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Social technology is changing how people communicate and share information both on the consumer Web and within the enterprise. In particular, activity streams (a.k.a. newsfeeds) are becoming a central focal point for users to engage in conversation and discussions. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn all include activity streams and have quickly challenged traditional Internet discussion forums such as Yahoo Message Boards or Google Groups in the consumer space. Within the firewall, platforms like Microsoft SharePoint have been used to create discussion boards within team sites and portals. Like the consumer space, enterprise discussion forums are also seeing conversations shift to newer enterprise social software with microblogging and activity streams. So which is a better tool for capturing tacit knowledge and Q&A: discussion forums or activity streams?