A revolution in academia is coming. New social media and other web technologies are transforming the way we, as academics, do our job. These technologies offer communication that is interactive, instantaneous, global, low-cost, and fully searchable, as well as platforms for connecting with other scholars everywhere.
Daniels, Jessie, and Joe R. Feagin. "The (coming) social media revolution in the academy." Fast Capitalism 8, no. 2 (2011).