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Posts Tagged ‘Reading’

Literary Legend Margaret Atwood Thinks Twitter Boosts Literacy

Writing is writing, even when it’s short, says Canadian literary legend Margaret Atwood.

Speaking downtown Toronto at the nextMEDIA conference on Monday, Atwood proclaimed that we should celebrate Twitter and other internet-based communications as drivers of literacy rather than something to be dismissed.
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Is Twitter Distracting School Kids From Their Books?

A new survey shows that students in the UK are reading less – and the culprit might just be Twitter.
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Want to Read 24 Hours Worth of Tweets? That’ll Take you 10 Years

Here’s your ridiculous stat of the day: if you sat down and read every single tweet that graced Twitter over a 24 hour time period, you’d be sitting at your computer screen, glassy eyed, for approximately ten years.
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