Is MySpace Good for Society? A Freakonomics Quorum - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog

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Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

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Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. From a business point of view, MySpace has become primarily a niche site for the music industry. LinkedIn’s potential lies in it’s many diverse and successful groups and their ongoing discussions. The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement. Alexa ranks the world’s most popular websites.

No, the tech doesn't weaken local social ties


People’s use of mobile phones and the internet is associated with larger and more diverse discussion networks. Internet use in general and use of social networking services in particular are associated with more diverse social networks. But they do confirm a more pronounced change, over the past two decades, in the size and diversity of people's core networks. Smaller and less diverse core networks diminish personal well-being by limiting access to social support.

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Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

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Introduction Since their introduction, social network sites (SNSs) such as MySpace, Facebook, Cyworld, and Bebo have attracted millions of users, many of whom have integrated these sites into their daily practices. Facebook, MySpace, and Cyworld). Is MySpace just a fad?

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

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The user experience should be near seamless, therefore any company can have their own MySpace. eFriends by Altrasoft “…is an online social networking software that allows you to start your own site just like Friendster and MySpace. MySpace is obviously a social network.

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

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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.

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Brad's Thoughts on the Social Graph

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This is all a lot harder to do in a blog post where the audience is so diverse, so Ive been lazily putting it off. MySpace also has a lot of good data, but not all of it. MySpace) might not ever ever support this. Its either those friends data or MySpaces.

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Instant Communities: List of companies that provide Web Collaboration Suites or Platforms

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AdventNet has served a diverse range of enterprise IT, networking and telecom customers.

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Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

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Thanks for drawing from the diverse group out there and presenting the core tools. News Submit News About Us Follow Us People Beta Invites MySpace Layouts Advertise Contact Us Terms of Use Privacy Agreement Design & Development by W3 EDGE , Web Hosting by Rackspace , Content delivered by EdgeCast | © 2006-2009 Mashable!

Social Graph: Concepts and Issues

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Diverse things like the Web, power grids, economies and even cells can be representedand analyzed as networks. Another interesting thing on MySpace and Facebook is that people connect with hundreds of people that they do not really know.

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

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In this light, there is an incentive to define work situations such that people are forced to engage diverse ideas. Wrapping Up I wrote earlier about the revenue advantage accruing to employees with more diverse internal social connections.

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All Your Social Media Eggs in One Basket

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I’m not exactly sure why but I sense that many MySpace , Facebook and Twitter enthusiasts are married to their social networking favorite and reluctant to branch out. Using several sites allows you to reach out to a more diverse group of people and helps you to better target your social media. I advised in The 80/20 Rule and Social Media not to spread yourself too thin trying to juggle too many social media sites at one time.

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

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It’s a shame because the story is a great one that has implications, not only for social media, but for fields as diverse as counter-terrorism, ecology, economics, organizational theory and cancer research. MySpace? Skip to content Home About Greg Satell Why Digital Tonto?

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Monitor: Better ways to collaborate | The Economist

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Other collaboration tools have popped up in recent years—including instant messaging, blogs, wikis (web pages that users can edit), social networks such as Facebook and MySpace, web-based applications and micro-blogging services like Twitter—but none has managed to dethrone e-mail.

Why people participate in online communities

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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.

Unit Structures: Responding: Are social networks good for society?

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These networks have hardly gone society-wide yet, and Ellison rightly states that "as they continue to be adopted by more diverse populations, we will see an increase in their utility." Look at all your friends jumping from Myspace to Facebook. The disparate clusters that make up our society can have their needs met by multiple, diverse networks. Fred Stutzman is a Ph.D. student at the School of Information and Library Science at UNC-Chapel Hill and Co-Founder of

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Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

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While best represented by the quintessential MySpace and Facebook , social networking has made significant strides into the corporate intranet where employee networking is becoming a valuable asset to leading organizations that covet the new breed of employees. Sabre Town represents the company’s need to build more meaningful connections with this geographically diverse employee population. Skip to content. Skip to navigation Planning. Technology. Measured Success.

The New Socialism: Global Collectivist Society Is Coming Online

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The number of personal photos posted on Facebook and MySpace is astronomical, but its a safe bet that the overwhelming majority of photos taken with a digital camera are shared in some fashion. Wired Home Subscribe Sections Cars 2.0

acidlabs » Social network ROI in business

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When writing guest post on someone’s blog you will be noticed by other visitors it is important that you guest post on similar niche but even if you don’t it’s not bad to have diversity of visitors. Interesting review from AcidLabs […] On 02 April 2008 Timmy Taylor said: I’ve found that there is some sort of return on investment for my offensive t-shirts, because the people that usually think my stuff is funny, use myspace. acidlabs Conversation.

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The inside-out social network | FactoryCity

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We’re in the toddler days of that situation now, but think about passports and credit cards: your passport provides proof of provenance and allows you to leave home without permanently give up your port of origin (equivalent: logging in to Facebook with your MySpace account to “poke&# a friend — why do you need a full Facebook account for that if you’re only “visiting&# ?); FactoryCity This can all be made better. Ready? Begin.

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Forrester Wave Report: The Leaders in Community Platforms for Marketers (Part 4/4)

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We are thrilled to have McKesson, HP, Microsoft, Omnicom, Milken Institute, Wells Fargo, American Bar Association, Joie de Vivre, FrontRange, Callidus, Toy Association, Stanford University, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Ingram Micro; among our diverse client base.

Applying “A Pattern Language” To Online Community Design - Smashing Magazine

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Encourage a diverse membership, and you’ll have a more vibrant, active community. While you don’t have to let your members go crazy with profile page customizations (a la MySpace), you should allow members to choose the information they share with other members.

Diva Marketing Blog - Marketing blogs and corporate social media strategies for innovative companies

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Diversity can be the life pulse of one, and tear apart another. Home About Contact Divas Blogroll The Diva Marketing Blog Approach To Blog Strategy GO » Looking for a presentation or workshop on blogs, eMarketing, marketing for non marketers? GO » Subscribe by RSS Subscribe by Email Blog It!

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