Top Five: Social networks invest in quality news

Sherrilynne Starkie

This week’s must-know social media news for marketing and communications professionals includes headlines about Facebook’s attempt to clean up, support for journalism from Twitter and Google, the continuing importance of links in SEO and some new, clever features from LinkedIn.

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Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

How secure should I feel when using Facebook’s privacy settings to determine which groups of friends can or cannot see particular photos? Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far.

Has Social Media Killed Off Privacy?

Laurel Papworth

The Social Web becomes the Intelligent Web. Online Communities social media social networks facial recognition online community privacy real world social network tom tom

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Do you have a burning question you want to ask the support team at a popular social network, but you gave up because you couldn’t find the actual contact form through the endless maze of self-serve support documentation? Privacy Policy Questions. Social Media Facebook

Facial Recognition, Privacy and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

This is what I was talking about in this post on privacy and facebook facial tagging and recognition -. augmented reality Online Communities social media social networks Facebook facial recognition privacy

Facebook Groups: Privacy Bait and Switch?

Almost Savvy

The new Facebook Groups were promoted as a better way to communicate and share content only with those who are in your appropriate social circle, rather than sharing everything with everyone. ( Tags: Facebook community Fun organize Students trust

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. Related articles which may interest you: How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends Happy Holidays!

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. Social Network Analysis. Social network analysis is the mapping and measuring of relationships and flows between people, groups, organisations, computers or other information/knowledge processing entities." Social Network Analysis (SNA) is a method for visualizing our people and connection power, leading us to identify how we can best interact to share knowledge.

Facebook Privacy: First Day Back To School photos

Laurel Papworth

No decent socks either… Things to consider: risk assessment (low risk, high risk), the invisible audience (who is watching, how do you know), are you taking privacy away as a choice for kids when they get older (their life is already online cos mum put up there), perhaps there’s a safety pointer too – everyone will know what your kids look like, and the “global neighbourhood village” will come into play, as a crowdsourced “Net Curtain Flicking” LOL.

Social Network Identity: Anonymity, Pseudonymity and Accountability -Media140

Laurel Papworth

She stays on message – online communities are good, broadcasting spammy advertising is bad. We’ve used them since day dot (well, since I’ve been in online communities, anyway, around the end of the 1980′s).

Five Things to Do About Facebook Privacy Other Than Closing Your Account

Socialized

Sure you’re ticked off about Facebook’s abuses of consumer privacy, but does closing your account accomplish anything? Facebook should not make it so hard to maintain personal privacy and should not make clandestine changes to its privacy settings. Under the “Account&# tab on the top right of your screen is a “Privacy Settings&# link. Read and understand the privacy settings, and adjust them to your personal preferences.

Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Give Your Social Networks The Spring Cleaning They So Desperately Need. Along the same lines, periodically, it's a good idea to take stock of your social profiles and do a little Spring Cleaning of your own. Certainly, stop sharing them to social channels.

Applying Social Network Analysis to Social Media

Net-Savvy Executive

Social network analysis has been a part of social media analysis ( not the same thing ) for a long time, but it hasn't been central to the social media discussion lately. replies Probably weaker than a social network connection, but stronger than a follow.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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Sony online communities hacked

Laurel Papworth

Playstation and other online communities have been hacked. In doing so you have violated the privacy of thousands of innocent people who only sought the free distribution of information. If you are the community host YOU are responsible for protecting members online. Also, the consumer now has the same tools that big companies have – these guys are shutting down Sony, using community tools, as a response to the corporates shutting them down using corporate tools.

Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Nearly four months later, the social features appear to be here to stay. As Digg becomes more of a social network and less of a social news network (or a hybrid that incorporates both elements), it has a lot of obstacles it needs to face.

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Open community and clarity over control: American Nurses Association

SocialFish

Clicking on the link leads you to this : Submit Comments: Principles of Social Networking and the Nurse. Patient privacy is a fundamental ethical and legal obligation of nurses. Association Case Studies Open CommunityHow awesome is this!

Facebook’s little secret…

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

A Social Media Status Quo Pt.1-Japan

Mindjumpers

The following post is part of the Mindjumpers Network series t hat examines the state of social media around the globe. Mindjumpers’ global network consists of local country community managers, creating a platform of multinational professionals. Japan’s social status quo.

Clearstep Business Community : Clearspace: Clearstep

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Online Communities Build, manage and measure your community successfully. Internal Collaboration Discover best practices in leveraging enterprise social software. Clearstep is a gathering place for Online Community and Internal Collaboration practitioners to interact, share best practices, and gain access to a much wider range of perspectives on common community and collaboration issues. Please check out the communities and join the conversations.

Protecting Children from Social Media

Direct Marketing Observations

How can you protect your children from social media? “I’m on top of it, I know what this social networking thing is all about&# , “My child doesn’t really use it&# , “Does it really matter? Create a network via Ning.

