social media

Are your comments on your friends walls showing to your friends ? (facebook)

I’ve begin to see alot of my friend’s comments on THEIR friends walls and posts in my news feed. I’m not sure if that is what they want (perhaps, it is, and I don’t really mind) but I do wonder if they realize the extent to which they are sharing (and sometimes, oversharing). One of the best ways to find out what you share to ...

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Question of the Day: Delete or rename friends list in facebook

Q: How do I delete a friends list? I created one for a special event and I don’t need it anymore. A: Facebook always seems to be moving things around and deleting or editing a friends list is no different. It’s easy enough to create a list (several ways, one being> Under the Friends link on the left menu, click on Friends and the first ...

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digital identity & professional networking; blogging & tweeting for academic libraries (upcoming presentations)

I’m on the slate for two preconferences at GLA/COMO 2010 in Athens in October: One Voice, Many Channels: Blogging and Tweeting for LibrariesAmy Watts, Robin FayUniversity of Georgia LibrariesDoes your library blog or tweet? Interested in getting started? Wondering what all the buzz is about? We’ll explore how libraries use Twitter and Blogger to share news, events, as well as a community building tool. If ...

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PhD me — PhD ideas

So, if I were going to do a PhD program and I didn’t want to travel too much, it would need to be either local or nonresident program (or online, weekend classes, evenings, etc.) what are my choices? I am interested in social media, emerging technologies (such as semantic web, use of mobile as central platform), and how people use technology. Although I am interested ...

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Getting through organizational layers to get social media started

How do you get through multiple layers (organizational levels) to get social media started? Personnel policy — clearly let staff know what they can do and can’t Address security issues upfront (IT related) Talk about the value of social media Talk about productivity impact Look to peer organizations — i.e., positive peer pressure Leadership from top — leadership should support and model appropriate social media ...

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Social media/ Web2.0 — the world is different (with video)

Although this web2.0 video has been around a while, the concepts and technologies presented are still relevant. In some ways web 2.0/social media is a change from how we do things, but in other ways not. We’ve always collaborated and worked together. Anyhow, thinking towards web3.0 (when are we going to stop naming it, and it just becomes the web?), I remind of you:

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Reasons I unfollowed you in twitter — I don’t really care if you are a mayor in 4square

Well, this isn’t the post I was going to write, but I wandered over to twitter karma, which made me think a little about who I follow and who I don’t in twitter 😉 I use twitter to share my blog, push status updates to facebook, linkedin, and googlebuzz, as well as connect/network with others. I am not in a contest to see how many ...

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Twitter demographics for my account (hmm. )

So, I ran across tweet sentiments which attempts to analyze your posts for things like positivity and educational level. LOL I guess it counts emoticons 😉 I do use slang, especially when posting to twitter (sigh… character limits) but I think it’s funny that I’m somewhat flamboyant yet gender neutral. heh. How in the world do they come up with that? You’d think since girl ...

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