets more easily. Today it released a script that isn’t perfect called Blackbird Pie that allows you to get a code and embed a dynamic tweet without the post of a blog or article. It’s an alternative to taking a screenshot.

Despite buzz about the new feature (I think a lot of people expected it to be more widely implemented on the site), other sites have allowed you to easily get an embed code for individual tweets for some time, especially if you’re using a WordPress-powered site.

Live Tweets from Civic Summit Tweetup

Posted on : 15-07-2009 | By : Vadim Lavrusik | In : Social Media, Uncategorized

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Hey all. The Civic Summit is kicking off tonight in Minnepolis, with many people already starting to use the designated hashtag #civicsummit. I figured I would use CoveritLive to aggregate the Tweets here for others to follow.

Welcome to Lavrusik.com

Posted on : 21-05-2009 | By : Vadim Lavrusik | In : Uncategorized

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IsraelphotoWelcome to Lavrusik.com. I am currently in the process of updating and adding things to the site to make it fully functional. This site will serve as a place for me to blog on the changing technologies and how it applies to journalism. I am specifically interested in how social media can be used as a tool in journalism. I love all things online and will offer reviews of tools available out there, new applications and much more.