MicroBlogging for Business

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A few weeks ago I discussed one MicroBlogging platform that I regularly use in a post called Twitter for Engineers. You know something is mainstream when the print media picks it up…

Now, Brevity Is the Soul of Office Interaction – NYTimes.com

One hundred forty characters — the exact length of this sentence — is turning out to be just right for business communications of all kinds.

Whether sharing project updates with colleagues or reaching out to customers, workers are communicating in a new medium that keeps messages very short.

But there are also services that are more suited for in-house communications, rather than telling the world every thought occuring within your organization, of these Yammer is my favourite, with a simple interface and a generous free service, this is the choice for a hip tech-savvy workplace to keep the commentary in house – in-house.

Have you considered using any of these services? Or do you use twitter?