Archive for the ‘Social Networking’ Category

Here is an article from Chris Connelly, a former student of mine, who is doing great social media work at Vanguard Communications. Google Buzz: Communication Strategies and Applications In my last post on Google Buzz, I promised to provide some applications for organizations seeking to take advantage of this new social network. As the service […]

Interesting short piece on social media from AcidLabs, a social media blog I found recently (can’t remember where or who sent it to me). “What we found out should make the social media mar­keters give pause. Far from absorb­ing social media mar­ket­ing mes­sages, peo­ple are con­nect­ing with each other, build­ing trust net­works, and are quite […]

Use of social networks by people 35-54 is up from 21.3% a year ago to 43.1% Q2 2009. Among 55+. usage is up from 6.4% to 18.9%. This is according to a new report from

In case you didn’t see the news a couple weeks ago, the National Journal has a new social network in private beta currently that’s supposed to essentially be a LinkedIn for the DC crowd. Could be interesting.

You may have seen this article when it was first posted a year ago, but given our current discussions about engagement and the progressive movement, I thought it would be good to add this to our resources. Bowers argues that in the new progressive movement, it is “the lower cost of information, and resulting explosion […]

According to a new report from Nielsen NetView, social network use is up big in the US. Below are the growth numbers: The big growth is in Facebook and Twitter. Full article here:

There are so many tools for mapping, monitoring and feeding Twitter that it takes a blog to list them.