Social Media and the Workplace

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Have you ever wondered if Social Media (SM) is appropriate while at work, or is it simply the new norm, making this question redundant?  Olmstead, Lampe, and Ellison at the PewResearch Center discuss social media in the workplace, highlighting for readers that “78 % of workers who use social media platforms for work-related purposes say social media is useful for networking or finding new job opportunities.” They also claim that Internet use is on the way out for work related tasks. What does this mean for email? Is SM the new EM? Read more and comment your thoughts if this interests you.

Reference

, AND . ( June 2016). Social Media and the Workplace. Pew Research Center.

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Making Meaning in a Multilingual World • Overcoming the Digital Infrastructure Divide:

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This blog post highlights the discussions of Lewis & Mallory about digital collaboration today, in spite of language barriers that tend to create what some LIS professionals call, the great ‘digital divide.’ Comment if you are interested in this subject.

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Digital Collaboration