It’s “Tweet”!: Twitter, A Seriously Fun Social Networking Tool

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Last summer, I registered for a Twitter account, but drifted away it from it quickly as I thought it was more of a “fun” social networking tool that did not have any real meaningful application.

Was I WRONG!

I reconnected with Twitter last week thanks to my friend Stephen Rahn at the Kennesaw State Ed Tech Center.  In the last week, here is what I have found and/or accomplished thanks to my connections on Twitter:

As you can see, Twitter can be a great resource for networking with other people and sharing resources in real time.   You can Twitter me at http://twitter.com/buffyjhamilton!  Come join in this fun way of learning and networking with others!

In addition, here are some ideas for using Twitter in your library:  http://del.icio.us/theunquietlibrary/twitterlibraryapplications

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2 Responses to “It’s “Tweet”!: Twitter, A Seriously Fun Social Networking Tool”
  1. ken says:

    Yep. Twitter can, despite its shallow premise, prove valuable as a resource sharing platform.

    But finding a way to use it in a class is a whole different issue.

    Some things are best left out of the ed/tech discussion.

    Tweet, tweet!

  2. Hi Ken!

    Really? Why do you feel Twitter is not a good classroom application?

    I had collected these resources for using Twitter in our library program:
    http://del.icio.us/theunquietlibrary/twitterlibraryapplications

    Buffy

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