Don’t teach social media skills in school

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The majority of people don’t want Facebook and Twitter to be taught in schools according to a survey by YouGov on behalf of Open Text. via Computer Weekly which reports that

Craig Hepburn, director of social strategy at Open Text, said, “While people are happy to use social media applications in the working environment, they are unhappy about them being taught in school. However, these tools could well be the future of business, you only have to look at the growth of business social media site LinkedIn – which now has over 40 million members – to see the importance of these applications and the fact they will play a big part in future generations’ personal and professional lives.”

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