Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

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?

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

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Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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. Social Graph.

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commoncraft cp2tech02 intro social_networking

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The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In 2008, I published a vendor product catalog that has details of over 50 of the vendors, beyond these listed descriptions. 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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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

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Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Since 2008, “ social media ” has become a heavily-used buzz word in the corporate world. The question is “what is social media?” They have a network structure.

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

RSS Contact Us Consumer Health Media And Entertainment Online And Mobile Politics Sports Social Networking’s New Global Footprint March 9th, 2009 Posted in Global , Media And Entertainment , Nielsen News , Online And Mobile | 26 Comments Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit social networking or blogging sites, accounting for almost 10% of all internet time, according to a new Nielsen report “ Global Faces and Networked Places.&#

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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. 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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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.

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.

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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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How social networks work: the puzzle of exhaust data :: Grant McCracken

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The network exists. The network is active. The network is flowing. A "newsflash"about my cat helps keep the network node called Grant McCracken fromblinking out. They will have never been restricted in their networks. Social Media.

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Etsy.com: Online Community Revenue

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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.

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The Four Tenets of the Community Manager

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Jim Turner November 25th, 2007 11:57 am This is a post that fits into my presentation here in Boston about hiring experts as social media managers for an organization. Yes, both of their worlds are much larger due to social media tools.

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SCoPE: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008

Nancy White

SCoPE: Seminars: Managing Multimembership in Social Networks: Oct 27-Nov 9, 2008. How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks? What are our limits as we integrate social learning into our work environments?

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 it.com Alertbox Oct.

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Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Klout was founded in 2008 to empower everyone to unlock their influence. I just came up with a new term.

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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. This notion of the structure underneath networks is one of the core principles I use in my book to help people learn to use the network lens.

Literature Review: Improving Work Practices in Times of Change

Collaborative Thinking

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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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. 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

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 million people between ages 35-49 in 2008 according to Nielsen. Like how adults used to not understand social networking online.

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? How do you manage your time as you engage in social networks?

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

The team with one member

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs. I am the team!

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Collaborative Thinking: Social Networks Seem To Travel Well

Collaborative Thinking

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 corporatetravelconsultant.com.

Social Media: NAB Break Up Letter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

NAB bank have a Valentine’s Day social media campaign running at the moment – encouraging people with a mortgage to “break up&# with the other banks. Social Media: NAB Break Up Letter is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

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. Delving deeper into the communication networks of several organizations illuminated the links between productivity and information flow even more.

Biology and High Performance Teams

The Bumble Bee

Listen to Ken Thompson and Lisa Kimball answer questions on how biological thinking can be used to make teams, networks, communities and groups more effective on a live call hosted by The Plexus Institute. The Networked Enterprise: Competing for the future through Virtual Enterprise Networks.

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Great Team Leaders: Chess or Draughts players?

The Bumble Bee

Ken Thompson is an expert practitioner in the area of bioteaming, swarming, virtual enterprise networks, virtual professional communities and virtual teams and has published two landmark books: Bioteams: High Performance Teams Based on Nature's Best Designs.

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Complexity and Social Networks

Portals and KM

This is a great mantra for understanding the dynamics of social networks. It's easy to forget how the simple addition of one or two relationships can alter all the dynamics of a community or a network*. A community is a network in which people care about each other more than they have to Ross Mayfield begins a blog on using wikis for team building with a quote from Socialtext CEO Eugene Lee : Every time there is a new team member, it's a new team.

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?

Collaborative Thinking

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?

Heisenberg and Social Networks

Portals and KM

Participants wore badges that detected interaction in real time, and over the course of the day a large monitor displayed the changing social network graph. Thanks to my friend Jessica's posting about Copenhagen , I was inspired to go see the play at the American Repertory Theatre in Cambridge last night. My cold was getting worse and I was overtired but nonetheless drawn into the complex, multi-level time- and perspective-changing experience.

Participation In Social Networking Contextual Research Project

Collaborative Thinking

Social Networking within the Enterprise. Burton Group is conducting a qualitative research project to assess organizational and technology trends driving interest in social networking within the enterprise. Executive sponsors of initiatives related to social networks (e.g., retiree/alumni networks).

Project Status: Social Networking Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

These categories could then be further abstracted into a narrative of what is going on within organizations concerning social networks. Since my last update ( October 28 ), my field research project has completed its most labor intensive phase. Phase 1 (Call For Participation) took about a month elapsed time (August 15 thru September 15).

Project Status: Social Networking Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

The number of hours spent listening to people "tell their story" regarding social networks is about 50 hours. A lot has gone on since my last update in September. My workload has been incredible over the past few months (September/October) and will continue that way until mid-November when I wrap up the data gathering and consolidation phase of this field research effort.