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Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

Dan Pontefract

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

Doc Searls

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.

Organizing Talent

Harold Jarche

Content creators are too often mere fodder for Google, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Talent is original. Labour is viewing humans as resources.

Network thinking

Harold Jarche

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

Management in Networks

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation is more important than collaboration. Cooperation sounds too much like wasting time on Facebook or Twitter.

Google+ – fundamental misunderstanding of networks?

George Siemens

As others have stated, it’s Google’s best foray into social networking. The idea of “circles&# is somewhat related to Twitter Lists and is helpful for organizing friends/colleagues and tracking different activity streams. “I’m gsiemens on Facebook and Twitter. Public networks do.

Facebook as a Learning Platform

Tony Karrer

Facebook seems to be coming up everywhere the past few weeks. What is Facebook? Classmates nearby nod in agreement. More on this below.

The Intersection of Systems and Network Leadership

Beth Kanter

It made me wonder about the similarities and differences between “systems” and “networks.” Networks

What Does Facebook’s New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth Kanter

” You can read more about how it works from the Facebook developer notes. with their Facebook friends. Fundraising Networks

How Your Organization’s CEO Can Use Social Media for Thought Leadership

Beth Kanter

There are significant benefits to both the organization and the leaders themselves by building a thought leadership profile on social. Benefits.

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

But you get everything from people, lists of people, organizations, associations, sometimes pets, sometimes nothing at all. Quick mike check.

Will the Respect Network enable us to take back control of our data and our lives?

Ross Dawson

Take Back Control from Respect Network on Vimeo. The Respect Network seems to have a very solid foundation.

How Facebook Changes Are Impacting Engagement on Brand Pages and What Nonprofits Should Do About It

Beth Kanter

Measure Networked Nonprofit. Human interest stories and good news from the organizations generated more interaction than others.

Did I Just Spam My Entire LinkedIn Network?

Dan Pontefract

On the afternoon of Sunday, March 24, 2013 I sent a generic email to my entire LinkedIn network. Close to 1800 people received this email.

#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.

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

Beth Kanter

These reports will add up all of a person’s related actions on Causes into a larger story of how they are helping your organization. Networks

Yammer and why activity streams are a key foundation for integrated applications and organizations

Ross Dawson

The foundation for this integration is the Open Graph Protocol established by Facebook. More importantly, enterprise applications are now accessible in a way that is far more integrated and relevant to employees, providing a platform for more effective work and organizations moving forward (for those that choose to tap this opportunity).

Beyond Free ? Open Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Journals published by non-profit organizations, says this report, "2 to 10 times better value than those published by commercial companies."

Content Strategy, Creation, Organization, and Measurement

Beth Kanter

Those decisions are implemented across the organization’s web properties and social channels. My answer:  Yes! How do you manage it all?

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.

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?

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?

Beyond Assessment ? Recognizing Achievement in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

You give them a standard set of test questions (interestingly, test questions not based on the curriculum of what they learn but rather test questions based on some definition of what the organizers of PISA think they should have learned by the age of 15. totally integrated organic system, not a machine. But it''s not just Facebook.

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.

Google+ may miss the big opportunity: spanning internal and external social networks

Ross Dawson

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.

Nonprofit CEOs and the Network Mindset

Beth Kanter

network mindset means exercising leadership through active participation. Has your nonprofit’s leadership adopted a network mindset?

Bill Clinton On "Creative Networks of Collaboration"

Steven Berlin Johnson

This is not the first time that Clinton has spoken about my work; he did a series of speeches that discussed The Invention Of Air in 2009, and to this day lists Invention as one of his all-time favorite books his Facebook page. But the gift turned out to be unnecessary. And then they have to figure out how to keep changing. Including me.) .

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Grantee organizations will measure what matters.

Which Century is Your Organization In?

Kevin Wheeler

Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Which Century is Your Organization In? Some organizations are looking for ways to adapt to all of this without endangering their own success, but it may be that these two different needs are not compatible.

Global distributed organizations can attract the most talented in the world

Ross Dawson

distributed workforce means Automattic can hire talent from around the world–without having to offer the perks and pay of Google, Facebook and Apple. However the real issue here is Matt’s important message that a truly distributed organization can attract the most talented in the world. How do we do it?

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).

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Networked NGOs and Social Media Integrated Into Organizational Communications. Grantee organizations will measure what matters.

I Don’t Do Golf

Dan Pontefract

Related Posts: Sideways Leadership of Social Media My Network is my Net Worth – Part II Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work?

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.

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.

The Evolving Social Organization

Harold Jarche

As organizations grow, the original simplicity gets harder to maintain. Current management wisdom – based on Robin Dunbar’s research ; the size of military units through history; and the work of management experts such as Tom Peters – considers the ideal size of an organization to be around 150 people. Value Networks.

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

An up-and-comer who now firmly has set her sights (and sites) on an improved networking option for Vancouver professionals. Why not? Summify.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

The course is  about how to leverage networks and social media for learning and impact. Facebook reports that almost three quarters of its 1.2

Notes from Mari Smith Facebook Changes Webinar: Privacy Settings and A New Metric – People Talking About

Beth Kanter

Facebook Changes: A Complete Guide – by Mari Smith. Also, a few insights about the what the changes mean for Facebook pages.