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. Social Bookmarking Sites Defined. Reasons for Social Bookmarking Sites.

Social bookmarking NPtech and NPK4dev

Joitske Hulsebosch

I read the chatnotes of a teleconference call on the community formed around the NPtech social bookmarking experience with Beth Kanter. The case was described on the e-collaboration group blog. The next step will be taken during a face-to-ace meeting of the latter group.

The Business Case for Enterprise Social Bookmarking: $4.6 Million a Year in Cost Savings!


Indeed, social bookmarking / tagging! Not sure what you would think, but I strongly believe that social bookmarking and social tagging are still an important and rather critical part of a successful Enterprise 2.0 Like any other standard social bookmarking site.

Social bookmarking - the next steps for the NPK4DEV tagging experiment

Joitske Hulsebosch

The three of us then continued to produce this video to explain the usefulness of social bookmarking for individuals and groups with a common interest. Tags: web2.0_tools social bookmarking

Technology: social bookmarking with del.icio.us

Joitske Hulsebosch

Kathleen Gilroy has posted a good and easy to follow webcast how to use the social bookmarking service, Del.icio.us, for learning. It's a very clear explanation of the basics and stresses the function of social bookmarking as an intermediairy to find your way in the millions of blogs (and other sites) on the web.

"Let's take that online" -- Boston KM Forum

Endless Knots

Lovely day spent with the Boston KM Forum's "Leveraging Virtual Teams & Social Tools for Business Advantage: Blogs, Wikis, Twitter, et al. Here's the group, snapped with my phone, just as Jeff and I started our tap dance on virtual teams.

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Gevril Group Launches Ambitious Social Media and Web Marketing Initiative

Online Social Networking

Mastering social media one bite at a time the past few years was an effective strategy for me, as the needs of my small number of clients were modest enough. A one-bite-at-a-time social media marketing approach for Gevril would be way too laid-back and totally unrealistic.

How You Too Can Bookmark with the Info Elite at the Business Exchange Site

Online Social Networking

I traced the visit back to Business Exchange , Bloomberg Business Week’s social bookmarking site “that helps professionals discover and organize information from across the Web… a great way to share content and find the most relevant news on business topics.&#. bookmark articles you discover into one or more topics. browse articles that have previously been bookmarked. react to articles that you or others have bookmarked.

Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. ContactOffice.com - Allows groups to share documents, calandars, contacts, and files. Glide - Facilitates group meetings to review projects together. PlanHQ.com - Specifically for groups working on business plans. TheOpenDoc.com - Create multiple workspaces with multiple documents, then share them for group editing. Glypho.com - Site for group writing of fictional stories.

Knowmads: the battle of generations

Joitske Hulsebosch

On the other hand I did sessions for students, but very few students knew what social bookmarking was. In each group one person was appointed as observer. I must say: observing from a distance I saw little differences between the three groups.

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The 10 basic online tools every trainer and online facilitator should know

Joitske Hulsebosch

I have good news: I can recommend a group of 10 tools that are so useful that each facilitator needs to know them and should be able to use them. Furthermore, as a facilitator of a group you can create a list for others to follow, participants or around a particular topic. Diigo - or any other social bookmarker Diigo is very important to keep track off your online sources. An alternative to this bookmark tool is delicious.

2015 181

Interview with a teacher making smart use of social media

Joitske Hulsebosch

What always strikes me in contact with teachers is that there is so much difference in their attitude towards social media. One teacher loves social media and widely experiments with various media, another says "it's not for me" and doesn't want to try anything. education social media

2012 173

Social media in organizations: a reality check

Joitske Hulsebosch

You see level of exposure to social media slowly growing in these groups. There were already a number of people on Twitter and there was a fanatical gamer in the group, but the majority did not know what social media are. Tags: social media Web 2.0

Avoid Profile Potpourri

Collaborative Thinking

While initially identified as a social bookmark system for the enterprise (an "internal delicious"), the company has done a credible job of expanding the conversation beyond a tooling discussion. The Connectbeam Social Computing Blog: Putting the Social into Microsoft Outlook.

2009 130

In which ways do you use social media for your own learning?

