Scientific community managers: applications for the AAAS Community Engagement Fellows Program are now open

SocialFish

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has launched the application process for the new Community Engagement Fellows Program, which will provide professional development for engagement experts in the scientific community.

Everything You Need To Know About Online Community Management

SocialFish

I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management.

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NEW! Essentials of Online Community Management On-Demand Course

SocialFish

I’ve partnered with Ben Martin of Online Community Results to offer an on-demand, crash course on the Essentials on Online Community Management (EOCM). We designed this course for community managers (full or part-time) and the executives who oversee community management.

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Membership as Living Community

SocialFish

Once upon a time I was an aspiring academic, doing field work in rural Greece and the US and publishing about communities that formed around ritual mourning and celebrations. I think this is why virtual communities resonated with me, in spite of my non-technical background.

Twitter Announces Twitter Developer Communities

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter developers, come together: Twitter announced the launch of Twitter Developer Communities Wednesday. Senior advocacy marketing manager Kelly McMichael said in a blog post that the program is aimed at enabling developers to form their own communities worldwide and connect with each other locally, or with the @TwitterDev team. We’re ecstatic about the momentum of the communities and how this program will take connecting developers to the next level.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities With Deep Pockets (Part 2)

SocialFish

Check out Part 1 of this series for an introduction to the new, for-profit, online communities like Doximity and ResearchGate that are changing the way their members work. Like traditional associations, these communities are a source of news, information and education.

Get Open Community on Audible

SocialFish

Open Community is now on Audible! Just answer any of these questions: How has the growth of online community changed the way you work today? Is community management part of your job? How has community management changed other business processes at your org (e.g.

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog.

Social Design for Social Success

Mindjumpers

To create an identity shows the human need for sense of community belonging and self-esteem. Social Design takes these facts into consideration, in order to bring true value to the community you aim to build. we turn to our community of trusted friends for recommendations.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. Sites have experienced a dramatic decrease in core metrics and a dispersion of their most passionate community members. socialmedia longtailseo communities

Facebook’s Favorite Hacks of 2016

SocialTimes Facebook

During a hackathon dubbed Hack With Heart, Facebook came up with enhancements to its Safety Check feature, as well as Community Help. With 2016 coming to an end, Facebook shared its favorite hacks for the year from the many hackathons it hosted.

Facebook Debuts 360 Photos

SocialTimes Facebook

Huang also directed users looking for further information to the Facebook 360 site , the Facebook 360 Community group and the Help Center. The 360-degree photos promised by Facebook’s Oculus VR virtual reality subsidiary last month have officially arrived.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. There are several community building tools for blog promotion. For example, one of them is the application called Forums that I work with.

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There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’

SocialTimes Facebook

With Power Editor and the Facebook Ads API (application-programming interface), the geeks got a ton of tools to play with. But that died, largely because not all posts should get promoted, like when you’re notifying the community of a problem.

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The Other Side Of Comments And Community

Twist Image

What can someone new to the Social Media world do to find and attract readers while building their own community? She answered today on her Spin Sucks Blog with a post titled, Building Your Online Community. Her answer was: "I always say social media, and building a community in general, is all about stroking other people's egos and scratching their backs. and we should not judge those people based on that one use/application. online community.

The Missing Link Between Media and Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It’s apparent that there’s a missing vital component in the quest to modernize marketing. Today’s marketing organizations are aggressively modernizing, automating and adding more digitally centered marketing tactics as they focus on their mandate to discover prospects and create new customers.

Facebook Unveils Resources for Business Influencers

SocialTimes Facebook

Strategic partner manager Craig Mullaney wrote in a Facebook Media blog post : Hundreds of global business leaders across industries, regions and enterprise sizes use Facebook to connect authentically with their customers, employees, communities and other stakeholders.

Nonprofit Technology Conference Session Hot Picks! #18NTC

SocialFish

This will be a “state of the industry” type discussion, with insights and opinions from some of our community’s thought leaders. Culture That Works From the Trenches Nimble Nonprofit Open CommunityAre you going to the 2018 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#18ntc)?

Why size isn’t everything – at least for communities…

The Way of the Web

If you’re a social network or community owner, then the application of the value theory makes sense, and from an overall perspective, then the rise tide lifts all your individual ships up. community social networks engagement growth rates online communities size value

From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories

Buzz Marketing for Technology

From shared databases to communities of practice: A taxonomy of collaboratories. From Shared Databases to Communities of Practice: A Taxonomy of Collaboratories. The types are: Distributed Research Centers, Shared Instruments, Community Data Systems, Open Community Contribution Systems, Virtual Communities of Practice, Virtual Learning Communities, and Community Infrastructure Projects. Community Data Systems. Virtual Community of Practice.

Facebook Removal of Fanpages. Community Pages.

Laurel Papworth

But it’s cos of the new terms and conditions : Special Provisions Applicable to Pages. You will restrict access to your Page in order to comply with all applicable laws. Fanpage vs community vs brand vs groups. The new Fan page is Community page. Community Pages.

Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

We know that our community values sharing and discussing ideas and news, and as a part of our service, we care a great deal about making sure that a healthy news ecosystem and journalism can thrive.

