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Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# There, I said it.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. Facebook. Twitter. Not I.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m.

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The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

There are many benefits to implementing social networking. People build networks that cut across the silos of teams and departments.

Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Key concepts include: Online social networks are most useful when they address failures in the real world. MySpace? last summer.

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social networking has become a fundamental part of the global online experience,&# commented John Burbank, CEO of Nielsen Online. Not Just For The Young While social networks started out among the younger audience, they’ve become more mainstream with the passage of time. tags: Nielsen Social networking) [.]

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MySpace Credit Card

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace has a ReCharge card – credit card for youngsters. The grey of the MySpace generic card is frankly boring. Plus his avatar.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. rather than by people). It’s like that. Thanks tremedously!

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Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Telephones don’t stalk children, Social Media doesn’t intimidate them either. People do. Investigate People. See what happens?

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. 20 million?

List of "White Label" or "Private Label" (Applications you can Rebrand) Social Networking Platforms

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

It’s somewhat relevant as Om Malik has now asked a rhetorical question if Social Network tools are just a feature of website.

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The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world.  MySpace? Thanks!

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Social Networking World Forum

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When I grow up, I want to go to a social networking forum like this one in California (9-10 November) -. www.imeem.com.

Social Networking with BuddyPress - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The software, built on top of WordPress, was created by Andy Peatling as way to start your very own social network similar to Facebook. BuddyPress is a social networking application built on top of WordPress Multi-User (MU) as a plugin. It allows a user to host a network of blogs on a site. think I will try it!

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 Most impressive is MySpace, which outpaces all in terms of revenue. social network tacked on 12.4

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Twitter: Reputation Management in Social Networks (20).

Happiness is contagious in social networks - CNN.com

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

This network from 2000, colored for average mood, shows yellow as happy, blue as sad, and green as in-between. New research shows that in a social network, happiness spreads among people up to three degrees removed from one another. This reflects the total effect of all social contacts. Social ties also affect obesity.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Collaborative Thinking

Worth reading: Is MySpace Good for Society? So what’s the net effect of social networking? Is MySpace Good for Society?

Social Network Sites: Webinar Today

Collaborative Thinking

Timely - we just published a reference architecture template on social network sites so if you are a Burton Group client, check out the document here (note: client access required). IT Best Practices for Enterprise Social Networking – Burton Group Webinar. short notice but still time to register and attend.

FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites

Collaborative Thinking

Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites. This webinar covers compliance and regulatory considerations when using social networking sites to communicate firm business. FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites. Live Program March 17, 2010 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Pacific Time.

Social Networking Identity: A Cautionary Tale

Collaborative Thinking

Interesting article, worth following some of the links for additional reference information: Leaving 'Friendprints': How Online Social Networks Are Redefining Privacy and Personal Security - Knowledge@Wharton. Among other topics, the conference addressed security and safety issues raised by the social networks. Fader.

Interesting Social Media Site Statistics for Facebook, Twitter and MySpace

Portals and KM

I recently found some useful social media statistics through @ariegoldshlager on T witter. visits among a custom category of 155 social networking Web sites in September 2009. MySpace was second with 30 percent but it had a year-over-year decrease of -55%. Exoerian Hitwise released its September 2009 results. 

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 Presented by CIOs and other senior level executives, these invitation-only programs offer timely topics and strong networking. platform. content.

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34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Conspicuously missing from that round-up were many additional companies that specialize in the creation of social networks. When reviewing Ning , KickApps , et al., I was able to test the products first-hand by creating social networks from scratch and for free using online wizards and tools. companies). Thanks! Thanks.

Social Networks: Ad Spend to reach $2b in 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just a quick note on a prediction regarding Advertising revenue and online communities: An old article via Marketing Vox but worth watching to see how close they get next year: Ad Spend on Social Networks to Reach $2B in 2010. Ad spending on social-networking sites will reach $2.15 online social-network ad spend in 2007.

Malaysia: Social Media and Facebook numbers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Malaysian Internet users like Facebook, Myspace, and Friendster. Social media big in Malaysia. By 2016, 2.6

Australia: Senior Citizens on Facebook over 55’s

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social network strategist Laurel Papworth said Australia’s take-up rate was generally about 2 to 3 per cent higher than the US for computer use.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

and social media. In this context, understanding the formation, evolution and utilization of online social networks becomes important.

MySpace and Bebo Running Out of Friends. How Will Twitter Fare?

Portals and KM

MySpace and Bebo are falling behind in the world of social networking. MySpace was purchased by Rupert Murdoch in July 2005 for $580,000,000 and Bebo, big social networking site in the UK, bought by AOL in March 2008 for $850,000,000. You only investment is the social capital you put into it. million.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

As organizations explore the use of social networking, the enterprise is no longer the only participant in managing identity. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs.

Ning Social Network Controversy

Online Social Networking

A comment last week to my October 2008 blog post, Ning Social Networking Sites Update , linked back to Ning Exposed - Tech Company Scams its Clients , an article which sharply criticizes Ning’s latest business model and platform, and it alleges foul play on Ning’s part in reacting to complaints by network creators.

Leaving 'Friendprints': How Online Social Networks Are Redefining Privacy and Personal Security

Collaborative Thinking

generation is growing up with social networking web sites such as Facebook and MySpace, casually posting accounts of their lives for their friends -- and the world -- to see. Among other topics, the conference addressed security and safety issues raised by the social networks. Fader. Privacy is a moving target.".

Online Social Networking Using Twitter

Online Social Networking

In this article I focus on building your Twitter community — people who relate to your niche and who share some of your interests — people with whom you can network and who also extend your list in a more targeted way than previously outlined. Networking with Your Twitter Community. Is Twitter Past Its Prime?

Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? Once the domain of the Internet, social networking has virally spread to the intranet with impressive results for Sabre. We humans are social creatures. The biggest piece of that pie will be employee networking, mashup and RSS solutions.

Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 Like it or not, these networks are part of the future of language learning. Thanks Ken.

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Twitter: Verified Accounts and Leadership Badges

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace at the moment has 404 members with Moderator titles. Twitter is verifying famous people accounts (companies may come later).

How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Click Here to download the report “Introduction to Blogging & Social Networking Basics for Professionals.&# advise caution.

Facebook: Banned at work

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A press release I did through Porter Novelli/3 Mobile got picked up in Queensland: Facebook and other social sites banned by many bosses.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Ep.004 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. Monetizing social networks. advertising? Too weird.

I want to facilitate online discussions but how do I choose the right platform?

Joitske Hulsebosch

Opening a group on an existing social network sites such as Facebook or LinkedIn. You make an easy choice and open a ning or groupsite.