Social media has become a fixture in many of our lives. For proof, look no further than the more than 1 billion active Facebook users and 72 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every single minute. Even the more professional platform, LinkedIn, has 175 million members worldwide.
The challenge has been figuring out what this means to the enterprise and, more specifically, the learning function. Clearly, there is potential to harness the collaborative and interactive nature of these platforms for learning. But just how to execute has, until recently, been somewhat elusive.