Psychology of social networking

Sherrilynne Starkie

Wikipedia rules the waves. Scientific Socializing Infographics – The Psychology of Social Networking Chart is Fascinating ( Facebook Featured Social Media infographic Psychology Social network TwitterWe tend to over think some things in life and here’s proof. Do you suffer from high levels of narcisim or low self esteem? Or, maybe you use Facebook, because it’s just a fun way to keep in touch with friends?

Wikipedia’s New Code Of Conduct Gets One Thing Right; Another Will Be A Struggle

Forbes Social Media

Wikipedia isn’t just any social network, and its new rulebook stands apart from the terms of service handed down by commercial social platforms like Facebook and Twitter.


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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.

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts

Sherrilynne Starkie

Top five: social networks are cleaning up their acts. In this week's top 5 must-know social media news, we see major social networks rolling out initiatives to protect privacy and increase transparency. Fast on the heels of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, the world's biggest social network is making changes to how third parties can access data. Social media platforms are trying to clean up their acts. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner.

[Infographic] Facebook Is NOT The Largest Online Social Network, Email Still Rules!

SocMed Sean

Contrary to popular belief, Facebook is NOT the largest social network on the planet. So the numbers are clear that more transactions are sent via email every day, but is email really a social network? Based on the criteria, I have no doubt that email qualifies as a social network and, therefore, blows Facebook and Twitter out of the water when it comes to users, transactions, and adoption rates.

Study shows social media drives sales

Sherrilynne Starkie

Research released today by LoyaltyOne and two leading North American academic institutions provides the long-awaited proof that social media interaction between a customer and a brand drives immediate and long-term sales increases. Photo credit: Wikipedia). The findings are based on a two-year analysis of brand-customer social media engagement and transaction data with the more than 10-million member AIR MILES Reward Program. Social media in call centres.

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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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Customer Satisfaction: Social Media Websites Rank Among The Worst

The Realtime Report

How satisfied are consumers with social media sites? Today, the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released its yearly E-Business Report, which takes an in-depth look at user satisfaction with social media, as well as portals and search engines, and news and opinion websites. Social Media. The bad news: social media websites rank among the worst-performing companies researched by the ACSI.

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Everything You Need To Know About Social Media


Blog About Clients Cases Tribesourcing Video People & Contact Bloggers « 4 Tips To Start a Blog Big Mashable Social Media Meetup in Antwerp » Everything You Need To Know About Social Media Posted by Anne Herngaard Jun 24th, 2010 Tweet We have stumbled across this useful resource made by the Candadian marketing company Eloqua. The Social Media Playbook has been compiled on experiences and insights from Eloqua’s own team and network using social media.

Like, Share,Tweet – Is that All You Can Do on Social Media?

Waxing UnLyrical

According to a non-exhaustive list on Wikipedia , there are more than 200 social media sites across the globe. Although you may have thought otherwise, social media is not limited to Facebook or Twitter. Mainstream social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter undoubtedly let you reach a much wider audience, than niche networks like Care2 or Untappd. How can you diversify your social media channels? Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

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. HOWEVER and it’s a big however, according to my 7 Steps of Social Media Engagement, these look very campaign based.

Pinterest for business

Sherrilynne Starkie

Pinterest is proving to be a great social network for businesses to connect with customers. Related posts : The social customer. Wikipedia rules the waves. Featured Headline Pinterest Social Media Business Facebook Information graphics Social network TwitterHere’s a stunning infographic that spells out all Pinterest’s benefits for business. Infographic: Twitter facts. Click here to start to receive my newsletter.

Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media

Laurel Papworth

from Wikipedia ]. Crowdsourced innovation social networks. Crowdsource: BP Oil Spill and social media is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Technorati Tags: BP , crowdsource , deepwater , horizon , kaggle , Michael J Evans , , oil spill , Online Communities , public relations , social media , social network , social networks. Australia Event: Social Networks and P.R. (9).

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.

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. But don’t quote YouTube videos, don’t argue that “they say” or that you read it on Wikipedia.

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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.

What Social Media Users Are The Happiest?

Small Business Mavericks

According to a recent survey , Facebook has more users than any other social network but those users don’t necessarily like Facebook. Other social media sites scored on customer satisfaction including Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest. These social networks all scored 64, 63, and 69, respectively. YouTube scored a 73 and Wikipedia got a 78. Are you happy with your social network? Social Media facebook google social networking

Paywall for and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

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 FutureOfMedia Discussion site The New Fourth Estate is Social Media The Function of News in Community Commercialization of Human Stories De-Commercialization of Human Stories Problem Journalism vs Solution Journalism Product vs Process Journalism What is a Newspaper’s Product Anyway? Wikipedia ).

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. Movember and Social Media. Movember and online community rituals is a post from: Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy. Social Marketing vs Traditional Marketing Mix (17).

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.

Children, Parents and Social Media, the need for education

Direct Marketing Observations

This past Monday, I sat on a panel in Naples Florida where we talked about social media and children. Three of the recurring themes coming from everyone’s lips on the panel were: Education-It might seem as if that is a redundant thing to say in this type of setting, but it cannot be stressed enough how important it is to not only educate your children on the perils of certain aspects of social media, but how important it is to stay on top of it as well.

Cambridge Analytica vs Beacon – Facebook Australia Quantium

Laurel Papworth

From Wikipedia “Beacon formed part of Facebook’s advertisement system that sent data from external websites to Facebook, for the purpose of allowing targeted advertisements and allowing users to share their activities with their friends. ” Wikipedia Beacon Facebook. So then we get this: “By learning from its unsuccessful experience, Facebook has been seeking other ways to monetize their user database through social advertising. Ancient history?

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Push-Button Publishing You're about to be redirected The blog that used to be here is now at [link] Do you wish to be redirected? This blog is not hosted by Blogger and has not been checked for spam, viruses and other forms of malware. Yes No Home | Features | About | Buzz | Help | Discuss | Language | Developers | Gear Terms of Service | Privacy | Content Policy | Copyright © 1999 – 2010 Google

What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964? I’m not familiar with Fact: but Wikipedia tells me it was published from 1964-1967 and edited by Ralph Ginzburg and Warren Boroson. Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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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. 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. Online social media services provide scope for members to donate time, resources and money how and when they want.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #220

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Evidence Grows That Online Social Networks Have Insidious Negative Effects - MIT Technology Review. Now an Italian study of 25,000 people finds that while online networking can have a positive effect, users of social networks have lower social trust of others. They conclude that ''the overall effect of networking on individual welfare is significantly negative.''" social media. wikipedia.

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.

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.

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.

Social Media Playbook

Social Media Marketing

Eloqua's Social Media Playbook is filled with exactly the kind of material that will bring you and your employees up to speed on social media. As Eloqua describes it: The 10-platform, 42-page Eloqua Social Media Playbook was created as a veritable “how-to” guide for our staff to follow on the social Web. It’s frankly everything we know about social media, distilled into one awesomely designed document.

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." It's amazing to see how many people retweet other people's links without even clicking on it to see if it's good and/or worthy of sharing with their own social graph.

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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.

The Case For Myspace

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In June 2006, Myspace became the most popular online social networking site in the United States. According to the Wikipedia entry for Myspace , the company had a 2009 estimated revenue of $395 million with over 30 million users as of June 2011. put the company up for sale in February of this year, there's another piece of data that many media pundits don't know: through the Myspace website and affiliated ad networks, Myspace is second only to Yahoo! social media.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #100

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"Perhaps a bit over the top in its anti- Yahoo slant, but this is a brilliant piece of anthropological history of the social web, and decline of one of the very first 'social networks.' When I first rediscovered the Web in 2004, it was WordPress , Wikipedia , Flickr and Delicious that revealed to me a new future. wikipedia. 93Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match by Adam Sherk on February 9, 2010 Now that Foursquare is all the rage (or the bane of existence if you don’t like all those check-in and badge tweets invading your Twitter stream) news sites are looking at how best to leverage location-based social networks. Not from a recent Wikipedia entry; from actual news coverage from that time.

B2B Marketing: Trust + Community = ROI

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Social Media changes that and elevates Trust to the individual level. The word community is often overused now that Social Media has come along. Social Media gives you this great gift of the ability to create community because you publish content on a regular basis – think of the way publishers have created community around their brand and their editors – the same holds true for B2B marketers.

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Your 2011 Digital Marketing Reboot

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Don't forget about the social media spaces: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn , etc. says, "don't write cheques with Social Media that your websites can't cash." There has been such a focus on Social Media that many business websites look tired, out-of-date and lack many of the baseline functionality that consumers now expect. What about your more visible profiles in places like LinkedIn, Facebook and Wikipedia ? online social network. social media.

Bots And The Next Wave Of Marketing

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From Wikipedia : "An Internet bot. Messaging apps now have more active users than social networks." social network. wikipedia. Hello, Human. When you open the new Quartz news app , it takes a few minutes to get your bearings. This is not your father's news app. There is no infinite scroll, and there is no standard headline matched with a big image to capture your salivating attention, and get you to click.