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Whats Still Hot in Emerging Social Media Networks. Sebastian Seung: I am my connectome. Social network. How People Spend Their Time Online [infographic] Continuing our run of graphic treats this week, here’s another great infographic that explores how people around the world split their time across different online activities.

How People Spend Their Time Online [infographic]

Social networking activities win a clear lion’s share of people’s attention, with this set of data suggesting that Facebook captures an average of more than 465 minutes of people’s time each month. If that’s true of every one of the platform’s 901 million worldwide users, Facebook now accounts for almost 800,000 years of human time every month. Astonishing.

Meanwhile, in light of our recent report on the importance of location-based mobile social, we were particularly interested to read that location-based services are currently the fastest growing area of interest. Thanks to Massimo for sending us the link. Connect: Authored by: Simon Kemp Simon Kemp is Managing Director of We Are Social in Singapore. See complete profile. Dan Dennett on dangerous memes. NHS privatisation: Compilation of financial and vested interests. Liberal Democrats 71. Lord Alliance: Shares in Huntsworth plc - a company whose CEO is Lord Chadlington - which £15,500 to the party in August last year and has given money every year since 2008. Denied it at first but Electoral Commission found them out. The same company that had Baroness Cumberledge as one of their non-executive directors. Heavily involved in lobbying and PR.

Donations: Lord Alliance according to the electoral commission has given £697,440.48 to the Liberal Democrats through their central party and local party. 72. 73. 74. 75. 77. 78. 79. 80. Circle, which became the first private UK firm to run an NHS hospital last year when it won the tender to run Hinchingbrooke Hospital, plans to build a network of 30 hospitals across the UK in the coming years. Paul Frampton, managing director, MPG Media Contacts, said: "We're proud to be working with Circle, which does an excellent job in the Healthcare sector. Labour Lords 81. 82. 84. 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 98.

The maturing human network: Can you find me now? Contents: Illustrations: Executive summary With the advent of mass communication over the internet, businesses are trying to innovate by reaching out to employees, customers, suppliers and trading relationships through different channels.

The maturing human network: Can you find me now?

Recent trends indicate Web 2.0 is the front-runner of this revolution, with 44 per cent of American adults actively participating1. "Web 2.0" was coined in 2004 to describe the next evolution of the internet. Some companies are now taking this notion a step further. Social networking connects people with similar interests, experience and backgrounds. A new enterprise role for social networking emerges A big part of knowledge is understanding where to find the answers. Many employees are members of social networking sites, such as linkedin.com and facebook.com, which connect them to their colleagues.

Figure 1: Potential use and benefits of social collaboration Source: Deloitte Consulting LLP A primer on Web 2.0 People often ask, "What is Web 2.0? " Resources. Pearltrees Visualizes TechCrunch Disrupt. Why the Social Web Is the Guardian of Net Neutrality. Jon Goldman is CEO of the multiuser content-sharing platform Qlipso, which recently acquired the assets of online video site Veoh.com.

Why the Social Web Is the Guardian of Net Neutrality

He lives and works in Los Angeles. The spread of broadband Internet access allows us to explore and devour an array of content (entertainment, news and information) with a convenience and speed unimaginable to those accessing the web a mere five to 10 years ago. And in the past two months, discussions within the Internet and media industries about the continued viability of net neutrality have centered on those issues of convenience and speed.

Proponents of net neutrality have come out in full force rallying around the notion of a free and uninhibited Internet; one controlled only by consumers’ imaginations and desires, rather than corporate profits. Google’s and Verizon’s Plan Even if Google and Verizon succeed and the government regulates the Internet in favor of the big companies, users will still demand alternative points of access. How We Got Here. Google Zeitgeist 2011. Mesh. Radical Sharing Works: This Guy Lets the World Use His Starbucks Card for Free (UPDATED) - Business. Download this image to your phone, take it to Starbucks and scan it at the cash register: It'll get you a free coffee.

