Monthly Archives: July 2008

conversations about social media – july 30-31, 2008

here’s a recap of the most active conversations from+the social media room.

  1. social network failure
  2. what is the best micro-blog?
  3. services that attract most comments on friendfeed
  4. the journalism that bloggers actually do
  5. delicious 2.0 is here! meh.
  6. social median

as always, everyone is welcome to join the room and start or join conversations as long as they are relevant to social media.

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guest post at read/writeweb – twitter versus plurk: the ui advantage

i’ve written a guest post at read/writeweb exploring the ui advantage that plurk has over other microblogging sites.

if you think about the basic functionality, all micro-blogging sites offer more or less the same. you can create an account, add some friends, and then message back and forth (privately and publicly) and share stuff with each other. what plurk does differently is the user interface and the effect of this change reverberates throughout the site. here are the major ui changes and their impact.

check ‘em out.

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conversations about social media – july 28-29, 2008

here’s a recap of the most active conversations from+the social media room.

  1. 50 steps to establishing a consistent social media practice
  2. facebook starts recommending friends
  3. defining the next generation of social networking
  4. wired’s guide on how to use twitter

as always, everyone is welcome to join the room and start or join conversations as long as they are relevant to social media.

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guest post at search engine land: a comprehensive look at digg’s recommendation engine

i’ve written a post on search engine land on the most promising feature that digg has seen in a long time. the article covers all the ins and outs of the recommendation engine along with what it gets right and what it doesn’t. check out the entire article.

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conversations about social media – july 25-27, 2008

here’s a recap of the most active conversations from+the social media room.

  1. is plurk the myspace of micro-blogging?
  2. complaining bloggers have cable company’s ear
  3. ranking friendfeed users
  4. friendfeed commentrank
  5. is reddit sending more traffic than digg?
  6. top 10 features twitter should but doesn’t have
  7. feed readership growth statistics
  8. muppets explain the internet

as always, everyone is welcome to join the room and start or join conversations as long as they are relevant to social media.

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