Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. It is described as “an experimental research project, developed by Microsoft’s FUSE Labs, focused on exploring the possibilities of social search for the purpose of learning.” The layout resembles an amalgamation of existing social networks, taking cues from Google+, Facebook, Twitter and more”.

Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace

eFront

This edu tool opens the gateway through knowledge for students because it develops children’s creativity and innovation. is a one-stop shop for social media and content curation publishing. When you post on your topic page, you can easily share to your social networks including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Learnist is the latest social media curation tool for education , still in beta! This post was submitted by Duma Cornel Lucian.

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Jay Cross

I search or ask people when I need to know. If I have a good network of savvy colleagues, I can ask them for advice (“social search”). “I Among the options available to them: Searching and asking questions work best with explicit information, things that could be written down.