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I Unfriended You On Facebook. Are We Still Friends?

Dan Pontefract

You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: Facebook. seem to carry on well with them without Facebook.

Network thinking

Harold Jarche

Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. Emergence instead of predictability. Diversity and divergence.

How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most

Beth Kanter

Content Analysis of Comments on post and shares. Content Engagement MeasurementSource: Uploaded by user via Beth on Pinterest. Virility.

Content Curation Primer

Beth Kanter

What is Content Curation? Content curators have integrated this skill into their daily routine. Why is Content Curation Valuable?

Why Content Curation Should be in Your Skillset

Jay Cross

An example: How Jay Cross Curates Content. Wise interpretation is what adds value to the content. It starts in a gallery. articles.

Content Curation: The Art and Science of Spotting Awesome

Beth Kanter

” UpWell Content Curation Guidelines - The Mobilisation Lab. Scouts: Is always look for new, credible and interesting content sources.

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth Kanter

So we want to make sure that we getting conversions from our content — which, depending on the content type, is a variety of next actions.”

Nonprofits and Content Strategy: The Wisdom of the Network

Beth Kanter

The first step is mapping your network so you understand the connections – hubs and influencers. Content strategist Jonathon Colman.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning

The Art of Less As More: Micro Content

Beth Kanter

What is micro content anyway? Flickr Image by theamarand. However, here’s one to think about data visualizations. Tricks of the Trade.

Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It''s a world where the content, the nature, and even the means of learning is changing almost on a daily basis. We brought in content.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

Even if it were the last and only social networking tool out there I still wouldn’t come back to it. Slack does the trick. And very much so!

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Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States. Open content, open access, open learning.

The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO

Ross Dawson

To save you reading it all, here is a highly selective summary of just a few of the interesting risk factors Facebook points to in its IPO filing : If we fail to retain existing users or add new users, or if our users decrease their level of engagement with Facebook, our revenue, financial results, and business may be significantly harmed.

Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates

Beth Kanter

The average Facebook user has 150 friends, any of whom could be your next top supporter! Changed Environment:  Facebook Becomes The Internet.

#FacebookAdGrants: What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button

Beth Kanter

Over the years,  I’ve attended events where a representatives from Facebook shared with nonprofits how to use the platform more effectively.

More facebook

George Siemens

One of the best descriptions of facebook that I’ve seen (on a blog comment somewhere) was: CIA+McDonald’s=Facebook. This formula addresses the secret and intrusive aspect of Facebook…and draws attention to broad appeal and exceptional ease of use/access.

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

Third , young people under 18 are certainly not drifting to Twitter, but to social networks such as Facebook. No longer.

Meaning & the content heresy

Dave Snowden

That is a very brief summary and will make more sense to members of the network who have been through the training. To take an example.

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change

Beth Kanter

How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?

Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results

Beth Kanter

” The Red Cross uses a ladder of engagement to move people beyond the likes on Facebook from awareness all the way to volunteering.

Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network

Beth Kanter

For example, the  Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.

What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?

Beth Kanter

Content Curation for Nonprofits. This area,  content curation , is a social media competency that I’m focusing  in my own learning and teaching.

Restoring the Network of Bloggers

David Weinberger

Instead, in his great piece in Medium he describes what the Web looks like to someone extremely off-line for six years: endless streams of commercial content. Facebook did. Facebook isn’t for writers. Facebook is for people who have friends. Add in some tags and now we can browse networks based on topics.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

It forms a third part of a set. I did a talk just downstairs on open content. I did a talk at the London School of Economics on Wednesday about the role of the institution and the changing nature of online learning. The Achievement Standards Network is offering “open access to machine?readable But it''s not just Facebook. But ??

An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits

Beth Kanter

What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?

Facebook as a blogging platform

Euen Semple

Each time social networks die and we all move on my blog is still there. As people have moved into places like Facebook and Twitter the energy has moved away from blogging to some extent. Less comments and less people using RSS to track conversations. I, like many bloggers, used to post links to my blog posts on Facebook or Google+.

Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page

Beth Kanter

Ash Shepherd wrote a guest post earlier this week that offered fabulous templates and steps for developing the graphic images for your Facebook Page.

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

And, those purple dots represent frequency of content.   A bigger dots means more frequent postings, not dots means no content posted.

Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth Kanter

Making Facebook Groups Rock – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau. How do I go from  network weaver to empowering others to weave one another?

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Learning Networks Are Built With People and Reciprocity.

The Smart Worker : relies on a trusted network of friends and colleagues

Jane Hart

If they have a problem they generally first ask their colleagues in the room for help before trying to find the answer in some content somewhere.

Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours

Beth Kanter

Our Farm Animal Protection campaign posted the quote in the form of an image post on  their Facebook page (275k fans). What happened? fans).

How Many Social Channels Should Our Nonprofit Use?

Beth Kanter

They are not serving up quality content that resonates with their audience. Content Content Curation Engagement Listening Research Studies

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Day 2: Certificates Awarded To Senior Staff Attendees.

Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals – Network Strategy for Free Agents

Ross Dawson

Download Chapter 10 of Living Networks on Liberating Individuals. Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals.

Is the New Facebook “People Talking About” Metric As Meaningless as Number of Likes?

Beth Kanter

Mari Smith pointed to this blog post from All Facebook explaining the metric and how it has been implemented in apps. Photo by lecercle.

KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

Beth Kanter

And so the debate on my Facebook wall continued with very thoughtful comments. Years of network building, offline organizing with young people.