How is Social Media Impacting Learning?

See on Scoop.it – eLearning Church We’ve all heard that most of learning is informal, and much of informal learning is social (coaching/mentoring, talking in the break room, chatting online, etc.). Estimates about how much of workplace learning happens in this way range from 70 up to a whopping 95 percent.  A 2010 survey by The CARA Group found that corporate …

Social Media Cheat Sheet [Infographic]

Keeping track of the social media universe is an ongoing pursuit. Every few months (or so it seems), a new tool enters the market. Some quickly fade, while others gain traction and millions of users.  Below is an infographic that captures well the state of the social media universe as of the end of 2012. As you scroll down the …

CNN Acquires Leading Twitter Account

Steve Musil (Webware.com) CNN gained nearly a million Twitter followers on Wednesday when it acquired the @cnnbrk Twitter account. The account, the largest on Twitter with more than 947,000 followers, had been maintained and nurtured by James Cox. CNN did not disclose financial details of the acquisition, probably because rules at the microblogging site prohibit the selling of Twitter accounts. …