One potential USP for Diaspora

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Advertisers and marketers are increasingly using social networks as a primary route for reaching consumers effectively. Revenue generation is increasing for the social networks and companies using them. So why not make the unique selling point to the average user something slightly different – why not make Diaspora the first social network to serve as a platform for Vendor Relationship Management ?

25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk 25 Major News Sites Ranked by Page Speed by Adam Sherk on April 13, 2010 Now that site speed is officially a Google ranking factor, site performance and page load time are important for SEO as well as usability. To get a basic idea I ran Page Speed , the open source Firefox/Firebug add-on that Google recommends, on the home page of 25 news sites. Article Source Page Speed Score (article) 1 Yahoo!

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Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google on to.

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Google Living Stories – Just Snazzy Topic Pages or is Google onto Something? For more information, see Principles of Living Stories and this video from Google: UPDATE: February 17, 2010 – Google News announced that the Living Stories code would be made open source to allow for more sites to experiment with the format.

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An Early Look at News Media Twitter Lists: Not Much Traction

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Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk An Early Look at News Media Twitter Lists: Not Much Traction by Adam Sherk on November 3, 2009 With all the buzz about Twitter Lists I thought I’d take a look at how some major news sites are doing so far with their own Lists. Daniel November 5, 2009 at 6:06 pm Also, how comfortable will news organizations be linking to other sources? To reporters’ sources?

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Google Wave fails to cause a splash

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The central parts of the code, as well as the protocols that have driven many of Wave’s innovations, like drag-and-drop and character-by-character live typing, are already available as open source, so customers and partners can continue the innovation we began. The curious thing is that Google is building a legacy of projects which attempt to utilise social tools, but then end up losing dedicated effort or closing.

Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives

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Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← Is Open Source the new black? Social networks don’t make students dumb → Live cross-platform mobile gaming arrives July 16th, 2010 · View Comments The idea of gaming with all your friends regardless of which console they use is fairly unusual, even today, but it’s already a reality in the mobile games market.

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

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This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. services like social bookmarking or photo sharing. On the other hand, in Europe more sites use inhouse and open source implementations (Vuorikari, 2003). These allow custom extensions, which may pave the way for the development of open APIs for connection by PLEs. My Blogroll. eLearning & Deliberative Moments.

Personal KM; KM Business Case; KM, culture and compromise; KM Books Wiki

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Build your social network, actively use it, and dont be afraid to contact someone to ask a question or share useful information. The domain of sociotechnical studies is considered as a means of unpicking cultural issues at work in specific environments through the deployment of actor-network theory to identify shifting organizational power relationships. The Hidden Power of Social Networks. Social Computing (26 posts). Social Networking (22 posts).

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Six degrees of separation in instant messaging | Emerging Technology Trends | ZDNet.com

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BNET Business Network: BNET. Social Sciences. Categories: Computers & Internet , Social Sciences. He wonders whether the number six is a basic constant for social interactions. ‘Do we have a natural harmonic for social communication?’ This research work has been published by Microsoft under the name “Worldwide Buzz: Planetary-Scale Views on an Instant-Messaging Network.&# Networking. Social Networks. Blogroll.

Google Buzz proves problems with single online identities

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Security : Almost everyone has encountered a scam or phishing attempt by email or a social network. Different tools for different things, and added hassle: I’m a slight edge case here as I use several work accounts in addition to my own on a lot of networks, but even within my house, there is a shared computer which has at least two profiles used on the same site. Tags: Digital Culture [link] Social media security | Risk Management and Compliance [.]

Six Villains of Gov 2.0 | Social Media Strategery

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Six Villains of Gov 2.0 Sun, Jul 11, 2010 Enterprise 2.0 , Government 2.0 , Social Media I recently came across this funny (and too true) post by Todd Heim on social media villains that piqued both my long-time interest in super-heroes and super-villains and all things Government 2.0 Weaknesses: Open Platforms.

Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, Cluetrain Style | Social Media.

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Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Twenty Theses for Government 2.0, I’ve fulfilled one of my social media resolutions for 2009 , and have recently re-read the Cluetrain Manifesto. Ever since President Obama’s “Transparency and Open Government&# memo was issued a few weeks ago, it seems that every one of our clients is asking about social media.