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Alex Beck

Alex began working at Gaggle as a Safety Representative in 2013 and is now the manager of the Safety Team. Alex focuses on supporting and developing Gaggle's team of Safety Experts, who help districts protect students around the clock. Alex resides in Normal, Illinois, with his wife Alexa, a middle school English teacher.
26 Oct 2017

Social Network Spotlight: Reddit

Reddit is a massive community of 250 million users built around the concepts of user-created posts and comments sorted by votes. Reddit is comprised o...

By     Alex Beck
13 Jul 2017

Social Network Spotlight: Signal

The number of end-to-end encrypted messaging apps grows larger every day. While they’re not all about State secrets and Edward Snowden, arguments abou...

By     Alex Beck
07 Apr 2017

Social Network Spotlight: Swarm

Swarm is a geo-location, social-gaming application that allows users to “check in” at specific locations and share with their social network. A compan...

By     Alex Beck

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