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Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

The above results in people being member of more groups than they were before. People are nodes, and they are connected to other nodes.

How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

In New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse , I shared my reservations about the new Facebook groups and their potential to annoy Facebook users.

New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse

Online Social Networking

There are the old Facebook groups , and there are also the new Facebook groups that will very soon supersede the old. Watch Enthusiasts.

The Problem with Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

The main problem with Facebook groups is a problem that all online networking sites and offline networking groups face, insufficient engagement.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

John Tropea - Delicious Community

However, this is a tremendous amount of effort for a group if its trying not just to maintain cohesion, but also to get something done. Groups.

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Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

However, the possibility that any given networking site will become unpopular, change its rules, cancel your membership, or even shut down entirely, renders such a website unsuitable as a hub and foundation for your web presence. Launched this past December, the Gevril Group website now receives in excess of 8,500 visits per month.

10th Anniversary of the OnlineFacilitation Group

Nancy White

When we started, there were very few places to talk about facilitating online groups and communities. All I did was start the group.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

These groups grow one user at a time. Backstrom, Huttenlocher and Kleinberg (2006) analyze group formation in large social networks.

Snippets - The in-groups of social identity theory in decentralised organisations

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The in-groups of social identity theory in decentralised organisations. Social identification has an emotional significance and self-esteem is tied to feeling connected with the category membership. This is where behavioral norms are also established for how we act within our groups. Archive. /. Snippets. RANDOM POSTS. Sep 15.

Active Lurkers – The Hidden Asset in Online Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

It puzzles me that we expect this online, yet not in most large F2F groups. (I’m not talking about teams here, or bounded groups with explicit participation norms.) Thanks for visiting! Most communities have 90% of users who are lurkers – people who may consume things from the community, but who don’t contribute.

Let's hear it for neighbourhood groups: Conservative party launch of the Big Society


Today eleven members of the Conservative party shadow cabinet (yes, eleven, including the party leader David Cameron) presented their ideas for 'the Big Society' which are dominated by plans to stimulate involvement in neighbourhood groups. stimulate the creation and development of neighbourhood groups in every area.

The Optimal Size of Groups

How to Save the World

BLOG The Optimal Size of Groups. Christopher also refers to a group called 'familiar strangers', people you recognize but don't know.

Groups and Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Community

On the contrary: Web 2.0 is based on the person andpersonal relationships in networks, not group membership. Whos right? What kind.

How to be a great community manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

xpand: Attract new members, content contributions, and threaded discussion board/group posts. Increase membership. Skip to main content.

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Membership engagement story

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blog About Ed Projects Services Membership engagement story December 6, 2007 – 5:05 pm Lyndsay Rees-Jones (CILIP Membership Support Advisor) and I gave another presentation about the CILIP membership communities at Online Information yesterday. And for membership associations, this is the core of their being.

Dennis McDonald - Managing Technology - The Use of Codevelopment and Networking to Improve Professional Association Membership Services

John Tropea - Delicious Community

This is Caravelis first paragraph (thanks to The Association Renewal Blog for bringing this article to my attention) : Many association leaders worry that today’s professionals lack interest in joining organizations, and they point to the declines in some association membership levels as evidence. My "" Dennis D.

How Twitter can trip up a blogging boss

Social Reporter

Lessons for any blogging boss of a membership organisation: you can’t be half-hearted about social media. Over at the RSA another blogging boss, Matthew Taylor, is doing rather better in lively exchanges following a thoughtful post about the challenges facing membership organisations. The simple answer, of course, is no. Cheers.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Membership therefore implies a commitment to the domain, and therefore a shared competence that distinguishes members from other people. Gotcha!

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Green Chameleon » Representing Communities on the Web

Green Chameleon

have the same approach but in my experience 7 groups… By Tim Suoer great, such a fun United Nations group. All rights reserved.

Defining Collaboration - 4. Mapping People, Work, and Outcomes to Technology Capabilities

Michael Sampson - Currents

Here's how I view the world of collaboration technology as applied to particular people groups working on common outcomes. Collaboration

Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

The objective of this Facebook watch fair is to increase Gevril Group page membership and member engagement. Click to Enlarge.

