When people expect Twitter, in itself, to be deep, meaningful, or complex, they often dismiss its microsharing outright, never looking back. Yet people across the globe -- people smarter and busier than you -- use Twitter and its enterprise-strength counterparts including Yammer, Present.ly, Socialcast, and Socialtext Signals. They may doubt its value at first, but when they wade into the stream, they find it invaluable and a complete surprise. You -- like many learning professionals who have yet to try Twitter -- may think you have too much to say, nothing to say, or not enough time. Maybe your company blocks its use, you find it too overwhelming, or you don't know anyone else who is using it. The fundamental shift in global sharing that Twitter represents -- connecting people in disparate networks around self-identified topics -- will grow long after this specific service fades.
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