Joitske Hulsebosch

I met Niel van Meeuwen some time ago when we talked about using social media in learning trajectories. Question Niel put on Twitter is: in which way do you use social media in your own learning or the learning of others?

2010 206

Communities of practice: comm.unities.of.prac.tice 2.0

Joitske Hulsebosch

Martin studied the effects of weblogs, wikis and social bookmarking on communities of practice, as part of his thesis for Business Informations Studies. I believe that we are slowly crossing a line where larger groups of people want different things."

2006 130

More from Forrester on the Future of Enterprise 2.0 Technologies

Portals and KM

They focused on technologies considered most appropriate for employee collaboration and included 11 technologies: blogs, forums, mashups, microblogs, podcasts, prediction markets, RSS, social bookmarks, social networks, widgets, and wikis. Here is the breakdown but predicted success: Significant success: social networks and wikis Moderate success: blogs, forums, mashups, prediction markets, RSS, widgets Minimal success: microblogs, podcasts, social bookmarks.

2008 109

Microenterprises and the Enterprise 2.0 Trajectory

Evolving Web

He explains: Enterprise social software isn't one application. It's a range of collaborative modes that includes blogs, wikis, micromessaging, personal dashboards, collaborative spreadsheeting, and social bookmarking. Focused Social Media " E20 "enterprise 2.0

I Know What I Did Last Summer

Green Chameleon

Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages FastForward colleague Bill Ives provided a glimpse of his summer hours, 21st-century style, which is informal, yet highly productive.

2008 130

World events - Hurricanes - Financial Crises and Politics - Twitter!

Green Chameleon

So if you wish to experience this - try Tweetdeck that allows you to set up specific groups to follow. I have Fannie Mae group, an Ike Group, A Lehman group. I did have conference groups. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages What a few weeks this has been. Twitter has become my primary news source. I have been able to get way ahead of the curve as Hanna and Ike developed.

2008 100

Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

The objective of this Facebook watch fair is to increase Gevril Group page membership and member engagement. My strategies include search engine optimization , social bookmarking , business networking and email campaigns , as well.

An Enterprise Social Media Platform Feature List

Web Social Architecture

We did an internal exercise recently that produced a list of the advanced features we think are crucial for a successful enterprise social media platform. User data can provide the connective link among multiple social networking implementations (personal, business group). A centralized social networking platform is primed to leverage this functionality. Mobile The demand for social media in the mobile space is undeniable.

social search ecology

Taming the spaces

Few days ago Hans Põldoja told me that Riina Vuorikari has been using the ecology concept in her social retrieval studies. Ecology of social search for learning resources. In this paper they use attention metadata to model the ecology of social search. Personal search : Looking for bookmarks from one’s own personal collection of bookmarks. Social navigation involves using the behaviour of other people to help navigate online.

Search 130

ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

Social Learning at TELUS by Dan Pontefract


On a rather regular basis one keeps bumping into not only some rather interesting and engaging dialogue amongst your social network(s), but also precious little gems that are worth while sharing across beyond G+.

2011 207

The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist


The title of the article / book chapter is “ The Humanity of the Web: Reflections of a Social Computing Evangelist ” and you would be able to find it as well over here. And so I became a Social Computing Evangelist. The Web is a wonderful thing, especially the Social Web.

2014 240

CoP Series #8: Content and Community

Nancy White

In the new Ufi learndirect Childcare portal pilot (reminder: this series was originally written for Darren who works at Ufi) , learners can create “their learning plan&# and can draw on learndirect content and bookmark and rate content.

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5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

I credit just five very simple ideas with our success: Building a core group of websites around which the company’s entire web presence was built. Leveraging numerous online and offline sources, such as SEO , social networking sites , social bookmarking sites , email , print ads and word-of-mouth, to generate a flood of targeted traffic to the company’s web content.

2012 54

Introducting social media in organisations to improve the learning function is more difficult than you may think.

Joitske Hulsebosch

For some time now, I have an evaluation report of an organization that has experience with the introduction of social media (like wikis and blog) in the organization since 2009. The aim of the project was that increased use of social media within the organization would support the development of a global network: information would be better available in one central place (through wikis) and transparency about what is going on within the organisation would be enhanced.

