Mozilla Firefox How to say stupid things about social media | Cory Doctorow | Technology Here are some suggested things to say if you want to sound like an idiot when you talk about social media: • It's inconsequential – most of the verbiage on Twitter, Facebook and the like is banal blather Yes, it certainly is. The reason for that is that most of it is "social grooming" – messages passed between friends and family members as a way of maintaining social cohesion. The meaning of the messages isn't "u look h4wt dude" or "wat up wiv you dawg?" I don't call my parents in Canada and recount the latest additions to my daughter's vocabulary because they need to know that the kid can say "elephant" and "potty" now; I call them up to say, "all is well with your son and his family", and "you are in my heart", and "I love you". Criticizing the "banality" of Facebook conversation is as trite and ignorant as criticising people who talk about the weather. Yes, people sometimes say consequential things on social media. • It is ugly – MySpace is a graphic designer's worst nightmare
Social Mediopolis MediasSociaux.fr The Sales Lion by Marcus Sheridan: Marketing, Small Business, Blogging, and Life Success Principles Delivered with Passion! Why I'm Not Excited About Mobile Applications - Samir Balwani May 17th, 2011 by Samir Balwani No I don’t think mobile applications are dead, there will be new mobile apps launch today and some of them will probably be extremely successful. Instead, what the title of this article alludes to is the fact that mobile applications are a temporary way for users to access the mobile web. Mobile applications segment data, users, and technology. The future of the mobile web is the perfect browser; a single application that performs all the functions you already use – creating a single standard regardless of what phone, operating system, or provider your have. Table of Contents The Mobile Application Problem The mobile web is the newest of technological mediums and businesses are just starting to understand how to use it. The medium is interesting because it can survive isolated from other technology channels. Herein lies the problem. The mobile phone and tablet is proof of the theory. credit Mobile web access hasn’t followed the same route. Final Thoughts
After social networks, what next? | Media In digital media, as in fortune-telling, the future is pretty much treated as part of the present. "What is the next big thing?" is a question everyone who works with the internet asks continually. But after several years of boom, the question of what comes after social platforms is no longer so remote. Luckily, some experts just gave us answers. On Monday evening, the Said Business School in Oxford had invited some very bright and successful entrepreneurs who spoke in front of a packed alumni audience as Silicon Valley came to Oxford for the ninth year. The first expert to confront us with an answer was Peter Thiel, who co-founded PayPal and made early investments in Facebook and LinkedIn. "If you look back from today, it becomes clear that in 2002 even experts missed that Google had already become the main search engine. He asked the audience: "Where in the history of social network are we? Being the CEO of Twitter, Biz Stone was quite sure that for him that wasn't the case.
Who's Blogging What | The most useful web marketing posts from over 1100 top blogs Les Réseaux Sociaux en Entreprises (synthèse de notre Petit-Déje Depuis l’émergence du Web 2.0, les changements de comportement des internautes et leur attachement à l’utilisation quotidienne des sites dits "réseaux sociaux" sont significatifs. L’internaute n’est plus un simple spectateur mais un réel acteur du Web. Une manière nouvelle d’échanger, de communiquer, de partager l’information se diffuse au sein de la société et désormais au sein des entreprises. En parallèle, une mutation s’amorce au niveau du management des entreprises. Des concepts proches des réseaux sociaux (collaboration, participation, évaluation par les pairs...) font leur apparition dans les techniques d’encadrement. Différentes "success stories" montrent en effet le lien étroit entre les nouvelles pratiques de management et l’adoption de ces réseaux sociaux. Nous vous proposons à travers cet article une analyse des critères qui vont favoriser le développement des réseaux sociaux, discerner différents types de réseaux sociaux et leurs fonctions associées. État des lieux Les Membres