Place-Based Networks: A New Kind of Social Network

Alchemy of Change

Place-Based Networks are mobile social networks that help you connect with other people based on your shared interest in a place. Contextual Computing Local Android Facebook Google iPad iPhone location mapping mobile place Place-Based Networks social networks

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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. So, is Amazon a social network?

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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Elsua

You may have noticed how over the course of the last couple of weeks I haven’t been much active on the external social networking tools out there that I usually hang out at, such as Twitter, Google Plus or LinkedIn. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

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Ripple: Social Network Influencers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Ripple Social Marketing. The main thing for me was to chat with Affiliate marketers about how social networks pass information around. You don’t need a big social network yourself. You only get out of your social network what you put in.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

And let’s not forget to look at the fact Facebook and Google make money from your online Identity. Yesterday, Salman Rushdie, real name “Ahmed Rushdie” ran afoul of Facebook. Facebook says that we have to use our real name, not anonymous to keep ourselves accountable.

Loyalty in Social Networks

Elsua

I suspect that, somehow, the Social Web slows down a fair bit when blogging kicks in and that may well be the reason why I am having plenty more conversations over here in this blog, since I resumed my blogging mojo just recently, than in the last few months on media tools.

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Statistics: Why integrate Facebook into your business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

STATISTICS WITHIN What are the social media statistics of engaging on Facebook? Will you see an increase in: brand recall, engagement, time on your website, referrals, sales revenue, and so on if you add Facebook social plugins?

Facebook: Bans 20,000 young children daily

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Every day Facebook removes access to 20,000 members under the age of 13 for lying about their age. They lie about their age because under 13′s are not allowed on Facebook. Should Facebook ban them? Facebook bans 20,000 kids for lying about age.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Elsua

Like I have mentioned yesterday, it’s been a few days already since I jumped the shark and joined the bunch of early adopters who have been hammering down, and taking for a spin, the latest iteration of Google to get social with Google Plus , right after Google Wave and Google Buzz.

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Naming & Shaming Channel 7 on Facebook

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Online Communities social media social networksCorporate Karma is immediate & irrevocable. Transparency & accountability arent just nice to haves they are part of every day reality. I will let this poor mother speak for herself.

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Facebook: How to View Newsfeed of a Friends List

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Let’s say you want to see just the status updates of a group or list of friends on Facebook. It’s a feature that Facebook had and then I thought they had lost. As usual, the minute I do that, Facebook changes it’s website.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Elsua

One of the main inhibitors with regards to a successful adoption of social software within the enterprise that I keep bumping into from fellow knowledge workers and, specially, their managers!, that Social Networking can be serious.

Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July. A hands on, practical computer class on Google Plus ( half day ) and some short 2 hour howto sessions ( demonstration ) on Pinterest Foursquare and Facebook Timeline for Business.

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Design Considerations For Enterprise Social Networks

Collaborative Thinking

While enterprise social networking has been covered extensively in the media and by IT analyst firms, one of the least discussed aspects of the topic has been the issue of design and the potential impact of design on employee adoption of such tools and applications. e-mail, community site, social collaboration platform, etc.). Social theory and design. Connects enterprise social networking efforts to its enterprise architecture (EA) program.

Accepting Friends on Facebook vs. LinkedIn Social Networking Sites

Online Social Networking

A Facebook friend recently asked about accepting friend requests on social networking sites , and I promised to discuss the matter. However, by contrasting Facebook and LinkedIn, I hope to present and clarify a few of the issues. Accepting Friends on Facebook.

What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What is the value of a Facebook Like? What is the $$ figure for a Facebook Fan? Here’s some statistics for you: Eventbrite – Online Ticketing, Social Conference Organiser. How much is a shared link on Facebook worth? Facebook Share $14. Facebook Like $8.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Elsua

I mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? Yes, the main purpose, if you want to call it that way, for social software, still today: connecting people to people and connecting people to content.

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10 Tips for LinkedIn Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Social networking sites have each a unique protocol and don’t usually provide members with practical how-to advice to help use their sites effectively. Here are ten tips for maximizing your LinkedIn social networking success: Your LinkedIn profile is your resume.

Facebook Page – get your own Facebook URL name

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How to swap your hideous [link] for [link] – your own Facebook address! UPDATE: just found out that Facebook blogged last week on this and it’s now 25 fans minimum. Facebook Page – get your own Facebook URL name is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy.

Tools for social network analysis from beginners to advanced levels

Joitske Hulsebosch

This year I''ve been drawn to the power of social network analysis. Even though this is quite a scientific course, you learn new ways of looking at networks and for instance using Gephi with all its possibilities. What kind of people would you like to have in your network.

Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency. Social Networks and Online Communities – maybe Twitter? – will no doubt be encouraged to use this Facebook Credit currency on their external sites.

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. HOWEVER and it’s a big however, according to my 7 Steps of Social Media Engagement, these look very campaign based. 2/3 are on Facebook.

