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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Why Twitter is an Information Network, not a Social Network So, back to Twitter. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In fact as more world leaders move onto Twitter, the horses mouth has never been so evident. Or a Twitterer? Media140: generalizations abound, or else very personal stories on “How I got started on Twitter&#. Media140 Sydney: Social Media Twitter & Journalism is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

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Twitter: Skittles does a twitter bomb

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Recent one’s on twitter have been #fisting (informal) and # velociroflcoptersaurus (happner and Amnesia). wikipedia). Guaranteed. 

Peoplebrowsr: How to search Twitter bio profiles

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ever wondered how to search the Bio fields for someone in Twitter? How to search Twitter profiles? Did this help?

How NOT to do Customer Service on Twitter Crucial Paradigm

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Sometimes you do it on Twitter. Technorati Tags: crucial paradigm , customer service , Twitter. Sometimes you just say WTF and walk away.

Explaining Twitter to Grandma Rose

Hildy Gottlieb

Last week, after all the hubbub about congressional representatives Twittering during President Obama’s NSOTU address, my mom asked me, “What is Twitter ?” After about 10 minutes, Grandma Rose had a pretty good understanding of what Twitter is and does. Me: What Twitter lets me do is send a text message to the whole world.

Inspiration via Twitter

Viv Mcwaters

Some of you will know that I’m quite a fan of Twitter. Thanks to Neil Gaiman for the heads up (on Twitter) and hat tip to Patti Digh.

How Twitter Changes Everything at Enterprise 2.0

Endless Knots

When I was thinking of a title for a session on Twitter at the Enterprise 2.0 People have turned their Twitter avatars green in support of the protests. Type "#Iranelection" in the Twitter search bar and endless tweets come up. 2009 Twitter Web/Tech networking thing. Its  7. Come with stories!

Blogging and Twitter by the Fortune 500: A Longitudinal Study

Portals and KM

Here is some new research,  The Fortune 500 and Social Media: A Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies , by Nora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  So it seems that blogs and Twitter are taking hold.

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The Twitter Experiment - By Dr. Monica Rankin


Then you must watch The Twitter Experiment by Dr. Monica Rankin. Yes, I am back home and it is time for me to resume blogging again.

Twitter: Verified Accounts and Leadership Badges

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Twitter is verifying famous people accounts (companies may come later). In this case Twitter. Details here. Feedback Form for applying.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter -

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

The significance of Twitter is yet to be determined; it is a simple, impersonal, and transient application of technology. Comments A compelling view of the twitter world -- from one angle. Posted by Thor November 16, 2009 8:12 PM Thor: It is useless to sit around and try to quantify how good someones Rolodex is. No multimedia.

Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

While you are reading the presentation outline below I’d like you to think about the Twitter change today. Now you remain oblivious.

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Is Twitter Like Going Out for a Smoke?

Portals and KM

The quick answer, water cooler discussions increase productivity and Twitter is the new virtual water cooler. Stewart Mader ’s tweet back to us, “is Twitter modern equivalent of going out for a smoke?” I tweeted back that the answer is yes and no and it would take a blog post to answer so here is my answer. Enterprise 2.0

Famous Twits: 50 Celebrities on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So when people put together lists of “ interesting twitterers &# and less interesting ones I rushed off to find a celebrity list. FAKE!!

Malaysia: Social Media and Facebook numbers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

They’re also connecting via Twitter, LindedIn and Plaxo, and eBlogger. Malaysian Internet users like Facebook, Myspace, and Friendster.

A Cure for Listless Tweeting: “Tweet to List”

Alchemy of Change

Like many of you, I use Twitter to help get the word out on things I’m writing about or things I find interesting. Tweet.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.


Follow him on Twitter. Although, of course, I found this post through Twitter. But the response doesn’t vary enough. Check it out!

Personal Kanban Tweet-a-ban 17 Nov 2009

Evolving Web

When: November 17, 2009  Where: Twitter  Hashtag: #pkflow Save the date because Modus Cooperandi is hosting a "Tweet-a-ban."

Australian Journalists on Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Trevor Cook put a dozen Australian Journalists on Twitter together. You can respond at the Twitter Agency too. Sssh now. Followers.

Twitter in plain English

Endless Knots

While writing a description of an upcoming Twitter session that I'm moderating for the Enterprise 2.0 2009 Collaboration Web 2.0

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Buy it now » In the World According to Twitter , giving away access to information rewards the giver by building followers. No multimedia.

Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?


Mind you though, Twitter alone won’t do the job itself. Twitter as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool – Here is the how!

Birth of Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Technorati Tags: 140characters , backstory , birth , history , Twitter. in South Park, San Francisco. It was sunny and brisk. Demos ensued.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement. Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Twitter. Some people believe that Twitter is merely a fad. have written much about Ning and Twitter as well.

Twitter: Politics and Moldova Riots

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social network Twitter tool used in organising riots in Moldova. Moldova: Romania to blame for Twitter riots. From CNN : . more ) .

LinkedIn (and Facebook and Twitter): What’s the Dif?

Hildy Gottlieb

These days it seems everyone is talking about Facebook and Twitter and LinkedIn. Being a teacher at heart, though, I can’t help but want to explain the differences between all these places - LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter.  Tomorrow, I’ll dig into Twitter (where I have been spending a lot of my time lately). LinkedIn.

Twitter Updates for 2009-04-19

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Apparently Seattle (AEV HQ) is one of the 2009 Cities of the Year, as selected by Fast Company: [link] #.

Monetizing: Virtual Goods venture capital 2009

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

First quarter 2009 financings: * IMVU – $10,000,000. From TechCrunch 23rd jan 2009. ngmoco – $10,000,000. Ngmoco. –>.

Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?

Portals and KM

Can twitter serve this function? Here is an interesting post from Andre Yee at eBizQ, Is Twitter's Growth Sustainable? The simplicity of Twitter is a large part of tits power. Since it is Twitter, a social tool, I am also sharing them but in many cases that is secondary. Twitter does the social part fairly well.

Twitter Lists Beta Observations and Tips

Online Social Networking

Last week, Twitter released a beta version of Twitter Lists, “a great way to organize the people you follow and discover new and interesting accounts.&#. It also implies that you might not yet have access to Twitter Lists. So what are Twitter Lists all about? Twitter Lists enable you to do much more than that.

Twitter Updates for 2009-04-18

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Great app for managing twitter. OK, Nambu is flat out awesome. Some usability issues in the beta, but the approach is spot on. #.

Twitter Updates for 2009-04-24

Ant's Eyeview Blog

It has a ways to go, certainly, but the metaphor is spot on for those of us who power use twitter! @ pinglive Yeah, # Nambu is fantastic. in reply to pinglive #.

How Twitter changed to include everyone

Endless Knots

jlipnack Mega thx to @panklam @isaacgarcia @clarashih @billives AND THE BRILLIANT AUDIENCE for #e2conf21 How Twitter Changes Everything! e2conf.

Australia Social Finance: List of Peer to Peer loans and p2p banks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Particularly Australian p2p banks. Remember a bank holds money that the community members have each - for example, salaries, or savings.

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The Psychology of Twitter: Doubly Addictive

How to Save the World

BLOG The Psychology of Twitter. OK , let me start by saying I'm a Twitter user and fan. Like the near-defunct Usenet, the now-collapsing MySpace, and the soon to collapse under its own weight Facebook, Twitter doesn't make sense. HOW TWITTER WORKS. If you can't say it in 140 characters, it doesn't belong on Twitter.

Twitter Jumped the Shark, Who is Next?

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Twitter, Facebook, My Space… all were big, then got bigger, what is next? Well Twitter has Oprah and Ashton to thank for widespread awareness. Tags: Social Media Uncategorized facebook jump the shark Oprah twitter Even before celebrity endorsement, more and more social network sites have come alive on the web.

Twitter in the Workplace

Collaborative Thinking

It is very likely that use of consumer tools like Twitter will be treated as organizations handled public instant messaging tools. If you block consumer IM tools, then you probably probably block Twitter (as best you can). security) that people might believe Twitter poses. Twitter in the Workplace. This is nothing new.

Australia: Twitter 800k of users in June

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Number of Australian Twitter users for June 2009 was 800,000, according to ComScore. Facebook in particular demonstrated significant growth; Twitter benefited from sudden mainstream popularity in 2009. million visitors, up 5%, MarketingVOX  reports. Orkut also grew substantially: 252,000 visitors, up 607%. Unless YOU do.

Twitter Updates for 2009-04-11

Ant's Eyeview Blog

Most of the AEV crew+ families are heading to Sean’s house for his world famous BBQ tonight. Jealous?? You should be! #.