The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What are social network leaderboards? Sometimes when we have a list, we have a place to go - so leaderboards are in fact a social space. They give Twitter the appearance of a community that values popularity and the sheer size of your social network.

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Anecdote - Whitepapers - Building a collaborative workplace

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

In February 2006, another engineer posted a message to the group, advising that the new software standard had been formally adopted. This form of collaboration is driven by the advent of social media (tools that help us connect and interact online), ubiquitous internet connectivity and the ability to connect with diverse individuals across distance and time. This benefits their team, and possibly their related communities of practice if they are also sharing bookmarks.

Community ROI Report

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Summary: Not surprisingly, discussion groups were the most popular online communityactivity, followed closely by blogs, support forums and social networks. Video sharing, wikis, and social bookmarking were deployed less frequently by survey respondents. Summary: Common threads ran through responses to several of the survey questions, and these themes emerge again in this question about advice for a colleague.

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