A presentation by the Future of Academic Impacts Conference provided an overview of the major social platforms as well as inspiration as to how academics can enhance their visibility.
In December 2012, the London School of Economics Public Policy Group held a conference to conclude their three-year project (Impact of Social Sciences) at the London School of Economics.
The conference bore the title The Future of Academic Impacts and focused on different aspects of research impact and visibility.
One of the speakers at the conference presented a number of the major social platforms and provided inspiration as to how academics can use them to increase their visibility and impact:
Amy Mollett (managing editor of the LSE Review of Books) and Joel Suss (assistant editor at British Politics and Policy at LSE Blog) (2012). The Future of Academic Impacts: Social Media Tools. Presentation at The Future of Academic Impacts conference, London School of Economics, 4 December 2012.
The full-length conference is also available as a podcast.