Mastodon: What to Know About The New Social Media Platform

Ignite Social Media

Every so often a new social media platform arises and one cold day while I was sitting in the Toronto airport, Mastodon came to my attention. Since my co-workers had flown out earlier than I and I had some time to kill, I decided why not sign up and see what the new social platform was about.

NOT hiring someone based on Facebook or Twitter

Laurel Papworth

Now I’m not a lawyer – I don’t even charge $$$ like one – but what he had to say about the Privacy Commission was interesting: collecting tweets – e.g. copying and pasting them into a personnel file or a blog post is uncool. copyright – using material from the social networking site for business purposes might contravene Facebook etc. Social media-minded as ever, he checked out her Twitter profile. What are social networking sites?

Marie Claire Australia – Socialite social media spats

Laurel Papworth

I know that some of you readers out there in bloggy land like to read traditional media from time to time – especially when a social media goddess a la me (heh) is in it – so here’s the link. Marie Claire social media article.

Facebook Detectives and Citizen Investigator

Laurel Papworth

Why do we resent social networking sites assisting China but cheer when they help British authorities? Do value systems clash on different social networks because of the different communities (countries) they represent?

Google+ v. Facebook: The Battle For Our Love

Waxing UnLyrical

So far, G+ has only been handy if I want to chat with social media marketers, educators who are using social media in the classroom, and the few friends of mine who are early adopters. (We We haven’t started referring to non-social media enthusiasts as “normies.”

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Will private conversations change Twitter?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social network Twitter has introduced a new feature: Private Conversations and it just might be a game changer. The privacy shift comes as Twitter seeks to bolster user growth and compete with instant messaging platforms such as WeChat, WhatsApp and SnapChat.

Facebook: Open Graph “Like” is the new Beacon

Laurel Papworth

They just had to get privacy vs connectivity right: This next version of Facebook Platform puts people at the center of the web. It lets you shape your experiences online and make them more social. Facebook: Open Graph “Like&# is the new Beacon is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Tags: Facebook Online Communities privacy social media social networks beacon like open graph privacty

Invasive or Indispensable: The Case of Permanent GPS

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This isn’t a real post about social media strategy, but it’s an important issue that follows from our social media behavior online. A member of my religious community disappeared. This gave the social network a true exclusive feel and made people long for access.

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Facebook: Reputation and friends or family

Laurel Papworth

We can be as careful as we like, swearing not to put things online, not to respond negatively, not to reveal personal information in social media sites. But do learn privacy settings on Facebook ). Technorati Tags: Facebook , photos , reputation , social media.

Should We Expect Health Care Professionals To Post And Tweet?

SocMed Sean

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. Is it fear of privacy violations?

Free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – PIL Microsoft Teachers

Laurel Papworth

I’m teaching a free webinar on Twitter for Australian Teachers – it’s on the PIL network for teachers and sponsored by Microsoft. **. The person who refers the most friends to the Partners in Learning network be given a free Harvard online social media course.

Can Publicly-Traded Social Media Companies Survive?

SocMed Sean

Social media companies, like Facebook, who choose to trade on the exchanges are going to have to walk a fine line between serving their members and their shareholders. Heck, Bono was a huge pre-IPO investor in Facebook but still isn’t an active participant in the social space.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager. Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

Agency Flash Mobs vs Social Flash Mobs

Laurel Papworth

While traditional media spends most of their time dissing social media (it is a competitor after all), traditional agencies find social media a rich source for client campaigns. Social Created: Circular Quay 2008: Hundreds of normal (heh) people recruited from the internet.

Social CRM with Google contacts and Rainmaker

Laurel Papworth

What is Social CRM? Social CRM mixes up business information with personal tweets, LinkedIn and Facebook status updates. You can investigate it here at Google Apps Rainmaker social CRM store. Rainmaker: Social CRM for Google Apps. s Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn networks.

Influencers- Friend or Stranger?

Laurel Papworth

When it comes to social media and the influencer who wins – those you know but aren’t experts or those you don’t know who are? They need the most active friends as possible, so expect people who currently are, or want to be, power users to be more social from day one.

Social Pros 17 – Maria Ogneva, Yammer

Convince & Convert

This is Episode 17 of the Social Pros Podcast : Real People Doing Real Work in Social Media. Read on for insights from Maria, and our Social Media Stat of the Week ( this week : are Facebook and Twitter like the Tortoise and the Hare?). Welcome to Social Pros number 17.

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Social media training on Foursquare Google Plus Pinterest Facebook Training for June and July 2012

Laurel Papworth

Here are some social media courses for you (or perhaps, for someone you know) for June and July. All social media training below is held in Sydney – please contact laurel [at] communitycrew.com for other locations and inhouse corporate training.

Facebook's Need for Better Communication

Social Media Marketing

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.