Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies?

Portals and KM

Nora Ganim Barnes and Justina Andonian at the Center for Marketing Research, Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth recently released a report on The 2011 Fortune 500 and Social Media Adoption: Have America's Largest Companies Reached a Social Media Plateau? This is another in the great series of studies on social media use in business and elsewhere (see for example, Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education ).

How Social Networking Tools Enable Heutagogy in Learning Organisations

Elsua

They, actually, come from a letter written to Roger Schank by a 15 year old girl in Central America protesting herself about the poor state of the education system in her own country and the very few choices she has got to change the situation herself on her own.

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Trending Sources

‘The New World’. Fact and Truth in 2017

Jenny Connected

Two-thirds of Americans now get their news from social media and this is an increasing trend in the UK. We live in filter bubbles seeing echoes of our own opinions, amplified by social software’s algorithms (e.g. Source of image.

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Diversity is hard

Jenny Connected

dana boyd has written a post in which she discusses why America is self-segregating and she comes up with a few suggestions such as the role of social media in segregating people into filter bubbles and echo chambers. Emerging Models of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, p.

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The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? Mutiny! - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Log in with your social account: Or, you can log in. Americas Richest Women. The Number One Fear of Enterprise Social? As partners with the tibbr enterprise social network, I was there with my Teamly hat on showing our wares and what we bring to the platform.

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Everything Is Connected to Everything

Elsua

How long before the business world understands that all of these collaboration, open knowledge sharing and social networking are all about sharing stories and that the more passionate you are about them when you share them across the more inspiring they would get? Science.

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Social Network Travel Logging

Governance in a Networked World

The idea is that I intend to build the social network of people that we meet or connect with as we travel to new places over a 40 day period. There is a connection to ‘Social Business’ here. This is all grit for the mill for the social scientist.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). Web Crossing Social networking and collaboration suite.

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Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow

Nancy White

Finally, I have grabbed a few minutes to add the next couple of podcasts in the series on Social Media in International Development. At the time, the context I knew Steve in was in education. Previous & Related Podcasts: Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl.

Climate Change, Poverty and The Great Horse Poo Debate of 1898

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We have the time and education and resources to debate the issue in the pubs, loungerooms, bars, gyms, and on Twitter. Innovation may not come from middle America Ford and or European Daimler this time round. blogs social media cars climate change horse poo manure

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How I use social media

Nancy White

This afternoon I’m spending a half hour on a Skype video conversation to share a bit of how I use social media. I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Sarah Blackmun

Nancy White

Sarah brings some different aspects to light about social media in international development. Sarah has four decades of experience as a president, CEO, and general manager of education-related international businesses. Africa, Latin America, and the Philippines. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in International Development Podcast: Bill Anderson.

Shovel-Ready Online Civic Projects #4: Transparency for Special Education Services

Influence

You may know what autism spectrum disorder (ASD) entails , but the grim summary is that children with the condition tend to have significant to severe behavior problems that tax caregiver's time and energy while not having the social skills that form the fabric of human relationships. The burden falls to the special education departments within local school districts. Special education administrators are strapped for time and bombarded by anecdotes.

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? Other Quickr/Connections clients: Colgate-Palmolive and Bank Of New York Mellon Client: Teach For America.

Social Media in Intl. Dev: Dr. Steve Eskow | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Home About Full Circle Contact Resources Wiki Full Circus Full Circle Associates connections for a changing world, online and offline… Sep 28 2009 Social Media in Intl. At the time, the context I knew Steve in was in education. Dev: Sarah Blackmun Social Media in Intl.

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. A few provide unique features not found in your average social network.

How I use social media | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

I figured it would be good to exercise my memory a bit and unearth some of the key stories that led me to to my social media use today, and perhaps surface some of my patterns. Social media is a great place to fail. Social media enables this. How I use social media [.]

2010 Update on IBM Social Software Efforts: Part One

Portals and KM

Last week I attended an IBM media event where they conveyed a number of their recent efforts in social software. I think they are innovators in the social software space, both for enterprise and Web use.  Jeff Schick, VP social software, answered this comment.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - Harvard Business Review

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

America in the 20th century was called a " society of organizations." In the 21st century, America is rapidly becoming a society of networks, even within organizations. Social capital is often, but not entirely, correlated with length of organizational experience.

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Why the Metamovement Will Ultimately Fail

How to Save the World

It is not in the nature of man or beast to stay yoked to the gleaming machines of their own economic, social, and moral annihilation. Loathing government has always been popular and acceptable in North America (which is why most elections are about which party is hated more).

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. Few even describethemselves as working-class, since that seems to imply its a placeone resides for life (which is the case, but to acknowledge this factwould put the lie to the myth of social mobility). Americas much-ballyhood liberty is largely fictional.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Almost no one inNorth America calls him/herself lower-class or upper-class, and peoplewho describe themselves as middle-class (a class which really nolonger exists in North America) do so hesitantly. Few even describethemselves as working-class, since that seems to imply its a placeone resides for life (which is the case, but to acknowledge this factwould put the lie to the myth of social mobility). Americas much-ballyhood liberty is largely fictional.

The Social Media ROI Obsession

Online Social Networking

Is our preoccupation with measuring social media ROI counterproductive? In this article I look at social media from what might be a novel perspective. I hope to convince you that social media use needs not impact the bottom line over the short term, and that our belief that it ought to is impeding our progress. I saw a video and article posted by Chris Boyer , creator of the Hospital Online Marketing Education site on Ning and online marketing consultant at Healthgrades.

