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Twitter is growing up, evolving from a simple message system into a public health research tool.

Computer scientists at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore are using Twitter to track fluctuations in influenza activity in the U.S.

JHU doctoral candidate Michael Paul said Twitter will never be able to provide hard and fast statistics the way hospitals do when they report flu admissions to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, but monitoring tweets can show trends at a broader population level.[…] Continue Reading »

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a Twitter newbie. I wasn’t working at SmartBrief two years ago when Twitter first made a splash, nor was I truly dialed in six months ago when Twitter became a household name. Like many others, I’d been watching from afar, and had trouble grasping how Twitter could possibly help our business.[…] Continue Reading »

The 5 most-clicked links in Social Media this past week:

The 5 most-clicked links in Social Media this past week: