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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.

Facebook’s shark-jump advertising moves

Doc Searls

I just looked up facebook advertising on Google News , and got these results: More  Facebook Ads  Are Coming, Your Friends Will Finally Hit Delete.

Facebook Launches Donate Now Button for Nonprofits: Field of Dreams?

Beth Kanter

When Facebook rolled out the donate button feature in 2013 for a small group of partners, the results were mixed. Fundraising

Two Opportunities for Nonprofits to Power their #GivingTuesday Campaigns — Facebook Ad Credits & #MyGivingStory

Beth Kanter

With support from Facebook, ActionSprout is helping nonprofits try out and use Facebook ads for free this holiday giving season.

People, Organization, Technology?

Martijn Linssen

From a casual conversation that went like this: “Why can’t our internal collaboration platforms be more like Facebook or LinkedIn?”.

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

Beth Kanter

Human interest stories and good news from the organizations generated more interaction than others. Content Engagement Facebook

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

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?

Six Things Nonprofits Should Know About Facebook Ads

Beth Kanter

Note From Beth: Here’s some quick tips on using Facebook Ads. Ads appear on the right hand side of the Facebook newsfeed. 002 CPI.

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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 ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Diamond Digital IQ  suggests  41% of organizations witness 30% or more of IT expenditures residing elsewhere from IT. ” In the Web 2.0

#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.

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?

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.

How To Use Facebook Timeline Covers To Spread Your Organization’s Brand

Beth Kanter

Last week,  Facebook rolled out the Facebook Timeline to all users. The Ocean Conservancy has done just that!

Thoughts on Education in the 21st Century Organization

Kevin Wheeler

Send to Facebook. Old ways die hard. Corporations hang on to the actions that made them successful decades in the past, and seem powerless to change and adapt to changing environments and needs. Corporate education is often the last to change. Brick and mortar still dominate. Current Affairs Future of Talent

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. Do I dare.

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Beth Kanter

Nonprofit organizations are under the gun to keep up with current technology. Social media. Analytics. Websites. Special thanks to Nancy E.

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).

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.

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.

A Dog Named Red Helps Best Friends Animal Society Get Results on Facebook

Beth Kanter

For several years now, nonprofits have been investing time, energy and money building Facebook pages and working to engage supporters on Facebook.

Facebook Bullying: An Open Letter to Zuckerberg, Schrage & Goler

Dan Pontefract

But, alas, I’ve recently developed petulance for one of the world’s finest creations … Facebook. Bullying and Facebook. norms in a 2.0

The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

Diamond Digital IQ  suggests  41% of organizations witness 30% or more of IT expenditures residing elsewhere from IT. ” In the Web 2.0

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?

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer

Beth Kanter

How To Create A Terrific Facebook Cover Image If  You Don’t Have Resources To Hire A Designer  by Guest Post Ash Shepherd. Debra Askanase.

The nitty gritty of Organizations Don't Tweet, People Do

Euen Semple

Some of them are now friends here on Facebook. I am often asked "What is it like to work with The United Nations or The European Commission". struggle with the question because I don''t. work with people who work for those organisations. In fact I will be working with those people in both organisations again in the next couple of weeks.

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

Beth Kanter

Facebook reports that almost three quarters of its 1.2 Twitter is now a primary news channel for a number of international organizations.

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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).

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.

Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations

Beth Kanter

Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations – Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation.

Learnlets » Facebook Apprenticeship

Clark Quinn

How To Use Negative Feedback on Facebook To Improve Your Content Strategy

Beth Kanter

Facebook recently made a change to the EdgeRank Algorithm that increased the importance of Negative Feedback. Flickr Photo by Damian Devilla.

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering Results for Arts Organizations

Beth Kanter

National Study Reveals: Digital and Social Media Are Delivering for Arts Organizations , Guest Post by Mary Trudel and Rory MacPherson.

Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!

Bob Sutton

Today is Facebook’s 10 th Anniversary.   Facebook is an especially instructive scaling case. There was one in Columbia. 

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?

Getting More Value from Your Social Media

Kevin Wheeler

However, most organizations are operating without an overarching strategy that defines how to get a solid and visible return from their social media approaches.  Organizations are creating Facebook fan pages, LinkedIn groups and so on with little understanding of their goals for doing so.  Number converted to hires. Join us.

An Ode to Hierarchy

Dan Pontefract

corporation Culture engagement leadership organization personal poetry hierarchy poem You there, With the jaundice coloured leadership grin.