Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?
JANUARY 16, 2013
Somehow, the chatter gravitated to Facebook. But I continued, “If Facebook is a time waster, what about lunch breaks or your fitness room?”
After Facebook fails
MAY 23, 2012
Making the rounds is The Facebook Fallacy , a killer essay by Michael Wolff in MIT Technology Review. When I first wrote that, I said 2012.
Is Facebook a Narcissistic Walled Garden?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
I left Facebook. ” No, I simply stopped using Facebook and I didn’t make a big deal about it. Oh, and I lied. ” (2013).
LinkedIn is not Facebook so Please Think Twice About Your Updates
FEBRUARY 7, 2014
To those that are beginning to utilize LinkedIn like Facebook, my apologies in advance, but I’ve been removing you from my network list.
Discussion: Social networks, Google+, Facebook, fragmentation, and interoperability
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
The video below shows an interview of me on ABC TV that was made over a month ago, though it aired just last week.
Management in Networks
JANUARY 14, 2014
In networks, cooperation is more important than collaboration. Cooperation sounds too much like wasting time on Facebook or Twitter.
Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks
JULY 24, 2012
In question time after my keynote I was asked whether Facebook will still be the dominant social network in 5 years. However given the current market landscape and trends over the last couple of years, the most likely outcome is that Facebook will still dominate. Mobile Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0
Should companies drive their traffic to Facebook?
JUNE 5, 2012
Social networks like Facebook seemingly have a vast, ready-made audience for businesses to do just about whatever they need. I explore the issues and strategies for making the most of external social networks
Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Research company Nielsen has just released detailed statistics on online activity , focusing on social networks and blogging, which at 22.5%
Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?
JULY 10, 2011
As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking. Within our research on social network software at Athabasca University (the Elgg-based The Landing ), we (mainly Jon Dron, actually) have been looking at ways to create different representations of activity streams to meet the needs of different contexts.
The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
It made me wonder about the similarities and differences between “systems” and “networks.” Networks
labouring into the network era
OCTOBER 14, 2016
ZCichy : “I don’t use Facebook. It will determine the character of the tribal networks formed in protest of it.”
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
What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?
JANUARY 25, 2012
” You can read more about how it works from the Facebook developer notes. with their Facebook friends. Fundraising Networks
Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother?
JANUARY 13, 2015
The post Can Facebook-informed algorithms know you better than your mother? appeared first on Trends in the Living Networks.
Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
Sloan Management Review has a great interview with Andy McAfee on What Sells CEOs on Social Networking. Networks were made for learning.
The Fallacy of Social Networking
JULY 30, 2012
Traditional Hierarchies inside Social Networks – Not So Much an Oxymoron Anymore . Personally, I am doing just fine. At least, for now.
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.
Facebook as a blogging platform
JANUARY 24, 2014
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. I, like many bloggers, used to post links to my blog posts on Facebook or Google+. I still blog at The Obvious? It''s like the old days.
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
Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?
APRIL 2, 2013
On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. I asked my entire LinkedIn network for help.
Le futur de Facebook et le rôle de la France
MARCH 14, 2012
Voici ma première vidéo en francais, qui est à propos du futur de Facebook. Facebook va changer ses stratégies.
How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
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!
Facebook as a Learning Platform
OCTOBER 15, 2007
Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. Why is Facebook so hot right now? What is Facebook?
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.
Forget Coffee Spoons: I Can Now Measure Out My Life With Facebook Status Updates
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
It is a major re-imaginging of user profiles that allows users to build a digital life book of everything they’ve done on Facebook. Networks
How A Small Nonprofit Effectively Used Facebook Ads
MARCH 2, 2012
Facebook ads are similar to Google ad words in that there is a bidding system. Has your nonprofit experimented with testing Facebook ads?
Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?
JULY 8, 2014
Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.
Techniques and Tools: How To Visualize Your Network
APRIL 25, 2014
There are two different lens to think about network mapping. You can do a whole network analysis. The notes are here. Organization.
#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.
Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JULY 30, 2014
Watters, 2014) This is a patent for setting up a regional network in the south western United States. A world of pervasive networks.
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement To Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change
OCTOBER 16, 2012
How Nonprofits Can Use Measurement to Adapt to the Facebook Algorithm Change – guest post by Meghan Keaney Anderson, Hubspot. Funny?
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
So are people like me who do coaching and training on how to use Facebook effectively. It makes no sense to freak out.
Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks
JULY 6, 2011
This is fair enough, but it is coming from exactly the same mindset as Facebook. Some of your colleagues will also be in your social network.
How To Use Facebook Metrics To Give Your Audience the Content They Want Most
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Facebook analytics programs like Insights , Edgerank Checker , and Simply Measured free reports give you tons of data points. Virility.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.
ABC TV: Facebook’s IPO, Apple’s cash pile, and RIM’s woes
JANUARY 30, 2012
Social media Social networks Technology trendsClick on the image to watch the interview on the ABC website.
Insights and perspectives on Facebook’s IPO
FEBRUARY 6, 2012
Last week I did an interview on radio 2SER on Facebook’s IPO and its future. Revenue is currently around 85% advertising, including a significant part internal promotion of Facebook pages, and also Facebook Credits. Facebook aspires to be at the center of our lives, including for shopping and financial services
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.