Tag: social collaboration

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

Demo 2012: Creating More Focused Social Networks

This morning’s session at the Demo 2012 conference focused on social networks, with a number of new networks and tools for managing them. Many look interesting, though I wonder how many social networks people need.

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Study Uncovers How Schools Actually Use Social Media (And If It Works)

Every college is apparently using social media, search engines, and blogs. Literally. According to a new study by UMass Dartmouth, 100% of colleges and universities surveyed are using some form of social media.

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

Buzzword Trends: “Social Business” on the rise, supplanting “Enterprise 2.0″ and “Social CRM”

In the wake of Salesforce.com’s aborted and just plain stupid attempt to trademark “Social Enterprise,” I decided to take a fresh look at how other social buzzwords have been doing.

Internet, decade later

Internet, decade later

Another fascinating infographics on Internet theme.

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

10 striking conclusions of the Social Media around the World 2012 study

Today InSites Consulting published the third edition of its study “Social Media around the world” in collaboration with data and sampling partner SSI and translation agency No Problem!.

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

Who needs social? CanWeNetwork targets your location-based professional network

As startups continue to experiment with location-based networking, CanWeNetwork gives up the social pursuit in favor of business connections.

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

Social network main channel to keep family and friends updated while traveling

More than three quarters of US travelers share travel experiences via social networks with the main purpose being to update their family and friends on their whereabouts, a recent survey shows.

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

People Use Different Social Networks For Different Reasons, Says LinkedIn [STUDY]

Why do people use social networks? Is there a difference in how we approach and use personal and professional social media platforms, and are we a different person on each?

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Why Networking Success May Be All in the (Business) Cards

Nothing beats face-to-face networking when it comes to driving new revenue, small business owners say. Online social networks don’t hold a candle to in-person efforts when it comes to making the cash register sing, a new survey shows.

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

Live discussion: to tweet or not to tweet?

‘To tweet or not to tweet’? That is the question for public sector leaders in an increasingly digital world.

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

3 Reasons Why Your Business Must Be Social

Why social media engagement is a defining element of the 21st century, and the success of your business relies on your participation.

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

A study of millions of Facebook users on Election Day 2010 has found that online social networks can have a measurable if limited effect on voter turnout.