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Enterprise Microblogging Use Cases: Help Reduce Your Inbox Clutter!


Earlier on today, and through my Twitter stream, I bumped into a rather interesting blog post put together by Chelsi Nakano under the heading “?

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


So this blog post is not intended, at all, as an opportunity for me to convince you all about how you should use Twitter from here onwards.

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


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

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Beyond Microblogging: Conversation and Collaboration via Twitter


Beyond microblogging: Conversation and collaboration via Twitter. Tags: system:media:document cp2tech02 Twitter system:filetype:pdf collaboration microblogging To be published as: Honeycutt, C., and Herring, S. C. (In press, 2009). Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press. Nominated for a HICSS Best Paper prize.].


Twitter: What are you doing?


Create a account to use the microblogging tool here.


Engineers without Fears

James D talks about microblogging & Luis talks about a specific application for emergency services. I've noted my personal preferences recently but for me microblogging has got F.A. to do with blogging. My posts tend towards the terse but I generally break the 160 character barrier. For me, a blog post has to have an idea in there.

Microblogging In The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

It was inevitable that Twitter-like services would emerge targeting a business audience. microblogging??? about how people foresee microblogging taking off within the enterprise ??? IBM and Microsoft) support Twitter-like capabilities as an extension of their existing UC platforms ??? Twitter for the enterprise???

Yammer Extends Its Enterprise Microblogging Offering with Communities

Portals and KM

We began with an overview of some of the ways Yammer has extended the functionality of microblogging beyond Twitter to better serve business needs.

Conversations in Context: A Twitter Case for Social Media Systems Design

Making CommunitySense

Social media like microblogging tool Twitter have great potential for supporting these conversations. This social media systems design process is illustrated with a case on Twitter. Presentation: Filed under: conferences , context , conversations , design , social media , socio-technical systems , Twitter. Abstract.

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!

Enterprise Microblogging or Micromessaging or Microsharing Readling List

Portals and KM

There seems to be a lot of names floating around for what many people call Twitter for the enterprise. Of course Twitter is not for the enterprise any more than Facebook is for the use inside the firewall. Traction Team Page has also recently incorporated microblogging into their wiki-based platform. I am sure others will follow.

ReTweet & other micro-conventions


However, 140 characters - the limit of an individual post on Twitter, only accommodates so much kudos. Don't RT, just favorite. edit content.

Twitter allegiance


love Twitter and I've spent an unhealthy amount of time hanging out there in the last year. Or maybe not. 80% of them would! Thanks!

The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

Twitter - microblogging Twitter is good for networking with colleagues, use and follow hashtags like #lrnchat. But Twitter is also very useful in a learning trajectory - search and follow your participants who are on Twitter. So no facilitator should not be able to manipulate Twitter! Which tool is missing?

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Can Twitter Benefit Business Executives?

Leading Virtually

The usefulness of Twitter continues to be debated. of SunGard , also illustrated the use of Twitter by business executives.

A twitter tips post that makes sense

Endless Knots

Thanks to Stowe Boyd via Twitter, of course, this excellent post about how street vendors use microblogging to pull traffic, literally, to their carts. Very clever and nice work, Ann Handley, author of " Tweetable Eats: What Street Vendors Can Teach Businesses About Twitter." " Twitter Web 2.0

Twitter: Oprah, Ashton Kutcher and CNN

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

To me, this week’s Twitter activities appear to have been a very well orchestrated publicity stunt with several beneficiaries.

Twitter, being cool and a great video

Nancy White

Tags: presence Twitter technology stewardship

Video to explain Twitter

Joitske Hulsebosch

There's a new short video by CommonCraft , this time explaining Twitter. Since we organized a twitter experiment I've continued twittering.

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.

Twitter reaches 11% of online Americans

Community Guy

Still think that twitter is “pointless and dumb&# ? Online microblogging services like Twitter, a popular social media tool for many media companies and television networks, are used by 11% of online Americans, according to a research report conducted by Pew Internet & American Life Project in December and released today.

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.

My Favorite Tweets for April 15 - 30 2011

Portals and KM

Since Twitter archiving is an oxymoron, I am now going to post my favorite links for the month so they can be easily accessed later. RT @ socialmedia2day : Top 10 Reasons Twitter is On Top of Social Media Food Chain [link]. spot tested the reduced shortened urls and they all should work. hope this is also useful for you.  link].