2012 143

Masterclass: The cultures of collaboration - Inside Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Community

For this firm, a group of dedicated middle-managers took it upon themselves to make things happen under the radar, with limited funds but a desire to make a real change. More than one third of the members of the organisation are bookmarking and tagging web pages.

ZAAZ Hiring Community Managers

Web Social Architecture

Above all else, we need brand-savvy, social media literate, agency-experienced doers. Enact brand campaigns in social media. Promote content across social bookmarking and collaborative filtration engines. Experience interacting with customers through social media on behalf of brands. Broad and deep familiarity with social software and online community tools, including forums, discussion, blogs, ratings & reviews, IM, etc.

Collaborative Thinking: Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Microsoft UC (OCS) Presentations and Demos | Main | Videos from ODC 2008 » February 22, 2008 Augmenting Search Via Tags & Bookmarks Worth reading (via ReadWriteWeb ): This leads to the big question: what will be the next big thing that substantially improves search quality? Meanwhile, social bookmarking sites like del.icio.us Can Social Bookmarking Improve Web Search?

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Killing Email: How and Why I Ditched My Inbox by Zen Habits


Sometimes it’s more difficult than what people think, and other times, it just needs to happen… And that’s exactly what Leo seems to have done: move away from email and start using other forms of interactions, mostly making use of social software tools.

Email 179

My Top 10 Social Media Sites

Online Social Networking

My top social media sites aren’t particularly the social sites that receive the greatest number of visitors. They’re social media sites I find the most pleasurable to use and that fit in some way into my search and social strategy. My Top Social Media Sites.

Rebooting the conference

e-Moderation Station

An excellent range of short sessions was run by participants on topics from IWBs to social bookmarking. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tweet This! Share this on Facebook. Add this to Google Reader. Email this to a friend? [or: or: What’s an Unconference?]. No plenary speakers.

2010 84

Not waving but drowning

e-Moderation Station

Coping with social media, professional development and information overload. She reads daily digests of e-mails from the five online professional development discussion groups belongs to. She bookmarks a few recommended sites from Twitter for later reading.

2010 84

Help! What’s the Next Big Thing in Knowledge Management?

Social Reporter

I could do with some help on this topic because tomorrow I’m running a workshop at the big annual KM event run by the Ark Group - KIMPS09 - and I’m not a specialist in the topic. They are OK with data and project reporting systems - but apparently the boss has heard social media is the next big thing. Online knowledge sharing among a diverse group of people requires appropriate tools - but more than anything it needs appropriate people to help.

Looking at the Tension in the Collaboration Process

Green Chameleon

Bruce Lewin writes the blog, Four Groups and he recently posted a long piece on The Tension in Collaboration. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages He started with these four questions: Should we be putting people first, before technology, in our efforts to collaborate? Does collaboration benefit from a more formal process?

2008 100

More on Web 2.0 is Not Enterprise 2.0

Green Chameleon

Some applications like blogs and wiki’s already have collaboration built in, however most do not, so we need to analyze were collaboration and social computing could be beneficial to the solution that we are trying to solve.”. you are accountable to the group success of your team, your company. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages We have been discussing web 2.0 versus enterprise 2.0

New Open FAST-SharePoint Search Bits Post @ MSFT Codeplex

Green Chameleon

Look for the features, functionality and range of FAST ESP Web Parts to grow through contributions from the search developer community as well as further contributions from the Microsoft Enterprise Search Group. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages There was a lot of discussion in the recent Enterprise 2.0

2008 100

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business


Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter , IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang , Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group , on the topic of Why Be Social?

2011 204

Three lessons of a year of trying to introduce web2.0 tools in a research institute

I collaborate, e-collaborate, we collaborate

Wikis, Social bookmarking, RSS readers, etc. wikis, social bookmarking etc. Lastly, these tools are social media, so it is hard to start a journey on your own, but much better to do it in a group. The webtastings weblog has a blogpost written by Pete Shelton reflecting on the introduction of web2.0 tools for researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute IFPRI.

2008 41

The Future of Collaborative Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

Aaron Fulkerson is co-founder and CEO of MindTouch , which has grown from a small open source project into a very popular collaboration platform that enables users to connect and customize enterprise systems, social tools and web services. "Social profiles: check.