Social NETWORKS are much more than Social MEDIA

You know eyeballs marketing or Olde Worlde economy – business to business (B2B) and business to consumer(B2C)? Attention Economy online – where is our attention? Well Doc Searls talks about The Intention Economy (consumer to business or C2B) . Where the consumer says what he wants and the business vies for attention/intention. That was back…

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MediaSnacker? Binger of Takeaway networks or Fine Dining?

Or would that be Bingr? (As in Flickr and Snappr). This from John Johnston: Respecting The Snacker Do I respect the media snacker? Hmmm, that’s a good question. It has been asked of me by Connie Reece, and was first posed by Jeremiah Owyang. So what is a media snacker? Jeremiah has defined media snackers…

Howard Rheingold in Australia and Teledildonics

Yep Teledildonics is exactly what you think it is. Long before Amy Jo Kim and Jenny Preece wrote their Social Networking bibles in the late ’90s, and long, long before Danah Boyd started making friends on Friendster, Howard Rheingold was writing, speaking and evangelising communities online (late ’80’s). How can you not love a man…

Facebook instant messaging : one-to-one

One-to-one, instant communication in Facebook. Hmmm…. I thought I had spoken about synchronous and asynchronous communications before? OH well, here goes. Some people like to receive messages and then, y’know, sit and think… so they prefer email to instant messages. And voicemail to phones. To Twitter or not to Twitter, that is the question. Communication…

Facebook vs Google – social search, inbuilt support

Anyone here use Facebook? *poke* poke* From Ad Age: 23-Year-Old Mark Zuckerberg Has Google Sweating Idealist Entrepreneur’s Facebook Offers Something Search Doesn’t–Distribution By Abbey Klaassen Just as Google has become what some people call the operating system for search, Facebook is turning itself into the operating system for social networking. While Google knows what millions…

Facebook, Twitter and superficiality

Laurel is…… finding Facebook a little superficial. Yes humorous with funny little groups and quick grabs of conversations but ultimately unsatisfying. Hard to get passionate, involved, committed when all discussions are about this long. Twitter is bunches worser though… Laurel is…… off to play World of Warcraft. Talk later. Technorati Tags: social networks, Online Communities,…

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