How to Write Facebook Sponsored Posts And Dodge the Haters

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Your sponsored posts on Facebook are hated, and customers leave ‘get out of my newsfeed’ messages in their hundreds. Welcome to social media engagement! Social Media is Earned Attention. Tips to write better sponsored posts on Facebook: Be fun not salesy.

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Social Media courses – Facebook Twitter – 2013 Sydney Australia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Are you looking for practical handson computer based or lecture based training on Facebook, Twitter, social media campaigns, social media measurement etc? Social media workshops. Here are a list of the next public classes that I’m teaching on social media in Sydney.

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16 Tips for Ning Social Networking

Online Social Networking

Many Ning social networking sites are easier to navigate and operate than those of Facebook or LinkedIn. However, while mastering Ning’s features isn’t difficult, using Ning to network effectively can be. Please join me on my Ning site, Small Business Network.

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10 Tips for Inviting to Facebook Events

Online Social Networking

There are too many television and radio ads, too much email and snail mail, too many billboards, and yes, too many Facebook notifications. On Facebook, when the noise gets too loud, Facebook acts to tone it down or turn it off. Inviting to Facebook Events.

Facebook Groups Revisited

Online Social Networking

In October 2010, I wrote New Facebook Groups Wreak Havoc. The “new” Facebook groups were brand new, and they were ruffling quite a few feathers. Facebook Tones Down Group Notifications. Helping Your Favorite Facebook Groups Thrive. My Favorite Facebook Groups.

New Secret to Gaining Followers on Facebook

Online Social Networking

I stated in How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups that “you don’t need to lead a group in order to benefit from it.&# In other words, there is value in joining other people’s Facebook groups. Facebook Group Members Become Followers.

Son drowns while Mother Facebooks

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Such a sad story – 13 month old son dies while mother is playing Cafe World on the online community Facebook. A northern Colorado woman who was playing a game on Facebook while her 13-month-old baby drowned in a bathtub was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. She then left him unsupervised as she went to another room to share videos, check status updates and play Cafe World on Facebook. Do we blame Facebook – surely just a tool?

Digital literacies 4: Teens & social networks

e-Moderation Station

A Facebook friend she didn’t know. Social networks bring the world into our children’s lives. Many teens have hundreds of Facebook friends they don’t know. Activity: Online scenarios – Teens & social networks.

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We Are The Filter Bubble

Alchemy of Change

Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume. Here's why diversity in your social network matters. Emotionally Intelligent curation Facebook Google Information Networker Internet Filter Bubble social networks TwitterComputer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble."

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Take that, Gladwell: Vinegar, onions, social networks, and soccer nuts a revolution do make

Endless Knots

For anyone who still doubts ( Malcolm Gladwell ) the role of informal communication, aka social media, in bringing about monumental change before the whole world's very eyes in Egypt, see today's lead story (headlined in print version) of NY Times, " A Tunisian-Egyptian Link That Shook Arab History." The organizers in both countries began exchanging their experiences over Facebook. 90% people, 10% technology Cell phones Egypt Facebook Social networking Twitter

How Much Real Networking on Social Networking Sites?

Online Social Networking

I’ve written many articles about social networking sites. Facebook , LinkedIn and Ning call themselves social networking sites , while Twitter does not. However, Twitter has features like messaging and re-tweeting that can facilitate social networking.

BroadVision’s Clearvale Offers Integrated Enterprise Social Networking Platform

Portals and KM

Many organizations are implementing both external facing social networking programs, as well as enterprise social networking tools.   The cloud has arrived along with the move of social networking from the Web to the enterprise, resulting in enterprise 2.0. 

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. I predict Facebook will eventually follow them on this.

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Making the invisible visible with social network analysis

Joitske Hulsebosch

Together with Koen Faber , Josien Kapma and Niels Schuddeboom we have an informal dutch group who want to learn about social network analysis. It is good to have conversations about a network. What is the role of ''a true picture'' of the network? social network analysis

Facebook Page Events Rock

Online Social Networking

I love to experiment with SEO and social media strategies for small businesses. One of my successes, however, is with Facebook page events. These aren’t merely events created by Facebook pages, as you might think. My First Facebook Page Event.

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

The rapid growth of Facebook and Twitter has created lots of excitement. Facebook , MySpace , Twitter , LinkedIn and Ning are ranked 4th, 11th, 25th, 89th and 154th among all websites in the world, respectively. Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , and the Ning family of social networking sites are the most popular social networks with wide business appeal. Each social networking site is different. Facebook.

Facebook Smart Lists Work Around

Online Social Networking

In Why Facebook Smart Lists are Actually Dumb , I expressed my annoyance with Facebook for permitting their “smart lists” to interfere with our use of the lists we’ve deliberately created in order to manage our Facebook friends. I wrote, “Try to use Facebook friend lists to selectively invite people to Facebook events or to ‘like’ Facebook pages. Now, from your Facebook home page, go to the list you want to change.

How to Benefit from the New Facebook Groups

Online Social Networking

In New Facebook Groups for Better or Worse , I shared my reservations about the new Facebook groups and their potential to annoy Facebook users. Customize Your New Facebook Group Notifications. You Need Not Start Your Own Facebook Groups.