Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m. We chose not to employ the term "networking" for two reasons: emphasis and scope. Not all social network sites began as such.

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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

Recognizing Social Context. The first step to doing that is something so natural, so baked into our social awareness, we don’t even think about it when we do it in the offline world. Mobile: Where Our Offline and Online Social Contexts Merge.

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Trending Sources

KFC Potholes and Social Network Spotlights

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

From The Chicago Tribune : . . There is a danger on social networks that sell spotlight advertising of the same kind of backlash. But maybe not Chicago. You can do it, and there’s revenue in them there social spotlights, but you have to be careful.

No Committee Chemistry in Chicago?

TNT - The Network Thinker

There are many theories on why Chicago lost the right to host the 2016 Olympics. The list of names on the the Chicago 2016 Olympic Committee is very impressive -- intelligent people from important organizations. Yet, the Chicago 2016 Committee did not get the job done.

Project Status: Social Networking Within The Enterprise

Collaborative Thinking

Phase 2 culminated with a "consolidation session" last week in Chicago which included 4 other analysts. 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).

Parents take Xbox away: Boy rings Police

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Chicago Tribune ). By the way, the baby in the photo is Victoria – her parents met on the social network Xbox Live and started dating. Parents take Xbox away: Boy rings Police is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Knowledge Jolt with Jack: Social networking at your company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Social networking at your company George Siemens points to this Ross Dawson article on The state of social networking software for the enterprise. Dawsons intro is Social networking software is at the center of technology hype. Yet social networking is not just about friends and personal networks. Applying social networks in the enterprise is a sweet spot that has massive potential value.

What Enterprise Social Networks Do Well: Produce Higher Quality Ideas " I'm Not Actually a Geek

John Tropea - Delicious Network

Where brokerage is social capital, there should be evidence of brokerage associated with good ideas, and vice versa. Professor Ronald Burt, University of Chicago, Structural Holes and Good Ideas Allow me to note a top-down benefit for companies that excel at innovation.

On My Reading List

Collaborative Thinking

Last year, my favorite work-related book was Identity & Control: How Social Formations Emerge (Harrison C. Neighbor Networks: Understanding the Power of Networks. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

6 March 2008 IBM Drives Enterprise Adoption of Social Networks with New Enterprise Adaptability Practice Enterprise-class Social Networking Is Closer than You Think—Resetting the Adoption Clocks Shades of Web 3.0—The

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.

Email Use Plummets Among Teens

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Young people are turning to social networks to communicate instead--the activity accounts for 14 percent of time spent online in the U.S. Facebook is only one part of the social networking picture. HuffPosts QuickRead. Loading. HuffPosts QuickRead. Loading.

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'Not a Site, but a Concept': Tapping the Power of Social Networking - Knowledge@Wharton

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Knowledge@Wharton Managing Technology Research Article View Article on Knowledge@Wharton Mobile Not a Site, but a Concept: Tapping the Power of Social Networking Published: July 09, 2008 in Knowledge@Wharton Mini USA, the American branch of BMWs Mini Cooper line, tracks everything being said about its brand everywhere on line -- in blogs, discussion groups, forums, MySpace pages and much more -- then uses what it learns to guide advertising campaigns.

Facebook cautionary tales: When Hubs Collide

Connectable Dots

She’d been logged into Facebook late, added a few friends and networks, dozed off on the couch, woke in the morning to see that she had connected the dots and outed a young man to key people in his home town, to his horror. Facebook networks are not always easy to grasp. “Chicago&# as a network is not the same thing as a college campus. What a social experiment! Tags: Online Community Social Networking

An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Tis the Season for Holiday “Social Media” Campaigns

Ant's Eyeview Blog

According to Lab42, a Chicago market research firm, 61 percent of shoppers plan on finding ”the perfect gift” via social networks. That’s the message at the heart of Target’s holiday advertising — and one that they successfully also extended on social media channels like Facebook. TIP: Make it easy for customers to shop online by providing quick access to deals on social media channels and direct links back to online shopping destinations.

