8 Open Source Projects from Google


For many Google has become the patron saint of open source, and the number of open source projects Google supports or directly develops seems to increase every day. Some of Google’s own open source projects, like Android, have become as common as their proprietary competitors, yet many do not even realize they are using software with free and open source components.

Social Network Analysis - KM4DevWiki

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Network Analysis. 1 Social Network Analysis. 13 FAQ KM4Dev Source Materials. 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." The presentation of the map is good in the way you can zoom in and out of the whole network or to particular hubs (and you can save it as a PDF).


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The other side of Social Networking

The Marketing Blog

47 am The other side of Social Networking Jump to Comments Social networking is making a deep(er) penetration in our lives,(our? Consultants are enjoying the social-media revolution. However, a couple of bitter events, connected with Facebook and Orkut, the biggest community sites question the growth of social n/w. Young Indian teenager has lost his life and social n/w site Orkut played a big role in his death.

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact – click to see my very first post!), to become a Family-oriented Social Network. Technologists, developers, and the like are only currently discovering the complexities of mapping out relationships as we work to sort out the living and their interactions on Social Networks.

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

Stay N' Alive

In fact, I even have mockups from before Facebook was popular on a way to take my previous Open Source project, Jeans (the original platform for this blog, in fact - click to see my very first post!), to become a Family-oriented Social Network. Technologists, developers, and the like are only currently discovering the complexities of mapping out relationships as we work to sort out the living and their interactions on Social Networks.

OSSCamp Summer Edition

The Marketing Blog

OSS Camp is a platform for promoting Open Source Projects from India. Name Topic Abstract 1 Sonali Minocha MySQL Optimization 2 Kinshuk Sunil Open Source Game Development A look at Tools & Technologies facilitating Indie and Open Source Game Dev 3 Vishwajeet Singh Subversion 1.5 4 Mir Nazim Introducing Python Python is a superb, general purpose programming language, being used in sys admin, web application, automation, networking etc.

Open social bookmarking service to rival Delicious

The Way of the Web

A quick check has shown that I’ve been using Delicious since November 2006 , although my addiction to Google Reader means I’ve never used social bookmarking as heavily as some friends and colleagues. I’ve never really built huge networks on social bookmarking sites (50 on delicious, 8 on diggo), compared with social networks (3.5k on Twitter, 500+ on FB), and perhaps the mix of bookmarketing and social networking will change that in this case.

Thank you and some free books for Christmas reading

The Way of the Web

It’s the season of goodwill, so it seems a perfect time to say thank you to everyone that’s visited my blog, followed or message me on social networks, or kindly referred me to potential new clients. Blogging books ebooks free books gaming hacking inspiration marketing open source pdf Virtual Worlds Writing

#Hashtags Hit Facebook – #WhatDoYouThink

The Social Media Incubator

In an announcement by the social networking service giant on Wednesday, Facebook informed users of the rollout of hashtags to status updates. As hashtags have been a big part of the Twitterverse for quite awhile, Facebook’s adoption of them will make the ability to search the two biggest mega-databases easy and effective especially those using social media for business marketing.

[SOLVED] WordPress Gives A HTTP Error When Uploading Images To The Media Gallery

SocMed Sean

Sometimes, the open source nature of the CMS can introduce bugs or incompatibilities that can cause errors or even bring an entire site down. Open your browser again and log in to your WordPress console. You’ll need to open a ticket with your host and have them fix the issue. If you are logged in via cPanel, open the File Manager. Open the.htaccess file with a code editor like Notepad++.

Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison)

The Marketing Blog

02 am Facebook vs Twitter (A Comparison) Jump to Comments With over 40,000 tweets per minute and new-user registration growth rate of 1500%, you would expect Twitter to give a close fight to the social networking giant Facebook. I was just testing uberVU , a paid social media analytics service for doing a comparison between Twitter & Facebook and the results that it shows are quite interesting to say the least. Wish to see more such interesting stuff on social media.

Follow, Shmollow: Use Twitter Your Own Way

Ari Herzog

Using an open source tool called TweepML , I plugged in other people’s lists I was following at the time — Dave Fletcher’s egovernment elite and Hillary Hartley’s government geeks , for starters — and mass followed all of the members with a single click. Tags: Social Networking networking Twitter

Combining UX With Your Social Media Profiles


Samantha is passionate about social media, blogging and other areas of online communication. Content and communication are essential parts of creating a social media presence for brands. One of the first steps in this process is to spread the word and be seen within the social media paradigm, primarily through engaging content. When working with social media the right User Experience holds an important place, in the grand scheme of things. Tweet.

