The impact of social media continues to surprise

Ryan_Schoenefeld_1 In a New York Times article entitled, “Sun’s Chief Executive Tweets His Resignation,” by Ashlee Vance, I learned of the implications that social media networking has brought about.

Who would have thought that a social media networking platform could be an avenue for such an announcement? Maybe it is should be expected though — with more social networking tools to use, this could become a new option for people, and ultimately develop into a trend for individuals to harness.

Regardless of what is going to happen as a result, Jonathan Schwartz, the previous chief executive at Sun Microsystems has seemingly paved the way for people to imitate him; even if he didn’t intent to.

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