The Untold Costs of Social Networking

Elsua

Little did we know that, fast forward to 2016, all of those networking activities would come with a really high price tag: your own data in unwanted hands. We, human beings, have got an inner urge to wanting to belong to a group, a tribe, a team, a community, a network, you name it.

2016 96

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.

2012 108

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

2012 114

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.

2013 122

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Elsua

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Have we forgotten that with social networking for business we are all in it for the long run? Where did we leave behind the social business transformation?

2013 89

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Elsua

and while I will be answering the first part over the course of time with the various blog entries I’m currently drafting along, I thought for today I’d focus on trying to answer the second part: how do I make sense of social networking tools today?

2015 86

Enterprise Social Networking Tips by Luis Suarez

Elsua

Over the course of the last few years there has been one particular aspect of social networking for business that I still haven’t come to terms with throughout all of that time. Perhaps the most vocal one being one of my favourite social networking tools: Google Plus.

2013 72

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.

2016 21

E2.0 Santa Clara: Architecting the Building Blocks of Enterprise Social Networking

Collaborative Thinking

Given the amount of time, the deck focuses on profile, social graph, activity streams, and social objects. My emphasis is on how social structures form within the enterprise, how people cultivate their social resources, and strategies they might employ to mobilize their networks.

2011 91

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Will be the second biggest revenue earner in the Social Economy. . We take a look at the legal, social and media perspectives and ask the question is it really that important? One of the great mysteries of life is why Anon was such a genius in print and such an idiot online.

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.

2011 114

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.

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.

2011 85

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.,

2011 84

Why you should apply Living Systems Theory to Social Network Design

The Bumble Bee

With the explosion in social software and the recognition that these types of systems need to reach critical mass to survive and prosper it is amazing that so few people are applying the well-established philosophical principles of living systems ( autopoiesis ) to design for sustainability.

2012 61

Leveraging Use Case Scenarios To Illustrate Social Media & Social Networking Risks

Collaborative Thinking

Social Media & Social Networking: A Cautionary Tale. Social Networking & CollaborationDelivered at AiiM info 360 March 2011, Washington DC. View more presentations from Mike Gotta. . Enterprise 2.0

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.

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.

Addressing Social Networking Gripes with Shared Value

Elsua

I am sure that if I would go ahead and ask you the very same question for social networking tools, they may not well be the same pet peeves, but I am certain you could name quite a few of them as well. Just think of it, what’s your social media pet peeve?

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. Small Business Network is the Ning site I created and run.

Ning 20

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.

2013 27

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.

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.

2012 43

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.

2012 43

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

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

Digsby = IM + Email + Social Networks

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Social Networking digsby is a social networking tool that alerts you of events like new messages and gives you a live Newsfeed of what your friends are up to.

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. 

#e2conf 2011 Highlights – Offline Social Networking Still Rules!

Elsua

Yes, I am now back to work, back to the social grid, back to carry on with my usual blogging mojo. conference event for yours truly: the offline social networking interactions!

2011 49

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.

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.” All networks are SSL protected (the same as online banks).

2011 39

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.

2007 41

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." Just a loosely structured network of energized activists whose architecture of revolution--and tools--are barely understood.

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?

2011 63

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 host conversations of stuff that matters to you and your community where you would want to own it and facilitate it with your various social networks?

2011 62

Overlapping communities by multiple group membership: quantum behavior in social networks

Bas Rues

In social network analysis, a network often looks quite simple, when you zoom in to a certain section. In organizations nodes often belong to a cluster of nodes resulting in closed networks or clusters where ties are strong, and some nodes connect clusters, making them brokers.

2013 37

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. Posted to Cisco Enterprise Social Software Community.