Former Facebook User Explains Why He Quit

Ari Herzog

More changes are apparently coming to the social networking site that approaches 500 million users. The privacy/ “Like&# issues themselves were not huge for me; I’ve always had very public settings on my profile and I’m generally very open on the web. Much of it had to do with the efforts to get sites to adopt Facebook as their default social element, too. That makes me a bit uncomfortable, although plenty of pictures of me are on the open web.

The Next “Facebook Platform” for the Modern Web, and Why Twitter’s Running the Wrong Way

Stay N' Alive

The hurdle we’ve got to get around is that of allowing a user’s social connections to also follow them wherever they go, uninhibited by any single corporation. Facebook is moving from the walled garden approach out into the open web. Then at that point you will truly be allowed to bring your social connections with you wherever you go, allowing for a web with not only no login button, but one where your family and friends follow with you along the way.

YoMacha: India's Hot or Not ?

The Marketing Blog

A brief look at YoMacha tells you that it isn’t exactly a run-of-the mill social networking portal with typical Web2.0 I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. Home About In the Media OSSCamp Summer Edition themarketingblog@wordpress on Mobile June 23, 2008.2:25 25 am YoMacha: India’s Hot or Not ?

Linkedin v/s Facebook - Professional up Against Social

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51 am Linkedin v/s Facebook – Professional up Against Social Jump to Comments Matt Dickman’s thoughtful post on Linkedin v/s Facebook raises a few questions. As an individual how do you make the the differentiation between these two social networking platforms? Facebook like the name suggests is my “Face&# to the entire network. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

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. To blatantly steal from their about page , Mastodon is a free, open-source social network.

Meet the Fediverse

Ari Herzog

Mastodon, Pleroma, GNU Social, PeerTube, Friendica, and Hubzilla are among the more popular social networking services that collectively form the Fediverse. The Fediverse is open sourced and decentralized. The Verge appreciated the network growth. If you could take your first social networking steps all over again, what would you do differently? Digital social

7 steps to shutting down a social media site

Laurel Papworth

The photo sharing social network Radar.net is shutting down and, thankfully, they have all undertaken all the key steps to do that sensitively and graciously. Remember, customers believe that social media sites belong to “them&# the customer and for a % of your online community your exit strategy is going to destroy their friendships and their content. More in Social Media is Not An Experiment. Export facilities to other social media sites.

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Social Media News Ticker: Embed Tweets Within Tweets on Twitter, Instagram Expands Ads Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Check out this week’s summary of all the latest social media news, including changes and new features for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and Instagram: Facebook. LinkedIn upgrades its search engine and ditches an array of open source extensions – last week LinkedIn announced the launch of new search engine infrastructure, called Galene, that will improve search results and problems with maintenance (GigaOM). Any social media updates that we missed?

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How to create mobile-friendly content with Google’s AMP


AMP is a Google-backed open-source project that launched last February as an open standard to make it easier for any publisher to have pages load quickly on mobile devices. In an increasingly mobile world, AMP is a tool or open source framework that speeds up browsing when you’re using a mobile phone or or tablets. AMP, like Facebook’s Instant Articles and Apple’s Apple News, is designed to reduce bounce rates and improve users’ social media experience.

The Best Alternatives to Google Authenticator For 2020


In this application, you can add multiple accounts and even social networks too. It inherits open-source base and has amazing features that make it an ideal choice for its users. We are open for conversation too! . Google Authenticator is not a new word for us!

Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

Step 1: Hit The Big Three (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn) It’s no secret that social networking is all the rage, so it doesn’t take a genius to point out that you need to start there. I’m sure many digital marketers will tell you that there are hundreds of 2nd tier social networks that exist that you should consider, but the fact is, this post is about people or businesses on a budget, and while using these networks don’t cost money, they do cost time.

Time for an Update

Net-Savvy Executive

Drilling down Some of the more evergreen posts have been explorations of the details and implications of the questions around social media intelligence. The map of the social media data market ( Mapping the Social Data Ecosystem , 2013) predates the changes from Twitter's entry , but I think it's still conceptually correct. I looked into organizing a summit on the topic last year, but it's just too hot for an open discussion.

Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study

The Marketing Blog

Quotes from the Money Life article Iffort’s report states that usage of Twitter will penetrate more organisations, and more firms and customers will start using this social networking tool.Conversations between users and brands which are managed by humans with an emotional quotient will continue to boost Indian marketing efforts. Iffort Consulting , a NCR based social media consulting firm has researched the Twitter usage by companies in India.

