June 11, 2009

Amplify: Trying a new microclippnig service

by stoweboyd

I have tried various ways to record links (bookmarks, etc.) and have them displayed on my blogs. I used Delicious for a long while, but it seemed too disconnected from blogging. A few months ago, I started to use Tumblr and created messagelinks.tumblr.com and groundlinks.tumblr.com. However, they aren’t really like other tumblr blogs, because their content is almost exclusively links, … Continue reading

June 7, 2009

How will Twitter be governed?

by stoweboyd

A recent post by Marshall Kirkpatrick, How Twitter’s Staff Uses Twitter (And Why It Could Cause Problems), makes some interesting observations and raises questions about the direction of Twitter based on the way Twitter staff use it: We’ve examined the posting and following habits of people on the company’s staff and found that Twitter team members don’t follow very many … Continue reading

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May 27, 2009

Tweetie threads the DMs nicely

by stoweboyd

Found out there is a Mac version of Tweetie, so I decided to take a look to see what the buzz is about. Although I have become accustomed (addicted?) to the Tweetdeck model of multiple panels for various sorts of streams, I really like the way that Tweetie handles DMs. First, there is something that looks like a buddy list, … Continue reading

April 8, 2009

Seesmic Desktop takes its cues from Tweetdeck

by stoweboyd

I was a guest at Seesmic‘s launch of a new desktop clients for Twitter (and other streaming social tools) last night. There is a lot to like about the new Seesmic Desktop (the old Twhirl name is being deadended along with that product), but the most lasting impression is that the new mode of use is largely based on the … Continue reading

April 7, 2009

Social media and social tools defined

by stoweboyd

I am reprinting the following from Get Real — originally published 6 December 2005 — since a number of folks (@socialtechno, and others) were discussing the earlier post and my definition of social media, which I think holds up pretty well today, although I would enlarge it beyond blog posts and the blogosphere to include a greater range of social … Continue reading

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March 31, 2009

P&G adjusts to the social Web

by stoweboyd

I had the opportunity to talk with Joe Schueller of P&G several times in the past weeks, and I found the experience extremely rewarding. Joe is an Innovation Manager in Procter & Gamble’s Global Business Services organization. We talked about the econolypse and its impact of businesses like P&G. See the original post on the Enterprise 2.0 blog. Joe makes … Continue reading

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