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Twitter is Not a Social Network

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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?

Traditional Media brainwashing Australians about Social Media

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Telephones don’t stalk children, Social Media doesn’t intimidate them either. I must see a dozen articles a day trashing social media in traditional media. And who is responsible for the “social media is party media&# approach?

Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

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. From a business point of view, MySpace has become primarily a niche site for the music industry. Each social networking site is different.

Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social network sites: Definition, history, and scholarship. link] Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship danah m. We chose not to employ the term "networking" for two reasons: emphasis and scope. Not all social network sites began as such.

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Understanding Users of Social Networks — HBS Working Knowledge

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

HBS Home HBS Index Research & Ideas Understanding Users of Social Networks Published: September 14, 2009 Author: Sean Silverthorne Executive Summary: Many business leaders are mystified about how to reach potential customers on social networks such as Facebook.

22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. Unethical Media Behavior (11).

Social Networking's New Global Footprint | Nielsen Wire

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

RSS Contact Us Consumer Health Media And Entertainment Online And Mobile Politics Sports Social Networking’s New Global Footprint March 9th, 2009 Posted in Global , Media And Entertainment , Nielsen News , Online And Mobile | 26 Comments Two-thirds of the world’s Internet population visit social networking or blogging sites, accounting for almost 10% of all internet time, according to a new Nielsen report “ Global Faces and Networked Places.&#

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MySpace Credit Card

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

MySpace has a ReCharge card – credit card for youngsters. In a nutshell: Key features of the MySpace Recharge card include: · Cards can be used at 30 million merchant locations worldwide where Visa Prepaid is accepted including online, over the phone and in stores.

Understanding the difference between Forums, Blogs, and Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networks are like topic tables at a conference luncheon. Social networks allow members to organize around a person’s relationships or interests, rather that just focused on topic. poso.dk - om portable sociale netværk » Interessante links fundet d.

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

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking goes mainstream I was recently asked by a buddy to name off some social networking platforms that could be branded or changed as needed (that’s where that term ‘white label’ has come from). You decide if the network is private or public.&#

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The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks | Digital Tonto

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The Primal Forces that Drive Social Networks 2009 September 6 tags: Albert-Laszlo Barabasi , Chris Andersen , Duncan Watts , Long Tail , Mark Granovetter , Network Theory , Réka Albert , Social Media , Steven Strogatz by Greg Social Networks are revolutionizing how we view our world. However, it is very rare to hear anything about the underlying forces that actually drive the social network phenomenon. Networks Grow, Don’t They?

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Social Networking World Forum

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

When I grow up, I want to go to a social networking forum like this one in California (9-10 November) -. Show highlights include: Two day conference dedicated to Social Networking. Angela Courtin, SVP, Marketing Content and Entertainment, MySpace.

Malaysia: Social Media and Facebook numbers

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Malaysian Internet users like Facebook, Myspace, and Friendster. Nine of the Top 20 websites in Malaysia are social networking sites, and the top 6 sites are Yahoo!, Social media big in Malaysia.

Monetization: Social Network Advertising

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Social Media Monetization is becoming THE hot issue in online community chatter. Looking more closely, the ComScore data show that the average pricing for online ads exclusive of social-networking sites, namely Facebook and MySpace, would be much higher, about $2.99

Social Networking with BuddyPress - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Home Tutorials Articles Freebies Videos About Subscribe By RSS | Email | Other Home Tutorials Wordpress Social Networking with… Categories HTML & CSS Javascript & AJAX Other PHP Ruby Site Builds Tools & Tips Wordpress Social Networking with BuddyPress Mar 30th in Wordpress by Justin Shreve Automattic, the company behind WordPress, has recently acquired and will be releasing social networking software called BuddyPress.

Social Networking More Popular Than Email

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

The far-reaching study also explored a number of other trends within the social networking space. As has been reported elsewhere, Facebook’s fastest growth demographic is older users – the social network tacked on 12.4 for MySpace. MySpace remains the most profitable social network, generating an estimated $1 billion in revenue versus $300 million for Facebook in 2008. Most impressive is MySpace, which outpaces all in terms of revenue.

