Psychology of social networking

Sherrilynne Starkie

Wikipedia rules the waves. Scientific Socializing Infographics – The Psychology of Social Networking Chart is Fascinating (TrendHunter.com). 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?

[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?

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 ).

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. Social media platforms are trying to clean up their acts.

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 Twitter

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). Social media in call centres.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you use Twitter regularly, you’d see that it wins as a social news site that provides instantaneous news — at least of that caliber. The story announcing Heath Ledger’s death was made popular with 13 minutes of submission to the social news site.

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). How do we demonstrate the ROI of social efforts?

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Improvements to Google+

Sherrilynne Starkie

Hangouts On Air, designed for broadcast, now have a dedicated watch page that can be promoted through the social network; the ‘control room’ allows a moderator to eject and mute comments. Photo credit: Wikipedia). The Google+ social network is still experience strong and fast growth. Related posts: Which social network would you quit? Three biggest myths of social media.

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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.

Everything You Need To Know About Social Media

Mindjumpers

The 42 pages long Social Media Playbook contains information and best practices on blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, Wikipedia, Delicious, Flickr, Google Buzz and Geosocial Networks.

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.

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

SocMed Sean

But don’t quote YouTube videos, don’t argue that “they say” or that you read it on Wikipedia. Blogs Facebook Featured Google+ Humor LinkedIn People Social Media Twitter best practices discussion forum social media social networking tips YouTube

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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. Accountability-Social media has now made everyone accountable for what they do and what they say now.

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

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.

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Top 100 Most Innovative and Influential People in the Web 2.0 World

Bill Hartzer

In the social networking category, Mark Zuckerberg, the Founder of Facebook , beat out Kevin Rose, the Founder of Digg. Jimmy Wales, Founder, Wikipedia. World: 1) Social Networking. Adam Christensen, Social Media Communications Manager, IBM Corp.

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. Australia Event: Social Networks and P.R. (9). Twitter: Social StoryTelling (14).

Privacy Is Dead. Facebook and Cambridge Analytica Have Just Confirmed It.

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EU and Britain, words of concern from the British prime minister and speculation that users could sign out of the social media giant's site for good due to concerns over data breaches and privacy threats. No one buys the Google mantra "Do no evil" anymore; even if social media companies aren't actively conspiring to eliminate privacy, they are complicit in its demise. social media. wikipedia. Did Facebook hack the 2016 U.S. election? Did it swing the result? Probably.

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

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. It’s frankly everything we know about social media, distilled into one awesomely designed document.

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

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.

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. Profiles: Identity fraud in social networks (5).

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.

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

Adam Sherk

Not from a recent Wikipedia entry; from actual news coverage from that time. What else can news sites do with Foursquare and other forms of location-based social media?

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. Related posts: Influencers vs Advocates in B2B Marketing According to Wikipedia – Influencer Marketing is a form of.

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List of 8 Social Media Anti Advertising Ads

Laurel Papworth

What happens when the consumer fights back against the advertiser (using social media channels)? If you want more information try: Wikipedia – Parody Advertisements. Lesson : An Influencer (person with a lot of followers) or Network Host (such as activist groups like GetUp!)

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.

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.

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.

StumbleUpon Etiquette Guide and Best Practices

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

But with all other social networks, there are rules of engagement that are determined by the community. More information and tips for usage can be read in The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web. However, these pages are not social content.

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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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. Different types of Social Networks (3).

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?

Paywall for News.com 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?) NB I’ll be on Radio National Monday night talking about OccupyWallstreet and social media). Wikipedia ).

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.