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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.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. Most sites also encourage users to upload a profile photo.

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Templates always begin with a question (often based on what clients are asking us): What are the architectural components of a social network site?

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!

2006 22

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.

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

Evolving Web

This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. On Plurk it’s Karma.

Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

By connecting the benefits of social networking with the innovation process the ROI is obvious, immediate, quantifiable and large. Innovation is a Social Activity - and can not be managed or automated any other (process or transaction focused tools). and that drives rapid adoption out of the gate. Its Fun! -

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

This article covers: What is a troll, History of Trollling and How Social Media can Fix Trolling (how can society fix trolling, actually).

2012 108

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. Free Live Webinar – September 30, 2008 at 2 pm ET.

Collaborative Thinking: The Value Of Being A "Generalist"

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Tag Clouds: Patterns As Well As Folksonomy | Main | Bloggers Interview: Mike Rhodin, Lotusphere » February 04, 2008 The Value Of Being A "Generalist" What does it take to be "good at everything but nothing in particular"?

2008 43 Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

For 2008: Etsy’s 2008 gross merchandise sales reached $88 million in 2008. How to craft a billion dollar business. Maine ).

3 Benefits of KM, 3 Types of Community and Online Facilitation, Social Network Software, X-teams - Weekly Knowledge Management blog by Stan Garfield

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Centralized facilitation De-centralized facilitation Distributed facilitation KM Link of the Week Trampoline Systems Enterprise software that harnesses social behavior Enterprise software is changing. Harnessing social behavior is. SONAR: map social networks, information flows and expertise. A: There are many benefits.

2007 10

Participation Inequality: Lurkers vs. Contributors in Internet Communities (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox)

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Wikipedias most active 1,000 people — 0.003% of its users — contribute about two-thirds of the sites edits. use Alertbox Oct.

2008 43

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Social Network Sites. 2008).

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Social networks and social networking

Portals and KM

I've been doing social network analysis since 2001. With the upswing over the past few years of the social networking sites the language has got a bit blurry. When I do my NetWork workshops, I now need to help people distinguish the basics of "social networks" as distinct from the phenomenon of linking.

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. I was able to test the products first-hand by creating social networks from scratch and for free using online wizards and tools. elgg a solution for educational networks. companies). Thanks!

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. In 2008, users spent 63% more time on member communities than they did in the previous year. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4

SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations?

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks Seem To Travel Well

Collaborative Thinking

Lichtenstein said the social networking capabilities are a communications tool, separate from travel policy and approval. Trust Us.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Details How Social Networks Network Best by Alex Pentland The humble bee has much to teach us about the flow of information in our own organizations. Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. tools may indeed improve productivity.

Collaborative Thinking: Videos from ODC 2008

Collaborative Thinking

Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted. Please try again. Trust Us.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Collaborative Thinking

So what’s the net effect of social networking? Worth reading: Is MySpace Good for Society? Here are their replies. Please try again.

Best Practices for Business Social Networking Sites from Dotser

Green Chameleon

Many companies have started to use social networking. Some have set up groups on Facebook and other existing sites. Others are starting their own social networking sites. These can be standalone sites or a tab on the firm’s web site. Developer or partner sites may fall into this category.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks: Dont Forget Real-Time Communications

Collaborative Thinking

Instant Messsaging, VoIP and other interaction patterns can also help us understand social structures. It's great to see that Milgram's 6-degrees idea validated in messaging networks. In other words, it's more than just knowing someone who knows someone to have a working social network. Please try again.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

I disagree, human networks do not grow in value by multiplying, but rather by reduction. Id like to have a network of hundreds of people.

2005 21

Building networks, Selling KM, Meetings as KM behaviors, IBM in a KM shift, Super Crunchers

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Q: I would like to know your insights on building people-to-people networks for increasing knowledge sharing and participation: how to go about it, using discussion forums, and other ways to create a knowledge-sharing environment. Try to take advantage of existing networks: Is there an existing team that could be the core of a new community?

It takes a village to raise a social network

Collaborative Thinking

Great metaphor by Liz Lawley (see below) people should remember if they are involved in the user experience, design and community-building aspects of social networks: Macworld | Researchers help define next-generation social networking. ???One s creating a huge tension in social interactions,??? One thing that???s

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: IBM Research - Glimpsing The Future

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Chess Match | Main | Why Is Social Software So Important? You can say that it is different - but not better/worse than sharing on external sites. Events. Your comment could not be posted.

TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

Green Chameleon

One more piece of evidence that " organizations will have to realize … " is the recent announcement that Microsoft is testing, and may offer the corporate market, a Facebook-like application called TownSquare , a business-user-focused social networking application. That’s what humans have always done.

Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

e-Health Intranet Blog Intranet Report Podcast Whitepapers and Handouts Resources Home > Articles > Intranet Articles > Employee social networking ? Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? We humans are social creatures. or social networking: “You’ll lose everyone over 30.”

The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 I agree completely. Christian.

2008 15

Web Site Social Network Analysis

TNT - The Network Thinker

Everyday I try to look at the Google Analytics [GA] data for my business web site -- -- and my blogs.

Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

By the way, I first raised these points in February 2008 in a post called Of course there ARE social media marketing campaigns.


Collaborative Thinking: Legal Profession Explores The Value of Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

Legal OnRamp - Home Legal Networking Site Triples Users as Top Firms Sign Up to Share Advice With the launch last week of DLA Pipers Facebook-style networking tool for its trainees, it looks as if the social networking buzz is slowly working its way into the legal world. banks and a clutch of major corporates.

Supernova 2008 - Interview with Umair Haque

Green Chameleon

I sat down earlier today with Umair Haque, who had been scheduled to present his Manifesto for a Next Industrial Revolution today at Supernova 2008. phenomenon of social computing. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages Thanks, Umair.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important?

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

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 But Facebook is a destination site so the value is in the connections. Thanks Ken.


How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - - 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.


Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Social Networking Workshop

Collaborative Thinking

I'll also be moderating a panel on best practices on adoption of enterprise social networking on Wednesday afternoon with folks from Genentech, Sabre, and Harvard University (Community & Social Network Sites: Think Adoption, Not Deployment) and presenting a brief summary of the workshop below on Thursday morning.

Wikinomics " Blog Archive " Wiki collaboration leads to happiness

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Posted in wikis 48 responses On March 27th, 2008 at 10:29 am , Wiki Collaboration - Visualized! On May 19th, 2008 at 5:21 am , Why Fight Email?