"They're tweeting behind your back," says the headline of this Chronicle of Higher Education article. And it might not be good. The tweets about a keynote speech at the HighEdWeb Association conference included: "it's awesome in the 'I don't want to turn away from the accident because I might see a severed head' way" and "we need a tshirt, 'I survived the keynote disaster of 09.'" One of the Twitterers, Michael Fienen says it's a "slippery-slope mentality," adding that "Twitter makes it very slippery and very steep." And that T-shirt was indeed made.
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