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The Future of Chat. Discuss real time with #smchat JAN 10 1pmET

January 9, 2018 by

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Don’t look now, but there are Twitter Chat’s behind every tree these days. You can tell when you see someone talking to no one in particular, but it’s a deep insight, punctuated by an intriguing hashtag at the end. A passing fad?  No.  Not anymore. For close to 10 years now it’s been happening.  On […]

Connection: Tools for the Content Developer’s Network

April 25, 2017 by

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We’re a couple months into the Content Tools series, and we’ve come to solutions to advance social networking. My background frame on Medium introduces 6 tools that can help us: Twitter, Medium, Facebook, Linked-in, Basecamp and Slack note (before you ask): I’m saving Instagram and WordPress for future comparisons and then reviews how they stack […]

Building A Social Network: Value, by Design

July 6, 2016 by

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Most social networks are built without a design. We follow, we like, we get followed, and *POUF* we’re connected to lots and lots of people, some friends and quite a few strangers. Now what? What value can be gained? That of course is the main unsolved riddle of social media for most people. The initial […]

Chemistry or Alchemy: What Makes a #Chat Community Thrive?

January 31, 2012 by

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We’ve been doing a weekly #SMCHAT for almost three years now.  We can look back at some interesting, intriguing and even downright fascinating exchanges. We’ve had lots of laughs. But let’s face facts.  Most of us have never met.  We’re friends via avatar in 140c sound bites. How can this be? Is it good old-fashioned chemistry, […]