Bostinno is reporting that for the second year running, MIT has been ranked as the university generating the most buzz on the Internet by the Global Language Monitor. GLM’s rankings look at how often schools are mentioned in blogs, on Twitter, and in online media. Bostinno suggests we may have something to do with it:
MIT’s win last year marked the first time a technical school had ever topped the rankings, and its success was largely attributed to the OpenCourseWare program. Yet, the unveiling of MITx and accompanying edX certainly couldn’t have hurt the Institute’s standing.