Facebook- Allyn John Slater and social media hate sites

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

What happens when online communities create “hate sites&# particularly on testimonial sites of those who have passed on? This site had 5,000 members an hour ago, now 7300 at 8:44pm Wednesday 24th Feb. Warning sites become hate sites.

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. Shutting down the sites with SilkCharm.

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.

First Your Square Mile sites up – privately

Social Reporter

The highly-ambitious Your Square Mile programme, that aims to help develop “8000 local democracies&# throughout the UK supported by new online systems, now has some of the first sites up in the pilot areas, using SocialGO. The main Your Square Mile site.

2011 184

Media Trust launches Newsnet site and network

Social Reporter

The Media Trust have launched their site for Newsnet , which aims to be “a UK-wide hub of community reporters, citizen journalists and local storytellers, providing them with the tools and skills to get more from their local news, as well as learning from the experiences of others.

2012 179

The Evolution of Site Search

Portals and KM

Site search is becoming more than a means to increase website traffic. Now 40% of content and collaboration professionals see the feature primarily as a tool to improve customer self-service, according to a new Forrester report, Site Search Evolves from Technical Feature to Customer Touchpoint , by Leslie Owens with Stephen Powers and Anjali Yakkundi. In fact, 69% of Web sites examined did not even offer searchable self-help for customer service.

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Do Free Web Sites Make Sense?

Online Social Networking

I was surprised to learn from the Google Keyword Tool that a large number of people are searching on Google for free web sites , despite the ease of buying low-cost domain names and web hosting that can avert the shortcomings associated with free web sites.

2010 67

New Personal Kanban Site Launches

Evolving Web

The new Personal Kanban site is on line and ready for business. The Personal Kanban site is much easier to read and information is much easier to find. Very special thank you to our friends at Marcus Bloom who are the stealth awesome designers of the year. Please take a look! .

Facebook Groups as Alternatives to Ning Sites

Online Social Networking

Ning sites aren’t disappearing. Granted, many Ning sites will close when the new Ning plans and pricing go into effect on July 20. However, many other Ning sites will remain open. If your favorite Ning sites survive, continue to use them without hesitation.

Ning 81

"Aptimize Your Web Site Today"

Michael Sampson - Currents

I knew about Aptimize (as I know some of the guys involved), but hadn't been to their site for a while. A client asked me about network optimization options for SharePoint today -- for speeding things up in bandwidth constrained environments.

2010 136

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.

Governing Site Creation: SharePoint Solutions Released Site Provisioning and Governance Assistant 2010

Michael Sampson - Currents

SharePoint Solutions released an add-on product for SharePoint 2010 last week, to control the site creation process (see the press release at PRWeb ). In essence, the new tool does two things: Provides a way for an administrator to create a standardized process for creating new sites.

The News Site Comments Problem

Managing Communities

Please Update Your ManagingCommunities.com RSS Feed Subscription This feed has moved to: [link] I apologize for the trouble. For more details, please read my post on the matter. Thank you. Developing Your Community Interacting with Members Resources

2015 71

Site Closure Policy: Maturity Impacts Approach

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have been reviewing the data on how SharePoint organizations approach site closure. One interesting fact that the data shows is that the longer an organization has had SharePoint in place, the less likely it is to take a strict policy to site closure.

Policy 148

Election 2.0 – List of social media election sites to watch.

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

List of Social Media Election sites for Australian 2010 election. An early analysis of election 2010 sites. It’s particularly interesting to see which social media election sites are allowing the electorate to ask questions -versus who is providing answers. And odd site.

Site Creation Rights - A K2 Workflow

Michael Sampson - Currents

In January, I published a report on Site Creation Rights with SharePoint , part of my current governance research. One of the findings in the report, based on the survey results, is that few organizations today have an automated way of managing site creation requests.

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.

Images of Ancient Sites in Athens

Portals and KM

This post covers some of the other sties besides the Acropolis (see separate post). They include the Roman Agora (market), the ancient Athens Agora, Hadrian’s Arch, Temple of Olympian Zeus, and the Thession. 

2012 141

Two Business Networking Sites Develop Distinctive Identities

Online Social Networking

Members of my two new business networking sites have started to implement their personal business networking strategies on each site. As a member of both, it’s fascinating to watch each site begin to develop a distinctive identity.

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. There is no single correct approach. However, by contrasting Facebook and LinkedIn, I hope to present and clarify a few of the issues.

NewsGator Enhances its Social Sites 2010 Platform for SharePoint

Portals and KM

NewsGator recently launched Social Sites 2010 2.0, NewsGator has also announced a new video module for Social Sites that supports enterprise learning initiatives and multimedia sharing. the next version of their flagship enterprise social computing software.

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. Each social networking site is different. Choose the sites you will use according to your business objectives and personal style. Don’t base your decision solely upon site popularity.

10 Tips for Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively

Online Social Networking

To what extent do you benefit from social bookmarking sites in your social media projects? I submitted my own articles exclusively to a variety of social bookmarking sites and gained very little benefit from my efforts. Using Social Bookmarking Sites Effectively.