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Enterprise Twitter: Clarity Amid The Hype

Collaborative Thinking

With public Twitter, people use nicknames. Microblogging helps discover the interesting people, and the links to rich work-context profiles reveal more about what the person does and what they know. With public twitter, one of the common usage patterns is to share links. Links to real identities and work activity. Agree. Agree.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Podcast with Bill Anderson on Twitter

Nancy White

My first conversation with Bill Anderson on scientific research in international development was so good we kept going to record a “part 2″ on the specific application of microblogging and Twitter in science.  Bill Anderson on Twitter for Science. Kevin Marks on How Twitter Works (in Theory!). The Podcast.

Twitter Symbology Proposed For The FDA

Collaborative Thinking

In a telephone news briefing, PhRMA proposed an "FDA-Approved Use of Universal Safety Symbol" that could be used in branded/sponsored ad links (eg, Adwords) and Twitter posts (see image below). Universal symbol could be used on search engines, blogs, microblogs, video. official Prescribing Information, patient Medication Guide).

Making the Twitter Backbone Usable - CoTweet

Evolving Web

People keep talking about making Twitter work for business, but for me it was missing any way to include it into a company’s workflow.  At last, CoTweet allows people to form work groups (centered on a single account) and have permanence for tweets and actions. This is an instant quantum leap in Twitter usability for business. 

Will you Twitter inside the enterprise?

Green Chameleon

There is no doubt that the idea of micro-blogging in the enterprise has legs, I first wrote about it in January , but I think the question that came to mind was “will it be just microblogging?&#. Where Twitter solved a social/human need, Yammer falls down. When evaluating these tools, Enterprise customers will look at.

Top 10 Twitter-LinkedIn Integration Takeaways

Online Social Networking

Take for example the recent integration of LinkedIn with Twitter. You can now tweet your LinkedIn status to your Twitter followers and automatically post your tweets to your LinkedIn status. It is easy to see that this Twitter-LinkedIn partnership has many practical implications. Small talk and chit-chat are the norm on Twitter.

Good on Employees for Not Mingling

Michael Sampson - Currents

The promise of a successful ESN deployment is appealing to businesses: implement a Facebook- and Twitter-like system for your workplace, with employee profiles, activity streams, document sharing, groups, discussion forums and microblogging, and watch employee collaboration bloom. Where’s the value? 4.

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Book review: the new social learning

Joitske Hulsebosch

The critics often wonder why I follow people on Twitter who tweet about 'what they have for breakfast'. The chapters have the same subheadings.

Looking at the Social Enterprise with eXo CEO Benjamin Mestrallet

Portals and KM

think this is a great move as it took the use of Tweetdeck for Twitter to work for me and now I am a fan and heavy user. While eXo has microblogging features, these columns can aggregate more than the microblogging content. ?Much has happened to bring social applications into the enterprise in the past few years.

Corporate Social Media Policies are Advancing

Portals and KM

Best Buy has received a lot of press using Twitter for customer service. This includes time spent reading the Twelpforce Twitter feed and composing messages sent using the ‘#twelpforce’ hashtag, and all other work related to Twelpforce.” Your company needs to find what is right for your culture and needs. Here are a few. Be respectful.

Mike Gotta’s 2009: Planning Considerations For Enterprise 2.0 via George Dearing via Twitter

Portals and KM

Okay, I learned something useful from Twitter. However, attention is everything as Tom Davenport used to say. I am giving Twitter a try so it gets more attention at the moment that my RSS feeds. Mike closes with enterprise twitter as the space to watch and links to his Enterprise Versions Of Twitter. Back to Mike’s stuff.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

Twitter, LinkedIn), and other internal and third-party applications. Microblogging is one of the feeds into the Activity Stream.

Igloo Offers Comprehensive Platform for Social Business

Portals and KM

One of the features I like is the ability to separate activity streams from microblog chatter as you can see above.  

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload


I heart Activity Streams. mean, I * love* them to bits! without them. live them. It probably cannot get any easier than that. Absolutely not! Exactly!

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Yappd is a Visual Twitter Clone

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The service works in a very similar manner to Twitter , but you can include an image in your updates, which top off at 150 characters.

Research on Tweeting Inside and Outside the Enterprise

Portals and KM

recently read an interesting study by my friend Kate Ehrlich at IBM and her colleague Sadat Shami, It is titled, Microblogging Inside and Outside the Workplace and looks at how corporate employees use microblogging tools. This resonates well as it is exactly one of my main uses is Twitter. We need more research like this.

Enterprise Social Networks Fail Without the Proper Approach—a Roadmap is Needed

Michael Sampson - Currents

The main mistake organizations make is not defining clearly the reasons for adopting ESN software, which offers features and capabilities like profiles, status updates and microblogging popularized by consumer social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, but adapted for workplace use. What is the pain point? This isn’t easy.