"It is the people connections and the sharing that makes learning networks thrive." ~ Anne Bubnic

If you have an answer to the question What are you doing?, then you've got the basic concept behind micro-blogging programs, such as Twitter. And your friends can answer you back - but your "tweets" are limited to a 140 characters. Twitter, probably the #1 most popular micro-blogging program, is a fast, effective way of connecting with other people who share your interests or who might be interested in what you have to say. The video below will help you got started:



Twitter Resources


Other Micro-blogging programs

  • Edmodo - Developed for classroom use
  • Plurk - Provides "threaded" posts