Where news website traffic comes from: Google vs Facebook

Ross Dawson

Among the interesting insights was data on how news website traffic comes from Google and Facebook, shown below. Facebook is the #2 or #3 sources of traffic for five of the top newssites, with Huffington Post at the top with 8% and New York Times with 6%.

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. We had more than 425 million MAUs who used Facebook mobile products in December 2011. Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Facebook completely dominates the social networking and blogging space, with over 70 times the next most prominent social networking site. Facebook also dramatically surpasses the amount of time spent on Google, however Google is still mostly not a destination site.

The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook

Ross Dawson

We have just heard about how Queensland Police used Facebook and Twitter for disaster communication during the extensive flooding in January. In the first 6 months of establishing their Facebook page they gained 8,000 likes, just by sharing interesting information online. When the Queensland floods hit, their Facebook page in the space of a few days moved to 160,000 likes. Both the public and media were getting their information from the Facebook page.

The continuing devaluation of LinkedIn connections

Ross Dawson

On Facebook you can message someone you don’t think you know who has invited you to be their friend to ask them why they’ve asked to connect. Perhaps you do know them but have forgotten or they’ve changed their name. Possibly, if you treat Facebook as a more open network, you might connect with someone you don’t know who is genuinely wanting to be friendly. Enterprise 2.0 Reputation Social media Social networks Uncategorized Web 2.0

Futurist conversations: Ross Dawson and Gerd Leonhard on Open vs Closed Systems

Ross Dawson

Facebook has become more open over time due to customer pressure, however now that Google+ has provided a ready way to export personal profiles that changes the competitive landscape in social networks. * Future of business Social media Uncategorized Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Corporate participation in social media is high though not yet pervasive, with 82% of the companies on Twitter (compared to 65% in 2010), 74% on Facebook (up from 54%), and 79% on YouTube (up from 50%). * The average Fortune 100 company has almost 15,000 followers on their Twitter account, almost 3x a year earlier, and over 150,000 likes on Facebook. Social media Social networks Twitter Web 2.0

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7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

From the 1990s, email fundamentally changed how most jobs were done. Based on the rapid emergence of social media and other new communication platforms, there are seven key aspects to how organisational communication will change. A 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

Stager, Logo and Web 2.0

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

Gary Stager offers an impressive assessment of the use of Web 2.-0 His criticisms are directed mostly toward David Warlick and others who are advocating the 'revolutionary' use of Web 2.0 I think his criticisms are effective against the School 2.0 And I think that it is because the School 2.0 However, there are some primary differences between Logo (and its variants) and the panoply of Web 2.0 tools, including: The Web 2.0 The 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 For those who have not been following my blog, I attempted my own definition of Web 2.0 Some of Dions key postings on this topic are "Running a business on Web-based software" , "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 Unfortunately, as the Wikipedia entry on Web 2.0 Google AdSense is Web 2.0. Ofoto is Web 1.0; Flickr is Web 2.0." Web 2.0

Web 2.0 - Consumer vs. Enterprise Use

Tony Karrer

that discusses the difference in how Web 2.0 I've talked about adoption of web 2.0 tools in the enterprise before in this blog: Adoption of Web 2.0 and eLearning 2.0 Revisited Enterprise 2.0 - What's the PU? Where Will the Change Come From? Facilitating Adoption of Web 2.0 Tools Emergence or Big System Web 2.0 This wave of change is going to happen by personal and group adoption.

Google+ and the Unsettled World of Social Media

Andy McAfee

A lot of us don’t love that Twitter is limited to very short messages and Facebook connections are symmetric (if you’re my Fbook friend, I’m automatically yours), so G+ tackles these limitations.

The Daily Tweets

Jay Cross

Three-quarters of this was generated one way or another by my prolific pal Harold Jarche, but still, it amazed me how a change of format brought things to my attention. Facebook /Jay Cross. Web 2.0I did not want to like paper.il, the new, personal Twitter aggregater.

