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Twitter use at academic conferences

Interesting paper published in the Chronicle for Higher Education on the use of Twitter at academic conferences. Key points were the typical ‘backchannel’ advantages, but also comments about being distracted by people twittering and danger of ¬†focusing too much on the computer or Twitter and not enough on actual people interaction.

http://chronicle.com/wiredcampus/index.php?id=3786&utm_source=wc&utm_medium=en