Journalism and Wikipedia – Wanky Balls

Laurel Papworth

From TheBitterWallet : It won’t surprise you that Big Chill was never called Wanky Balls, Sweaty Nads, Greasy Schlong or anything else for that matter because you see, the bone idle newsrag decided to believe something that was written on a Wikipedia page about the event ( screengrab here ). We think you lot should now see this as a challenge to add horsepiss facts to Wikipedia pages before a prominent event is due to receive coverage, to see if you can get them published.

Become a Fearless Online Community Leader

The Realtime Report

Become a Fearless Online Community Leader. Online communities are powerhouses of collaboration that demand fearless leaders to succeed. The best social managers build constituencies with purpose and a strategy for growth. Yet, with the demand for new communities and the never-ending desire to increase engagement, such best practices for moderation become overlooked. Here is how to become an effective online community leader.

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Why Facebook’s Community Pages Could Give Brands Headaches

Dave Fleet

Her opening question went something like: “What the heck are Community Pages on Facebook, and why is there one for my company?&#. Community Pages 101. Facebook’s Community Pages are an initiative from Facebook to create “the best collection of shared knowledge&# on a wide variety topics. The social network launched roughly 6.5 Facebook states : “Generate support for your favorite cause or topic by creating a Community Page.

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media changes that and elevates Trust to the individual level. If you can combine the element of Trust across a wide range of fans, followers and advocates then you have a community. The word community is often overused now that Social Media has come along. Related posts: Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing According to Wikipedia – Influencer Marketing is a form of.

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Facebook talks like a pirate. Movember and online community rituals

Laurel Papworth

Ahoy Me Hearties: One of the tasks our online community managers undertake with clients (PR or Marketing agencies, or companies) is to build out a Social Media Conversation Diary – a list of tasks and engagement activities to keep online community members entertained and loyal. But this is what it looks like on Sunday: Every community has rituals. Movember and Social Media. Movember: Just remember to follow it up in online communities too.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) The New Fourth Estate is Social Media.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response.

Facebook: Iceland Constitution and Gov 2.0

Laurel Papworth

Iceland have turned to social media to ask the population to crowdsource writing Iceland’s new constitution. The main online community Facebook – and other social networks such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Livestreaming – have been appropriated for the Icelandic Government’s communications channels to it’s own people. No long term engagement, or continued input through social media channels.

What Kind of Online Community Do You Have Behind Your Firewall?

Social Media Strategery

"We'll have our own Wikipedia!" Unfortunately, as many have already discovered and many more will continue to discover, successful communities are dependent on many variables, from the accessibility, speed, and reliability of the technology to your community managers. So, if you're deploying social tools internally, what kind of community is your organization creating? The Social Media/Web 2.0/New Media Community of Practice.

Every Social Network is Different: Here's What You Need to Know

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Internet , Opinion , Social Media > Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know Every Social Network is Different: Here’s What You Need to Know by Tamar Weinberg on January 25, 2008 Share Over at the Blog Herald , Chris Garrett says that Twitter is changing his news consumption habits.

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

The Way of the Web

I made a note to respond to a recent post by David Cushman , in which he talks about the value formula applied to cities by a theoretical physicist, and applies it to social networks and particularly Google +. Each time the population of a city increases by 100 per cent (in other words doubles) the social and economic factors scale up by 115 per cent. “So, community social networks engagement growth rates online communities size value

List of 12 Top Social Media Podcasts in 2012

Laurel Papworth

Do you want to know the best social media podcasts for you or just want to increase your podcast listening around Facebook, Twitter, social media, online communities and so on? Here is a list I came up with – you might have more social media podcasts to add to the list. I’ve been putting out a podcast on Online Communities and Social Media for a number of years and experimented with different genres. Social Media Business by Laurel Papworth.

Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media

Laurel Papworth

And there are a lot of innovation crowdsourced communities online. from Wikipedia ]. Crowdsourced innovation social networks. Set up or connect with an innovation crowdsourcing community. Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Australia Event: Social Networks and P.R. (9). White Paper: Social Networking Primed To Go Mobile (0).

