Social Media at Meetings: The New Coffee Break?

Social Media at Meetings: The New Coffee Break?

Worried that all that tweeting to off-site followers is making your attendees antisocial toward the people in the room? Jeff DeCagna says stop worrying and embrace it!

With attendees frantically updating Facebook accounts on their BlackBerrys between sessions, tweeting about your keynoter while she’s still on stage, and tapping away on netbooks during breaks, one can’t help but wonder what happened to actually being social with people who are in the same room. Is all this social networking making us less social face-to-face?

Jeff De Cagna, chief strategist and foun

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