Facebook 2016 Open-Source Year in Review (Infographic)

SocialTimes Facebook

Highlights include: The top new Facebook projects in 2016 show the large appetite for React and React Native in the developer community. Underpinned by React Native, React VR is a framework for the creation of virtual reality applications that run in your web browser.

Report: How Twitter Users Discuss Mental Health Issues

SocialTimes Twitter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and PsychGuides.com used Twitter’s application-programming interface to search for mental-health-related hashtags and terms to find out which people use most and the sentiment of mental health conversations on the platform.

It's A Small (And Strange) World After All, Brands

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A place where anyone - in text, images, audio and video - can create content, applications and communities about anything and everything. applications. brand community. community. online community. How much control does a company really have over their brand? Never has this question in business been asked more than in the past decade.

It’s Time to Take Facebook Seriously for Location Marketing

SocialTimes Facebook

Incidentally, as part of the latest round of location marketing updates, Facebook has also made it easier for its community to find recommendations for things to do and places to go. Facebook is participating in a larger move toward the so-called Uberization of commerce, in which consumers use applications and other tools to accelerate the process of buying goods and services. What’s your location marketing strategy for Facebook? How often do you update your pages?

Airbnb Dives Into Live 360 Video on Twitter, Periscope

SocialTimes Twitter

The accommodations network will present livestreamed 360-degree videos Friday and Saturday from London, Kauai (Hawaii) and Detroit, in an attempt to “offer people unprecedented access to local communities and help them discover the hidden gems of a city,” while promoting its recently launched Experiences and Places features. Airbnb became one of the first brands to take advantage of live 360 video on Twitter and Periscope , which debuted last week.

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Periscope Producer Lets You Stream From Sources Other Than Phones

SocialTimes Twitter

Viewers will be able to watch these broadcasts as they would “regular” Periscope videos, both within the Periscope and Twitter mobile applications, and on Periscope’s website.

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3 Social Media Apps Every Marketer Should Use

Koka Sexton

If you are responsible for monitoring and engaging with your Twitter community, here are a few applications that you should be using. These are the top social media applications I use on a regular basis and what I find most valuable about them.

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Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tweet Spinner is a powerful application that manages the more high level management Twitter tasks for you, from managing followers/friends to changing your profile design and then some. You might also want to see that they are future upstanding members of the community.

Periscope Unveils VIP Program, Will Reward Popular Broadcasters

SocialTimes Twitter

If you’re new to Periscope or just starting out, our community is always changing and growing, and we encourage you to try a different format, share a new adventure and find your niche with like-minded broadcasters. Twitter Web Video Android android apps Applications apps followers free apps iOS iOS apps Live Videos Live-streaming Apps Livestreaming mobile apps Periscope Periscope VIP Program Slack

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A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter Engage , a new companion application for iOS, helps creators better understand, engage and grow their audiences on the go with real-time data and insights. We do this work together with the strong communities and partners that exist across all of our products.

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A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

The voter-registration link Facebook added to its flagship mobile applications in September helped an estimated 2 million people complete the process, many for the first time. Our community now has 1.8 Our community has a lot to be proud of this quarter.

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Why Publishers Need to Walk Away From Facebook

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is also closing its News Feed application, Paper , further curtailing choice of outlets and hastening a consolidation of power that benefits no one but Facebook. It’s determined by the almighty, seemingly ever-changing algorithm, which underscores the real need for and value in building communities around interests. The key is focusing on building communities around interests, not personal connections, to draw in both consumers and relevant advertisers.

Facebook Debuts Several Ad Products, New Features at Cannes Lions

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook said it is beta-testing the new application-programming interface with “a small group of advertisers,” including Mondelez International and Anheuser-Busch InBev , adding that the Audience Insights API will be available to partners in early 2017.

The Importance of Localized Branded Content on Social Media

Mindjumpers

What is happening right now in your local community? It takes a Community Manager who grew up in the given location and is based there. Another step was the Global Pages feature highlighting the value of local community management.

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MingleBird – The Next Big Thing?

Mindjumpers

Tweet All eyes on future development of success stories for application development lies within a triangle – the touch points of Social – Mobile – Game Design. I believe the last application (not being an actual game) to come out of this triangle that has turned big is LBS applications like Foursquare and Gowalla , with a call for human interaction, a game design to win mayor ships, badges etc – and all powered through your mobile.

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Have we got our head in the clouds about the value of online community?

Janet Fouts

I had a very interesting conversation with a Facebook application developer today. If it’s not yours, or if it is, please– for the love of community –pitch in and SAY something! Now, I’m one of those old school community people.

Facebook, Instagram Team Up With IOC, Rio 2016 Organizing Committee, Official Broadcasters

SocialTimes Facebook

The IOC will launch an official Olympics bot on Facebook Messenger , bringing users of the application the latest news about the Games. By giving people the ability to engage and share their passion for the Games and their favorite teams, we will help connect our global communities with the Olympic Games and each other. The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are well underway, but Facebook and Instagram are still hard at work gaining access to more content.