Shifts in 2011 Inc. 500 Social Media Usage

Portals and KM

See my last post on them: Is Social Media Reaching a Plateau in America's Largest Companies? They recently released a new study on the usage of social media in fast-growing corporations. 500 social media usage for the fifth consecutive year, providing a useful longitudinal study of corporate social media use. 500 as other social media tools have emerged.

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Freemium Revenues: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

We look at Freemium revenue in social networks and online communities including asking that: if freemium is the business model of giving it all (or most) of the services away for free , how can you then charge for it? Monetizing social networks.

The dangers of social media for youth

Joitske Hulsebosch

The high school of my daughter organised a meeting about "internet and social media". Though I pity the fact that social media are usually approached from the danger side by parents, it felt useful to have a look at side of social media to which I usually don't pay a lot of attention.

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Interesting Social Media Site Statistics for Facebook, Twitter and MySpace

Portals and KM

I recently found some useful social media statistics through @ariegoldshlager on T witter. visits among a custom category of 155 social networking Web sites in September 2009. MySpace was second with 30 percent but it had a year-over-year decrease of -55%. visits to social networking Web sites from users who are 55 and older have increased 77 percent year over year.

Social Media Use Continues to Expand in US Higher Education

Portals and KM

Lescault, Social Media Adoption Soars as Higher-Ed Experiments and Reevaluates Its Use of New Communications Tools , provides some useful results. This latest study (2010-2011) analyzes the most recent trending of social media adoption among four-year accredited institutions in the United States.   In 2007-2008 61% percent of the respondents reported they used at least one form of social media. A new study by Nora Ganim Barnes and Ava M.

Collaborative Thinking: Social Networking: For Better Or Worse?

Collaborative Thinking

Collaborative Thinking Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta « Burton Group Catalyst Speaker Submissions | Main | Blogging Without Permission » February 15, 2008 Social Networking: For Better Or Worse? Is MySpace Good for Society?

FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites

Collaborative Thinking

Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites. This webinar covers compliance and regulatory considerations when using social networking sites to communicate firm business. With the advent of Facebook, LinkedIn, MySpace and Twitter, business use of social networking sites has become popular and can present supervision challenges for firms. FINRA - Compliance Considerations for Social Networking Sites.

Australia: Senior Citizens on Facebook over 55’s

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Australia too has a massive increase in seniors in Facebook and social networks generally in the last year or two. Social network strategist Laurel Papworth said Australia’s take-up rate was generally about 2 to 3 per cent higher than the US for computer use.

How Procter & Gamble Got Employees to Use Social Networking at Work - CIO.com - Business Technology Leadership

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Subscribe to Careers Subscribe to ERP APPLICATIONS CLOUD COMPUTING DATA CENTER MOBILE NETWORK SECURITY VIRTUALIZATION Drilldowns APPLE CAREERS DEVELOPMENT MICROSOFT OUTSOURCING WEB 2.0 Presented by CIOs and other senior level executives, these invitation-only programs offer timely topics and strong networking. To read more on this topic, see: ITs Role in Collaboration and Innovation at Procter & Gamble and Social Networking at Work: Fear Not Facebook, MySpace and Bebo?

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The Inc. 500 Continues to Embrace Social Media in Increasing Numbers

Portals and KM

Here is the latest in the very useful series of longitudinal studies on social media use by The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth led by Nora Barnes.    This one covered Social Media Usage in the Inc. Since companies in these two areas under use social media compared to others, this shift has the effect on reducing growth numbers. 500, but 27% of those not using social media tools.

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34 More Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Conspicuously missing from that round-up were many additional companies that specialize in the creation of social networks. I was able to test the products first-hand by creating social networks from scratch and for free using online wizards and tools. But we were able to test many of the launched social networks that actually use these solutions, and we also interviewed several of the companies. elgg a solution for educational networks.

