Enhance your intranet using social media

The use of social media tools in the workplace is becoming a more relevant form of communication than could ever have been imagined in the early days when teenagers across the globe first started “liking it” on Facebook, the Arctic Monkeys gatecrashed MySpace or even earlier when firstly friends, then foes were Reunited.

People began sharing knowledge on Wikipedia; blogs were expanding as sources of information, opinion, fact and fiction on all manner of subjects from music to technology to gardening. Now the information is arriving even faster with 140 character tweets being rattled off like light artillery by celebs, journo and the bloke down the pub who always has something to say to anyone who will listen. Hey, even flash mobs that began as nothing more than organised fun have become vehicles for advertising and web campaigns. So how does this all fit in with the corporate intranet?

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