Children’s & Youth Work links

Here’s some links from the last few weeks that are worth taking a few minutes to read if you’re involved in children’s and youth work:

 

Social Media Image Sizes 2016 Infographic

Social media is a key communication channel for youth workers.  One of the challenges is that all the different social media networks constantly change the goal posts in terms of how best to share your story.

The image sizes that Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn, and YouTube all use are all completely different.  Here’s a helpful infographic for these sites

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Via makeawebsitehub.com

How popular is your surname?

Often in youth work we have sessions where we talk about how popular is a name.  This website helps you to know how popular your surname is, where your surname originated from? Or indeed how many people in the world might share it with you?

Well this online tool can give you some answers.

Smith surname popularity

Did you know that while Smith is commonly believed to be one of the most popular names it’s actually the 117th most popular name in the world with only 4.2m people!