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Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on the future of Twitter

Ross Dawson

Continuing our series of conversations on the future with Gerd Leonhard of The Futures Agency and myself, here we discuss the future of 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.

Web 2.0 Corporate Access

Clark Quinn

I’ve been working with Steve Wexler and the eLearningGuild on the eLearning 2.0 This is resulting in some pretty interesting data such as the Web 2.0 Well I can help answer the question about access to YouTube and other Web 2.0 What somewhat surprised me is how much other sites are being blocked: Twitter 11.5%

Detailed stats: Social networks dominate Internet usage, Australia still #1

Ross Dawson

Interestingly Tumblr’s dramatic rise (+183% over the last year) has taken it to overtake Twitter in time spent online. and U.S.

Why microblogging has moved to the heart of enterprise social initiatives

Ross Dawson

Intriguingly, I am hearing that some companies are using Twitter as a free enterprise microblogging platform, using protected accounts.

Four lessons learned from 12 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

” As it turned I wasn’t the last person on the planet to join Twitter, but in my blog post about my arrival on Twitter I reported how I thought Twitter would take away from the limited time I was able to carve out for bloggging, which was my top priority. Enterprise 2.0 It is massively worthwhile (for me).

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

Influence Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Here are the slides for my keynote. The Power of Social Media in Retail.

Keynote: Building Business in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Business relationships Cloud Crowdsourcing Influence Keynote speaker Reputation Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

Serendipity is at the heart of today’s emerging society

Ross Dawson

One of the reasons I love Twitter so much is that it provides a rich substrate for serendipitous connections. You must experience it to know it.

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

Ross Dawson

It seems very unlikely that Twitter will seek to become a broad-based social network. Mobile Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0Today I gave the keynote on Social Media and the Future at Marcus Evans’ CIO Summit. think the degree of uncertainty on this front is too high to make a firm prediction.

Keynote slides: Building Success in a Connected World

Ross Dawson

Cloud Crowdsourcing Enterprise 2.0 Keynote speaker SME Technology Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

How to Replace Top-Down Training with Collaborative Learning (3)

Jay Cross

That’s short for a phrase that kept coming up in conversation when he was writing Enterprise 2.0. Community Informal Learning ITAshare Web 2.0

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

Peter Williams of Deloitte will only hire people who have strong Twitter profiles. Enterprise 2.0 Social media Web 2.0

Blogging is fragmenting into multi-platform content creation – long live blogging!

Ross Dawson

Third , young people under 18 are certainly not drifting to Twitter, but to social networks such as Facebook. First , blogs are not waning.

The Question: What is the most interesting thing you came across today?

Ross Dawson

Twitter has moved from asking ‘what are you doing now?’ ’, and now describes itself as an ‘ information network ‘ The Twitter News Network is a manifestation of the global brain , in which we create value for others by contributing to the visibility and availability of high-value information.

The 90-9-1 Collaboration Paradox: Org’s Should Aim To Reverse It

Dan Pontefract

Gartner published some worldwide summative data in 2010 that outlined the perceived importance of traditional communication technologies and 2.0

Data: What the Fortune Global 100 are doing (and not doing) on social media

Ross Dawson

There has been a rapid shift to multiple social media accounts, with the average company having over 10 Twitter accounts and 10 Facebook pages, across segments, geographies, and purposes. * 25% of the companies have Pinterest accounts, showing they are on top of trends. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Australia Professional services Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0The possible responses are: 1. Absolutely.

The rise of mini-blogging in 2011: Tumblr will continue to soar

Ross Dawson

Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone. Social media Social trends Twitter Web 2.0

Looking for talented editors/ writers / project managers / social media on cool tech, media, and future topics

Ross Dawson

Running the site’s social media, including Twitter and Facebook, to build relationships and visibility. Good understanding of and experience with social media including Twitter. - (Ideally) Understand wireframing and able to work with designers and developers. - (Ideally) Excellent research and highly structured report writing capabilities.

Insights into the evolution of Klout’s algorithm

Ross Dawson

We know that Twitter followers is not a very good indication of influence. Reputation Social media Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0The rise of the reputation economy is one of the most important trends of our time. Klout today unveiled a major change to its algorithm and scores. Using +K as a measure encourages gaming.

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

Ross Dawson

DET CEO Michael Coutts-Trotter embraced social media, including using Twitter and creating a number of YouTube videos. . Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Web 2.0I’m at the launch meeting of the social media community of practice set up by Institute of Public Administration NSW (IPAA).

