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cMOOCs and xMOOCs – key differences

Jenny Connected

We still need more empirical research on learning in different types of MOOCs. Both these xMOOCs have been very successful. Further references.

2013 129

Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Secret Handshake One way you might think about the difference between a connection and a relationship is to picture it like network mappers do.

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.

Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter.

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just because you’ve got a Facebook Page and  Twitter Account doesn’t mean anyone is interested in what you have to say. Channels.

2013 141

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **.

2013 73

Qantas Airways on Twitter and the Black Face criticism

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

For once my social network let me down – I was off Twitter and therefore unaware of the Black Face incident! What would Virgin do?

2011 108

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Elsua

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

2015 78

Learning by coincidence on Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

(cartoon via Rob Speekenbrink ) I get involved in lots of discussions whether Twitter - is learning (or nonsense). learning twitter

Find Twitter followers by location 2011

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Can I make a list of those on Twitter who are in my local area? self professed home town in the location field in the Twitter bio profile.

2010 58

Why aren’t Australian politicians meeting CEOs of Facebook Twitter etc? #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

So:  Ten bucks if you can find me a photo of a current Australian political leader meeting with CEO of Facebook or Twitter.* In Bed, Much?

2013 121

Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Elsua

both Google Plus and Twitter will be walking along, hand in hand, for yours truly. Not Twitter’s any longer. Quite the opposite!

2011 100

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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Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

I’m not at all thinking about quitting Twitter or stopping to recommend it. Facebook vs. Twitter. Not bad. Sharing is Caring!

Is Twitter Text, Speech, or Something New?

Portals and KM

I read an interesting article in the Neiman Labs blog, Is Twitter writing, or is it speech?    It asks the question: Is Twitter writing, or is it speech? It clarified the reason for this question as we treated these two forms of expression quite differently. Why we need a new paradigm for our social media platforms.  

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

controllable hub (Facebook, Twitter etc are under the control of those companies). Let’s tame it.

2015 146

Twitter as Compliment, Not Replacement for Journalism

Portals and KM

Mathew Ingram posed an interesting piece, No, Twitter Is Not a Replacement For Journalism , on Gigaom.  see The New Twitter Journalism or if your prefer, Le Nouveau Journalisme Twitter ) as well as: Can Social Media Support Quality Journalism?   I have covered this topic a bit already. could not agree more.

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Social Media is Dead, Long Live Big Data

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

No wonder Woolworths don’t bother with a Twitter account. Twitter ALSO Uses Your Real World Purchases. Scary, illuminating, real.

2016 123

The New Twitter Guide for Newsrooms

Portals and KM

I have been discussing the relationship of Twitter and journalism a bit (see Twitter Not a Replacement for Journalism but a Complement and T he New Twitter Journalism , as well as related: I s Twitter Speech, Text, or Something New? ). Mashable notes that Twitter may be preaching to the choir.    

2011 28

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Ever been to a conference where different lunch tables had big white signs inviting people to sit and join others of like interest?

Twitter Use Keeps Expanding

Portals and KM

A new Pew Repor t stated that 13% of online adults use Twitter, and half of Twitter users access the service on a cell phone. This is a significant increase from the 8% of online adults who said they were Twitter users the first time Pew asked about Twitter adoption in November 2010. There are age differences as well.

2010 13

The New Twitter Journalism and the Darwin Awareness Engine™

Portals and KM

noted that social media, and especially Twitter is spreading good and bad information equally quickly, and in volume. Now here are some practical suggestions for using Twitter in a responsible way as a journalist in the post, Journalism's new wave: the world in a tweet by Mark Colvin of ABC. This makes a lot of sense.

2011 35

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Elsua

first came about. Remember your email education and email etiquette? … No? Oh dear … Not to worry, I don’t remember it either!

2011 51

Charlotte Dawson, Cyberbullies and Social Media Pot and Kettle

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Some random bloke or chick on Twitter get blocked or removed and it’s over. So for what it’s worth here’s my view: 1. Pffft.

16 Tips for Using #hashtags HINT: You’re doing it wrong :P #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Blacklist can mean so many different things but #Blacklist is undoubtedly the TV show discussions. Not community driven content. Follow List.

2014 134

Are You Tapping “Third-Order” Engagement?

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Climate Skeptic Monument Are You Tapping “Third-Order&# Engagement? When you get it right though, it can make a huge difference. Third-order engagement is the cutting edge of business strategy. They didn’t do it by tweaking. No question.

Twiitering = learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Sometimes people might say: ' Ok, but twitter is not learning. In that case twitter is very important. would now respond differently.

Sydney Social Media Course – 3 Days with Laptop

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook, Twitter, Social Media Dashboards, Google Plus, Social Media Measurement. Understanding Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn optimisation.

2013 99

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

Follow him on Twitter. The difference is updating your website to Web 2.0. Although, of course, I found this post through Twitter.

2010 16

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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From tweet to action: Who moves social movements on twitter?

Net-Map Toolbox

The fact that today’s social movements, from Occupy Wall Street to the Arab Spring, rely so heavily on twitter and similar communication tools, pose an amazing chance for researchers and other curious people who want to understand who moves these movements. People (boxes) who tweet and core words (bubbles) they use. Who re-tweets whom?

2012 19

Kyle Sandilands, Sponsors and Hypocrites

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Don’t employ a shock-comedian (Catherine Deveny) and then expect her to behave on Twitter. You deserve a different kind of badge… .

2011 121

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you haven’t yet tried it yet, Google+ (pronounced “Google Plus”) is a worthy competitor to Facebook and Twitter. Listen+.

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With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter [.] link] Binoy xavier Path will die in the hands of Twitter. App Store. maybe

2011 32

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Elsua

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. And it totally hit me when I saw my all time favourite Twitter client ( Nambu ) disappear into thin air just because of that series of misbehaviours. It was my favourite social networking tool by far.

2012 16

Life After Twitter Slap

Online Social Networking

recently received a Twitter slap, and I’m not embarrassed to admit it. Twitter Slap. Outright spam on Twitter risks account cancellation.  Here are four situations that invite Twitter slap: Duplicate content - Repeatedly tweeting the same tweets or links. Coping with Twitter Slap. have — more than once.

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

Employees now blog and use social media like Facebook and Twitter to stay in touch with customers, partners and other key stakeholders.

2011 141

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What is the difference between the Facebook Business Page and a Google Business Page? Google Plus Business Page training and computer workshop.

2012 105

Facebook and twitter aren’t the only networks that matter in Arab Spring

Net-Map Toolbox

That is different from other things that flow through a network, such as money for example.

2011 25