December 8, 2019

Social-Network Users’ data at risk:

Researchers find a way to identify individuals in supposedly anonymous social-network data. One way for social networks to make money is by sharing information about users with advertisers and others who are interested in understanding consumer behavior and exploiting online trends. Social networks typically promise to remove “personally identifying information” before sharing this data, to […]

In & Out of Linkedin:

LinkedIn is the most professional looking of all the social networking service. It is very oriented toward your professional network and not your broader personal network. In fact, unlike almost all the other sites, LinkedIn doesn’t allow for you to add a photo your personal page. The “connections” are not called friends here. LinkedIn has […]

Devils advocate: Networking Sites be banned?

When asked this question, many people cite identity theft, social isolation, pornography and infidelity. In order to determine if these are valid points, each of these issues must be considered. Why Parents Think Social Networking Sites should be banned Many parents dislike social networking because they believe that sites such as MySpace and Facebook attract […]

Social media usage through mobiles:

Mobile phones have become the ubiquitous gadget which is like a shadow with all of us. As techno logy is improving and we are going from 3G to 4G especially in the developed world, mobile are increasingly used for social networking. Recently, Advertising Age reported on the 400% surge in mobile video uploads to YouTube, […]

Metrics (Measures) in social network analysis (Part 2)

Individual-level Density The degree a respondent’s ties know one another/ proportion of ties among an individual’s nominees. Network or global-level density is the proportion of ties in a network relative to the total number possible (sparse versus dense networks). Flow betweenness centrality The degree that a node contributes to sum of maximum flow between all […]

Social Media Strategies for corporates: (Part 1)

Evolution of social media: 2006 was about “What is social media” and “Why does it matter”. Business blogging, flogs, podcasting and second life were the hot topics. 2007 is about “How do I deploy social media”. Companies will start to integrate Social Media up and down and side to side in the organization, both externally […]

Organizational integration is one of the key challenges faced by the social media industry:

Here are the important points in this issue: 1. An organization has to understand the importance of social media and transparency for the future of your company/organization 2. An organization needs tools to make it easy for customers and prospects to participate (product reviews, service reviews, ideas, enhancement requests, online catalogs and other tools need […]