6 New Jobs & new site design

Community Guy

NEW - The Blog Council Executive Director , Chicago, IL. NEW - Social Network Community Manager , Annapolis, MD. Have you checked out the new Community Guy Job Board website? link]. NEW - Online Community Lead , Denver, CO. NEW - Client Services Manager - Leverage Software , San Francisco, CA. NEW - Blellow Community Manager , San Antonio & telecommute. NEW - Come build the best Recycling/Reuse Community , Seattle, WA.

Life With Alacrity: Dunbar Triage: Too Many Connections

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

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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8 New Jobs Openings & 3 Job Seekers

Community Guy

NEW Director of Strategic Accounts (Social Media Sales Director) Chicago (Chicago, IL). New Director of Strategic Accounts (Social Media Sales Director) (New York, NY). New Social Media/Online Community Strategic Sales Manager (Telecommute/Anywhere). Community Job Seekers : Social Networking Consutant & Community Manager (Haverhill, MA). Social Media professional and Community Manager. Lots of *NEW Community Job Openings!

Have Prediction Markets arrived as an Enterprise Knowledge Sharing & Innovation Platform?

21st Century Organization

A small and really smart group of people convened by John Maloney (at the Gleacher Executive Center in Chicago), on November 6 to explore the latest developments in collective intelligence and use of prediction market s.

Annotated Bibliography: Background For Literature Review Project

Collaborative Thinking

Online Social Networking as Participatory Surveillance. The article examines online social networking as a practice in what he calls “participatory surveillance”. The work builds on research from boyd and Ellison regarding online social network sites (SNS) where the SNS plays the role of mediated public. She bases her views on previous research on social network sites (SNS) where people construct an identity (i.e., Modern Social Imaginaries.

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Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The growth of social networks indicates a fundamental shift in patterns of human behavior. Much has been said about how Facebook, Twitter, and blogging have revolutionized social networking and connectivity.

Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? : RSA blogs

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Social Brain. Social Economy. Can British cities learn from US ‘networked localism’? May 14, 2014 by Ben Lucas Filed under: Social Economy. But the most interesting manifestation of the new found confidence of US cities is the way in which they are side-stepping Federal Government to work together on developing solutions to some of the major social and economic challenges they face. This process has been dubbed ‘networked localism’. networks.

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Wrap Up of 2nd Annual Community Manager Day: Voices Around the World #CMAD « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The folks at Fresh Networks discuss the Pros and Cons Sysomos does analysis on the event A community managers job never ends at 6pm by Social Media Club See Spain’s Community Manager Day website -Spanish More discussions spreading the globe and more here -Spanish What is a Community Manager?

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Blog>> Alter Egos

Green Chameleon

Now I find that “I&# have been posting questions about cross-dressing on one of those yada yada social networking sites Yedda. The Chicago lawyer ? I seem to be shadowed by alter egos the last few days.

Any port in a swarm: Teams take cover as bees delay Baseball game

The Bumble Bee

The Chicago Sun-Times just reported a 52-minute delay in the Houston Astros versus San Diego Padres baseball game when a swarm of bees took over part of left field at Petco Park - it took a beekeeper to sort it all out.

Is Your Social Capital Helping or Hindering Your Leadership Aspirations?

Governance in a Networked World

Becoming visible in your organisation is essentially related to your personal social capital within the organisation and the value others see in your potential, in particular, the company leaders. In this article we explore how you can assess your own social capital within your organisation.

Using ’social navigation’ and ‘participatory surveillance’ terms for co-creation and joint action

Taming the spaces

Olga Levistova wants to deal in her master study the question: How does social surveillance become into participatory surveillance. Her investigations are related with our hybrid ecosystem studies in which we refer to certain swarming phenomena that take place as a result of something like social awareness and monitoring, social surveillance, and social navigation. However, social surveillance has been detected in social software systems: eg.

