Showing posts with label Social Networking. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Social Networking. Show all posts

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wednesday, November 21, 2012


Interesting thoughts on scams moving from e-mail to social networks. I generally agree with their reasoning, but the point below once applied to e-mails. Now we are suspicious of e-mails from our grandmother.
"They’re endorsed by your friends. You’re seeing people you know like and share these scams as that’s a condition of their “entry”. They have credibility."

Friday, May 25, 2012

Business 3.0

The goal used to be to "cut out the middleman." Now the middleman is a requirement.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Google+ Plus Google Search

And this is where it gets interesting... Google+ seemed to be an also ran when it comes to social networking. Now that they are integrating your Google+ information into their 600 pound gorilla - search - this thing might just take off.

I've played around with the "Show Personal Results" and haven't been blown away, but I see the potential.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Occupy Building Their Own Social Network

The Occupy folks are talking about building their own social network. It would be called Federated General Assembly (FGA). Some interesting quotes:
“We don’t want to trust Facebook with private messages among activists,” he said.
“You have to know someone in real life who sponsors you,” said Knutson.
"And he sees no reason against spinning off the tech to businesses."

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

I, for one, welcome our new Facebook overlords

Facebook represents about 95% of the time that people spend on social networking. Around 52% of the sharing is on Facebook as well. Not bad for a little web page used to connect college kids.

Via Business Insider Chart of the Day and AdAge