Twitter is Not a Social Network

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Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Thank you, Benoît Mandelbrot Keep Stretching… » Twitter is Not a Social Network That’s right, Twitter is not a social network. So, is Amazon a social network?

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

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Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m. We then present one perspective on the history of such sites, discussing key changes and developments. 2008).

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

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t share the lower-level analysis and specifics that describe the architectural components of a social network site (clients will be able to access this information when it comes out on the Burton Group site), the introductory portion of the report is contained below.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

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Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Social networks allow members to organize around a person’s relationships or interests, rather that just focused on topic. - om portable sociale netværk » Interessante links fundet d.

The Case for Corporate Social Networking

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There are many benefits to implementing social networking. Here are some of them: Employee Engagement – Today’s generation is entering into the workforce after spending years on social networks. People build networks that cut across the silos of teams and departments.

Social Media Principle #3 Economies Have Currencies

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This post is third in a series of my Social Media Principles. The base post is 10 Social Media Principles. In a social media economy, the currencies are most often a combination of artifacts and recognition. RECOGNITION Recognition is a key factor in any social network.

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

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Innovation Management Products Customers Partners News Center Blog About Us The Leader In On-Demand Innovation Management Categories Current Affairs Innovation Tips Archives April 2009 March 2009 December 2008 Subscribe to our RSS Feed Ten Reasons Your Corporate Social Network Should be an Innovation Social Network Posted by Matthew Greeley at 10:48 AM, March 24, 2009 1.

Social Network Sites: Webinar Today

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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. There are numerous technical and functional items that need to be taken into consideration when developing an enterprise social network.

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). The Village has to Fix the Monster – trolls – and use social media and social tools to do that. Social Media Spotlights Trolls.

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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"? Posted by: Turtle | February 04, 2008 at 10:45 AM Phew.

2008 43 Online Community Revenue

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For 2008: Etsy’s 2008 gross merchandise sales reached $88 million in 2008. Jan 2008 – 50 employees, 650,000 members, 120,000 sellers. Feb 1 2009: $100 million worth of goods were sold on Etsy in 2008. How to craft a billion dollar business.

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

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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. Trampoline has gone right back to the underlying social behavior and created software that harnesses human instincts instead of disabling them. SONAR: map social networks, information flows and expertise.

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

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All large-scale, multi-user communities and online social networks that rely on users to contribute content or build services share one property: most users dont participate very much. distribution common in some social websites? use Alertbox Oct.

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Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

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Santa Clara on Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking. Gartner, Burton Group) researching topics related to collaboration, social networking, and “Enterprise 2.0”. Social Network Sites. Use of social tools (e.g., 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

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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. But we were able to test many of the launched social networks that actually use these solutions, and we also interviewed several of the companies. elgg a solution for educational networks.

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

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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 million people between ages 35-49 in 2008 according to Nielsen. These sites are also said to be a threat to SE search, but not totally.

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

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SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008 How do you track and keep up with blog conversations? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? This site is both my weblog and my business site.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks Seem To Travel Well

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Carlson Wagonlit Travel, in unveiling its 2008 technology plans, said it is developing networking applications to reside in an enhanced traveler tool (BTNonline, Feb. The platform is an open network available at

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

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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. Returning scouts that have found promising sites signal their discoveries with a vigorous dance, thus recruiting more scouts to the better sites.

Collaborative Thinking: Videos from ODC 2008

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks | Main | New Additions To My Bookshelf » February 22, 2008 Videos from ODC 2008 Some entertaining videos from the Microsoft Office Developer Conference.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions | Main | Blogging Without Permission » February 15, 2008 Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Best Practices for Business Social Networking Sites from Dotser

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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. Last week I spoke with Catherine Brown, Director of Business Social Networking at Dotster, a provider of internet businesses services, on best practices for business social networking.

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

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « A glimpse inside Googles secret sauce | Main | Social Software`s Culture Clash » March 15, 2008 Social Networks: Dont Forget Real-Time Communications We tend to assume that social networks are represented by destination sites or through asynchronous interactions via e-mail.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

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Venture Capitalist Jeff Nolan relates similar concerns: "It strikes me that the social networking theory holds that the more volume you have, the bigger your network will become by introducing degrees of separation roughly along the lines of Metcalfes Law.

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

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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? You can use Social Network Analysis to identify people who are linked but who may not be part of a formal community.

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It takes a village to raise a social network

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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 very broken in the social tools we have right now is context and boundaries and a sense of who I want to share what with,??? s creating a huge tension in social interactions,???

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

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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.

TownSquare … Social Networking and Social Computing R&D

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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. And that re-tooling will consist largely of social computing capabilities. The latest, known as "TownSquare,” is a business-user-focused social-networking tool.

Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

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Site Map | Contact | Careers | Login Sections About Us Services Events News Articles Clients Search Site Advanced Search… Personal tools Articles Navigation Articles Best Practices Content Content Management e-Business Governance Intranet Articles Learning Return on Investment (ROI) Search and Search Engines SharePoint Strategic Design Usability Web 2.0 Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? We humans are social creatures.

The Social Organization: Social Media is not Community

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The Social Organization About Rachel Social Media Metrics Social Media Examples Enterprise 2.0 Consultants Enterprise Social Software Subscribe Subscribe in a reader Enter your email address: Delivered by FeedBurner My Other Accounts Categories Best Practices Books Deep Thoughts.

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Web Site Social Network Analysis

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Everyday I try to look at the Google Analytics [GA] data for my business web site -- -- and my blogs. Here are the 10,500+ web pages[red nodes] that point to a page on the site. What would be nice is to map the two-step incoming links into my site.

Social Network Marketing Campaigns: Features Attributes

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Stephen Collins and I and a bunch of Twitterati got into a discussion about social media marketing campaigns and whether they should exist earlier today. 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

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Ciscos Networking Vision Going "Social" | Main | Analytics: Key To Understanding Social Media » February 19, 2008 Legal Profession Explores The Value of Social Network Sites Compelling example of applying social networks: Legal OnRamp Legal OnRamp provides content, connectivity and execution services to help legal professionals deliver higher quality work in less time and lower cost.

Supernova 2008 - Interview with Umair Haque

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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. Umair suggests, provocatively, that while we are increasingly living and working in these new interconnected conditions, we are still by and large using industrial era assumptions and logic to drive the purpose and, yes, the dynamics of creating economic and social value.

Collaborative Thinking: Lotusphere 2008: Social Computing Keynote

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Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Why Is Social Software So Important? social and collaborative technologies critical in a merger process.

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

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Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 Misunderstanding social networks I think there’s a lot of confusion about the role of social networks (SNs) in learning. But Facebook is a destination site so the value is in the connections.

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

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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. To read more on this topic, see: ITs Role in Collaboration and Innovation at Procter & Gamble and Social Networking at Work: Fear Not Facebook, MySpace and Bebo?

Enterprise 2.0 Conference, Social Networking Workshop

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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. Getting Started With Enterprise Social Networking. Strategists who would like to expand their knowledge of social networking trends.

Wikinomics " Blog Archive " Wiki collaboration leads to happiness

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Posted in wikis 48 responses On March 27th, 2008 at 10:29 am , Wiki Collaboration - Visualized! On March 27th, 2008 at 10:17 pm , Chris Rasmussen said: We recently upgraded to the frowning on the email side version. On March 28th, 2008 at 12:15 pm , Euan W Semple said: Really Steve?