Web 2.0 Expo – cool stuff seen on the floor of the show

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Here are a few companies in alphabetical order I thought had shown some real promise at the Web 2.0 Romi was also a speaker on Agency 2.0 Brickfish - Measuring Social Engagement Brickfish offers an innovative way for brands to connect with their target audience online. They offer a launching pad for highly viral marketing campaigns that allow you to reach consumers where they live on the social web. Wi5Connect – Welcome to Social Learning 2.0

Web 2.0 and Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) " Learning Matters!

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Web 2.0 Onto the good stuff… I was fortunate enough to be asked to contribute at the e-Learning Guild in two different forums this week: Tony Karrer , hoodwinked Brent Schelenker , Steven Downes and yours truly to talk about Web 2.0 (and This is also one of the coolest things about Web 2.0 Web 2.0 Tony O’Driscoll has remarked that: This is also one of the coolest things about Web 2.0 Web 2.0

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Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators Content Aggregators are Killing Content Creators by Tamar Weinberg on September 23, 2009 Share This is a guest post from Josh Schnell, founder of Macgasm.net and web developer. This is no less true for the world of social networks. The major “Web 2.0

The Four Semi-Truths of Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

Now what if we applied these to the world of social media? Semi-truth #1: Our infatuation with the next, new, shiny, thing in social media depreciates as soon as we realize that it’s just another engagement, aggregator, application, thingy requiring more time, increased effort, permission to access, another profile creation etc., Whether you use social media or not is not going to determine your success in business. Social Networks Web 2.0

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page. The right side column displays a link to the actual document of policy web page for you to either download or review. Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Social Media Policy. Web 2.0:

Work Literacy

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Web 2.0 Welcome to Work Literacys Web 2.0 Welcome to Work Literacy's Web 2.0 Sponsored by Work Literacy and the eLearning Guild, from September 29 through November 7, 2008, this network will be THE place for you to learn about Web 2.0 and how social media tools can be used by learning professionals. Heres what well be covering: Week 1- Social Networking --Ning, LinkedIn and Facebook. Search. Work Literacy.

Election 2.0 – List of social media election sites to watch.

Laurel Papworth

List of Social Media Election sites for Australian 2010 election. It’s particularly interesting to see which social media election sites are allowing the electorate to ask questions -versus who is providing answers. This election is going to be hotly contested – by social media sites – for relevancy. The ABC has done a hybrid site – not really a community conversation build but aggregating information from multiple communities. Web 2.0

Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions Fifteen Years of Online Social Interactions by Tamar Weinberg on May 19, 2008 Share Many tech geeks will often say that their first forays into cyberspace began with a 300 baud modem and a BBS. but I was an early adopter of social networks from when I first opened my 3.5″

The Bamboo Project Blog

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I think my frustration right now is that Ive realized how firmly entrenched people are in a sort of passive, one-way view of the web. There still doesnt seem to be a full recognition of the power of co-creation and the idea that Web 2.0 If you see social media as primarily a more simple and efficient way for the usual experts to be able to share their opinions and content, then youre missing the point of the revolution. Web 2.0 through the lens of Web 1.0,

Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb

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RWW Network. Web Apps. Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media. Social media. Web 2.0. Whether youre socializing on Facebook , updating Twitter , or just adding a new bookmark to Ma.gnolia , social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. Thats why many of todays colleges and universities are now offering "social media" classes as an option for their students. Welcome to Social Media U. Web 2.0

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Indians in Social Media (2009) «

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01 am Indians in Social Media (2009) Jump to Comments By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. Having said that the ripples in the social media wave created by many Indians involved are ensuring that Social Media is taken to the next level. and the Indians in Social Media are still very less.

First Steps Toward Becoming a 21st Century Educator | always learning

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Recently I was asked to write an article for the European Council of International Schools Shortcuts Newsletter about using web 2.0 The 21st Century Educator: Embracing Web 2.0 being the school’s only teacher of a certain class or grade level, having limited professional development opportunities compared to your home country, and being without a support network for feedback and inspiration. However, all of that changed when I started to embrace web 2.0

eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

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eLearning 2.0 eLearning, Learning Design, eLearning Standards, Knowledge Management, Active Learning, Blended Learning, Web 2.0, Microcontent, Social Software. I offered a model of an environment with six channels for: authoring, syndicating information, communication, collaboration and networking, researching, and evaluation. Labels: start page eLearning 2.0 I still need to work on linking to other social networks and to openID. Web 2.0

Ple - LTCWiki

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blogs, wikis, podcasts, social bookmarking and others â?? Personal Learning Environments (PLEs) refer to the aggregation of single-functionality tools which enable learners greater control over their own learning experience. Instead of centralized, instructor-controlled learning, PLEs are distributed, social and learner-centric. The differing viewpoints of PLEs are reflective of infancy of the concept, and the practical applications of the read/write web itself.