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. That’s why social media is important. There are two things that act as an extension to social media: #1: great customer service, especially since everything is now public, and #2: great content, so that you can do something that is clearly remarkable that people would want to talk about. Great content, #2, works across the board for social media.

BBC says Use Social Media – or Leave

Laurel Papworth

BBC tells journalists to use social media as a primary source. BBC news journalists have been told to use social media as a primary source of information by Peter Horrocks, the new director of BBC Global News who took over last week. He said it was important for editorial staff to make better use of social media and become more collaborative in producing stories. If we are getting our news form social media, we can virtually do it for ourselves.

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

'Angry bird puts a lid on it' courtesy of etee on Flickr via Creative Commons license If you’re engaged in social media for either personal or professional purposes (and if you’re reading this, I’m betting you are), there’s an important skillset and rule that you might want to think about: The art of not replying. 2) Don’t argue just to argue – Community managers can spot them a mile away.

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22 Twitter revenue streams – monetizing tweets

Laurel Papworth

Whenever I present or give classes on monetizing social networks and online communities people usually have two questions. Social Media Monetization Models on Flickr [link]. Social media Donations it works for Wikipedia. SMS other social networks are built on SMS revenues such as SMSFun. Social ads is the worst revenue payer in social media (MySpace make $2.17 Different types of Social Networks (3).

Facebook: Open Graph “Like” is the new Beacon

Laurel Papworth

This is basically Beacon in a new dress – from wikipedia : Beacon was a part of Facebook ’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, ostensibly for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. 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.

Donations as Revenue: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 2 of monetizing online communities looks at donations – an overlooked revenue stream and the social media tools that enable donations online. Currency has no inherent value itself – only what we, the community, say it’s worth. This does NOT have to be Not For Profits – social networks that have a “community&# feel, can also connect with the goodwill of the members and seek donations as a revenue stream.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. Unlikely sources for great link worthy content ideas – using Wikipedia citations, academic reports, and more to develop link worth content. 6 ways to ensure better rankings in Google Instant results – how to use keywords, local search marketing , and social media marketing to rank well in the new results.

Australia Sharepoint Conference June 16/17 2010

Laurel Papworth

and I had a poke around on Wikipedia to read more about the actual software: Microsoft SharePoint , also known as Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies , is a content management system with integrated search functionality developed by Microsoft that allows users to work in a web-based collaborative environment. Sort of like the old Enterprise software but all in a browser (not client/server solutions) and lots of social stuff wrapped around it. Interesting.

Civic Crowdfunding vs Tax – Collaborative Government #Gov2

Laurel Papworth

Social Media and Government: With the Australian Budget being handed down yesterday, I got to thinking again about civic crowdfunding and how it probably will be the future whether the Government allows it or not. compare it to social media funding, civic crowdsourcing and peer to peer industries. Slactivism & social distribution. No Gov – complete Big Society community activism. Social Distribution or Slactivism. Social Activism.

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 Eavesdropping and Spree Murders: Neomugicha Killings and Social Media

Laurel Papworth

Social Media sites apparently are running AI software that listens to discussions and then can flag the discussion for monitoring. Facebook and other social platforms are watching users’ chats for criminal activity and notifying police if any suspicious behavior is detected, according to a report. As an online community manager I want to be up front and say: we live in a Police State anyway. And that’s how the community is kept safe.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was.

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33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far

Webbiquity SMM

Given the widespread adoption of social media marketing practices, the “if” and “when” questions seemed to have now been resolved by most midsized and larger companies (and a lot of small companies as well). However, as the posts and articles highlighted below show, plenty of questions remain, such as how much should we budget for social media? What’s the best process for developing a social media marketing plan? Social Media Metrics and ROI.