Collaboration – If it Were That Easy We Would all Do It – Well

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Many individuals speak of collaboration as if it is a single business process or approach to communication and networking. Much of this attitude stems from the popularized viral adoption of social computing Web 2.0

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Dion Hinchcliffe Enterprise 2.0 Conference Workshop – Part Two

Portals and KM

platforms; wikis, blogs, microblogging, mashups, online communities, social bookmarking, social networking and them went over the vendor space with examples of each category. It can also be adapted to implement many of the social emergent tools but usually requires some work. One creative example, Chicago did a mashup of crime data with Google Maps that is updated real time and can be sorted by time of day.

KMers – Let Go of Control: Encourage and Monitor

Elsua

Earlier on today, on my blog post around 10 Reasons NOT to Ban Social Media in Organisations I was eventually sharing a number of different arguments as to why social computing within the enterprise is a worth while effort to pursue further.

Connecting Yourself to a New Job

TNT - The Network Thinker

Chinese Proverb What is true for trees, is true for networks -- build your network before you need it! It is best to have been building and expanding your strategic personal network for all of your professional life. This morning I appeared on WCPN - 90.3

An Ant's Eye Point-of-View: Tis the Season for Holiday "Social Media" Campaigns

Ant's Eyeview Blog

According to Lab42, a Chicago market research firm, 61 percent of shoppers plan on finding ”the perfect gift” via social networks. That’s the message at the heart of Target’s holiday advertising — and one that they successfully also extended on social media channels like Facebook. TIP: Make it easy for customers to shop online by providing quick access to deals on social media channels and direct links back to online shopping destinations.

Team Networks --> Team Chemistry

TNT - The Network Thinker

From the New England Patriots, to the Detroit Pistons, to the Chicago White Sox -- teams without a superstar at every position win championships. After experiencing success with social network analysis [SNA] in the workplace , Vancho wondered if SNA could be applied equally well to sport.

Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

How to Save the World

But what we’re seeing, and this is the part that’a very interesting to me, what we’re seeing is an explosion of activity, both political, some social, but above all economic in a way I think could matter.” illustration from my book Finding the Sweet Spot.

Knowledge Jolt with Jack: There are many forms of network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

There are many forms of network In Turning Informal Networks into Formal Ones Craig Roth talks about the latest in a McKinsey Quarterly "series" on collaboration, Harnessing the power of informal employee networks by McKinsey consultants Lowell Bryan, Eric Matson, and Leigh Weiss.

Green Chameleon » Money, Testosterone and Knowledge Management

Green Chameleon

Posted on August 30, 2006 at 11:17 AM | Comment permalink Patrick Jack Vinson has blogged on the KMPro schisms from the perspective of the local Chicago chapter at that time - which has since gone independent. link] He also references an earlier 2004 post about the KMPro agitation, which also questions the links between training/certification and the professional networking role of professional societies and associations.

Network Weaving: You may find yourself living in a large network, and you may ask yourself. Well, how did I get here?

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

skip to main | skip to sidebar Thursday, November 12, 2009 You may find yourself living in a large network, and you may ask yourself. when we look around and reflect on our personal networks. Who helped weave my network? Many years ago the network looked like this.

Knowledge Jolt with Jack: The Art of Building Virtual Communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Blys Theory of Blogging Co-creation is not an option Online participation numbers in detail Social networking at your company How important is face time Create a burning desire Thinking about the 1% rule Web 2.0

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Network

An Idea Worth Spreading: The Future is Networks March 16, 2010 tags: civilization , evolution , social networks , society by Venessa Miemis This weekend I experienced a snowcrash; a moment where the seemingly disparate pieces of information floating in my head came together. Insight #1: The Overview The Future is Networks. Now, let’s call “social technology&# anything that allows us to communicate information on a global level. It’s networks.

DavidSibbet.com: Facilitation Mastery: Experiencing the Four Flows

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

My Strategic Visioning Collaborators Ive included this photo album of some of the people in The Groves associate network that use our facilitation and Strategic Visioning methods integrally in their work.