Social Networking Platform for Academia

Andrew’s article from Wired magazine, “Don’t Tell Your Parents: Schools Embrace MySpace,” provides an overview on Elgg, an open source social networking platform specifically designed for the academic community.  Elgg allows personal learning environments — “mashup spaces comprising del.icio.us feeds, blog posts, podcast widgets — whatever resources students need to document, consume or communicate their learning across disciplines.”

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