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Digital Learning: Social Media


While many people use the microblogging program Twitter for social interaction, it has several functionalities that can make it a wonderful research and learning tool. Below are fifteen Twitter tools that can enhance your use of Twitter in instruction and learning.

Social Media in Business

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Twitter List

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Twitter lists can include many sources (blogs from mainstream media sources, independent organizations, and public intellectuals) and be a wonderful way to organize research by using a service you already know--Twitter.

Facebook for Research

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Most people and businesses have a Facebook page, so when conducting research, look for a Facebook page for a particular research, organization, or publication. Simply "like" the page. Then, regular updates will appear in your news stream.