Radical Sharing Works: This Guy Lets the World Use His Starbucks Card for Free (UPDATED) - Business

It's part of a radical experiment in sharing that's teaching us something about mobile money in the process. "It's been extremely uplifting," Jonathan Stark tells GOOD. About one month ago, Stark posted the barcode image for his personal Starbucks card online, for anyone to use. Surprisingly, it still has money on it. Stark was researching broadcast mobile currency—how to transfer money or pay for goods with your phone. On July 7th, he loaded $30 onto his card and posted the image for his friends to use. But this time, the money didn't vanish. And since then, it's become an experiment in anonymous collective sharing.

"Overall it's working," he says. As of about 11 a.m. "I would have thought the ratio would be more like 10 to 1," drinkers to donors, a pleasantly surprised Stark says. That's partly because of a few built in incentives that help this experiment along. The Sharehood: 2148 people with 4169 shareables. Social Media Graphics- Cool Social Media Graphics. 47 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed. Now that Mashable Connect has ended (see you next year, friends!)

47 Digital Media Resources You May Have Missed

, it's time to continue engaging, inspiring and empowering on your own. What better way to start than by checking out our best digital media resources? This week, we've covered how to use Pinterest for your wedding, how to make sure your company engages intelligently on social media and how to build a mobile app without hurting your wallet. We've also answered frequently asked questions on Facebook's new app center, included an infographic detailing how Kickstarter is the king of crowdfunding and featured a guest post written by the first woman in space, Sally Ride.

And with Mother's Day tomorrow, we've rounded up some resources to help you with your last-minute plans. Take advantage of this week's resources! Editor's Picks Social Media. Comprehensive Guide to StumbleUpon. StumbleUpon is not just another social bookmarking site, because it will drive tons (thousands) of traffic to a blog/website within minutes.

Comprehensive Guide to StumbleUpon

But you must know how to use it effectively and how it works. This will be a comprehensive and complete guide on StumbleUpon and its features. Basics of StumbleUpon; The system of StumbleUpon allows you to search latest and interesting articles related to your favorites. System learns about your interests from you while you are using the service and provide you the relevant content that you are most interested. This is totally different from searching for the content via major search engines. Earlier they have given a tool bar which can be installed to Firefox and Internet Explorer. Let’s see what the use of this toolbar is. Following diagram will show you how the system is working. If this is the first time you are going to use StumbleUpon, following tips will be helpful to you. For Regular Readers; The Description should be short but descriptive. 1. Presented by mediabistro.com, SocialTimes, and AllFacebook.

Over five weeks, you'll determine the social media sites that matter most to you, based on your personal and professional goals.

Presented by mediabistro.com, SocialTimes, and AllFacebook

You'll learn how to get set up on each platform, how to create meaningful content, and how to engage with your audiences across various sites. Find out the full scope of features that the major social media sites have to offer. Master techniques for time management and recommendations for when to distribute content across various sites (and when not to).

Along the way, you'll discover how new tools and mobile apps make social media easy to manage on the go. 31 New Link Building Resources: Roundup for 11/5-11/18. 31 New Link Building Resources: Roundup for 11/5-11/18 Ladies and Gents I proudly submit for your consideration the following 31 link building resources published over the past two weeks!

31 New Link Building Resources: Roundup for 11/5-11/18

If you're thirsty for more, do check out our previous roundup of 58 link building resources >> And please, if you remember/newly appreciate our article on discovering SERP Dominators for link building, check out our new free SERP Dominator tool which completely automates tedious but highly valuable research! 24 Link Building Resources 7 Link Building Tool Resources Interesting to Link Builders and Other Brilliant Marketing Types. Social media news, strategy, tools, and techniques. Social Media. Social Demographics: Who's Using Today's Biggest Networks [INFOGRAPHIC] More than 66% of adults are connected to one or more social media platforms, but who exactly are these people? The infographic below, created by Online MBA, breaks down the demographics, including education level, income, age and gender of social media users, along with other miscellaneous facts.

Some sites’ users are more demographically alike than others. One thing is the same for most social sites — college students, or those who have completed some college, represent the majority on social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Digg and Reddit. Among Facebook users, 57% have completed some college, and 24% have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree. Although, people 45 and older make up 46% of Facebook users. Social media sites are also seeing a gender split — women use social media more than men. Women gravitate toward Pinterest and young, techie men hang out on Google+. Check out the infographic below to see all the statistics. Infographic courtesy of Online MBA.

The Top 10 Marketing Sites for Social Media Marketing Trends. InShare744 Recently, the Pivot Conference team set out to learn more about the state of social advertising and the future ahead by conducting an industry survey of 230 brand managers, executives, and marketing professionals.

The Top 10 Marketing Sites for Social Media Marketing Trends

We will release the full report during the week of July 25th. Not all of the insights we learned will make it into the final report. However, I will share a few interesting findings as they come up starting with this one… The Top Marketing Sites for Social Media Marketing Trends We asked participants to share their favorite sites, blogs, and newsletters for learning the latest about social media marketing trends. 1.

We also asked survey respondents about the role they play within their organization. Corporate Marketing Managers represented the largest group of individual respondents with 16%, but a three-way tie followed closely behind with participants representing Corporate Presidents/CEO’s/Principals, Directors of Marketing, and Agency Presidents/CEOs/Principals. No Cuts Until Corporate Tax Cheats Pay Up! SOCIAL FRESH - The Business of Social Media Marketing. List of social networking websites. This is a list of major active social networking websites and excludes dating websites (see Comparison of online dating websites).

For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites. This list is not exhaustive, and is limited to notable, well-known sites. See also Notes Jump up ^ This is the number of the accounts reachable from the biggest "pod" joindiaspora.com. References. THE KERNEL – Yiannopoulos. Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites. Here are the top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website's Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S.

Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites

Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. "*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 1 | Facebook3 - eBizMBA Rank | 900,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 3 - Compete Rank | 3 - Quantcast Rank | 2 - Alexa Rank | February 1, 2015. The Most Popular Social Networking Sites | eBizMBA 2 | Twitter12 - eBizMBA Rank | 310,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 21 - Compete Rank | 8 - Quantcast Rank | 8 - Alexa Rank | February 1, 2015. The Most Popular Social Networking Sites | eBizMBA 3 | LinkedIn18 - eBizMBA Rank | 255,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 25 - Compete Rank | 19 - Quantcast Rank | 9 - Alexa Rank | February 1, 2015. Social Networking Websites Review 2012 - TopTenREVIEWS.

Creative Collaboration - música, cine, moda, arte, fotografía y danza. The Top Social Networking Sites. Social networking websites have been around since the mid-90's, but in recent years, social networking has exploded across the web. The Web 2.0 initiative has made modern social networking sites increasingly popular and easier to use than the initial wave of sites that launched in the 90's.

Last year, Facebook surged past MySpace to become the most popular social network. Flixster also gained ground, overtaking Classmates, and LinkedIn rose in popularity as more people focused on their jobs. And while Twitter is as much of a social messaging platform as a social network, it has definitely led an invasion into the top social networks over the past two years. The top social networking websites is divided into three categories: General purpose, special interest social networks with a specific theme, and international sites.

A Guide to Social Networks Top Social Networking Sites - General Interest More social networking sites of general interest Top Social Networking Sites - Special Interest. Top 15 Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites. Here are the top 15 Most Popular Social Bookmarking Sites as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website's Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. "*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 1 | Facebook3 - eBizMBA Rank | 900,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 3 - Compete Rank | 3 - Quantcast Rank | 2 - Alexa Rank | December 1, 2014. The Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites | eBizMBA 2 | Twitter12 - eBizMBA Rank | 310,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 19 - Compete Rank | 8 - Quantcast Rank | 8 - Alexa Rank | December 1, 2014.

The Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites | eBizMBA 3 | Pinterest23 - eBizMBA Rank | 250,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 29 - Compete Rank | 13 - Quantcast Rank | 26 - Alexa Rank | December 1, 2014. 10 Content Ideas That Generate Engagement on Social Media. About Social Media Today, LLC. Edelman Digital. The Conversation Prism by Brian Solis and JESS3. How to Set Up and Run a Social Media Campaign. Volunteer Videos from Abroad, See Volunteers in Action. Database of the Self in Hyperconnectivity. Spz Kaz's Public Library. Online Database of Social Media Policies. How social interaction and teamwork led to human intelligence. Who Are the Top 10 Influencers in Social Media?

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