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100 Twitter accounts for Philomaths (Lovers of Learning)

Jane Hart

Listed in alphabetical order, you probably won’t want to follow them ALL – but if you do, here is my ForPhilomaths Twitter list.

Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?

Ross Dawson

Recently web monitoring firm Semiocast published a list of the top 20 countries in number of Twitter accounts.

Management in Networks

Harold Jarche

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

On my 3rd Twitter birthday: 7 reasons Twitter is central to my life

Ross Dawson

Earlier today I noticed it’s three years since my life on Twitter began. It now seems strange to me that I was such a late starter compared to many other connected folk, given that Twitter is now so central to my life. Yes Twitter can be time-consuming. Here are 7 reasons why Twitter has become central to my life. 1.

Principles of Networked Unmanagement

Harold Jarche

In networks, cooperation trumps collaboration. As we shift to a networked economy, our organizational frameworks have to change.

Twitter for Learning – 55 Great Articles

Tony Karrer

In a recent conversation, I was asked what I thought about twitter as a learning tool. But I also think that there’s a lot more help now around how to make effective use of Twitter as a learning tool. subQuark , June 14, 2009 Twitter Collaboration Stories eLearning Technology. Now What?

Twitter Is Where Conversations Go To Die

Luis Suarez

What Twitter did, to use companies like Seesmic to grow and now killing them with their new API rules, is evil. Nobody reads Twitter anymore.

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

Luis Suarez

Over three years ago I wrote a blog entry over here about Twitter under the provocative heading: ‘ Twitter is where conversations go to die ’.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Networks are the glue that connects us. Networks Social Learning

[VIDEO] The flow of Twitter around the world

Ross Dawson

Twitter has created a nice video showing how much and when the unique moment of 11:11 on 11.11.11 was mentioned around the world last Friday, as below.

Network Learning: Working Smarter

Harold Jarche

We need to re-think workplace learning for a networked society. Social learning is about getting things done in networks. 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.

Using network perspectives to visualize changing culture and meaning

Ross Dawson

The slides to his presentation at SXSW today on Culture Networks and the codes that drive them are available below.

[2b2k] MOOCs as networks

David Weinberger

Siva Vaidhyanathan [twitter: sivavaid ] has a really well-done (as usual) article that reminds us that for all the excitement about Massive Open Online Courses — which he shares — we still have to figure out how to do them right. It would encourage links within and outside of the course network. Feel free to stop here.).

Why Twitter Team Tweeting Works

Beth Kanter

Colorado Coalition for the Medically Underserved is a state network that links resources with people who can make change happen in Colorado.

The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Traditional Hierarchies inside Social Networks – Not So Much an Oxymoron Anymore  . Personally, I am doing just fine. At least, for now.

Scenarios for the downfall of Facebook and a new landscape for social networks

Ross Dawson

In question time after my keynote I was asked whether Facebook will still be the dominant social network in 5 years. In this case, we need to tell a credible story on how Facebook loses its predominant position in social networks. It seems very unlikely that Twitter will seek to become a broad-based social network.

Networks, networks, networks

Harold Jarche

Here are some of the things I learned via Twitter this past week. It’s not the size of your network that matters but how you engage folks of diverse opinion & practice – Neighbor Networks. This argument implies that one cannot hope to get ahead of others just by finding the “right” network.

Smarter Nonprofit Networking: Building A Professional Network That Works for You

Beth Kanter

like to balance two different approaches to professional networking,   strategic and serendipitous. … Read More Professional Networking

How Do I Get My Nonprofit’s CEO To Use Twitter or other Social Media?

Beth Kanter

Here’s another example about a nonprofit CEO (Helen Clark of UNDP) using Twitter to engage audiences about policy. 3. ” 1.

Don’t Simply Follow on Twitter, You Should Spend Time Reviewing

Dan Pontefract

In December of 2012, Twitter announced it had surpassed 200 million users. Those tweets are buried on the profile of a Twitter user.

Beyond Institutions Personal Learning in a Networked World

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

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.

How Do I Make Sense of Social Networking Tools

Luis Suarez

Ohhh, and when I am online Twitter becomes my living, rather dynamic, and collaboratively filtered RSS newsfeed. Slack does the trick. Openness.

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Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter

Beth Kanter

Policy makers, another target audience, were also using Twitter as a communications channel. Encourage setting up Twitter Lists and Hashtags.

Crosspost from NWWCoP: Twitter Chats and Tweetups

Nancy White

This is a crosspost from the Network Weavers Community of Practice! How to Run Twitter Chats. Mashable’s Twitter Chat tips.

Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business

Luis Suarez

Will social networking tools become our next Pandora’s Box, just like email is today for most of us? first came about. … No?

Australia takes the wrong path on Twitter advertising disclosure

Ross Dawson

On Saturday I was interviewed on ABC24 about the news that Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) had said that it is acceptable for celebrities to do paid promotions on Twitter without disclosing their affiliation. Twitter is media. Australia Social media Social trends TwitterThat is absolutely fine.

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.

iSchool Networked Learning PKM Resources

Harold Jarche

Tweet This is a follow-up from the Networked Learning (PKM) workshop I conducted for the iSchool Institute yesterday. Join now. netlearn.

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Google Plus and Twitter – How They Work for Me Hand in Hand

Luis Suarez

both Google Plus and Twitter will be walking along, hand in hand, for yours truly. Not Twitter’s any longer. Quite the opposite!

Social Networking and Going Back to Basics

Luis Suarez

That’s why I keep questioning the validity of social networking out there in the open if we cannot longer be at the center of the interactions.

Google Plus – One Social Networking Tool to Rule Them All

Luis Suarez

No longer would there be a need to keep up with multiple social networking environments, with multiple networks, with multiple levels of interactions.

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Earthquake turns TV networks into print

Doc Searls

Twitter , for continuous brief reports and pointage to sources. Yes, news matters to TV networks, but it’s gravy. Not true for TV.

Industrialisation of Social Networking for the Enterprise

Luis Suarez

Or, to put it in other words, automation of your social networking presence. Has it damaged the health and trust of your social networks?

What the network saw

Harold Jarche

Network Thinking (December) Network thinking can fundamentally change our view of hierarchical relationships. Communities

Rwanda and Twitter

Beth Kanter

Movement Building Networks@ Rubsfido @ jfclearywisc social media ia a great platform for learning. Feed a child, feed a nation! V572VRhP.

Restoring the Network of Bloggers

David Weinberger

It’s an homage to Libby Miller [twitter: LibbyMiller ] and Dan Brickley ‘s [twitter: danbri ] FOAF — Friend of a Friend — idea, which was both brilliant and well-named. Your FOAF file lists who you consider to be in your social network — your friends, family, colleagues, acquaintances, etc. have 0.02

Finding the time for networked learning

Harold Jarche

Finding the right information faster can be addressed individually through frameworks like networked learning ( personal knowledge management ).

How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

Beth Kanter

Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network. Housekeeping

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Why Building Resilient Networks Matter

Beth Kanter

Lessons Learned About Resilient Networks from Super Storm Sandy by Pat Brandes, Executive Director, the Barr Foundation. Networks