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Looking Into The Social Media Past


In mid-2008, news started to spread about a movie based on the rise of the popular social network. “Hulu.com, the joint venture between NBC Universal and Fox, will begin offering most of the two network’s popular shows online tomorrow…&#. Hulu Opens To The Masses Tomorrow , March 2008. Tech Alliance Announces Android Open Platform For Mobile Devices , November 2007.

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The Top 130 Minnesota Tech Companies on Twitter

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter is consistently rated as the second-best social network for B2B and tech companies, behind only LinkedIn. Which businesses understand the “social” part of social network, and which are just there to broadcast? ABILITY Network.

Entrepreneurial resources

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Twitter’s Retweet feature (beta) Criticising Social Media ? I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. November 26, 2009.5:10

Battling burnout as a social media manager

Sprout Social

In the last decade, social media has rapidly evolved and become a major element of marketing in all industries. As a result, social media practitioners now play a role in more business initiatives than ever. a leading technology company that provides enterprise open source solutions.

One potential USP for Diaspora

The Way of the Web

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 ?

Better Noise Control on Google+ is Coming, but its More Beautiful Than You Think

Stay N' Alive

It's called ActivityStrea.ms (pronouced "Activity Streams"), and its intention was to make it so companies don't have to duplicate the efforts of re-creating stream formats in their news feed or "activity stream", providing an open format to make implementation of this simple for both companies and developers. See this presentation by Chris Messina about a year ago: Activity Streams, Socialism, & the Future of Open Source. for distributed social networks.

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Communication (and Coordination?) in a Modern, Complex Organization

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Perceptions on collaboration and social software by Mike Gotta. Open_Source. Social Networking & Collaboration. Social Software. social_media. social_responsibility. It takes a village to raise a social network. Reference Architecture For Social Network Sites. Updated: Community and Social network Vendor Blogs. Leveraging Employee Social Networks. Microsoft Knowledge Network Team Blog.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. Discover some great sources for free and reasonably-priced themes, essential plugins you may not be aware of, SEO tips, and other interesting techniques and hacks here in a dozen of the best WordPress guides of last year. The English is broken but the list of free template sources, like Wp Mojo , eBlog Templates and ThemeLab is excellent.

The Future Of Books And Publishing

Twist Image

Along with starting one of the most interesting open source projects, LibriVox (for audio books based on books in the public domain), Hugh also works on book and publishing start-ups. online social network. social media 101. social media marketing. Episode #279 of Six Pixels of Separation - The Twist Image Podcast is now live and ready for you to listen to. I wish more people would read (more) books.

Criticising Social Media ?

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35 pm Criticising Social Media ? Jump to Comments Criticizing social media ? Understand Social Media as a Philosophy and its application as a Culture. Criticising Social Media ? Awesome bullet points, helps to clarify lots of things for those with questions and give insight into why certain people shove social media away. Reply Tweets that mention Criticising Social Media ? « -- Topsy.com December 10, 2009 at 11:09 pm [.]

Facebook will surge ahead in India

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Home About In the Media Preventing Social Media Spam Moving One Step Closer to Dream February 6, 2010.4:45 I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. 45 pm Facebook will surge ahead in India Jump to Comments I was just reading an interesting news-story, published in today’s edition of Economic times. It compares Facebook & Orkut in India.

3 Ways to Analyze Facebook Fan Page Traffic «

The Marketing Blog

When it comes to Facebook, the social networking platform is no different. What it means is that you can get insights on your fan pages like visitor statistics, traffic sources, visitor country, keyword searches with all other powerful reporting & maps overlays etc. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations.

The New Small

Ari Herzog

It is about how small businesses are using cloud computing, SaaS, open source, mobility, and social networks to compete with larger organizations. With regard to the latter, I am using Lightning Source , a print-on-demand company that prints Wiley’s older titles. He’s the co-author of Trust Agents and the author of Social Media 101. In May of this year, I was on an edition of The New York Times’ TechTalk Podcast.

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How People Respond to Your Online Content

The Marketing Blog

Reply vinni March 31, 2010 at 12:08 pm One thing I really like about this blog, is the due credit given to the original source always. I write about Social Media and how it is being used as a conversational channel by individuals and organizations. Home About In the Media Indian Companies on Twitter – A Usage Study Search Engine Statistics:: Google’s share dips March 27, 2010.8:32