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Toward a New Knowledge Society

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networks. WorkStyle 2.0. Creative Web 2.0 I Am Knowledge Worker 2.0. E-Learning 2.0 E-Learning 2.0 ? t generalize it Slide 18: Patterns in the Mesh the knowledge is in the network Old: universals â?? similarities the knowledge is the network [link] Tenenbaum Slide 19: stands for? They are patterns in a network (like the mind, like society) There is no specific place the concept is located â?? re in the network?

Managing in the Virtual or Network(ed) Organization: News, views, and reviews of Work 2.0 tools, apps and practices

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Managing in the Virtual or Network(ed) Organization by Jon Husband. · Filed under Collaboration , Communities , Distributed Work , Enterprise 2.0 , Talent Management. The author’s main point is that while most organizations are now effectively functioning as and in networks, their organizational structures and management practices have been slow to make that shift, in a comprehensive sense. Enterprise 2.0 Spigit - Enabling Enterprise 2.0 Enterprise 2.0

eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)

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Contents Introduction Towards a Definition Driving Forces Developments to Date Barriers Future Potential References Web Links Introduction A definition for the term Personal Learning Environment ( PLE ), remains elusive. This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. PLEs are meant to simplify managing these artefacts, creating meaning through aggregation, linking and metadata tagging (eg comments, keywords).

Keeping Gov 2.0 Fresh

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Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Development Social Media Keeping Gov 2.0 Fresh Thu, Jan 21, 2010 Government 2.0 It, along with Federal Computer Week , GovLoop , Fedscoop , and the many Gov 2.0 leaders on Twitter, are my primary sources of all things Gov 2.0. at the local level to your Gov 2.0

Connecting 2 the World: University vs. Workplace

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A new job title will emerge: Social Network Manager, the coach of how to create courseware. In other words, I foresee learning management systems as becoming learning tool aggregates that will help keep track of where students and student groups keep their things. I used WebCT in the late 1990s and it was a good scaffold for learning about using the web with classes. I believe that use of web applications is better than a LMS for students. Web 2.0

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Thirteen Tips for Effective Tagging

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Web Building. Networks. Web Building. Networking. What Is Web 2.0 What Can Social Networking Do for Your Organization? A tag is a collaboratively generated, open-ended labeling system that enables Internet users to categorize content such as Web pages, online photographs, and Web links. A single tag can be used across platforms to aggregate links, photos, blog posts, and Web pages. Jump to Content.

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PLE

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Keywords: personal learning environments, PLE, personal knowledge management, PKM, personal information management, PIM, personal learning toolkit, PLT, online learning environment, Personal Work and Learning Environment (PWLE), OLE, social software, self-directed learning, life-long learning, informal learning, learning ecosystems, learning networks. Presentation at Scaffolding learning - web 2.0 Social Software and Personal Learning Environments. What 2.0

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Five Benefits to Using Twitter Â? Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Marketing , Social Media > The Many Uses of Twitter The Many Uses of Twitter by Tamar Weinberg on June 15, 2007 Share As I promised in my earlier thread , besides answering the typical question, “What are you doing?&# , Twitter has many additional uses. A social media user might want to call people’s attention to a recent stumble, blog post, or website.

How friendfeed Can Teach You About Your Friends

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends How FriendFeed Can Teach You About Your Friends by Tamar Weinberg on April 10, 2008 Share FriendFeed has been out for just a few months and has already established itself as a solid startup with an indefinite amount of potential. Or you could be busy at work and avoiding social media altogether.

