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The Fallacy of Social Networking

Luis Suarez

Thanks much for the recent concerns shown upon out there through various social channels. Social just for the sake of social is now dead.

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

What Universities Must Learning About Social Networks. Businesses are being transformed into social businesses. The Evolllution.

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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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.

Reflections from 2011 – Focused and Purposeful Social Networking

Luis Suarez

mean, we have only been having social software tools for merely 15 years and we are already starting to hate them, as end-users? So soon?!?!

How technology is transforming events

Ross Dawson

One of my speaking bureau just asked me to provide them with a few quick ideas on how technology is changing events, as one of their key clients is having an internal meeting to discuss their future use of technology in events. After events: - Social networking and discussions among people attending the event.

Have Online Social Networks Become Boring?

Beth Kanter

”   I often used the video at social media workshops back then to generate discussion about how our world is changing. Networks

Technology Integration in K-12

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I was asked, I''m curious as to what you think the three most important things for new teachers to know about technology integration in k-12? 1. teacher who is able to find an online network will find support and resources. Community - teaching can be a lonely profession, and it''s easy to think you face problems nobody else faces.

The Business Value of Social Networks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The January 30 issue of The Economist included a special report on social networking.  But, while “fans claim that new social-networking offerings now being developed for the corporate world will create huge benefits for businesses,”  many companies remain skeptical.  This fear seems groundless. 

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.

Why do you curate? The 3 intents of curation and how they create value

Ross Dawson

I was recently in Rome for 24 hours to run a workshop for the senior technology executives of a global Fortune 50 company.

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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 ’.

Research: The acceleration of Australian banks’ use of social media

Ross Dawson

Social media, used well, provides an opportunity to build relationships in a world in which most financial services are executed online.

A Review of SAP Jam

Dan Pontefract

collaboration micro-blogging mobile networking organization social networking technology Jam sap SAP Jam social

Vancouver is Home to Several ‘Social’ Rock Stars

Dan Pontefract

The social media dashboard juggernaut app known as Hootsuite is used by the NBA , Fox and even the White House. Why not? Summify. You want cool?

Should Employees Schedule Time To Be Social?

Dan Pontefract

Panelists, moderator and the audience … we were there being social because it was scheduled. It didn’t start with a tweet.

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Social Networking: The Benefits Outweigh the Constraints

Nigel Paine

If you sit in the average conference room with, say 40, executives from both the public and private sector and enthuse them about the power, speed and, indeed, empowerment of social networking, you have all the heads nodding in seconds. Social networking slots neatly into this model. Let me explain. Microsoft?s check?

The Social C-Suite

Dan Pontefract

The Social C-Suite. Is the use of internal social media and social learning helping to drive up employee engagement? Get Social.

I’m Not Scared of Email; I Developed a System called DADDIO

Dan Pontefract

But that’s not where electronic mail ends for me. I’m on Twitter, Skype, Google+ and Facebook. And who would blame him? believe him.

Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0However you may still find them useful!

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The focus for this year’s conference was Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy.  The panel was moderated by Beth Noveck , Professor of Law at the New York Law School , who until recently served in the White House as Deputy Chief Technology Officer and leader of the White House Open Government Initiative. Leaders shape polls. 

Jobs, work and technology

Harold Jarche

Tweet Here are some of the observations and insights that were shared on Twitter this past week. Social media: An Epidemic of Insignificance – by @JayDeragon. Everywhere we turn in every form of media we are surrounded with this thing called social media. Meanwhile, new ways of increasing surplus labor have appeared.

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Social media is not social learning. So why is social media not social learning? Social learning is a behavior.

Grandma Got Run Over by a Social

Dan Pontefract

Grandma got run over by a social. Grandma got run over by a social. Grandma got run over by a social. She was such a holiday host.

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Tweet Kings & Pretty Things (aka Micro-Blogging Habits)

Dan Pontefract

Modeling Use Continuance Behavior in Micro-blogging Services: The Case of Twitter. Limayem, M., Hirt, S.G., Barnes, Stuart J.;

The dilemma for professionals: How do you respond to anonymous leaks and slander?

Ross Dawson

However if you do you should do that on a similar social platform to where they originally appeared. The possible responses are: 1. Absolutely.

we are the media

Harold Jarche

As we shift from a market-dominated to a network-dominated society, we do not lose our previous tribal, institutional, and market organizational forms.

Making social media happen in government: case study of NSW Department of Education

Ross Dawson

I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA). At the conference I wrote about the case study of Queensland Police , which is a great example of government bodies creating value through social media. Social media Social networks Web 2.0

New Technology Supporting Informal Learning

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Abstract We often talk about games, simulations and other events in learning, but these technologies support only episodic learning. Equally important are those technologies that provide a context for these learning episodes, an environment where students and interact and converse among themselves. Learning Networks in Practice.

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? #CoFLA

Beth Kanter

Are You Being Left Behind as Technology Ushers In a Whole New Approach to Philanthropy? That’s the power of a networked conversation.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

Melcrum recently released a report on How to use social media to solve critical communication issues , with as usual some great case studies and many practical insights. The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications. Email use will be eroded by social media. Social search will drive value. Enterprise 2.0

The only real social networks are personal ones

Doc Searls

is the question Jeremiah Owyang raised yesterday on Twitter and in facebook. First, I’m not sure a “brand&# can get social at all.

Enterprise Twitter

Jay Cross

Like most old farts, I was reluctant to get into Twitter. If you have no idea what I’m talking about, invest two and a half minutes of your time here: If that’s not enough, here’s Twitter founder Jack Dorsey explaining how people and organizations are using Twitter. Twitter operates in real time.

@Janetter or How I Started to Enjoy Twitter Once Again

Luis Suarez

There used to be a time when I was very much in love with Twitter. It was my favourite social networking tool by far. But then, after a short while, I started hating Twitter. It was through my good friend Rachel Happe that I first heard (Of course, on Twitter!) Yes, that’s right! Or so I am told.

Cooperating in the open

Harold Jarche

Feedback emerges from the network through time. These communities are often nothing more than a bounded social network.

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Grassroots Community Building through Social Networks

Harold Jarche

even wrote my thesis on Learning in the NB Information Technology Workplace in 1998. Other group-forming activities have been more social.

Are social media killing real conversation? An antidote from John.

Steve Denning

» January 11, 2011 Are social media killing real conversation? An information exchange of words; the only currency of social media.

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Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Social Networks and Urbanization

John Hagel

The article provides an interesting overview of social network sites and the various roles they tend to serve, especially for kids.

All things to all people

Harold Jarche

It was reported that only 2% of social sharing happens on Google Plus (G+). I too, do not share much on G+. Sense = Empower = Learn.