Privacy & Social Network Sites: A Case Of Conflicting Agendas

Collaborative Thinking

It borders on the absurd and demonstrates either a lack of knowledge about a complicated challenge - or reveals the dilemma operators of social network sites face in terms of a credible business model. Earlier this year, Facebook's Zuckerberg said that the age of privacy is over.

Web Site Story

Endless Knots

Perfect. Thanks to Georges Grinstein who put me on to this, for all of us online fanatics. Just wait until you get to the line about Evite. or eHarmony. just sit back and e(n)joy! Humor Web/Tech

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.

Shocker of a site: StudentRights.com.au

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

The centre piece is this web site, which provides local and international students with a portal of information, resources and communication. A shocker.There is so much they could’ve done with this site. Over the coming weeks we’ll be opening more and more features on this web site, including: Careers and Employment. … your right as a student during O-week to get a prepaid ANZ credit card ? Welcome to Student Rights !

2009 122

NewsGator Social Sites 2.5

Michael Sampson - Currents

NewsGator released an update to Social Sites, its SharePoint add-in for enterprise social networking. NewsGator today unveiled a new version of Social Sites, its comprehensive enterprise social computing solution, giving organizations powerful new ways to work smarter and solve business problems faster. NewsGator Social Sites lets companies activate a ‘Facebook for the Enterprise’ that delivers measurable business results. Advancing that mission, Social Sites 2.5

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. Little Real Networking on Social Networking Sites. Here’s some food for thought.

10 Recommendations for a Better Restaurant Web Site

Evolving Web

By and large, restaurant web sites are atrocious and restaurateurs have nary a clue how to make their web sites better. Often they punt and hire hacks who have “done restaurant web sites” and buy their way into quick contracts using the cache of previous clients.

2009 190

Gardner Museum’s New Interactive Web Site

Portals and KM

In addition to structural and navigational improvements, the museum’s new site “aims to engage online visitors with meaningful explorations that reflect the unique, multi-sensory experience of a physical visit to the Gardner Museum and its interior courtyard and galleries.”. The site’s landing page is organized around the historic galleries and floors of the museum. Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum has launched a newly designed exploratory website at www.gardnermuseum.org.

New Business Site for Personal Branding and Social Media Aggregation

Online Social Networking

People often ask me to have a look at brand new social networking sites. I typically decline, as I prefer to invest my time checking out social sites that have already gained acceptance.

Social Networking Platform Evolution: From Destination Site To Networked Services

Collaborative Thinking

June 2009 event when I ran a workshop on enterprise social networking, but the trend is true in general (from destination site, to networked services) as platforms create ecosystems (re: recent news on Salesforce, LinkedIn, etc). Other application-makers can now register at the developer site.

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. The initial direction is to support social applications hosted on the social network site itself.

2011 157

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.

For Nepal, my essay from WBUR's Cognoscenti site #cognoscenti #nepal

Endless Knots

Then, cognizant of word-lengths for op-edish type pieces, I cut it down to 900 words and submitted it to Cognoscenti, WBUR's "Idea's and Opinions" site. In 1997, I made a lightning work trip to Nepal (and three other nearby countries in 14 days) for UN Development Programme.

Nepal 136

100 Great Photo Web Sites

Portals and KM

Jessica Merritt wrote the post, 100 Awesome Niche Photo Sites You’ve Never Heard Of. The list includes organizations, photojournalism sites, outdoor and travel, education and a number of other topics. It produces as advertised. If you are interested in photography this is a nice resource

2009 100

Police and Social Media News site – SA Police

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

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. You can subscribe to their feed, the community is distributed (meaning: not “on&# their site but on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) but doesn’t include a social media press room.

'Governance in a Networked World' Blog posts now mirrored on Optimice Wordpress site

Governance in a Networked World

The Optimice Blog site has been established to provide a broader publication base for Optimice staff and their partners. Optimice co-founder, Laurence Lock Lee's Governance in a Networked World blog will have its posts now mirrored to this site

2013 141

Social Enterprise Today: Useful New Content Aggregation Site

Portals and KM

Here is another excellent site created by Jerry Bowles, Social Enterprise Today. It aggregates a number of bloggers on the topic and I am pleased be to included.  Others include my friend Luis Suarez , Greg Lowe , who I just saw again at the Forrester Content & Collaboration Forum, Ross Dawson , whose work I have written about several times and one of the people I most frequently RT, and Jacob Morgan whose work I follow.

Sovial Innovation Lab site launched

Social Reporter

had its stealth site made live. Tessy Britton points to … The Social Innovation Lab for Kent has. It really is pretty marvellous! There. are lots of ideas and working methods as well as case studies and. videos.

Notes on “Experience from the Field: How to Use a Team Site Effectively for Collaboration” (Benjamin Niaulin)

Michael Sampson - Currents

After a great lunch at the New Zealand SharePoint Conference , Benjamin is talking about using a team site effectively for collaboration. Intranet / extranet / internet site / collaboration / process sites / applications … a lot. how to request a site.

2014 156

Telstra and shutting down NowWeAreTalking social media site

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Companies who create social media sites and then don’t do a controlled shut down really don’t get engagement.A bloggers remains, even if the site is gone. They could’ve left the site up, but locked down e.g. The Police Act wiki in New Zealand.