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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] 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. 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. Pearltrees Visualizes TechCrunch Disrupt. Did TechCrunch Disrupt blow right past you?

Pearltrees Visualizes TechCrunch Disrupt

I’m pretty sure I’m going to have to watch that video of Eric Schmidt’s keynote about five times before I actually understand what was going on, and don’t even get me started on “Dancing Erick.” For those that are likewise, um disrupted, data curation tool Pearltrees has created the above tree visualization, which allows you to relive the three day info hurricane on your own terms by clicking through any of the available “pearls” or data nodes.

For the uninitiated, Pearltrees is a free visual curation tool that allows you to organize the web into subscribable clusters, either by pulling in data from your browser or by crawling what you follow on Twitter. 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

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. 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. 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

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. Presented by, SocialTimes, and AllFacebook. 31 New Link Building Resources: Roundup for 11/5-11/18. Social media news, strategy, tools, and techniques. Social Media. Social Demographics: Who's Using Today's Biggest Networks [INFOGRAPHIC] 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. 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). THE KERNEL – Yiannopoulos. Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Sites. 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 Top Social Networking Sites

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. 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.

Top 15 Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites

Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. "*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 10 Content Ideas That Generate Engagement on Social Media. Generate Engagement The livelihood of your Facebook post or tweet depends on how people engage with your content.

10 Content Ideas That Generate Engagement on Social Media

Is your post ignored by numerous followers, or are people actually liking your posts, commenting, +1-ing, retweeting or sharing it. This post shows you 10 simple ways to generate engagement with your audience on Social Media. Remember though, not all engagement is created equal. So to get the results you want, have your content be related to the results you want to get. About Social Media Today, LLC. Contact us! Social Media Today LLC presents the Web’s best thinkers on business and public policy. We launched our company in 2007 with the goal of connecting leading experts across a variety of business conversations. As traditional media went digital, and the Internet went social, we realized the huge potential for social media platforms to facilitate direct communication among customers, their employees, and experts from academia, corporations and government.

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. Scientists have discovered proof that the evolution of intelligence and larger brain sizes can be driven by cooperation and teamwork, shedding new light on the origins of what it means to be human. The study appears online in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B and was led by scientists at Trinity College Dublin: PhD student, Luke McNally and Assistant Professor Dr Andrew Jackson at the School of Natural Sciences in collaboration with Dr Sam Brown of the University of Edinburgh.

The researchers constructed computer models of artificial organisms, endowed with artificial brains, which played each other in classic games, such as the 'Prisoner's Dilemma', that encapsulate human social interaction. Who Are the Top 10 Influencers in Social Media? Defending your rights in the digital world.