Community Goals and Measurements

John Tropea - Delicious Community

xpand: Attract new members, content contributions, and threaded discussion board/group posts. At least one post to the ESN group per week.

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Net-Map facilitation pointers: Links

Net-Map Toolbox

It is easy to confuse attributes and links, especially with regards to the membership to groups. Group membership is not a link!

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Enabling Participation: More Art Than Science

Collaborative Thinking

The result might be a chaotic and inconsistent level of utilization and growth of the site but those groups that “stick with it” will shape the community environment and produce leaders that can help evangelize benefits upwards to management. Over the years, I’ve talked to a lot of project teams and people involved in Enterprise 2.0 Summary.

Building open communities

Jenny Connected

Sylvia Currie who manages the SCoPE community at BC Campus spoke to FSLT13    last week on her work as a community facilitator and organizer. 2007).

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Building an Engaging Community By Gautam Ghosh


Or, as Spike mentions himself in that entry, “ Community has context. Community has meaning. Communities using social media – gautam ghosh.

How can social media support learning alliances/multistakeholder processses?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Furthermore, boundaries tend to be more open, unless you use only private tools, password protected environments with which you can control membership.

Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Role: are leadership roles spread as evenly as membership is? The Dgroups platform has other depictions but this is the most vivid one. Count.

CoP Series #2: What the heck is a Domain and why should I care? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Membership therefore implies a commitment to the domain, and therefore a shared competence that distinguishes members from other people. Gotcha!

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Facebook Page Events Rock

Online Social Networking

The objective of Facebook page events is to increase page membership and engagement. One of my successes, however, is with Facebook page events.

The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Log in with your social account: Or, you can log in. or sign up. using Forbes. New Posts. +1 posts this hour. Most Popular. Walk Down Silk Road. Lists.

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Top 16 Reasons I Like Facebook More Than Twitter

Online Social Networking

Much Greater Membership - I’m more able to find the people with whom I want to connect on Facebook than on Twitter. Facebook vs. Twitter.

Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

Through serious discussions with the members of her small group, she was encouraged to quit her job without any idea of where she would go.

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Where Will Collaboration Thrive as it Goes Social? Three Keys

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption Council membership for inferring general trends. It's definitely an early adopter group, and is for large organizations - but that's evident based merely on membership entry requirements. About a month ago, Dion wrote a long post looking at where collaboration will thrive when it goes social. My Comments. 1.

Thoughts about community as curriculum in #rhizo14

Jenny Connected

This also has a strong core group and is an open community. Source of image- [link] Richard Giblett ).

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Ed Mitchell: Platform neutral " Blog Archive " Strategic planning for group spaces

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Each group will have its own dynamics, context, routines, totems and behaviours. How do you do it diagram There will always be a core team whether you are highly centralised or totally distributed; someone somewhere has to make some decisions, so identify this group for starters. And the elements continue to evolve every day.

What can we do for our friends in Kenya? | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Again, our membership in this global village made possible by online connections gives us each a chance to amplify the news from Kenya and bolster the work of the peacemakers. What advice would you have for me and my group, to provide the most effective and efficient help to the most amount of people? Art and beauty as activism.

Citizen journalists animate a virtual high street for independent living support and conversation

Social Reporter

Access Dorset’s Virtual Centre for Independent Living via kwout. My role is to help with stakeholder engagement, about which more later.

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Using digital technology and asset mapping to tackle social isolation – without special funding

Social Reporter

Build the capacity of community groups to use tech. The groups developed project briefs, and then exchanged these. Download materials.

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Practical benefits of studying the biological evolution of cooperation

Jenny Connected

Howard explains: I chose these questions because so much of this course is theoretical and there ought to be some juicy practical suggests from a group like this in regard to heuristics for encouraging cooperation. Is the community group strong enough/big enough to fend off the pull of other groups/communities? Question 1.