Review of Tibbr social enterprise platform – keynote at Sydney launch on February 8

Ross Dawson

Dennis is a famous curmudgeon and cynic, a while ago summarizing his views as Enterprise 2.0: What a crock , so it’s a real turn-around for him to now write TIBCO launches tibbr: enough to make Enterprise 2.0 ReadWriteWeb says TIBCO’s tibbr May Be the Enterprise 2.0

Activating Latent Knowledge Capacity

George Siemens

After about a decade of experience with web 2.0, In many ways, this is where computing was in two separate phases: pre-Microsoft Office and pre-Facebook. Facebook plays a similar integrative role for participative technologies. For people who had been blogging since late 1990′s or early 2000′s, Facebook wasn’t of much value. Facebook made connecting easy and they were rewarded as a billion+ people joined. While “web 2.0″,

Learning = getting the job done

Jay Cross

Without a doubt, Web 2.0 By leveraging the thinking and approaches, as well as the tools and technologies, of the Web 2.0 With the advent of “Web 2.0,” we can begin to move beyond the next generation of e-Learning to the next generation of learning itself: Learning 2.0.

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But they brought withthem some radical changes to the idea of learning itself. This changed the natureof a computer program from a single entity that processed data to a collectionof independent entities - objects - that interacted with each other: they couldsend messages to each other to prompt responses, one could be 'contained' inanother, or one could be 'part' of another. The core ideas of web 2.0 Web 2.0 The core technology of web 2.0

10 most popular blog posts on the living networks of 2012

Ross Dawson

I have just had a look at the most popular posts this year on my blog, and very interestingly almost all of the top dozen were written before this year, with perennials like the launches of our Web 2.0

2012?s Top articles on Working Smarter

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily points to ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 After Facebook fails. Web 2.0

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Everything’s Coming Up Networks (except learning)

Jay Cross

” Yesterday IBM presented a compelling case for social business excellence at the Enterprise 2.0 David Weinberger’s Too Big To Know convinced me that networks have radically changed the notion of what constitutes knowledge. Facebook-itus.

World wide puddle

Doc Searls

His latest book, The Shallows , explored the changes in our lives and minds caused by moving too much of both online — again before others began noticing how much the Net was starting to look like a handbasket. Zeno’s Paradox 2.0: While the rhetoric of Web 2.0

[2b2k] [berkman] Alison Head on how students seek information

David Weinberger

Alison plays a video: How have things changed? It’s a Web 2.0 The old days of dreading group projects are ending; satudents sometimes post their topics on Facebook to elicit reactions and help. The expectations from information has changed.

Sexting Apps Versus Helping Cure Cancer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

She notes that the median age of HP employees is 39, compared to 26 at Facebook. “The What they care about is coming up with more web apps.” . I recently read a very interesting article in the NY Times Magazine - Silicon Valley’s Youth Problem. “In

Some Puzzling Questions about Innovation in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Similar changes in labor composition have been taking place in just about every country. . With the pace of technological change making heads spin, we tend to think of our age as the most innovative ever,” it points out. Then came Web 2.0

What Universities Must Learn About Social Networks

Jay Cross

Many companies rely on Facebook, Twitter, and other consumer applications to connect their people. Some schools are comfortable encouraging students, faculty, and adminstratoin to use consumer apps on the open web. A handful of universities have adopted some aspects of web 2.0

Social Business: e-business 2.0. and Beyond

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

So, as Web 2.0 technologies and Social Media applications emerged several years later, it is natural that e-business would have now evolved into something like e-business 2.0 , continuing to leverage (the more recent advances of) the Internet for business value. But, as Sandy observes in Get Bold , Social Business goes way beyond its Web 2.0 That is why I now think that we have gone way beyond e-business 2.0.

Adjusting to Life in a Hyperconnected World

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Furthermore, the Web has evolved toward its Web 2.0 , social networking phase. In the last few years, the explosive growth of smart mobile devices, cloud services and apps, broadband wireless networks, Twitter and Facebook have propelled us from a flat to a hyperconnected world. We short-change ourselves. [W]e And that third idea, that we will never have to be alone, is central to changing our psyches.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Convergence of educational institutions to the supply chain of corporate training will change the supplier landscape. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways.

