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.

Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement

Alchemy of Change

Gideon Rosenblatt Follow me on Twitter RSS Feeds Home About Movement as Network « Our Intentions on Feedback Profits » Balancing Tasks & Relationships – The Art of Engagement Getting work done with other people is tricky. Thanks also for the follow on Twitter.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment


Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’. I still love Twitter, as I wrote just recently. Why do we follow people on Twitter in the first place?

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Twitter's Golden Egg

Alchemy of Change

A number of organizations take advantage of “User Generated Content,&# but only a few have built the kind of momentum we see with Twitter. The commitment of its core users is intense, and a key element of Twitter’s strategy for competing with Facebook.

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. have reciprocal relationship between them.

You can use Twitter to get new ideas to do your work in a better way

Joitske Hulsebosch

This week I did some intakes for a course about learning technologies which is starting next Monday and I realized that actually very few people are using Twitter. That's a pity, because Twitter can actually help you to generate better ideas. elearning innovation research twitter

2018 151

In Connection We Trust

Alchemy of Change

Trust Connects Us – and Our Software. I wrote recently in another piece called Trust and Networks that “ trust is the lubricant that supports relationships and makes a network work. &# I also noted that “networks are the connections that allow peers to work together.&#

How Social CRM “Friend Discovery” will Revolutionize the Way Organizations Collaborate

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery services connect the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Connecting the Social Graph to the CRM. That social connection should just be discoverable.

Four Types of Status Updates for Improving Social Media Engagement on Facebook and Twitter

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just because you’ve got a Facebook Page and Twitter Account doesn’t mean anyone is interested in what you have to say. If you broadcast on social media then you are connecting with your Circulation. INTERNAL: sharing something on Facebook, retweeting something on Twitter.

2013 284

Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Alchemy of Change

If you haven’t yet tried it yet, Google+ (pronounced “Google Plus”) is a worthy competitor to Facebook and Twitter. Just to be clear, this is different from the way things work on Twitter and Facebook. Connecting Google+ to Customer Relationship Management (CRM).

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Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die


Twitter has now become, once again, another messaging board system, like a good bunch of them out there of the once so-called social networking sites. What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil.

2012 257

How People Define Smart Organizations: The Biology of Great Organizations Part II

Alchemy of Change

In my last post, I wrote about how the membrane of the cell provides a new perspective on the way organizations connect with the world around them. Spokespeople are just a more visible example of people who connect their organizations with the outside world.

2011 277

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

When we think of relationships, and study it from a social perspective, we look at: how people construct facets of their identity based on social structures in a particular context and activity. When we study relationships from a purely identity management focus, we look at the people, process, and technology arenas such as: how the organization ensures that authenticated and authorized employees are securely accessing information and applications. Facebook Connect, OpenSocial).

Re-Inventing Collaboration: CRM as Social Technology

Alchemy of Change

Though we don’t often see it as such, CRM (or Customer Relationship Management) truly is a social technology. Organizations use CRM to manage relationships with customers and partners, and one day they’ll likely use it to manage relationships with employees. CRM is more than just a database for managing information about relationships, however. Companies like Twitter and Facebook actually build their services with second and third-order engagement.

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Making Social CRM “Friend Discovery” Real

Alchemy of Change

“Friend Discovery&# is a new idea for Social CRM that connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Follow Gideon on Twitter: @gideonro.

Facebook And It's About Honoring Mutual Relationship Rights

Collaborative Thinking

In a recent post I outlined some perspectives on social graphs - namely, that a change in context and situation alters how relationship connections are manifested. Facebook Connect limits the data flow of Facebook user data in ways a direct login would not.

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.

Your number of followers on Twitter doesn't matter but retweets and mentions do

Joitske Hulsebosch

And I used to reassure them that you only get a notification from Twitter when people start following you, not when they unfollow you. I read the paper: Measuring user influence in twitter: the million follower fallacy by Cha, Haddadi, Benevenuto and Gummadi.

2011 199

3 Principles of “Friend Discovery” Social CRM

Alchemy of Change

Friend Discovery connects the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database in an organization with the social networks of its customers and other stakeholders. Information about customers’ relationships with their friends belongs in those customers’ social graphs.

Why aren’t Australian politicians meeting CEOs of Facebook Twitter etc? #auspol

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

But when it comes to social media, Australian politicians simply do not understand the scope of metagovernment, scoff at grassroots movements and are not following the lead of overseas Leaders who meet and work with CEOs of Facebook and Twitter. In Bed, Much?

2013 274

IBM Connect 2013 – Pardon The Interruption, Are You Ready?


But, for now, I’m starting to get things ready for IBM Connect 2013 , which kicks off on January 27th till the 31st, and which surely promises to be one of those events difficult to forget around the space of Social Business.

2013 201

The Mesh: Why the Future of Business is Sharing

Alchemy of Change

We’re just starting to understand the implications of software capturing some representation of our relationships with people – what technologists call our “social graph.&# I just finished reading Lisa Gansky’s The Mesh and there’s much to like about the book.

2011 253

Twitter in the Workplace

Collaborative Thinking

It is very likely that use of consumer tools like Twitter will be treated as organizations handled public instant messaging tools. If you block consumer IM tools, then you probably probably block Twitter (as best you can). If you have logging, archival, audit and compliance policies for IM - then they probably apply to Twitter which might be another reason to block it. security) that people might believe Twitter poses. Twitter in the Workplace.

Why Our Software Needs Social Context

Alchemy of Change

In other words, when we’re online, we have weaker social context recognition - and our difficulty in correctly interpreting whether someone else is in “task mode&# or “relationship mode&# is a big part of that.

