A blog for social media communicators at MIT



37 Ways MIT Uses Yammer

By Stephanie Hatch Leishman January 22, 2013

Yammer is an enterprise social platform being used by a few thousand employees at MIT for networking, project management, faculty-student collaboration, teamwork, onboarding, learning, talent management, team formation, and more. Here is a list of actions we take on Yammer. Word of advice: Yammer is as awesome as you...

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By Stephanie Hatch Leishman January 7, 2013

Update (7/17/14): Snip.it is no longer an available service. The URL redirects to the Yahoo Tech news home page. Have you found a network similar to Snip.it, as described in the post below? Share in the comments! Update (1/24/13): Snip.it is joining forces with Yahoo. Profiles are not accessible during this...

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By Stephanie Hatch Leishman March 28, 2012

Do you want to collaborate with others across the Institute who may work in another department? Try Yammer, an enterprise social network. MIT has its own closed group within Yammer, which is only open for those with mit.edu email addresses. On Yammer you can: network with others at MIT (you can follow others) discuss...

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Facebook: Pages vs. Groups

By Stephanie Hatch Leishman February 6, 2012

Every individual with a Facebook account has a personal 'profile' which can be used to connect with friends. Also, Individuals can post text, photos, and links to share with others. People have profiles; organizations cannot have profiles. However, organizations can create a 'page' or a 'group'. Once you have decided...

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