7 critical aspects of Tibbr’s big step forward for enterprise social software

Ross Dawson

Twitter’s success is founded on its simplicity, including the very simple premise of choosing to follow others’ updates. Facebook, which had previously focused far more on profiles, quickly learned from Twitter and is now based on following friends, brands, and groups. Cloud Enterprise 2.0 The follow paradigm.

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

Those who fail to notice these early signals may find themselves sidelined as Web 2.0 The Web 2.0 Compare Ning (Web 2.0

Compulsory viewing: A CEO perspective on the business value of internal social networks

Ross Dawson

Collaboration Enterprise 2.0 Social media Social networks Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0

Techmeme: The power of the headline

Ross Dawson

The rise of the web has had a big impact on headline writing, not least for search optimization, but also increasingly for aggregation. Yes, be a “thought leader” If your post is linked enough, the automation behind Techmeme will notice and attempt to surface it. - Tip Techmeme on Twitter. Write the very best take.

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

smaller proportion of companies will find that micro-blogging and status updates provide a very effective way of communicating on some tasks, given that many of their staff are familiar with tools such as Twitter and Facebook. Enterprise 2.0 Future of business Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: SOA Versus Web 2.0?

John Hagel

At the end of last year, I posted on the relevance of Web 2.0 " and "Web 2.0 The champions of Web 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: What is Web 2.0?

John Hagel

Redux » What is Web 2.0? Listening to the wide-ranging conversations regarding the Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0.

Where Google+ needs to go: Why we need to be able to follow parts of people’s personas

Ross Dawson

When you start believing that every conscious thought that passes through your head deserves a public stream posting then you start entering into a world of conversational arrogance (the land of Twitter). Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0It has been a key platform in its initial success. chose the latter.

Creating social TV: lessons along the way

Ross Dawson

Future of media Social media Twitter Web 2.0pushes viewer participation to new heights. There is far more to try, and to learn.

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Beijing social media/ future of media meetup on May 19

Ross Dawson

While I’m in Beijing I’m keen to catch up with any local folks on Twitter/ Weibo/ social media and those interested in the future of media. Future of media Social media Twitter Uncategorized Web 2.0As such I’ve set up a Beijing Future of Media/ Social Media meetup on Eventbrite. Date : May 19. 19????Village??6??3?S6-31.

Web 3.0: It Should Be About Transferrable Identity

Dan Pontefract

A well-established research firm recently asked for my thoughts on Web 3.0. Opinions of an actual Web 3.0 learning 2.0 web 3.0

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Navigating with Twitter Mosaic

Jay Cross

Depicting one’s Twitter Mosaic appears to be the Twitter flavor of the month. Followers: Get your twitter mosaic here. …and the followed: Get your twitter mosaic here. dislike dealing with people who look like this: Web 2.0For Twitterati, this could be a handy way to message a follower.

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Navigating with Twitter Mosaic

Jay Cross

Depicting one’s Twitter Mosaic appears to be the Twitter flavor of the month. Followers: Get your twitter mosaic here. …and the followed: Get your twitter mosaic here. dislike dealing with people who look like this: Web 2.0For Twitterati, this could be a handy way to message a follower.

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Secrets of Working Smarter

Jay Cross

One of the things I like best about Twitter is the collegial, friendly fire-ish banter among L & D professionals. By Jane Bozarth. Doubt me?

"Six ways to make Web 2.0 work" (McKinsey Quarterly)

Mark Oehlert

So I am actually generally impressed by the McKinsey Quarterly and particularly their Web site. told you this would be important." They are: 1.

stevenberlinjohnson.com: Twitter

Steven Berlin Johnson

stevenberlinjohnson.com « Literary Style By The Numbers | Main | OpenSocial » Twitter Okay, I caved. Im twittering. The interface is much cleaner and Twitter's apps don't work that great with Vista. Why The Web Is Like A Rain Forest. Discover column on Web 2.0. Please try again.

Twitter TechSmith LinkedIn Learning Strategy

Tony Karrer

The Truth About Twitter - Social Enterprise Blog , May 11, 2009 Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators - Don't Waste Your Time , May 9, 2009 Twitter and Webinars - eLearning Technology , May 14, 2009 Developing a PLE Using Web 2.0 The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals.

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

The one thing I can state definitively at this point is that the toolkit of Web 2.0 Visual Guide to Circles in Google+ by @ross.