Social Networks: Ad Spend to reach $2b in 2010

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Just a quick note on a prediction regarding Advertising revenue and online communities: An old article via Marketing Vox but worth watching to see how close they get next year: Ad Spend on Social Networks to Reach $2B in 2010. social-networking sites in 2007 is expected to reach $865 million, up from $350 million in 2006, and will surpass $2 billion in 2010, according to eMarketer. Ad spending on social-networking sites will reach $2.15

Experiential Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Episode 1 of Social Media Business: What is “the experience economy&# – is it the next step on from agrarian, commodity, service…? In particular, how some of the large social networks are making money from real world conferences and get-togethers.

Social Networks And Group Formation - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

and social media. Read more at Going Social Now more about Shiv Stories by Shiv Singh Practical Strategies for Creating a Successful Intranet [1 Comment] Value-Driven Intranet Design [3 Comments] Making Knowledge Management Work on your Intranet [2 Comments] A Web 2.0

Ning Social Network Controversy

Online Social Networking

A comment last week to my October 2008 blog post, Ning Social Networking Sites Update , linked back to Ning Exposed - Tech Company Scams its Clients , an article which sharply criticizes Ning’s latest business model and platform, and it alleges foul play on Ning’s part in reacting to complaints by network creators. Aggregating Ning Social Networking Sites. I have always looked at Ning as a family of social networking sites.

Relationships and Identity: Two Sides of the Social Networking Coin

Collaborative Thinking

As organizations explore the use of social networking, the enterprise is no longer the only participant in managing identity. An employee’s social network site profile, social graph, and use of other social tools and applications enable them to construct additional identity facets to suit their own needs. As a result, organizations should incorporate “social identity” claims within identity management practices. social networking, etc.

How To Develop a Business-Aligned Social Media & Social Networking Strategy

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Is Dead’ Post That Says Something&# Home Page Managing Technology eGovernment Basics of Blogging & Professional Networking My Weekly Top 10 Key Topics All Tags About Me Contact Info Subscribe by Email Subscribe to RSS Feed More Links Click Here to receive new posts for free by email.

Twitter: Verified Accounts and Leadership Badges

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

In my post Major Security Bug in MySpace from 2 years ago I wrote about the danger of not locking down titles like “Moderator&# or “Admin&# which allows anyone (including predators) to impersonate a Moderator, and not giving their staff BADGES so that they stand out as Official Admins.

Online Social Networking Using Twitter

Online Social Networking

In this article I focus on building your Twitter community — people who relate to your niche and who share some of your interests — people with whom you can network and who also extend your list in a more targeted way than previously outlined. Using the tools available to you, you can build a community of friends just as you would at social networking sites such as Facebook , MySpace or any of the Ning social networks.

Employee social networking case study : Sabre's cubeless product

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

e-Health Intranet Blog Intranet Report Podcast Whitepapers and Handouts Resources Home > Articles > Intranet Articles > Employee social networking ? Sabre Town case study Document Actions Employee social networking ? Once the domain of the Internet, social networking has virally spread to the intranet with impressive results for Sabre. We humans are social creatures. or social networking: “You’ll lose everyone over 30.”

Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning - Robin Good's Latest News

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Community Building: How To Create Your Own Social Media Network With Ning Stop [social] networking: Build your own network! - Social networks create easy to access online communities out of shared interests and passions.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Skype, social networks and language learning

Ken Carroll

Ken Carroll networks, languages, and learning 2.0 There’s still an overall lack of understanding of how new media enable learning. Misunderstanding social networks I think there’s a lot of confusion about the role of social networks (SNs) in learning.

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Australia: Social Media Engagement on YouTube

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

A lot of companies, governments, brands, famous people think that creating some content (in isolation) shoving it up on a social media channel and never looking at it again (unless there is a negative comment, cos y’know, we have to protect our ‘image’) is engagement.

Social Media Asia: Ultimate Explorers Thailand

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Tourism Authority of Thailand have a social media challenge underway: submit a video of yourself, be selected to be one of 5 teams competing in the Ultimate Explorers Thailand competition.