Connections are Different than Relationships

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Networks and Autonomy How Connections “Wrap&# Our Engagement » Connections are Different than Relationships I used to use the words connection and relationship interchangeably.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Digg Content Sharing Tip

Online Social Networking

When you share content on Facebook , LinkedIn or Digg , the site looks for thumbnail pictures it can show with your link and suggests one to you. I’ve noticed people accepting whatever thumbnail Facebook, LinkedIn or Digg suggests.

Trending Sources

Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Just because a service connects people doesn’t automatically mean we should call it a “social network.&# What’s more important is what the service actually does with all those connected people. Yes, Twitter connects people – lots of people.

What are Social Bookmarking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’m writing about social bookmarking sites because of comments on my Facebook page indicating that people could still be unfamiliar with social bookmarking. Visit my About , Services , Media Buzz and Connect pages to learn about Building Your Audience and Brand on the Web.

Collaborative Thinking: YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « SproutBuilder: Making Widget Creation Easy | Main | Peter Saint-Andre on Presence » January 31, 2008 YouTube + Digg + Obama = YouBama So what if employees where to create a "place" on a corporate intranet and upload user-generated content that they captured ( through inexpensive tools ) related to some internal strategy, project, idea, etc.,

Why people participate in online communities

John Tropea - Delicious Community

The Next Web » Why people participate in online communities - The Next Web advertising Apple digg Europe facebook five questions for start-ups funding funny germany google Inspiration iphone marketing Microsoft mmm mobile music myspace russia search social network social networks Start-ups TechCrunch thenextweb2008 twitter united kingdom Video Interview yahoo youtube Home About Advertise Contact Team Archives The Next Web Conference 2009 will take place on April 15, 16 and 17 in Amsterdam.

Powerful Connections Touch the Soul

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Profits China’s Enlightened Billionaire » Powerful Connections Touch the Soul This is a talk I gave last night for Social Venture Partners Annual Meeting.

Collaborative Thinking: Ajaxonomy Hacks Together del.icio.us Spy

Collaborative Thinking

Spy Interesting visualization of tag/bookmark streams: One of the most popular visualization tools in social media is Digg Spy , which lets you watch as stories get dugg on Digg, constantly scrolling the latest links as they are submitted to or voted on the site.

Curating our personal technology configurations

Digital Habitats

When working with networks, where we are tapping into the value of connections between people, it becomes the intersection of individual configurations that fascinate me for many reasons. (Cross posted on FullCirc and NWWCoP ).

8 ways to deal with negative comments in online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One negative reviewer may disappear OR connect with others.We Something bad that had only a few views suddenly jumps to millions when you tell the online community Digg to remove information ( The Hole That Digg Dug ).

Curating our personal technology configurations

Nancy White

When working with networks, where we are tapping into the value of connections between people, it becomes the intersection of individual configurations that fascinate me for many reasons. (Crossposted on Technology for Communities and Network Weaving CoP ).

Social Networks and the Renaissance of Local News

Alchemy of Change

The way services like Yelp, eBay and Craiglist served these local information markets was to harness the power of people through investments in crowdsourcing technology. The Internet works well for services that reach millions of people in far-flung geographies.

Fairness

Alchemy of Change

But to believe that this small group holds a magical power over the American people – like some nefarious puppet master – risks overplaying their role and obscuring another, far less cynical explanation.

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Targeting and Connecting on 4 Popular Business Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

I am about to discuss targeting and connecting as they apply to Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning networks, the most popular social networking sites for business networking. Targeting and connecting on Facebook are pretty straightforward with one caveat. You are limited to 5,000 connections on Facebook, so you can’t afford to cast too wide a net. Be fussy about whom you connect with and remove from your friends anybody who spams you.

Show me your hunger!

Net-Map Toolbox

Today I had lunch with my colleague Benjamina Randrianarivelo and we talked about what we are looking for in people that we train in our respective methods. In the good seven years since I have developed Net-Map I have trained more people than I can count.

