Blogosphere Enlightenment: Web 2.0 Update September 16, 2008
We would like to think that everyone out there on the Internet wants to read about college education and learning, but we realize that most people out there are more interested in lifestyles, sports, politics, news, and some of the more exciting things to gossip about. Because we are people too, we will spend some time telling you about the things we have read and found interesting. Each week, we will share the top stories from around the Internet.
Our core focus will remain on connecting prospective students with accredited educational institutions to complete higher education, but we also want to share information using the tools provided us by today’s web standards. You may choose to read, skim, or entirely ignore our Blogosphere Enlightenment: Web 2.0 Updates. Have fun, and let us know if you find something worth following. Better yet, comment on our posts and share links to things you enjoy! We’re happy to include them unless you abuse our comment areas, or spam them in any way.
- SEO and Social Media: My Friend Flickr
We have found this site useful in explanation of marketing and uses for sites like twitter, flickr, and social media tools. This particular article focuses on the benefits of using the website Flickr.com by individuals and corporations & businesses to increase visibility. If you have a moment, read the entire post for SEO and Social Media: My Friend Flickr written by Miguel Cancino.
- Jennifer Lopez Finishes a Triathlon
Love her or hate her, our girl Jennifer Lopez has accomplished some great things in her life and career. Most recently J-Lo, wife of Marc Anthony, set out to complete her newest goal following the birth of twins in late February 2008. She finished the Nautica Malibu Triathlon on Sunday in 2 hours, 23 minutes, and 38.8 seconds, raising $127,000 for Children’s Hospital of L.A. in the process. Read the Jennifer Lopez finishes a triathlon story here, written by Bethany Sanders.
- California Statute Allowing In-State College Tuition for Illegal Aliens Is Preempted by Federal Law
This is an interesting subject to tackle, and caught our attention as this one is directly related to our sites content and topics. The California Court of Appeal held session yesterday in Martinez v. Regents: the most significant issue [in this case] is whether California’s authorization of in-state tuition to illegal aliens violates a federal law, title 8 of the United States Code (U.S.C.) section 1623, which provides as pertinent. Read the rest of the column here.
- How I Saw It: Broncos Beat Chargers 39-38
I must first admit that I am a Denver Native, and an avid Denver Broncos fan so I clearly thought that the Denver Broncos should have won that game on Sunday. Anyone out there who is an NFL fan, or simply a football fan for that matter, may have had some serious issues with the way that the game ended. As a Broncos fan, from where I was sitting they played well enough to win the game, and the Chargers defense failed to keep Eddie Royal from completing a two yard completion; TWICE! How I Saw It: Broncos Beat Chargers 39-38
- Britney Back At The Dance Studio!!
Last but not least, once again making headlines, and giving us something to talk about at the office is our girl Britney Spears. With an upcoming album release scheduled for December this year, Brit has been spotted at the International Dance Academy in Hollywood today. I personally think she looks great, and anxiously look forward to a positive album release to get a healthy, and radiant, Britney back on the scene just like the old days. Check out the pics and comments at X17online.com.
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