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 ).

Networks, gender and race in job-searchers in rural America (Missouri)

Net-Map Toolbox

case studies notes from the field Other people's work Social Networks gender Jenine K. Louis Washington UniversityHow do the networks of black and white, male and female job-seekers differ? And: Does that makes some of them more successful than others in finding a job?

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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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Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

I have been writing about the work of Nora Ganim Barnes and her colleagues at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for some time. See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? They recently released a new study on the usage of social media in fast-growing corporations. 500 as other social media tools have emerged.

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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

That wonderful and fascinating world that keeps escaping most of us, mere mortals, from trying to understand, or even, just simply get a glimpse, of how it works and how it makes the world, and the universe, turn around and around. Innovation Knowledge Tools Learning Social Enterprise

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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. Eventually our children became good friends at university.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

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The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world. As with any transformation on a grand scale, a plethora of consultants, gurus, blogs, and how-to books have risen to meet the demand for information about the social revolution.

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Internet Evolution - Executive Clan Editor's Blog - Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity

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Click here for our mobile site Home | Video | Tutorials | Webinars | Message Boards | Join | Login | About Us Social Net-Based Onboarding Boosts Productivity Written by Michael Singer 4/23/2010 7 comments Login to Rate DISCUSS Digg Del.icio.us

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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Australia: Senior Citizens on Facebook over 55’s

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Australia too has a massive increase in seniors in Facebook and social networks generally in the last year or two. Figures show that the number of older users of Facebook increased nearly tenfold in America last year, while university-age users declined by 55 per cent.

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. Previous & Related Podcasts: Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl.

Change Management, Etienne Wenger, Matt Moore Visits America, Auditing Lessons, What Got You Here Won't Get You There

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We discussed social learning theory, game theory, developmental theory, the nature of the firm - free agent nation, CPsquare , and of course communities of practice. Second, he mentioned the hope for an increased social focus on the combination of individual trajectories and the care for domain within the next 2 years. Finally, back to social learning theory, Etienne mentioned that social learning theory is currently lacking a relationship to developmental theory.

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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. She was a founder, with Dr. Eskow, of the Electronic University Network, where she served as Chief Operating Officer. Africa, Latin America, and the Philippines. Blackmun-Eskow earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and a Master of Arts degree from Bowling Green University. Social Media in Intl. Social Media in Intl.

From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation: MIT Enterprise Forum

Portals and KM

It was part of their Innovation Series:  From Social Insights to Social Business Innovation. Here is the event description: “The rapid growth and usage of social media by consumers and businesses has created a seismic shift that affects every aspect of our lives today.    We predict that this social movement will have the same impact on society and business as Guttenberg had over 600 years ago. 

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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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. Previous & Related Podcasts: Social Media in Intl. Dev: Sarah Blackmun Social Media in Intl.

Blogging and Twitter by the Fortune 500: A Longitudinal Study

Portals and KM

Here is some new research,  The Fortune 500 and Social Media: A Longitudinal Study of Blogging and Twitter Usage by America’s Largest Companies , by Nora Ganim Barnes and Eric Mattson at the Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.  This is perhaps because of the increasing awareness of social media marketing.

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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. 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. The universe answered.

To talk about swimming – or make them jump in?

Net-Map Toolbox

This week I led students of Latin America Studies at Georgetown University through a Net-Map exercise (Thanks to their teacher Patricia Biermayr-Jenzano for organizing this!). Some of their comments: “I initially was skeptical because I did not understand why a simple activity could be a method for creating social change.

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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.

SXSW Notes: Coding the Next Chapter of American History

Portals and KM

This is the keynote session "Coding the Next Chapter of American History" by Jennifer Pahlka, founder and executive director of Code for America. Code for America works with talented web professionals and cities around the country to promote public service and reboot government. She is a graduate of Yale University and lives in Oakland, CA with her daughter and five chickens.”. Code for America was started two years ago. A friend started Teach for America.

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 health. Free and universal access to education. Social security.

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The KETC TV Social Media Experience Part Four: How Darwin Helps Clarify Complex Issues?

Portals and KM

Louis, KETC , to align social media and traditional television. Bill: How is the Darwin Awareness Engine™ being used to help with the KETC social media immigration project? The main metaphor that we all use for immigration is fortress America.

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. Thanks to Noah Sparks, a student at Pepperdine University, for getting me to think of how ice skaters learn.).

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Behavior change strategy cards (from Artefact)

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stories 06 Call attention to relevant social. Journal of Personality and Social. Social Psychology, 4(2). cultural, religious, or social groups. relevant social. with real or perceived social norms, and generally don’t like to behave in. ways that go against what’s socially. The Constructive, Destructive, and Reconstructive Power of Social Norms. relevant social norms? How might we establish new social. Behavior. change.

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Social Networking for Business | BNET

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William Baker, a professor of marketing at San Diego State University, surveyed 1,600 executives and found that firms that rely heavily on external social networks scored 24 percent higher on a measure of radical innovation than companies that dont. Here are four professionals who used social networks to change the game. “Without the social network, even though we were a few meters apart, we would have never known we were all working on this,&# Gentile says.

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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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Inequality and Abuse of Power and Wealth as the Issue of 2011: A recent OECD report put the US at the bottom of the heap of affluent nations in social justice (poverty, health, education and income/wealth inequality). Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt.

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How This Culture Makes Addicts of Us All (and Why That’s OK)

How to Save the World

This is some initial noodling on the subject of addiction, based on a conversation with, and some unpublished writing by, my friend Michael Nenonen, and some reading of the work of Vancouver academic and author Bruce Alexander. It may evolve into something more substantial.

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Digesting the 'Social Web Bill of Rights'

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Another main area of tech innovation has been social networks, according to Iskold. Social networks collect two types of data about us: personal information and attention information. Whats your stand on the "Bill of Rights for the Social Web?"

Scientists examine how social networks influence behavior

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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.

If We Had a Better Story Could We Tell the Truth?

How to Save the World

The real function of wealth in America is to give us the time, resources, and space to either construct an unreal world or have one constructed for us. I held the universe at bay. violet green swallow playing with a feather; photo by Chris Maynard.

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The Divine Right of Capital: Only the Propertied Class Votes

Alchemy of Change

At America’s founding, the right to vote was limited based on race, sex and wealth. All these factors matter when it comes to social status, but political and economic power, where Kelly makes the case that it is more precise to focus on wealth rather than class.

Life With Alacrity: The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes

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« Post RSA Conference Wrapup | Main | Great Social Networking Posts » The Dunbar Number as a Limit to Group Sizes Lately Ive been noticing the spread of a meme regarding "Dunbars Number" of 150 that I believe is misunderstanding of his ideas. Social Network?????????????

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About Full Circle | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

Prometheus Group , Istanbul, Turkey Public Relations Society of America, Seattle Chapter Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC Swedish Hospital and Medical Center Ultraversity UN University University of Washington Human Services Policy Center University of Washington School of Dentistry VERDICT (a research project of the VA) Washington State Department of Health Washington State Department of Social and Health Services The World Bank Share and Enjoy: This page has the following sub pages.

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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