Chapter Two: Choosing Where to Be Present Online

This chapter includes an overview of the various platforms where academics and higher education professionals might want to be present online and includes a range of activities to help you decide which platforms and features to prioritize.

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Download a list of online spaces for academics and higher education professionals (PDF)

Platform Examples

Example: No examples can be offered for Snapchat because of the brevity of content availability, but common uses for Snapchat include “day-in-the-life” posts where users share image and video updates from throughout their day (this is also a common use of Instagram Stories).

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