Student Overview: Learn the Hidden Features of TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, iPhones, Androids, and More

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Student Overview: Learn the Hidden Features of TikTok, Instagram, Snapchat, iPhones, Androids, and More

September 3, 2021

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In this student-friendly course, Josh Ochs shares how to Shine Online. He shares some anti-bullying tips, Instagram safety, Google footprint tactics, and more.

What you'll learn in this course:

  • You are the manager of your own account. Every day, when you post online you can have fun but you can add or delete little parts of it and you can change your brand
  • Be your vibrant self online
  • Before you respond on Instagram or on email, ask yourself if this is Light, Bright and Polite™?
  • What it means to "Shine Online" and why it's important
  • How to build your online brand with a portfolio
  • How colleges will search for you online
  • Positive Instagram post ideas
  • Examples of four celebrities online brands
  • How to get fired with one post (and how to be positive in your posts)

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In this student-friendly course, Josh Ochs shares how to Shine Online. He shares some anti-bullying tips, Instagram safety, Google footprint tactics, and more.

Key takeaways in this course:

  • You are the manager of your own account. Every day, when you post online you can have fun but you can add or delete little parts of it and you can change your brand
  • Be your vibrant self online
  • Before you respond on Instagram or on email, ask yourself if this is Light, Bright and Polite™?

How to Shine Online (for students)

Building your online brand with a portfolio

How colleges will search for you online

3 step plan to take charge of how you look online

  1. If you posted it, you can take it down
  2. If your friends posted it, politely ask them to take it down
  3. If somebody else that you don’t know posted it and it’s hurting your story, then that’s when you talk to your parents

Positive Instagram post ideas

Search for four celebrities to see their online brand

How to get fired with one post

Conclusion

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