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The Power of Twitter: Connecting People and Information, Fast!

I’m a big fan of Twitter.  I use it to find & share information & to connect with people that share my interests.  As such I’m an active participant in several Twitter communities including the Healthcare, Health IT, Health Social Media, SharePoint & Microsoft Partner Communities.

Yesterday Dux Raymond Sy (@MeetDux) posted a link to an excellent analogy on what Twitter is all about.

…and a little later I had my own real life example of the power of Twitter to connect people & usable information real time that mirrored Dux’s analogy.  You see Dux is someone I know from the SharePoint community & Dr Kent Bottles (@KentBottles) is part of the Healthcare community…

What’s your Twitter story?

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3 thoughts on “The Power of Twitter: Connecting People and Information, Fast!

  1. Liza Sisler Post author

    Thanks so much for the comment – great suggestion on blackbird pie too :-) I’ll look forward to seeing you at HIMSS11!

  2. EMR and HIPAA

    Twitter never ceases to amaze me in how it can connect people. I’ve connected with amazing people and been able to get things done that I would have never thought imaginable on something like Twitter. I’m a huge fan like you.

    You should add the blackbird pie plugin to this blog. Then, you don’t have to do screenshots of the tweets like you did. You just put the link to the tweet and the plugin will display it for you nicely. Here’s a post where I used the plugin: http://www.emrandhipaa.com/emr-and-hipaa/2010/11/28/a-healthcare-it-twitter-roundup/ It makes posting people’s tweets so much easier.

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