Dotster Connect: All-In-One Social Networking Solution

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

With the addition of its latest feature, Dotster Connect , the company is looking to provide an all-in-one solution for businesses in need of an online presence. With Dotster Connect, you now have add-ons that provide forums, blogs, polls, friending capabilities, and more.

Doctor Love | Fast Company

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

What explains the need of our BlackBerry-bearing, Twitter-tweeting Facebook friends for constant connectivity? Do our brains react to tweeting just as they do to our physical engagement with people we trust and enjoy?

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Australia Enterprise: list of business online communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Australian Investment Network - Connecting Entrepreneurs with Angel Investors investors can list. OpenOffices - Connect+Combine+Extend Share offices. The Ruby Connection (Westpac) - Australian Business women ( my prev blog post ) Where women in Business Click. BizJournals - online community for women business executives and entrepreneurs to connect, support, learn and grow. a Pligg (think DIGG) site i.e. citizen editor voting up news ).

The 11 Fundamental Laws Of Building Online Communities - The Online Community Guide

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Your community must have a purpose that matters to the people you’re trying to reach. You shouldn’t be creating the purpose, you should find a purpose a lot of people care about and build a community around it. Connect people before you launch the website.

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Moxie Employees Spaces Offers Comprehensive Social Workspace

Portals and KM

Leading edge enterprises are becoming more social and there are many financial and organizational benefits to this increased connectivity as McKinsey has documented for us. For example, a social platform needs to connect to rich profiles of employees.

With a 50 Friends Limit, Path Is the Opposite of Twitter

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

All you do is share pictures and three pieces of information to give them context: people, places and things. peSHIr Yet another “link to people to publish about yourself&# startup (that again assumes you don't exist if you don't have an iphone).

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Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Yet, answers to this question may still range from social collaboration sites (like Wikipedia , Delicious , or Digg ) to online communities (like those we host for our enterprise clients or Yahoo! Everyone has friends, families, and people they are acquainted with. So the single most important feature that distinguishes a social network from a community is how people are held together on these sites. The connections are built one at a time (i.e.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

I have taken the time to position my self on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Ning, with approximately 1K, 33K, 3K and 2K connections on each network respectively, consistent with my online social networking strategy. Some people believe that Twitter is merely a fad. The ability to connect with and reach large groups of people makes Twitter attractive from a marketing perspective. Let’s get acquainted too at my About and Connect pages.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

CrossLoop.com - Allows two computers to connect securely to share their desktops for collaborative work and transfer of files. Wrike.com - Project management that allows you to assign tasks and then let people work in teams on them. Might want to take a look at Celtx, an OSS collaborative app designed for people creating media, including film, theatre, animation and comics.

Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

In his post Braddiscussed a vision of an open, public asset - controlled by the people and used (and complied with) bythe social networks. There is an explicit connection,if we know each other. We want to use the network to connect and to communicate.

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Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Easy Print View E-mail To A Friend Share Article Add to Del.ici.ous Digg this Article Add to Facebook Add to Reddit Seed Newsvine Technorati Favorite Stumble It! Online social networks also can improve peoples ability to use offline social networks as "covers."

Thinking about the Big Shift and the Social Enterprise – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The shift covers many trends we have sought to document, understand and analyse: globalisation; demographic changes; the evolution of the digital infrastructure, of mobility, of ubiquitous connectivity; partnering, outsourcing, offshoring; open platforms and innovation; social networks, relationships and interactions; collaboration, co-creation, crowdsourcing and collective intelligence. Share this: Facebook StumbleUpon Print Email Digg Reddit. Skip to content.

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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. link] Permalink | Share it DerekMandel 8 hours ago (11:46 PM) 1 Fans Most people in the work world still use e-mail. HuffPosts QuickRead. Loading.

