We are Linked by the the Internet

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“We are Linked by the the Internet” Com 339 – Online Learning Community Blogs Source: http://techcrunch.com/2012/02/22/rapportive-linkedin-acquisition/             The article “Rapportive Announces Acquisition By LinkedIn, (Basically)  Confirms $15M Price,” by Anthony Ha discusses the planned purchase of  Rapportive.  Linkedin plans to purchase this contact management service which  is a Gmail plugin.  This plugin shows you the latest social network updates from  whoever you’ve been corresponding with via the web. This allows for almost a  trail to conform of recent activity.  This artifact is relevant to a term covered in  chapter 4 of our textbook.  Advanced communication and information  technologies (ACITs) are things such as websites, intranets, chat groups, instant  messaging, personal digital assistants (PDAs), videoconferencing, online  databases and electronic bulletin boards each impact social processes in two  different ways (pg 127).  The two ways that social processes are impacted is”  they offer new employees a greater variety of channels to seek information about 
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course COM 339 taught by Professor Shulman during the Spring '11 term at Miami University.

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