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It’s quite possible that you’re looking at the high water mark for social media in sports. It may also be the beginning of geek peanut butter getting all up in your jock chocolate that you won’t be able to escape by this time next year. (via jamiemottram & Dr. Saturday)

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smarterplanet: Using Twitter Improves Students’ Grades, And Other Surprising Tech Usage Facts OnlineEducation.net made an infographic based on results from a student/technology study. Full Story: Business Insider via emergentfutures:

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Call it relationship inflation. Nominally, you have a lot more relationships — but in reality, few, if any, are actually valuable. Just as currency inflation debases money, so social inflation debases relationships. The very word “relationship” is being cheapened. It used to mean someone you could count on. Today, it means someone you can swap bits with.

Umair Haque on ‘The Social Media Bubble’. Sure, maybe some of this is tied to his own personal Twitter backlash; but he does raise a few worthy points about the evolution of relationships in the digital age.