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Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Is Twitter Being Used As A Training Tool? | New Learning Playbook

Twitter Via iPhone



Twitter, a social networking platform used for microblogging, is a free service that lets you send the briefest of messages (with a maximum of 140 characters) to everyone in your network. It marries the mass appeal of blogging with the speed and ease of text messaging.


There has been a growing interest in how to use these new forms of social media for learning & development. Driving this interest is the fact that Millennials, or those born after 1981, make up 22 percent of the workforce now and will grow to comprise 46 percent of the workforce by the year 2020...



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1 comment:

Jeremy Lattimore said...

Matthew,

Very interesting post! I definitely think that the social media have the potential to be used for many different purposes. Learning is one that should see impact from these technologies. It will be interesting to see how people come up with to use them.

Thanks for the post.

Jeremy Lattimore
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