Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
left Facebook. ” No, I simply stopped using Facebook and I didn’t make a big deal about it. Ok, that’s for another day.
Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site.
What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks
SEPTEMBER 23, 2012
What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning
The many and varied risk factors in Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 1, 2012
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.
How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It
JANUARY 11, 2012
Measure Networked Nonprofit. Commenting on the posts in other aligned partner’s Facebook pages. Content Engagement Facebook
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. What is Facebook? Classmates nearby nod in agreement. More on this below.
Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
AUGUST 24, 2014
It''s rather more like a mesh network, in which each starling is reacting only to the seven starlings around it. Learning needs to be networked.
#FacebookAdGrants: What Nonprofits Need More Than a Facebook Donate Button
DECEMBER 18, 2013
Over the years, I’ve attended events where a representatives from Facebook shared with nonprofits how to use the platform more effectively.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
For example, the Irvine New Leadership Network project that has used network mapping for two purposes: 1) evaluation 2) direct network engagement.
A Few Good Tools To Manage Your Online Professional Network Connections
MARCH 20, 2015
Back when I first started working, my best professional networking tool was my Rolodex. Professional Networking
Facebook Changes for Organization Pages: Focus On Results
SEPTEMBER 26, 2011
” The Red Cross uses a ladder of engagement to move people beyond the likes on Facebook from awareness all the way to volunteering.
Message It: How to Make the Most of Your New Facebook Page
MARCH 8, 2012
Ash Shepherd wrote a guest post earlier this week that offered fabulous templates and steps for developing the graphic images for your Facebook Page.
Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals – Network Strategy for Free Agents
FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Download Chapter 10 of Living Networks on Liberating Individuals. Living Networks – Chapter 10: Liberating Individuals.
Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking
DECEMBER 28, 2011
We need to have better options and feature sets that allow us to bring back that focus and purpose with this social software tool. So soon?!?!
Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau
OCTOBER 7, 2011
Making Facebook Groups Rock – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau. How do I go from network weaver to empowering others to weave one another?
An Interview With Facebook’s Libby Leffler: Facebook and Nonprofits
JULY 17, 2012
What are some of the big objectives of Facebook as you work with causes and nonprofits? How long have you worked at Facebook?
My 1800+ LinkedIn Network Graphically Mapped
MAY 2, 2013
When it first came out I thought the LinkedIn Labs feature known as “ InMaps ” was really cool. It still is really cool.
Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings
MARCH 26, 2015
They provided them with materials to help them reach out to their networks, including sample status updates, tweets, newsletter blurbs, and blog posts.
Using Peer Learning Strategies To Build A Network
JULY 24, 2012
This peer learning exchange is designed to help state-based groups to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.
Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data
OCTOBER 11, 2011
The panel featured some previews from a recent research study “ How Strong Is Your Social Net? Hurray!”). ”). That is okay.
Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Facebook Changes: A Complete Guide – by Mari Smith. Also, a few insights about the what the changes mean for Facebook pages.
To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts
OCTOBER 1, 2012
Note from Beth: Almost weekly, there is yet another tool, feature, or tactic that you can you try using as part of your social media tool box.
Blueprints for Networked Cocreation: 1. Intentcasting - EMERGENT.
SEPTEMBER 30, 2011
Blueprints for Networked Cocreation: 1. Plancast and Facebook Events fall in this category. Related features. social networks.
Why children (and adults) need to be on social media or get left behind
JANUARY 21, 2014
Yesterday the West Australian newspaper began a five-part series on children and social media, beginning with a feature article introducing the topic.
The Networked Professional: Principles of Effective Online Networking
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
Don’t announce where you are right now on Twitter or Facebook. Connect Thoughtfully: Friending policy for each online social network you use.
OCTOBER 17, 2007
Stephen Downes picked up my post on Facebook As a Learning Platform. He commented: To be clear, I do not think that Facebook itself is really a learning environment. But it is still important, because it reveals many of the features future learning environments (and personal environments in general) will need to have.
Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education
DECEMBER 11, 2011
Once the policy was in place and staff were being educated on the issues, the executives started feeling far more comfortable providing more access to social media, including Facebook. Coverage was very positive, including an article in Sydney Morning Herald called Facebook opened up to school teachers. Enterprise 2.0
Doonesbury Slaps Donald Trump With The No Asshole Rule - Bob.
MAY 22, 2011
This is especially true when it comes to selfish behavior; unvarnished self-interest is a learned social norm, not an unwavering feature of human behavior. 6. How to Be a Good Boss in a Bad Economy| Featured HBR Article. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed. Forbes.com Video Network: Weed Out the Bad Seed.
How Experimentation and Measurement Can Help Win A Little Bet with Facebook Promoted Posts
NOVEMBER 30, 2012
Understanding the Recent Facebook Algorithm Changes and What It Means for Nonprofits. Source: Tweet4Ok Blog. Do a content audit.
The rise of social shopping in 2011: 7 examples of where it is going
DECEMBER 7, 2010
Social networks to help product discovery, based on recommendations by members. Here are a few further thoughts on social shopping.
The secrets of BigCommerce’s success
NOVEMBER 2, 2011
They created their ‘F-commerce’ tool to sell on Facebook as they saw that was where online business was going.
LinkedIn Skills – Useful or Useless?
APRIL 28, 2014
The skills you choose can then be showcased on your LinkedIn profile for others in your 1st degree network to subsequently endorse.
OCTOBER 2, 2007
Hasn't eBay had social networking features for a long time? all have a social networking aspect to them? The point is that its probably natural for lots of sites to have social networking type features and functions for visitors. Quite simply, social networking sites require a high level of commitment.
DECEMBER 11, 2014
Make it easy for me to connect with friends, like Facebook. Enable users to rate content, like “Favoriting” an item on Facebook or +!ing
Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media
JULY 13, 2011
Anyone think that G+ is the final form of social networking tools? And like a lot of us, I’m finding a lot to like. Me, neither.
Introduction to Social Networking
JUNE 21, 2010
Introduction to Social Networking. Online social networks facilitate connections between people based on shared interests, values, membership in particular groups (i.e., They make it easier for people to find and communicate with individuals who are in their networks using the Web as the interface. My only costs were labour.
Social tools or tools that are social?
MAY 20, 2013
The logic of business simply dictates it. – Dmitry Valyanov (Venture Beat). Is there a need for a wide variety of enterprise social tools?
Launch Day of Communities and Networks Connection
FEBRUARY 17, 2009
Connections make the world go round. I can’t learn and improve without the things I learn from my network and beyond. What’s new?
Book Giveaway: Facebook Marketing for Dummies
APRIL 17, 2012
One topic I’ve been researching is the answer to this Facebook question, “What free or low cost apps are there for nonprofit brand pages?”
We can all make TV. Now what?
MAY 31, 2015
Now pause to dig Facebook’s 10-year plan to build The Matrix. How long before Facebook buys Meerkat and builds it into Occulus Rift ? We’ve only been living the networked life since graphical browsers and ISPs arrived in the mid-90’s. We need the equivalent in our shared networked space. mean, historically. So far.