Tag Archives: Twitter

We Are The Filter Bubble

Computer algorithms aren't the only thing contributing to the "Internet Filter Bubble." Who we choose to connect with in our social networks deeply affects who is "curating" the content we consume. Here's why diversity in your social network matters.

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Why is Twitter So Mad at Google?

Twitter is mad at Google for connecting Google+ with search - and for commoditizing their service in the process. How this might not be such a bad thing.

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Google+ Hints at a Social Media Marketing Revolution

Google+ pushes better engagement with "permission marketing" principles.

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Why Our Software Needs Social Context

There will soon be a day when the majority of our online social interactions will occur through mobile devices, and we will face a much more intensely social world than we can even imagine today. When that day comes, our software will need to be much smarter at recognizing people's social context.

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Why Google Sparks Matters

Sparking our imaginations

Sparks is critical to protecting Google's golden egg - its search business - from Facebook. With Sparks, Google is trying to get you to share interesting content with people using Circles rather than Facebook. Facebook gets social, but Google really gets information - so here are a few speculations on where Google is likely to take Sparks:

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Love Hurts – That’s a Good Thing

One day it dawned on me that my romantic relationships felt a bit like two hearts on a teeter-totter. Staying out on the edge was exciting and fun, but love at the center is more mellow and sweet - it's deeper. It is the stuff of the soul and I can no longer really imagine a world without it.

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In Connection We Trust

I just got back from a few days down at The Internet Identity Workshop (IIW) in San Jose, thanks to some coaxing from my friend, Kaliya Hamlin. In this post, I thought I’d share some observations from the trip on the future of the web – and the future of society. A Growing Interest inTrust The issue of online trust is very ...

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The Biology of Organizational Intelligence – It’s People

Membranes are people too

People are what connects an organization to the world around it.

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How to Better Target Your Tweets on Twitter: “Tweet to List”

Tweet Me Right

Like many of you, I use Twitter to help get the word out on things I’m writing about or things I find interesting. The problem is that I have lots of different interests and not everyone who follows me on Twitter cares about all those interests. Some people care about sustainability, but not social networks. Some care about CRM but ...

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“Friend Discovery” Revolutionizes How Organizations Collaborate

Social CRM is the Intersection of CRM and the Social Graph

Friend Discovery connects an organization's CRM database with the social networks of its customers. That helps customers connect with friends who also care about the organization's work - and that's a game-changer.

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