A short list of tweets posted over the last week that librarians and the teens that they serve may find interesting:

  • SimCity” creator rebuts criticisms of violent video games, gives optimism for educational entertainment. http://bit.ly/muYELP – @FastCompany
  • PopBooth turns your iPhone or iPad into a photo booth, prints and all http://dlvr.it/WVJR6 – @gigaom
  • On #hashtags, Twitter’s secret handshakes (by @AshleyRParker) http://nyti.ms/lJ6Kdj – @nytimes
  • My video interview w/ @robingood about curation http://youtu.be/o1IeOzIoRDs – @hrheingold
  • Teens Love Mobile Videos – 7 hours and 13 min per month’s worth! They even watch the Ads – http://tinyurl.com/3wvm3fk– @SexTech
  • Study: Kids Are the Road to Tech Innovation http://rww.to/mMmEhH – @rww
  • Library E-Book Checkouts Get a Major Boost: The number of people who check out e-books via their local library i… http://bit.ly/juJPTo – @msauers
  • Every district should be doing this. Mobile devices are the future/present! http://tinyurl.com/42natga – @librarytwitt
  • Watch Out, Print Textbooks: Here Comes Inkling | via @MindShiftKQED http://tinyurl.com/6ejmpnh – @TimOlsonSF
  • If you work with UGC in the tech industry, teen sexting matters for you. Read why: http://bit.ly/jQxziA (crib from my #rww2way talk) – @zephoria
  • How sites like LibraryThing, Shelfari, and Goodreads are helping librarians crowdsource Readers’ Advisory http://ow.ly/5hHAF – @libraryjournal
  • Is the iPad Ready To Replace the Printed Textbook? http://bit.ly/loLSRN – @kipprogers
  • A really clear, balanced look at gamification. Speaker notes with it. http://tinyurl.com/6azfog5 – @LizDanforth

Do you have a favorite Tweet from the last week? If so add it in the comments for this post. Or, if you read a Twitter post between June 17 and June 22 that you think is great, send me a direct message on Twitter (@lbraun2000) and it will go into the pool for consideration for next week’s Tweets of the week YALSA blog entry.

About Linda W Braun

Linda W Braun is a YALSA Past President, the YALSA CE Consultant, and a learning consultant/project management coordinator at LEO: Librarians & Educators Online.

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