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Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

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Most people who use RSS readers do so with the intent of subscribing to an aggregated river of news feeds, persistent searches and blogs. This philosophy is key - Google Reader = news aggregator + custom feed database. from Web-Tones. Reader is no good for links you stumble upon on the web without using the reader. Theres a general network effect with shared RSS lists out of greader but theres also a trust/ip issue. Social Commerce. Social Networking.

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

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RWW Network. Web Apps. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. It allows users to easily keep track of news from multiple web sites because updates are delivered directly to them. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Whats Next on the Web: a ReadWriteWeb Toolkit for 2008. social networking.

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Connecting 2 the World: Lessons learned from New Communication Technologies in Organziational Life

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As I had been doing a lot of research on social networking, the department head and myself came up with a course named New Communication Technologies in Organizational Life. However, I was able to aggregate many of the pieces I had coming into the course as my students worked on the class project: an online conference on nanotechnology. Corporate Policies on Web 2.0. Corporate guidelines for social software. Web 2.0

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on May 5, 2010 Share As much as Facebook may not be kind to businesses , it’s still a tremendously valuable business tool. After all, Facebook could eat the web. Second position in social media acess ( in hours) worldwide.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites. Mainly, through networking.

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? I was fortunate to have the help of James Duthie, a serial guest blogger from Online Marketing Banter , a blog on social media, marketing, and more.?

Connecting 2 the World

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As pointed out in the article, we are finding an increasing need for imagination and developing a creativity for the use of IT and development of social skills that technology helps to augment. If we are taking away "play" in these critical years, will we now need to include creativity, imagination, and social interaction as key skills needed to be developed for work literacy? A new job title will emerge: Social Network Manager, the coach of how to create courseware.

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Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? Is Social Media the Final Frontier of Marketing? by Tamar Weinberg on February 22, 2008 Share This is a guest post from Pierre Far, who recently launched a very cool program called Social Alerter which notifies you as soon as your website has a solid chance of hitting the Digg or del.icio.us

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Google , Industry News , Internet , Interviews , Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media , Viral Marketing , Web Design > Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009 by Tamar Weinberg on January 5, 2010 Share It’s my birthday! The article has examples of how social media worked too.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s 11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s by Tamar Weinberg on February 23, 2010 Share A few weeks ago, I posted about the seven characteristics of highly effective online video. Social media? It’s why we can find social media blogs in the thousands. Hoping to network with you offline soon!

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What skills, though, do successful social media marketers have that put these individuals above the average (or addicted) social media user, and better yet, above the traditional marketer? I think as web 2.0

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints by Tamar Weinberg on January 24, 2008 Share After Kevin posted to the Digg blog Wednesday evening that there were algorithmic changes to affect the impact of stories that will be promoted to the front page of the site, a “ revolt &# ensued and an open letter was written.

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Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In the past few weeks, however, even Digg’s other top users are seeing that Digg is becoming more difficult of a social news site to enjoy, and after stepping away from Digg for awhile, I have some thoughts and reflections on how it was and possibly how it should be. Social media isn’t going away, but this example shows that some systems just happen to work better than others. How you use social media depends on your frame of mind.

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GoHawaii's A Thousand Reasons to Smile Makes Me Frown, Not Smile.

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However, may I politely suggest that the way to attract them is NOT with a last century web site built on a 100% flash interface that loads s-l-o-w-l-y and is very controlling in its navigation schema, restricting how the user can (not) truly explore where s/he wants to go? I would have liked to point this campaign to my San Francisco friends, who also happen to be active web users, who themselves have a large “following&# via blogs, social networks, Twitter, et al.

How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Social Media > How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content How Spying On Your Friends Causes Reevaluation of Endorsed Content by Tamar Weinberg on May 1, 2008 Share Last month, I wrote about the ease of FriendFeed to spy on your friends. Frankly, opt in social media does not bother me more than the data government and corporate America is silently collecting.

No, You Can't Automate Social Media!

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! No, You Can’t Automate Social Media! by Tamar Weinberg on July 7, 2010 Share Over the past two years or so, social media’s increased popularity has really done something for those assuming that it’s all a “get rich quick&# opportunity. Yours are more about the social aspect.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > An Open Letter to Facebook An Open Letter to Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on April 28, 2010 Share I started this letter before f8, so for the record, it’s not about anything new. With Facebook being the social destination of choice, these pages are businesses’ lifelines. Unless top-down social business strategy totally stinks, yes.

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