The Metamovement: Moving Beyond Marches and People in the Street

How to Save the World

His frame: “We love America. Create “virtual marches”: Use some kind of social/meeting software tool that can track and log the number of people signed in. Free and universal access to education. Right to social security. Free universal education.

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No, You Can't Pick My Brain. It Costs Too Much - Forbes

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Social Media. Americas Most Promising Companies. Americas Most Surprising Six-Figure Jobs. Education. Americas Best Colleges. Americas Best Small Companies. How To Be A Social Media Superpower. You are so right, it costs a lot of money for the education and also the time it takes to create a business and make it flourish. Ten Myths About Social Media. The Top 30 Social Entrepreneurs. Business. Autos. Energy.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

I nthe last five years, the price of gasoline in North America has roughlydoubled. In this post ,I listed the top 10 uses of oil (many are surprised to learn that thecost and energy content of oil used in agriculture exceeds thewholesale price and energy content of the food it produces, thanks to $150B in annual subsidies to Big Agriculture in North America alone ). Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

The KETC TV Social Media Experience Part Three: Taking on a Tough Issue Through the Immigration Project

Portals and KM

Louis, KETC , to align social media and traditional television. Part of our motive is that many of the important issues in America are like this one such as the war, the economy, healthcare, and education. Just like South Africa, America needs the engagement of both sides. There was the civil war in Bosnia and America made room for a large number of Muslim Bosnians who, if they had not come here, might have died or fared poorly.

The Community Roundtable's Community Maturity Model

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Community Roundtable A peer network for community managers and social media practitioners. Social Silk November 19, 2009 at 6:51 pm What is Community? and as a guide to helping build their internal community/social roadmap.

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Access to a world of practice

Learning Alliances

It seemed obvious to me that an OODA loop would be a handy way of describing feedback processes involved in learning a simple skill, whether alone or in a more social setting. Deciding is more social than you would assume based on the stereotype of the lonely decision-maker.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

They can imagine the glory of watching Fast and Furious 7 on a phone in a self-driving electric car, but they can’t imagine rebuilt local economies where citizens get to play both an economic and social role in their communities.

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A continuum of social models

John Tropea - Delicious Community

His job involves measuring usage and behavior of social software as it impacts productivity and interfacing with infrastructure teams. Friday October 05, 2007 A continuum of social models In my earlier view, I only identified two stages: social networks, and communities. The former describes a loose network of people who generally keep in touch with each other for a common purpose, whether purely social or for business purposes. IT vs Operator/Exec vs Social co.

A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

Our political, economic, social, business/corporate and educational systems could be made much more controllable if we broke them apart and devolved them to democratic (rather than “representative”) community control.

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Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Ahoy Me Hearties: One of the tasks our online community managers undertake with clients (PR or Marketing agencies, or companies) is to build out a Social Media Conversation Diary – a list of tasks and engagement activities to keep online community members entertained and loyal.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 7, 2007 The Future of Education: A Conversation with Rob Paterson THIS IS PODCAST #3 (29:37) -- CLICK ON THIS ARCHIVE.ORG LINK TO LISTEN TO IT. L ast month I spoke to blogger Rob Paterson , advisorto NPR and other media and educational institutions, about the futureof education and essential competencies. Im looking for thetypes of competencies or competences that are both social andpragmatic. In school kids dont learn any social skillsworth having either.

Apps for Good: smartphones solving local problems

Social Reporter

Is this just another social-media-will-solve-our social-problems dream? I’ve been following with great interest the research undertaken to Iris Lapinski to see how CDI could bring the digital inclusion work they started in 1995 in Latin America to the UK. They were agreed the project should yield both some monetary value and social benefit. When I first saw online community networks in North America in the 1990s, I thought aha – virtual development trusts.

On Twitter and in the Workplace, It's Power to the Connectors - Rosabeth Moss Kanter - HarvardBusiness.org

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

America in the 20th century was called a " society of organizations." In the 21st century, America is rapidly becoming a society of networks, even within organizations. Network stars have social capital — a stockpile of personal relationships with many people whom they regularly connect to one another. Social capital is often, but not entirely, correlated with length of organizational experience.

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Scientists examine how social networks influence behavior

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Obama, GM, "bank crisis" Login | Sign Up FREE Home | RSS | Edit Settings | Help Select Content Set Delivery Update Profile Top News My News DailyWe Focus Pages Scientists examine how social networks influence behavior by faye flam , The Philadelphia Inquirer More Photos (1) Comments Email Share Print PHILADELPHIA _ Conventional wisdom holds that its not what you know, its who you know.

The Cause of Our Disease

How to Save the World

The cause is the narrow rationality of an anarchic scheme of production that was developed by industrial capitalism and adopted by industrial socialism. America’s favourite pastime. (image: from the toronto star, taken during the 2010 G20 protests, via state of collapse ). ~~~~~.

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Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do

How to Save the World

September 27, 2007 Introducing Social Networking Tools and Social Networking Analysis to Business: What To Do I attended a meeting yesterday of a self-managed KM group facilitated by the Conference Board of Canada. SocialPublishing: Blogs, podcasts, social bookmarkers, photo journals,memediggers, product evaluators, personal diaries (FaceBook etc.):Again, Mindmaps: Used by quite a few organizations, but not really as a social networking tool.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

As the diagram above shows, we are theproduct of: our culture (the language which determines how theneurons in ourbrains form, peer pressure, others ideas, and the educational,economic, political and social systems in which we live), our genes (instincts, hormones, metabolism, emotions,physicalstructures and appearance -- and dont tell me that your appearancedoesnt shape who you are), and our senses, experiences and memories.