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You may have heard the news recently that Google has acquired Meebo. We are super excited to join the Google+ team and continue working on ways to make the web more social. In that spirit, grab the Meebo Bar for your site here . Stay tuned, we can’t wait to bring you the next set of features in the weeks and months ahead. Heads up, as part of our transition to Google, several other Meebo products have been retired. Learn more here .

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Socialstream Socialstream is the result of a Google-sponsored capstone project in the Master's program at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute. This project was guided by three goals that built upon each other: Initial Task: Rethink and reinvent online social networking Timeless Persuasion Principles for Uncertain Times - by Tim Ash Dr. Robert Cialdini is an internationally renowned persuasion expert and President of Influence At Work. He has researched persuasion techniques partially by putting himself through a wide variety of training and indoctrination environments where convincing others was paramount. Resource Library The Center for Career Education has compiled external resources in order to better assist you in your industry research, skills building, and career exploration. This library of resources includes external websites and content carefully created for general use or to specifically serve Columbia students and alumni. Partner Site Resources

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Shwowp Launches In Limited Beta, Invites You To Join TechCrunch Disrupt finalist Shwowp announces today that it is opening up its social purchase sharing platform to its 2000-strong waiting list plus extending an invite to the first 500 TechCrunch readers to sign up here. Founded by Whuffie Factor author Tara Hunt, Cassandra Girard and Jerome Paradis, the Montreal-based Shwowp organizes consumer data in order to help vendors better target discounts and promotions and help consumers control their purchase information, which up to this point has only existed in silos. Beta users can now forward all receipts and order confirmations to as well as directly upload them. Shwowp will then aggregate the information, allowing you to add photos, comments, track trends and share your shopping history with friends through Twitter, Facebook and email. Hunt says Shwowp’s future plans include adding about 50 stores per week to its database and opening the service up to all users in November.

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Category:Virtual communities From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Subcategories This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total. MS LIve Don't have a Microsoft account? Sign up now Microsoft account What's this? Email or phone Password Can't access your account? How Social Commerce Works: The Social Psychology of Social Shopping As a social psychologist, I’m interested in how social commerce works. Not for academic reasons, but for a purely practical reason. Understanding why it makes commercial sense to help people to connect where they buy and buy where they connect provides businesses with a strategic advantage; the opportunity to reap the rewards of a powerful insight-led social commerce strategy, as opposed to merely deploying social commerce as a set of tactical tools. Jumping to the conclusion of a rather long post, I think that a psychologically informed understanding of how social commerce works points to the possibility of six particularly effective social commerce strategies. But first the obvious. Social commerce makes commercial sense because it is good marketing, marketing with a big M that is, in the sense of Marketing as the business of solving people’s problems at a profit (as opposed to mere messaging).

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