Twitter has been credited with — and blamed for — a lot of things. Supporters claim it fueled the Green Revolution in Iran and helped the Arab Spring, critics argue it’s hurting our ability to write and think, Mashable reports. There’s no consensus on the former, but a new study now argues that the second claim is wrong. Twitter may actually give students an educational boost. Christina Greenhow, an assistant professor of education at Michigan State University, discovered that students using the microblogging service as part of their education are more engaged and have higher grades. In fact,...

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