People outside of the online community will sometimes approach with a different value system, wanting to make friends, yet simply fail on many levels to understand the complexity of what happens when many people come together. Others seem to waltz in and “get” the rituals and rites of each social network very quickly.
If flash mobbing was originally a group of strangers from the internet/Facebook meeting in the real world, doing a flash freeze at a set time and then walking off, what is agency created, arts organisation choreagraphed and danced, performance installations with professional filming and promotion to flog products?
How do you remove a Ning Network and take it elsewhere? Delete a Ning Network completely? Ning have stopped you from doing that…!
How to welcome newcomers to your online community and social network and the difference between a Visitor and a Newcomer. Using signup emails, and welcome landing pages to move the newcomer through the social network member cycle.
Innocentive is the crowdsourced wiki where companies throw up patents, business problems and technical issues that you can wile away a weekend solving, such as “Synthesis of a Nucleotide-Selective Label for Single-Stranded DNA” and other fun projects for the whole family. I kinda liked this one: NASA are wanting you, the great unwashed, to help…
Where ever people congregate together, yes even in social networks and online communities, there will be scammers and unethical marketers. Here’s one – join the Facebook Fanpage and be given an iPad to test. I guess there are a number of differences today. One is that when we are fools, taken in by the scam,…
I tried to join Marcom Professional community but – and there was no warning, it was after I filled in the form – they require an email address of someone I know on the site. Well I know a bunch of people on there, and tried about EIGHT email addresses, but none of them worked….
Why traditional media editors will turn to bloggers for articles in the future. Social media = content PLUS audience.
an embed for Twitter events. And lunch today at Bondi Junction with Tweeple (Twitter people).
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