The Next Billion-Dollar Startup

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Companies like Rovio (makers of the highly addictive Angry Birds video game), Foursquare (the location-based mobile social network), Spotify (the socially-driven music streaming service) and even Airbnb (instead of staying at a hotel, you can pay to crash at someone's pad) could be next. Better known as, "what Facebook should be," Path is a mobile-only online social network for your true friends and family. mobile social network. social commerce.

The 6 Types Of Twitter Trolls

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Wikipedia defines a "troll" as "someone who posts inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion." online community. online social network. social graph. wikipedia.

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SMTP Settings in MediaWiki

The Marketing Blog

29 am SMTP Settings in MediaWiki Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia A Wiki without an email feature is like a ‘car’ without ‘fuel’ For configuring the email functions in MediaWiki you need to ensure that the SMTP settings are right. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. Home About In the Media Books on my Plate Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out ! September 18, 2008.10:29

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media SMTP Settings in MediaWiki After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 October 10, 2008.7:08 Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia It is that time of the year when some of the brightest minds gather to discuss about technology, business, startups and much more. Be it Web Technologies, technology related trends, Mobiles, Hacking, Blogging, Vlogs, Social Media etc.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices by Tamar Weinberg on January 26, 2010 Share While not acknowledged or acclaimed by most social media marketing “experts,&# StumbleUpon is a fine tool that can bring lots of traffic — both the targeted and untargeted kind — to your website.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Personal , Social Media > How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? How Do You Network on Different Social Sites? by Tamar Weinberg on December 19, 2007 Share How do you leverage different social networks? Allow me to explain: I first embraced social networking in the late 90s when I joined SixDegrees.com.

List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth

What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)? Everyone from time to time has made a teensy little negative tweet on Twitter or status update on Facebook or some other online community against a company. If you want more information try: Wikipedia – Parody Advertisements. Really anything political is ripe for user generated anti ads, or even activist community anti ads. click to see the secret anti ad.

Mayor Jim Watson named 2014 communicator of the year by IABC Ottawa

Sherrilynne Starkie

Photo credit: Wikipedia). The recipient is a well-known figure in his/her community, a role model and trusted mentor to his/her peers. Mayor Watson is an open and accessible elected representative who genuinely enjoys engaging with residents and media on issues that matter to the community. I want to thank IABC Ottawa for this recognition, and for everything it does to provide resources and opportunities to its membership and our community,” said Mayor Watson. “I’m

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″

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing 7 Truths About Social Media Marketing by Tamar Weinberg on April 8, 2010 Share Even though social media isn’t new to many of us, the world is waking up to this new shiny toy. But despite the vastness of opportunities that social media affords, it’s just one channel in a series of many.

How Young is Too Young?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging > How Young is Too Young? Some even boast high rankings and good sized communities. Ben’s blog, which covers entrepreneurship and social media, is wonderful despite him blogging for less than a year (he started shortly after his 16th birthday!). Gloson Teh is one of my favorite social media kids. Social media is also a great way to promote your blog posts.

Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work Social Media for Non-Profits: How One Small Charity Makes it Work by Tamar Weinberg on August 14, 2009 Share In the spirit of featuring case studies like the ones in Chapter 4 of The New Community Rules , I am going to highlight other companies that have excelled in their social media achievements.

Research-Driven Ideas for Social Data

Mindjumpers

Attending the European Conference of Information Systems in Tel Aviv last week, I was happy to find that areas such as data visualization, predictive analytics, social CRM and ROI etc found their way into the conference. Industries such as marketing now rely heavily on a new field of social data science to make sense of the large quantities of information about their brand community. They offered exceptional concrete value to practitioners of social business intelligence: 1.

Andrew Sutherland, 17 Year Old Creator of Quizlet » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Websites > You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old You Can Learn a Great Deal from a 17-Year-Old by Tamar Weinberg on March 12, 2007 Share I must have first heard of Quizlet through Lifehacker. What amazes me is that Andrew, with no idea of where this was headed, took the initiative to build an extremely successful community.