Twitter is Not a Social Network

Alchemy of Change

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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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How Social Networking Can Improve Work Meetings

Elsua

You may be thinking that one of the disadvantages of having moved into this new job as Lead Social Business Enabler at IBM is that I basically spend far too much time meeting up with my new team.

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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 Networking and Going Back to Basics

Elsua

In “ Is Social Media Becoming a Vast Wasteland? Yet, very little seems to be happening in order to prevent the Social Web to become the new vast wasteland. The core aspect of social networking and the good old Web 2.0 Innovation Social Enterprise

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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.

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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.

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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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. Facebook is a social website intended primarily for social networking.

Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: A Review

Portals and KM

One book at the top of the pile was Rawn Shah’s Social Networking for Business: Choosing the Right Tools and Resources to Fit Your Needs. Rawn is best practices lead in the Social Software Enablement team in IBM Software Group. SlideShare), social network (e.g.,

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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.

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. Don’t worry about joining too many Ning sites.

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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 then present one perspective on the history of such sites, discussing key changes and developments.

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Most Popular Social Networking Sites for Business

Online Social Networking

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. I have taken the time to position my self on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Ning, with approximately 1K, 33K, 3K and 2K connections on each network respectively, consistent with my online social networking strategy.

Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites

Collaborative Thinking

I recorded a short (11 minute) screencast this morning to help a customer better understand the role of employee profiles within social network sites. Screencast: Employee Profiles & Social Network Sites. When organizations discuss the business value of social networking, online communities, or expertise location, the conversation invariably includes a discussion on the role of employee profiles.

Digital literacies 4: Teens & social networks

e-Moderation Station

Social networks bring the world into our children’s lives. Press coverage of the negative aspects of social networks can make parents paranoid: cyber-bullying, stranger danger, blackmail… We’re all worried it might happen to our kid.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Over the past few years the RSA’s Connected Communities project has developed methods for mapping who knows who in neighbourhoods, and how they can form a social network. Together they should be able to achieve more than they could without the benefit of wider network connections.

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RSA shows how social networks can support Changemakers

Social Reporter

Over the past few years the RSA’s Connected Communities project has developed methods for mapping who knows who in neighbourhoods, and how they can form a social network. Together they should be able to achieve more than they could without the benefit of wider network connections.

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Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

t share the lower-level analysis and specifics that describe the architectural components of a social network site (clients will be able to access this information when it comes out on the Burton Group site), the introductory portion of the report is contained below.

Convofy Provides Comprehensive Collaboration with Enterprise Social Networking

Portals and KM

Convofy works within the privacy and security of a company network and, as the web site says it, “promotes a culture of sharing and open discussion which fosters deeper engagement by everyone involved.” You can even collaborate on a web site.

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

Elsua

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?

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Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Is Blogging Dead?

Elsua

Have you moved all of your conversations to social networking sites? Where else are you going to go when sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. Yes, blogging still has got a place within today’s social networking tools landscape.

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The Case for Corporate Social Networking

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

There are many benefits to implementing social networking. Here are some of them: Employee Engagement – Today’s generation is entering into the workforce after spending years on social networks. People build networks that cut across the silos of teams and departments.

Social Network Sites As Connective Infrastructure

Collaborative Thinking

One of the more interesting articles I came across while on winter break was the dissertation abstract and presentation below on the role social network sites play as people adapt to different life transitions. A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services ". However, the organizational value is the more compelling aspect re: how these sites mediate the type of interactions and relationships necessary to master new roles and identities.

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.

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. Bookmarks themselves are the content on social bookmarking sites.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The photo sharing social network Radar.net is shutting down and, thankfully, they have all undertaken all the key steps to do that sensitively and graciously. More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. Shutting down the sites with SilkCharm. Social Media: Bank Robbery (1).

Enterprise 2.0: A Transition From Destination Site To Platform Services

Collaborative Thinking

and social network sites: Trend : The focus of “Enterprise 2.0”-related related solutions will expand from social network sites to social applications hosted on the social network site itself and social networking services capable of adding social context to productivity suites, collaboration tools, enterprise portals, business processes, and mobile applications. social network site)?

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Build a Social Network Using Joomla! - Nettuts+

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Home Tutorials Articles Freebies Videos About Subscribe By RSS | Email | Other Home Tutorials Other Build a Social Network Using… Categories HTML & CSS Javascript & AJAX Other PHP Ruby Site Builds Tools & Tips Wordpress Build a Social Network Using Joomla! Apr 20th in Other by Rick Blalock Social network implementation has become a necessity for successful websites. Site Strategy So you want to start a social network with Joomla!

7 Levels of Social Media Engagement

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

There are seven stages to social media engagement from shallow monitoring to deep peer to peer economies. How deep is the rabbit hole of social media? Stage Zero - What is Social Media? Doesn’t know, doesn’t care about social media.

Trust and security in open networks

Jenny Connected

Active Co-Learning in Higher Ed) is Trust and Network Fluenc y. For those who want to do a lot of reading – and there are plenty of resources listed on the ccourses site – then there is time to do this. The second topic (unit) of the ccourses MOOC (Connected Courses.

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An Ant’s Eye Point-of-View: Niche Social Networks

Ant's Eyeview Blog

That’s the advice we often give to companies seeking to connect with customers on social media channels. Niche social networks can provide an option to companies wanting to connect with a highly targeted, focused group of individuals. “Fish where the fish are.”

Occupy Wall Street – The Revolution is Twittervised

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Why Governments Fear Social Media – the Demise of Representational Democracy. Social networks were widely used by gangs to co-ordinate the riots across the country. Cleveland and Washington DC are trying to ban these social media organised demonstrations too.

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Theorizing On Network Ties & Structures

Collaborative Thinking

In earlier posts (" Teams, Communities, And Social Networks "), I outlined some thoughts on how group structures are themselves social networks however the reverse is not always true: "Teams and communities are social networks. In fact, you could basically say that all teams and communities are social networks but not all social networks are teams and communities. Social networks are generally defined (e.g.,

Community vs. Social Network - Lithosphere Community

John Tropea - Delicious Community

Lithosphere Community Sign In Forums Up 24 Comments Community vs. Social Network MikeW (Lithium Guru) Jun 6 Labels: Cyber Anthropology Social Media Michael Wu, Ph.D. is Lithiums Principal Scientist of Analytics, digging into the complex dynamics of social interaction and online communities. Since 2008, “ social media ” has become a heavily-used buzz word in the corporate world. The question is “what is social media?” Each person has one social network.

Police and Social Media News site – SA Police

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

How do services like the Police engage in Social Media and online communities? Well the South Australian Police force have released a social media news site. In some respects the Police site usurps crime beat reporting in newspapers by using only “if it bleeds it leads&# articles, as all the news is about crimes such as handbag snatchings. An excellent entry into the “broadcast&# category of social media.

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.

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KickApps — User-Generated Video & Social Networking at Your Website

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Affiliate Sign In Contact Us | Blog | KickDeveloper | Solutions Technology Services Customers About Us Social Networking Comments & Ratings Widgets Blogs Photo & Video Sharing Message Boards Video Players Feed Manager powered by the KickApps Social Graph Engine ™ for Web Publishers About Applications | How it Works | Our Customers Social & Media Applications On Demand Use KickApps to power audience growth & engagement on your website.

Social Graphs of On-line Communities and Social Networking Sites

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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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