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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.

The Facebook Research

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The Facebook experiments are actually very clever. Facebook has been tinkering with this content stream since day one. Facebook is an advertising company, and therefore the product it sells is the induction of beliefs in the users. But Facebook is not doing it in secret; it''s all over ther news.

UX Week 2014 Keynote Josh Clark on the Future of Digital Product Design

Adaptive Path

In this interview, Josh and I talk about the current trends in digital product design, and where those trends might be heading.

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.

Total Institutions, Productivity, and Unemployment

Bob Sutton

  The result is that, especially here in Silicon Valley, the notion of work-life balance is pure fiction most of the time (Sheryl Sandberg may go home at 530 every day, but the folks at Facebook did an all-night hack-a-thon right before the IPO.  This isn't an original idea, but it has been gnawing at me lately. 

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.

3 cheap and effective productivity apps

Dan Pink

The idea is similar to Jerry Seinfeld’s ruthlessly elegant productivity tip. Set The next is  Replay My Day , a $1.99 app that captures your Facebook updates, Tweets, photos, notes, just about anything else you want and plots them by location. Personal Productivity Self-managementNeed a life-hack fix? Got a couple bucks?

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.

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?

Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills

Beth Kanter

Virtual collaboration: ability to work productively, drive engagement, and demonstrate presence as a member of a virtual team. [link].

Facebook + WhatsApp means it’s time to double down on new investments

Doc Searls

Over on the ProjectVRM blog I make  a long-form case  for why  Facebook   buying   WhatsApp  for  $19 billion dollars in cash and stock  is a Good Thing. Stop right now and read Four Numbers That Explain Why Facebook Acquired WhatsApp , a post by Sequoia Capital , WhatsApp’s main VC. Payments are headed to mobile, for real.

On taking personalized ads personally

Doc Searls

In the pile of comments under the post on Facebook I wrote about here yesterday, Christopher Brock writes a long and thoughtful response that pretty much represents the thinking of the adtech business today. Yes it is, because Facebook is in the business of delivering personalized ads. Or because you’re being targeted personally.

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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. 

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

LinkedIn: Pretty much the very same thing as what I mentioned for Facebook above. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully.

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Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data

Beth Kanter

He also points to a Twitter analytics tool called “ Crowdbooster ” Facebook Insights:  Overview of Changes. Hurray!”).

Moron Facebook

Martijn Linssen

Actually, I mean “More on Facebook,” but as I was once accused of using fancy headlines to draw clicks (to this site with no advertising), I thought I would play the part and see if that behavior makes any difference. Also, this isn’t about Facebook at all. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc., Not really.

Is Twitter Where Connections Go to Die? – The Unfollowing Experiment

Luis Suarez

Move on to the next shiny object where you think everyone else is hanging out usually (Nowadays, it’s Facebook, apparently # Meh )  . Always.

Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThis blog. Innovation.

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Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. Till 2007. Yes, sir!

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Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary

Luis Suarez

But it doesn’t end up there just sharing those good practices, productivity tips and whatever other hacks on making the most out of email.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Yes, where are you going to go the day when Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Slideshare, Tumblr, etc. Personally, I am doing just fine.

Should Companies Block Access to Digital Tools?

Luis Suarez

In “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsEssentially, personal, private use. .

Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse

Martijn Linssen

Mark at #FB Now I dont think very highly of the Social aspect of Facebook, given the events over the last months. An awful lot, really. world!

5 Reasons Why Activity Streams Will Save You From Information Overload

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingI heart Activity Streams. live them.

Transforming the Workplace with Radical Management by Steve Denning

Luis Suarez

But in reality what we are seeing is how platforms  like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, etc. To name Authority and Money. To name: .

Google Plus – Who Owns the Filter Bubble?

Luis Suarez

Collaboration Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Very  special. Alas, not for me.

The means of production

Harold Jarche

The means of production are knowledge, creativity and ingenuity. Knowledgeable people are the means of production.

Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingYes, it’s that good!

The best 82-minute movie on mastery I’ve ever seen

Dan Pink

Share on Facebook. Motivation Personal ProductivityOno is obsessed with his craft, so much that sushi ideas come to him in his dreams.

Smart Filtering – On Humanising and Socialising the Web

Luis Suarez

world, and followed by some of the most popular social networking sites at the moment today: like Facebook. deployment within whatever business.

Living “A World Without Email” … in Google Plus

Luis Suarez

In Google Plus we don’t facebook, nor tweet , we just basically share. And here is why. Thus stay tuned for them coming up shortly!

10th Year Blogiversary – The Unfinished Journey of Blogging and Why It Matters

Luis Suarez

Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsRegardless.

Facebook Fridays

Tony Karrer

A mistitled article - found via Bill Ives on the FastForward blog - Serena Software Adopts Facebook as Corporate Intranet. This initiative will start today and will be rolled out in 18 countries where the company has offices. You are more likely to connect farther away from people you know.

Narrate Your Work, Working Out Loud, with Google Plus

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsTake it to the next level.

The Big Three – How To Handle Your Fragmented Social Life

Luis Suarez

Like if I would delete my Facebook account would that mean I am less social now and may have lost my social mojo? Rather well. Google Plus.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social EnterpriseSo soon?!?! Really? think so.

Community Managers and the Art of Facilitating Communities Effectively

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingthan ever before. Ombudsman. Writer.

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Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds

Luis Suarez

Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThe communities will come as a result.

Facebook and the User Experience of Privacy

Adaptive Path

Although few of them would describe it this way, many of the people agitating for change to Facebook are really asking for changes to the user experience, not to Facebook’s policies or even functionality. This recent graphic from the New York Times summarizes the chief complaint with Facebook quite nicely.

Social Networking Gets Serious – #prayforjapan

Luis Suarez

IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.