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Fri. Oct. 21, 10 AM, Innovation Center
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We’ve talked a lot about the boundaries between personal and professional use of social media, so I thought you would find this article interesting:
Those who use their Twitter accounts for both personal and professional purposes often find themselves wondering whether they are damaging their credibility with funny anecdotes or social tweets. According to a study published in the March issue of Learning, Media and Technology, however, the answer to that question is a resounding “no.”
Turns out that humanizing your Twitter presence makes you more credible.
Read the rest…
New report from the Pew Internet and American Life folks. Turns out that social Internet users are social in meatspace as well.
“75% of all American adults are active in some kind of voluntary group or organization and internet users are more likely than others to be active: 80% of internet users participate in groups, compared with 56% of non-internet users. And social media users are even more likely to be active: 82% of social network users and 85% of Twitter users are group participants.”
The report is here: The Social Side of the Internet
Presented to the Student Services Steering Council today on issues of mobile technology. Lots of good ideas in the room. Hope to help those folks with one or two great pilot projects in the spring. Here’s the presentation (PDF).