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Something to tweet about: Social media skills help pay the bills

Karen Goulart, Senior Features Writer

So glad you found us! Going forward, this will be the home of the weekly roundup -- a collection of news, analysis and digital ephemera from around the Web that you may have missed. This week we bring you a favorable forecast for the digital economy and reasons to sharpen your social media skills. Plus, find out which dying industry Google decided to kick while it's down!

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  • Will there soon be one less type of bring your own device, aka BYOD issue for CIOs to worry about? Read this techie's take on the tumble of the tablet.
  • Over the centuries (OK, decades) computer nerds have worn their social awkwardness like a badge of honor. Well, knock it off, Poindexter. This isn't The Big Bang Theory; it's your IT career. From social media skills to real-life interaction, check out these five social skills IT pros must have.

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  • Coolly meta or truly mean? In an apparent nod to '80s teen movies in which the rich kid takes delight in embarrassing the poor kid, Google takes out a print ad to prove newspaper ads don't work.
  • It really does pay to be able to talk in sound bites -- or in this case, type in them. Yahoo and Twitter are joining forces to create a talk show that takes place entirely on social media. #howisthattalking?

Let us know what you think about the story; email Karen Goulart, Features Writer.


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