Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need
The Social Media Hat
MAY 30, 2016
Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Make Sure That Your Social Profiles Are Cleaned Up And Ready For The Coming Year When my sister and I were growing up, as soon as the weather started to be consistently warm, we'd spend a weekend helping our mom with "Spring Cleaning." Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.
The Other Side Of Privacy
MAY 16, 2011
You can't throw a rock and not hit a concern about privacy and the use of our data online. From newer media initiatives (think Facebook Beacon ) to cyber-attacks (see what Sony has been dealing with ), not a week goes by that some sort of privacy breach or plans for a corporation to do something funky with consumer's data isn't in the news. I've said it before and I'll say it again, if you join an online social network or sign-up to an online service, its incumbent on you to review and understand the terms and conditions. The other side of privacy. privacy.
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Used it?
Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’
OCTOBER 1, 2010
The Techcrunch acquisition dispels those myths 2 days ago « People on the Move in the Social Business Industry: Sept 21, 2010 Upcoming Research Teaser: What do Employers Want in a Corporate Social Media Strategist? Managing these multiple login systems from all these social networks is cumbersome due to changing APIs, protocols. Or do I interpret this wrong?
How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant
NOVEMBER 20, 2012
Think about it: what possible incentive would there be to cede the autonomy that other social networks offer? Jim Dougherty is chief writer and ringleader at leaderswest.com , a social media and technology blog that sometimes veers into the bizarre but never into the mundane. Guest Posts Jim Dougherty Social Media facebook privacy in social media teenagers and social networks
MARCH 12, 2012
If you have been living under a rock and don’t know what Pinterest is, check out my article on why Pinterest might be able to beat Google+ as the next “big” social network. “Member Content” means all Content that a Member posts, uploads, publishes, submits or transmits to be made available through the Site, Application or Services. “So what?”
The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks
MAY 19, 2010
Everyone’s talking about the launch of Togetherville , a social network designed to bring parents and their kids together with the goal of learning responsible social networking. Does Any serious adult user of Twitter, Facebook, or MySpace knows these sites are both social and anti-social. In other words, they are not using a social network.
Everyone’s a curator now…
The Way of the Web
OCTOBER 9, 2011
We’ve talked for years about citizen journalism and self-publishing, but more important than the channels of distribution are the ways in which content and context are discoved via search engines and social recommendations, and the fact that theoretically this leads to any piece of content available online being indexable, findable and potentially popular. All totally normal.
Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011
JANUARY 9, 2012
In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. How To: Get More Qualified Followers on Twitter by Social Media Today.
Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?
SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
There’s no doubt about the fact that patients are becoming more vocal in the social media space. Doctors that I have discussed social media with have a broad range of opinions about whether they should engage with their patients online. Boomers are often the polar opposite worrying about the time required, technical concerns, and potential privacy issues that may arise.
Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks
APRIL 21, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on April 21, 2010 Share Back in March 2008, Facebook was poised to overtake MySpace, but it wasn’t yet the most popular social network in the world. Now it’s obliterating everybody. Average Age of a Facebook User?
Women Dominate Social Networks | pamorama
AUGUST 3, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Women Dominate Social Networks by Pam Dyer on August 3, 2010 Share According to a new study from comScore , social networking sites reach a higher percentage of women than men. Globally, women demonstrate higher engagement levels with social networking sites than men.
Breaking Up Google
JANUARY 27, 2014
Revenue is derived from a wide array of advertising properties, including search, YouTube, ads in products like Gmail, and the far reaching AdWords network. Because of Google’s size, every business owner and media publisher must at a minimum pay attention to these changes, if not yield to them. Most content publishers would stop trying to make Google+ work.
Embarrassing updates in social media
JUNE 29, 2012
Now, there’s a new website that collates people’s embarrassing updates, categorizes them and publishes them for all world to see (again). People whose updates have been featured on the website might well be surprised by the publicity they shouldn’t be. No information is posted that hasn’t been published by the social media users themselves.
Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing
MARCH 25, 2016
TechCrunch recently published an article titled, Facebook's Messenger Bot Store could be the most important launch since the App Store , that stated: "Today, Facebook Messenger has 800 million monthly active users - more than 100 times the number of iPhone owners when Apple launched the App Store. Messaging apps now have more active users than social networks." privacy. social network. Hello, Human. When you open the new Quartz news app , it takes a few minutes to get your bearings. This is not your father's news app. It learns. Quickly and over time.
This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13
Social Media Marketing
JUNE 26, 2013
Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Here''s what happens when publishers invest in long-form storytelling.
The Future of Social Networks | Social Media Citizens
Social Media Citizens
AUGUST 31, 2010
Home Content RSS Log in Social Media Citizens Home Case Studies Reports SMC List TOP Lists Video Consulting Portfolio The Future of Social Networks August 31st, 2010 by Giedrius Ivanauskas Leave a reply » Share Recently, I’ve watched this short interview with Brian Solis about the future of social networks. So what have changed now? SMC QUOTE “.As
Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
Well, what right do we have in posting our children's lives to an online social network, anyway? With all of the scrutiny from privacy advocates, Facebook continues to make significant and positive strides in assuring the population that our ability to tag (and untag) photos of ourselves that are posted by others in their online social network is easily done. Some might argue that Facebook could do more to protect these rights, while some would argue that the privacy settings are fairly straightforward and award a high degree of user control. privacy.
This Week in Social Media – 4/24/2013
Social Media Marketing
APRIL 23, 2013
Each week, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Industry News Last week''s terrorism news were all over traditional and social media platforms.
Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
LinkedIn is firmly ensconced among the “big 3″ social networks for marketing and business purposes, and though its base of 80 million members is far smaller than the 600 million users of Facebook, its impact in B2B marketing is larger. Nearly half of B2B marketers using social media view LinkedIn as an effective channel, while only one in three say the same of Facebook.
What You Always Need To Remember About The Internet
JANUARY 18, 2011
Department of Justice has been asking for information from places like Twitter , Facebook and Google (more on that here: Mashable - Social Media and Subpoenas: A Broken System That Puts Journalistic Sources at Risk and here Fast Company - Why Twitter Was the Only Company to Challenge the Secret WikiLeaks Subpoena ). are not social organizations created to help the better good. While there are many tactics to how online social networks can make money, there are really only two overall strategies. You can't have privacy. don't be in a online social network.
This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013
Social Media Marketing
JUNE 5, 2013
Each week, I compose a newsletter for our team that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep our wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. Stumped for how to get your executives involved in social media ?
Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks
DECEMBER 28, 2009
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks by Pam Dyer on December 28, 2009 Share Social ad spending will become a higher priority in 2010, with the combination of mobile and social advertising generating more opportunities for advertisers to reach their target markets for branding and engagement. eMarketer forecasts that 2009 ad spending on social networks will surpass $1.2 So social network advertising is set to intersect with other kinds of advertising.
Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook
JULY 23, 2011
One thing long-term Internet citizens have seen over the past 30 years: Communities and social networks get large, even as dominant as Facebook now is, and then they fade. Facebook does the same with its social network functionality. In essence, being the McDonald’s of social networks has forced it into an over-reliance on text. Ice cream? Salad?
Facebook’s little secret…
AUGUST 20, 2012
Here’s one I wrote in January 2011 that continues to attract readers. It’s based on how I helped one company start its journey into social media by creating a Facebook secret group. The idea was to restrict this skittish company’s FB presence to the secret group as proof of concept so the management team could get used to the idea of social media.
The Facebook Empire Ends Here
MARCH 6, 2011
Three new evolutions were revealed: Commitments to continue selling personal data ; a revised Like effort that turns Likes into full CONTENT shares; and a revamped comment system for blogs and web sites using Connect that in essence publishes those comments on a unique Facebook page. Your privacy and information remains safe, per the site’s privacy guidelines.
Is Google becoming evil?
The Way of the Web
NOVEMBER 3, 2011
You might somewhat expect it of Microsoft, or ignore it if you’re a member of the Cult of Apple, but when Google acts in ways which particularly hurt small businesses, publishers and potentially vulnerable individuals, it’s particularly jarring. ‘Secure search’: The right of an individual to online privacy and security is a good thing, and difficult to argue against.
Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings
DECEMBER 11, 2009
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings by Pam Dyer on December 11, 2009 Share While privacy gurus, security firms, and users try to decipher the implications of Facebook’s new privacy settings , at least one person is embracing them: Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook says the new privacy settings make it easier to control the information users share ( even though it’s really about increasing traffic and visibility ). Please leave a comment!
Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes | pamorama
JULY 20, 2010
Firm Leaders: Are You Social?
SEPTEMBER 23, 2013
Hootsuite, the Social Media management tool, recently published a post by Shawn Neumann , President and Founder of the web agency Domain7 , and a contributor to the HootSource Blog. It was called The Social Executive: Are You A Social CEO? Shawn writes that when he talks to other CEOs and executives, he finds fear and reluctance in the Social space. THE SOLUTIONS.
Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”
JANUARY 11, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm. Here’s the portion of the interview in which he discusses his views on privacy, transcribed by ReadWriteWeb. Why would I want to have a website?’
Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?
OCTOBER 7, 2010
Not only have I heard and seen a zillion blog posts and news reports about the latest Facebook changes in the hours following the press conference, many of the posts were even published during the press conference – all indicative of the frenzy to cover all things Facebook. There was a little get-together for tech reporters at Facebook headquarters today. You may have heard about it.
This Is Being Recorded. By You
MAY 8, 2012
Instead of rocking out to 'Running With The Devil', the majority of people in the audience were recording, capturing and publishing the moment instead of soaking in the sweat of the rock n' roll and raising a cold one with some friends. We post tweets on Twitter , we check-in on Foursquare , we publish pictures of our daily lives on Facebook, upload videos to YouTube , and much more. And we're publishing our lives. Klout is an online platform designed to allocate an actual ranking to individuals as a kind of social scoring system. Vancouver Sun - not yet published.
What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business?
FEBRUARY 23, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business? by Pam Dyer on February 23, 2010 Share Where should you go to reach your target market via social media? Read the original post: What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business? It depends on who your customers are.
Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48
MAY 21, 2011
My friends: Alistair Croll ( BitCurrent , Year One Labs , GigaOM , Human 2.0 , the author of Complete Web Monitoring and Managing Bandwidth: Deploying QOS in Enterprise Networks), Hugh McGuire ( The Book Oven , LibriVox , iambik , PressBooks , Media Hacks ) and I decided that every week or so the three of us are going to share one link for one another (for a total of six links) that each individual feels the other person "must see" Check out these six links that we're recommending to one another: The Destruction of Economic Facts - Bloomberg Businessweek. book publishing.
Facebook's Need for Better Communication
Social Media Marketing
DECEMBER 17, 2010
With Mark Zuckerberg being named the Time Person of the Year for 2010, you would think that there would be a little more thought that goes into the company's approach to privacy, major UI changes, and how those are communicated to the very people those changes affect. But more importantly than the privacy violations was how the company communicated it. Image credit: inF!
A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call
JULY 27, 2016
The social network posted revenue of $602 million, up 20 percent compared with the second quarter of 2015, with ad revenue of $535 million up 18 percent year-over-year. And also social commentary–anyone can comment about what’s happening now and share their thoughts, and sometimes those go into conversations. We are the place for news and social commentary.
Is Social Media Too Good To Be True?
JUNE 5, 2012
Is it possible that in a day and age where any one individual can have an idea and publish it in text, images, audio and video for the world to see - instantly and for free - that the true value of critical thinking is all but lost? Andrew Keen made this argument in his book, Cult Of The Amateur - How The Internet Is Killing Our Culture ( Bantam Dell Publishing Group , June 2007). The book, which has been published in seventeen different languages, took a very opposing view of the Internet and the power of social media. Vancouver Sun - not yet published.
Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama
SEPTEMBER 14, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Average Age of a Facebook User? Infographic] by Pam Dyer on September 14, 2010 Share The demographics of the most popular social networking sites are changing quickly and, once again, the team at Flowtown has done a great job of compiling the latest statistics about Facebook users and social network usage in general.
How the 'traditional' world punishes social networking
The Way of the Web
MARCH 7, 2010
And in a related privacy matter, a school appears to have been using anti-theft software on laptops issued to students to spy on them. Or that banks are mining social media sites for personal information which can affect your credit score ? But sometimes, being ahead of the curve can carry a cost. The question is what will you do about it? Jesus.