List of emoticons A simple smiley This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons. The Western use of emoticons is quite different from Eastern usage, and Internet forums, such as 2channel, typically show expressions in their own ways. In recent times, graphic representations, both static and animated, have taken the place of traditional emoticons in the form of icons. Start Here We will be down for maintenance at 10PM PST and be back shortly after. We apologize for any inconvenience. Gotta do some maintenance! Mint will be down for a bit starting at about 10:00 PM Pacific. We'll hurry back. You’re using an unsupported version or are in compatibility mode of Internet Explorer.
List of Social Media Tools That Can be Used in Social Learning - Interactyx Social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Many of these are new, rather than repeats from a previous post. Please be aware that this blog is not responsible for any communication/collaboration/image/video or any other item that is seen, read, viewed or heard or in any other manner, as a result of clicking on these links, which go to sites outside of this blog. Social Media type is listed first followed by an example of that media type: Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Wists – social shopping with image bookmarking and creation of lists – ditch the shopping part, keep the image bookmarking and creating of lists, YoonoSocial Learning Management System (LMS) - TOPYXSocial Network Aggregator - NetvibesVlogging (Video blogging) – Blip.tv
Musing about sharing and social in business To paraphrase Peter Drucker, the primary purpose of a business is to create customers, people who are able and willing to part with their money to buy goods and services from you. To paraphrase Ronald Coase, the primary purpose of a firm is to reduce business transaction costs, principally the costs of information, search, contracting and enforcement. Words like “sharing” and “social” are often treated as fluffy and ephemeral and Utopian and otherworldly, dismissed as being too pinko-lefty-tree-hugger to make business sense. Which begs the question. What makes business sense? In this context, I think it’s reasonable to assert that anything that helps businesses to create customers and/or to reduce transaction costs is worth doing, “makes business sense”.
Emoticon Origin of the term The word is a portmanteau word of the English words emotion and icon. In web forums, instant messengers and online games, text emoticons are often automatically replaced with small corresponding images, which came to be called emoticons as well. Emoticons for a smiley face :-) and sad face :-( appear in the first documented use in digital form.
Social media checklist for international journalists Social media checklist for international journalists Details Last Updated on Thursday, 14 June 2012 11:46 Published on Wednesday, 23 March 2011 00:00 Written by David Brewer Using social media to plan a trip Best Practices: Applying Social Business Challenges To Social Business Maturity Models Early Adopters Cross Through Five Phases Of Social Business Maturity Interviews with over 100 early adopters of social business (i.e. social crm, E2.0, social media marketing, etc.) reveal 5 phases of social business maturity (see Figure 1): Discovery.
HOW TO: Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile With more than 85 million members in more than 200 countries, LinkedIn is a professional social network worth using, understanding and optimizing. After you've covered the basics of setting up your LinkedIn presence, features including recommendations, applications, LinkedIn Answers, and the Resume Builder can add value to your profile. Many of these highly useful features, though, are often overlooked or underused by newcomers. We spoke with four LinkedIn aficionados to get their top advice on making the best use of these tools. Read on for their thoughts and let us know which tips you'd add for optimizing LinkedIn profiles in the comments below.
Making Business Sense of Social Media and Social Networking – Twitter For Business Yesterday evening, my time, I attended a rather interesting webcast with Sandy Carter, IBM’s Worldwide Sales Vice President, IBM Social Business, Collaboration, and Lotus Sales and Evangelism, along with Jeremiah Owyang, Industry Analyst at Altimeter Group, on the topic of Why Be Social?. It surely was quite an interesting event and, if you would be interested, you can catch up with the tweet stream by checking out the #sbweb hash tag; a copy of the slides both Sandy and Jeremiah used can be downloaded over here as well. Amongst some of the very insightful ideas shared throughout that one hour webcast was a reflection on how little most businesses seem to be spending nowadays (And not just money!)