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. However given the current market landscape and trends over the last couple of years, the most likely outcome is that Facebook will still dominate. 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.

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 I somewhat understand why MySpace might get blocked (28%) but given how many people are using Facebook for business connections, blocking it at almost the same rate is a little bit of a surprise.

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

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

Ross Dawson

Twitter: * CBA, NAB, and Westpac are very active on Twitter. Facebook: * CBA and NAB have recently starting engaging strongly on Facebook, including discussions on sports and natural disasters. These are often used to give access to videos on Facebook or Twitter.

Keynote: Social Media in Fashion Retailing

Ross Dawson

The presentation covers three domains: The Social Landscape : A quick overview of the role of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Tumblr in fashion retailing. Influence 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. Salesforce.com’s social network application was inspired by Facebook. Salesforce.com’s Chatter began its life as in-house Twitter. Community Informal Learning ITAshare Web 2.0

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

Ross Dawson

Drawing on a new Pew Internet report on Social Media & Mobile Internet Use Among Teens and Young Adults , The New York Times headline is: Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter. The biggest users of Twitter are 18-24 year olds, however older people are also major users.

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

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

Ross Dawson

The article says: Social media strategist Ross Dawson says it is inevitable that more sites such as Firm Spy will spring up and organisations need to decide how they will deal with cristicim that can be from anonymous sources, or through social media such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn groups.

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

Ross Dawson

Here is an excerpt from the article on mini-blogging: The popularity of Twitter in part reflects a desire for immediate gratification in posting and consumption of information. Traditional blogs are too much work for most people, and Twitter is certainly not for everyone.

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.

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

Ross Dawson

Once the policy was in place and staff were being educated on the issues, the executives started feeling far more comfortable providing more access to social media, including Facebook. Coverage was very positive, including an article in Sydney Morning Herald called Facebook opened up to school teachers. DET CEO Michael Coutts-Trotter embraced social media, including using Twitter and creating a number of YouTube videos. . Enterprise 2.0

Edge Perspectives with John Hagel: Complacency and Web 2.0

John Hagel

A number of recent events suggest a potentially significant evolution of Web 2.0 Those who fail to notice these early signals may find themselves sidelined as Web 2.0 Om Malik did a posting late last week on “Web 2.0: The Web 2.0 Web 2.0

7 Shifts: The Future of Social Media and Internal Communications

Ross Dawson

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. Ross Dawson is Chairman of international consulting firm Advanced Human Technologies and author of books including Implementing Enterprise 2.0. 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 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 3.0: It Should Be About Transferrable Identity

Dan Pontefract

A well-established research firm recently asked for my thoughts on Web 3.0. Whereas in the telecom space, there is consensus with the definitions of 2G, 3G, 3G+ and 4G networks, I’m not entirely certain if Web 3.0 Opinions of an actual Web 3.0 Web 2.0 learning 2.0

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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.

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

My Views on Learnist, the latest ‘social learning’ venture

Dan Pontefract

Brought to you by the makers of Grockit – an online social learning test prep service for items such as GMAT, SAT, ACT and GRE – Learnist is an attempt to crowd-source knowledge, information and content into a manner that is a cross between Web 2.0 enterprise 2.0

Social Media is not Social Learning

Dan Pontefract

Andreas Kaplan and Michael Haenlein define social media as: <a> group of Internet-based applications that build on the ideological and technological foundations of Web 2.0, You're reading fresh content from Dan Pontefract at Brave New Org: There, I said it.

The Daily Tweets

Jay Cross

I did not want to like paper.il, the new, personal Twitter aggregater. Nonetheless, it is so easy to set up, I filled in the blank with my Twitter list of Internet Time Alliance colleagues. Facebook /Jay Cross. Twitter /jaycross. Web 2.0

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Facebook on iPhone (Inside Facebook)

Mark Oehlert

Thistranslation of the desktop-based Facebook experience is flawless. Issues I have with Facebook are 1. maybe we should just let the students choose to interact and network with each other, by themselves, in Facebook and 2. books futures Web 2.0

Celebrating and reflecting on 10 years of blogging

Ross Dawson

My first post on the Trends in Living Networks blog was on October 5, 2002, beginning: The emergence of the “living web”: In just the same way as the networks are coming to life, the language that we use to describe this new world is emerging and evolving. In the last few months, the blogging community has started using the term “living web” to describe the flow of information in the networks. Social media Web 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″,

E-Learning Generations

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

The same vendors thatsold these tools - companies like Microsoft and Adobe - sold web production andviewing tools. This leads us next to the fourth generation, paradoxicallycalled web 2.0 - and in the field of online learning, e-learning 2.0. The core ideas of web 2.0 But two major phenomena describe web 2.0 - first, therise of social networks, and second, the creation of content and services thatcan interact with those networks. 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.

The Daily Me is finally arriving with the convergence of social news and tablets

Ross Dawson

has (presumably) collected on what links are shared on Twitter and other social networks. The first is the degree and breadth to which people actively flag their interest in news, entertainment and information, primarily through Twitter and Facebook, but also a host of other platforms. In addition, the iPad provides a better monetization mechanism for news aggregators than the web. Tags: Future of media Social media Social networks Web 2.0

Is George Siemens Right? Social Media is like Letters to the Editor

Dan Pontefract

As best I can interpret what he argued, George suggests that: Social Media (SM) is defined as external Web 2.0 tools specifically including Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Quora and FourSquare. not a Tweet, Google+ post, Facebook status update or FourSquare location check-in.

Replacing Email?

Stephen Downes: Half an Hour

But I do have active Facebook and Twitter accounts (from which I'll average a couple of messages a day) and I'm not *that* technologically archaic. My website gets a lot of views on the web - almost a million page views in the last six months - and the number of email recipients of my newsletter continues to grow slowly, now over 3300 a day and around 5000 for the weekly. Especially the web. Like web 2.0,

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Reclaim Blogging – On Why Your Blog Still Is Your Best Personal Branding Social Tool

Luis Suarez

Yes, it’s true that I have dumped a good number of social software tools out there on the Social Web in favour of G+ itself, or, at least, thanks to it I have reduced my involvement with those social tools quite a bit.

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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 Which countries have the most Twitter users per capita?

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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Top 10 Tools for Learning 2016

Luis Suarez

Twitter : [ Education, Workplace Learning and Personal & Professional Learning ] Coming up, and pretty close, as my number #2 Learning tool, it would be Twitter. From the good old days of the Web 2.0,

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World wide puddle

Doc Searls

That’s why the extensive brain activity that Small discovered in Web searchers may be more a cause for concern than for celebration. Zeno’s Paradox 2.0: The summary: In the mid-2000s, journalists and businesspeople heralded “Web 2.0” While the rhetoric of Web 2.0

nigelpaine.com - Blog - The Now Show

Nigel Paine

Those naughty boys on the Now Show have turned their febrile attentions to web 2.0 FaceBook. Twitter. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. nigelpaine.com. Leadership. Learning. Technology. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. Navigation. Links. Articles. Presentations. Photos. Discussions. Guestbook. Contact. Send Email. More About This Website. Tweet.

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

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Grows - But Creating "eLearning 2.0 Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. When everyone has a mobile device with web access, clearly there are opportunities to provide content in new ways. Still I'm going to be reading closely things like: Enterprise 2.0:

Whatever Happened to Critical Thinking?

Luis Suarez

one of the core founding elements of the so-called Web 2.0 And that was pretty ok, because upon checking their different Twitter accounts I was finding out that plenty of those bloggers have moved their blogging into someone else’s homes (Facebook, LinkedIn’s Pulse, Medium, etc.

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: