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Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

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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

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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.

The Unfriendliness of Kid-Friendly Social Networks

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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.

We're Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact We’re Addicted to Social Networks: 48% of Us Check Them in Bed by Pam Dyer on March 21, 2010 Share If you had any doubt about the extent to which Facebook, Twitter, and other social platforms have taken over people’s lives, stats like these should help put them to rest. Great post.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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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?

The Future of Social Networks | Social Media Citizens

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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

Facebook is Trampling Other Social Networks

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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?

How Facebook Could Become Irrelevant

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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

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

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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?

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

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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.

Non-Facebook Users to Start Seeing Audience Network-Powered Ads

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“Over the coming months,” you won’t have to be a Facebook user to see ads powered by the social network. Facebook announced in a Facebook for Business post  that it is extending the reach of its Facebook Audience Network  mobile advertising network to non-Facebook users via data it gathers from third-party sites and applications that use the social network’s technology.

Women Dominate Social Networks | pamorama

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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.

Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout

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Klout has made some dramatic changes in the past few weeks, which has led the Social Media ecosystem to ask many questions about Klout’s brand credibility and business agenda. They did not answer the many concerns, questions or open debates in regard to many issues being asked of them on all Social Media forums. PRIVACY & OPT-OUT MYSTERY. KLOUT TRANSPARENCY. Period.

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Embarrassing updates in social media

Sherrilynne Starkie

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. 

Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes | pamorama

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook Privacy: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Minutes by Pam Dyer on July 20, 2010 Share Remember earlier this year when the media was dominated by coverage of Facebook’s privacy policies? Did you know that Facebook’s privacy policy is longer than the U.S. Constitution?

Why I Just Deleted All My Pinboards From Pinterest – Hint…It’s Their Terms Of Use

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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?”

Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

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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.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

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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.

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Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

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.

Breaking Up Google

Geoff Livingston

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.

This Week in Social Media – 6/26/13

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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.

What You Always Need To Remember About The Internet

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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.

Facebook is Now the Leading Publisher of Web Display Ads

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook is Now the Leading Publisher of Web Display Ads by Pam Dyer on May 18, 2010 Share Thanks to steady traffic growth and an ad-friendly redesign, Facebook’s ad impressions took off in the first quarter of 2010. According to comScore, it’s now the leading publisher of display ads in the U.S.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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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.

Where Everybody Knows Your Name. And Face

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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

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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.

Advertisers Embrace Facebook, Other Social Networks

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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.

News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages by Adam Sherk on June 9, 2010 Between privacy issues, a sweaty CEO and technical problems with its “Like&# buttons Facebook is having a rough time lately. The short answer? Not so many. News Sites on Twitter: Who is Making the Most Impact?

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Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

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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.

The Facebook Empire Ends Here

Geoff Livingston

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.

Average Age of a Facebook User? 38. [Infographic] | pamorama

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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. 

Facebook’s little secret…

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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. 

This Week in Social Media – 6/5/2013

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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 ?

What Social Network Should You Use to Grow Your Business?

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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.

Book Excerpt: The Death of Facebook

Geoff Livingston

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?

A 98 Pound AE Weakling? A five month program to association strength through social networking : Off Stage

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five month program to association strength through social networking I have a couple of presentations coming up for state association AE seminars, and the topic is “Doing More with Less”, or how to manage an association during an ‘economic challenge’ (Did I say that right? Develop, instead, a clear business plan for your association social networking program.

Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings

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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!

Is Google becoming evil?

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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.

Firm Leaders: Are You Social?

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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.

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Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #48

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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.

The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How

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pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact The Social Habit: Who Uses Social Media and How by Pam Dyer on June 22, 2010 Share Edison Research just released its latest report on social network usage. The study compares the behavior and demographics of frequent users of social media to those of the population at large. said: [.]

Facebook's Need for Better Communication

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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!

This Is Being Recorded. By You

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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.