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Core Principles for the New Economy: Human Agency & Enlightened Self-Interest « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Yesterday Stowe Boyd wrote a commentary ( Getting to Trust: Better Swift than Deep ) in response to my post about trust and collaboration, saying that the way of the future is connectives, not collectives; cooperation, not collaboration. If a business is created that links a local food supply chain from farm to table, everybody wins – the farms, the food co-ops and grocery stores, and the people who are able to purchase locally grown organic food. Connecting to %s.

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On Collaboration – confused of calcutta

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

A gymword describes something that many well-intentioned people aspire to do, but one that very few actually achieve in practice]. ” I think there is something new in this, and the newness comes from finding a way to integrate the learning from the work of people like Howard Rheingold and W Brian Arthur (and more recently, Clay Shirky ) on virtual and electronic communities, on learning, on increasing-returns models. Share this: Facebook StumbleUpon Print Email Digg Reddit.

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The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

The frantic global rush to connect everyone to everyone, all the time, is quietly giving rise to a revised version of socialism. Mushrooming collaborative sites like Digg , StumbleUpon , the Hype Machine , and Twine have added weight to this great upheaval.

F-Suites for C-Suites: 4 Futures Thinking Toolkits To Help C-Suite Leaders Thrive in a World of Change « emergent by design

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

Other tools in this suite include: Organizational Culture Assessment (OCAI), a method for gauging the health of any organization’s internal culture and external connection. Share this: Share Facebook Email Digg Twitter StumbleUpon Reddit Print Like this: Like 4 bloggers like this post.

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Communities and Collaboration » Maximising the power of collective knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Google Friend Connect. Collabor8now Ltd - Helping people work smarter. Joining a CoP where status and rank mean nothing, and where the free-flow of knowledge is encouraged can be a bit of a culture shock for some people. By all means encourage colleagues and managers to join, but accept that collaboration and knowledge sharing doesn’t come easy to some people. Helping to connect community members. Communities and Collaboration. About. Speaking Engagements.

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Real Time Data and the Power of Visualization at Webtrends Engage

Portals and KM

Ben said that data can be a mirror and people and communities can use to see more about themselves. Ben next talked about their work with Digg In 2006.   Digg is one of the top news aggregation sites. If people vote for more than one story you can see the connections.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

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 DISCUSS Digg Del.icio.us

Community management: The 'essential' capability of successful Enterprise 2.0 efforts | ZDNet

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Dion Hinchcliffe Mobile RSS Email Alerts Comments Share Print Facebook Twitter Recommend Digg Email Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Reddit Home / News & Blogs / Enterprise Web 2.0 Most people generally manage to what they measure. Remember, most people can’t opt out of corporate e-mail, but they can opt out of Enterprise 2.0 I think most of the people still mix the tasks, goals and responsibilities of an internal and an external community management.

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Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Are people becoming less conspicuous? Much has been said about how Facebook, Twitter, and blogging have revolutionized social networking and connectivity. Reddit Digg Facebook! I don’t want to see people end up like the humans in WALL-E.

The Role of Leaderboards in Online Communities

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The most posts on a forum, the most friends, the most Diggs. We do want people who’ve worked hard to be on a list that is meaningful to them, and us. Leaderboards allow influencers to connect. PR people love them… (added). What are social network leaderboards?

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‘Communities’ and ‘Networks’: A Conceptual and Linguistic 2.0 Mess | Sonnez en cas d'absence

Delicious/choconancy/community

Both concepts have their place in the connected Enterprise. Share this Digg del.icio.us Sometimes there can be multiple networks in communities, sometimes the networks have very tightly connected members at the core, and sometimes you can have networks that are very loosely connected.

Facebook Fan Page Event Going Viral and Attracting Hundreds Already

Online Social Networking

A few days into 2010, I launched a major publicity event in connection with my upcoming 58th birthday. Meeting People - I wanted to expand my network and connect with new people. Leverage - In 2009 I reached out to many people. As I prepare to publish this article, 260 people have indicated that they’re “Attending&# and 165 that they’re “Maybe Attending.&#