2011 248

Connecting With Customers Through Social Media

Collaborative Thinking

Impressive results re: use of Twitter, etc. with demonstrable impacts in addition to the relationship and community-building aspects: There’s no shortage of folks who have been saying that social media is the next big thing. Back then, it was all about connecting and responding to customers and just making social media work. After starting with a blog, we moved on to IdeaStorm, then into Twitter and Facebook. Twitter.

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Can Twitter Serve as a Personal Knowledge Management Tool?


I have been using Twitter now for over two and a half years and, all along, if you have been following some of my recent twitterings , you would know how I seem to keep having a love / hate relationship with it. Mind you though, Twitter alone won’t do the job itself.

Twitter: Trivial. Beautifully So.

Web Social Architecture

I wrote a post a year and a half ago on Twitter in which I identified two types of use for it. The thoughtful anti-Twitter point of view was that it encourages triviality, and the gist of my post was that while that may be true, there are times when trivialities are useful.

Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

2010 199

The Twitter Experiment - By Dr. Monica Rankin


Then you must watch The Twitter Experiment by Dr. Monica Rankin. an experiment by which she uses Twitter with her students to help improve the overall flow of not only the classroom itself, but the interactions, and conversations, of the various students, amongst themselves and also with her.

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits


Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter. As a community organizer, Twitter makes a lot of sense. Organizing is about building relationships and mobilizing people around a cause.

Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection

Nancy White

Connections make the world go round. With that, I’m pleased to announce the launch of the Community & Networks Connection. And perhaps to stimulate a new connection between you and these brilliant people. . Connectable Dots.

Twitter Study – On the Power of Your Network


In a recent blog post, if you would remember, I mentioned how, at the moment, I am enjoying a love / hate relationship (More the latter, to be honest…) with what, to date, has been one of my favourite social networking tools available out there, outside of the firewall.

2009 169

Learning from indigenous voices on twitter

Chris Corrigan

The work of repairing, honouring and building relationships between settler and indigenous people in Canada is hard work and requires a lifetime to undertake. For me, this is where twitter is immensely helpful. These twitter accounts are some of the best I have in my feed at the moment.

2017 58

How Twitter changed to include everyone

Endless Knots

jlipnack Mega thx to @panklam @isaacgarcia @clarashih @billives AND THE BRILLIANT AUDIENCE for #e2conf21 How Twitter Changes Everything!     billives thoughts on Twitter + Business for #e2conf21 panel thx @jlipnack #e2conf [link]. Twitter's brevity is it's beauty.

2009 116

Connect To Thrive | Psychology Today

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Connect To Thrive. Social Connection Improves Health, Well-Being & Longevity. But how many of us know that social connection is as important? Social connection improves physical health and psychological well-being. One telling study showed that lack of social connection is a greater detriment to health than obesity , smoking and high blood pressure. On the the flip side, strong social connection leads to a 50% increased chance of longevity.

2012 59

The Power of Pull + Social Business Edge + 140 Character Conference= ?

21st Century Organization

A tide of irreversible, technology and edge driven transformation of how businesses need to operate is underway, not just in the surrounding Manhattan offices, but in every office around the globe where individuals are connected. Change is in the Air and in Business It's spring in New York.

2010 159

Connecting Big Society? Bring in the young social reporters.

Social Reporter

I’m in Cardiff for the Promoting Respectful Relationships on anti-bullying, and you can see on the site a rich mix of streaming video from SwitchNewMedia, live blogging from Tim Davies , and video reporting from a team of young people.

2010 130

RSA rebranding: is Twitter the one to beat?

Social Reporter

Problem is, as one friend of mine put it, “why should I become a Fellow of the RSA when all the excellent lectures are free, and I can do more with my Twitter friends than I can through Fellowship?&#. At the moment we are rather inwardly focussed on elections to the Fellowship council, but the relationships and ideas developed through the conversations will lead to more practical results, I’m sure. In the age of Twitter people expect no less.

2009 154

Twitter Compared to IM, Email and Forums

Collaborative Thinking

Ross Mayfield put forth a pretty interesting question on Twitter (see below). Twitter. Twitter is referred to as a micro-blogging tool. The service allows people to post and read brief (140 character) messages (called Tweets) to the Twitter service. While originally intended to provide a means for people to broadcast status messages, Twitter evolved rapidly into a conversation tool - and ultimately into a community and social networking site.

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10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.


Follow him on Twitter. So I challenged myself to create a list of 10 responsibilities of the Community Manager that extend beyond the realm of Facebook and Twitter (and yes, even blogging). Connect Good Will for Brand Earlier in this post, I mentioned the Haiti relief efforts.

Twouble with Twitters and Smarter Collaboration Your Way


By now you probably know how crazy I am about Twitter , as perhaps one of the social networking tools outside of the firewall where I spend a good amount of time on a regular basis. Instead, I would ask you to spend a bit over four minutes watching this video clip: Twouble with Twitters.

2009 130

Using social software to reinvent the customer relationship | Enterprise Web 2.0 |

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Application , Productivity , Web 2.0 , Product Marketing , Customer Relationship Management (CRM) The elimination of decades of inadequate communication channels will suddenly unleash a tide of many opportunities, as well as challenges, for most organizations. You can follow Dion on Twitter.

Visualize Your Own LinkedIn Network

Alchemy of Change

I just mapped all my LinkedIn connections onto a visual graph through a new web service called InMaps. After connecting InMaps with my LinkedIn account, it clustered all my connections into eight clumps that you can see in the image to the right.