Social Business in the Age of the Customer

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Starting about a decade ago with the rise of Web 2.0 , we have seen the explosive growth of social media technologies, - e.g., blogs, wikis and podcasts, - as well as platforms like Twitter, Facebook and YouTube with hundreds of millions of users. This puts business and government leaders at risk of being overcome by the tidal wave of rapid change and innovation spearheaded by knowledge-empowered customers, partners, and competitors.”.

Why Corporate Training is Broken And How to Fix It

Jay Cross

The world around corporate training has changed. Traditional training departments cannot build courses fast enough to keep up with the speed of change. In the late 1990s, the web changed everything. Google search for web resources.

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I Know It When I See It

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet I Know It When I See It by Andrew McAfee on January 27, 2009 More and more often these days I get asked “Does [offering X] from [vendor Y] qualify as an Enterprise 2.0 Whose products at present come closest to enabling Web 2.0-style collaboration and interaction in enterprise environments? The Web as a whole, and especially the Web 2.0 The moniker “2.0

Finally a great E20 tool - and people play the social card!

Martijn Linssen

Im only kidding about "great E20 tool" there of course) A double post by Dennis Howlett on Tibcos Tibbr and a few others by a few others led me to write this one - not many people get it, it seems Enterprise 2.0 tibbr is the poster child for Enterprise 2.0, Enterprise 2.0:

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The ‘Occupy IT’ Movement of Organizations

Dan Pontefract

” In the Web 2.0 This is not merely about BYOD (bring your own device), nor the recent success of Apple nor is it because Facebook is getting close to one billion users.

Open Learning, Open Networks

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

I don't use Facebook anymore and I sometimes feel like an outcast now, so I get it. Here are your 20 ideas," and everything's changing again. But as with everything else, the environment is continually changing. People say that anything you do on the web is permanent.

Musings on “community management” Part 2 | Full Circle Associates

Nancy White

In the past this has been about the inward set of processes around hosting, moderation and facilitation of web based discussion communities – large or small. Sometimes I like to look at these “new&# roles emerging in our Web 2.0 Welcome to my web home.

July bonanza at Working Smarter Daily

Jay Cross

Working Smarter Daily draws upon ideas from design thinking, network optimization, brain science, user experience design, learning theory, organizational development, social business, technology, collaboration, web 2.0 The fabulous case study of Queensland Police on Facebook - Ross Dawson , July 18, 2011. How technological and social change are feeding on each other in an accelerating spiral - Ross Dawson , July 26, 2011.

Please, Hamel, Don't Hurt 'Em

Andy McAfee

Photo of Andrew McAfee Home Blog About RSS Andrew McAfees Blog The Business Impact of IT Tweet Please, Hamel, Don’t Hurt ‘Em by Andrew McAfee on March 31, 2009 On March 24, Gary Hamel posted to his Wall Street Journal Management 2.0 blog “ The Facebook Generation vs. the Fortune 500 ,&# an entry in which he spelled out: “12 work-relevant characteristics of online life. And my work on Enterprise 2.0 Leaders expand their toolkit by using 2.0

Notes from ALT-C

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

"The notion of students as change agents is a relatively new concpt." -- Malcom Ryan Rachel Winston How we can shape the development of a new culture of learning by creating a new partnership between students and educators. FE teach English to the families of students who study there - give learners the space to collaborate and influence they environment - change requires dislogue - so talk to your neigbour now Our research with D2L.

[hyperpublic] Panel 2 :Experience and re-creation

David Weinberger

With our surveillance equipment, x-ray vision is becoming pervasive, changing the definition of the private. Web 1.0 Web 2.0 Protests happen, they get filmed and posted on Facebook. Design becomes essentially important when there are changes. Q: [tim from facebook] Every design for any networked system has consequences. But, as danah says, changing those decisions can be dangerous and disruptive. Jeffrey Schnapp introduces the second panel.