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.
The Facebook Research
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
JUNE 30, 2014
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
AUGUST 7, 2014
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
MARCH 6, 2013
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
JUNE 4, 2012
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
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.
3 cheap and effective productivity apps
MAY 31, 2012
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
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
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?
Getting Insight from Facebook Insight Requires Sense Making Skills
DECEMBER 21, 2011
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
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
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
MARCH 27, 2015
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.
Publication Day For Scaling Up Excellence -- and Facebook's 10th Anniversary!
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
LinkedIn: Pretty much the very same thing as what I mentioned for Facebook above. And SmartCloud for Social Business does that beautifully.
Applying Avinash Kaushik’s Best Social Metrics Framework for the New Facebook Insights Data
OCTOBER 11, 2011
He also points to a Twitter analytics tool called “ Crowdbooster ” Facebook Insights: Overview of Changes. Hurray!”).
SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
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
SEPTEMBER 23, 2015
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
AUGUST 29, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingThis blog. Innovation.
Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All
JULY 5, 2011
Starting with the no-brainers, both Facebook and LinkedIn. But let’s get started with things properly. Even for us. Till 2007. Yes, sir!
Reflections from 2011 – A World Without Email – The Documentary
JANUARY 6, 2012
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
JULY 30, 2012
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?
JANUARY 22, 2013
In “ Should Companies Allow Facebook at Work? Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsEssentially, personal, private use. .
Facebook Groups: their own Trojan Horse
OCTOBER 7, 2010
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
MAY 4, 2011
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
AUGUST 2, 2012
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?
JULY 19, 2013
Collaboration Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Open Business Personal KM Productivity Tools Very special. Alas, not for me.
The means of production
MAY 1, 2010
The means of production are knowledge, creativity and ingenuity. Knowledgeable people are the means of production.
Google Plus – One50, Two50 and TheRest
JULY 13, 2011
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
OCTOBER 31, 2012
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
MAY 5, 2011
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
AUGUST 3, 2011
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
OCTOBER 20, 2015
Freelancing Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Metablogging Open Business Personal KM Productivity ToolsRegardless.
NOVEMBER 13, 2007
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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
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
AUGUST 31, 2011
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
DECEMBER 28, 2011
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
APRIL 21, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Computingthan ever before. Ombudsman. Writer.
Google Plus – Bridging Together Too Irreconcilable Worlds
JULY 6, 2011
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
JUNE 3, 2010
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
MARCH 14, 2011
IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Personal KM Productivity Tools Social ComputingNo business value.