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Historically, sea-slang for gossip - a scuttlebutt is basically a watercooler on a ship.

Scuttlebutt is a decent(ralised) secure gossip platform.
network  social  socialnetworking  distributed 
april 2017 by garrettc
Are Social Sharing Buttons on Mobile Sites a Waste of Space?
Social media usage on mobile's huge. But how often are users tapping buttons to like, pin or tweet? Are social sharing buttons on mobile a waste of space?
data  mobile  social  socialnetworking  userexperience 
may 2015 by garrettc
Must-Have Social Meta Tags for Twitter, Google+, Facebook and More
By including social metadata in all new pieces of content that we publish, we can optimize how that content appears on social networks. Thumbnails, author names, proper descriptions, and other rich information directly correlate with clicks and shares.
facebook  media  social  socialnetworking  twitter 
march 2015 by garrettc
GroupTweet | Group Twitter Accounts Made Easy
Allow any number of contributors to Tweet from a group account
collaboration  social  twitter  business  workflow 
october 2013 by garrettc
Dark Social: We Have the Whole History of the Web Wrong
The "Dark Social" is the sharing that goes on that can't be tracked: email, IM, etc. According to research 69% of social referrals came from dark social. 20% came from Facebook.
analytics  facebook  social  socialmedia  web  society  sharing  twitter  socialnetworking  socialsoftware  wdcsintranet 
october 2012 by garrettc
The High Cost of Free
"What would you tweet if every tweet cost you a dollar?"
psychology  web  social  society  economics  time 
may 2012 by garrettc
The Wisdom of Communities
Luke Wroblewski's notes on Derek Powazek's Wisdom of Communities talk at An Event Apart Seattle.
community  socialsoftware  group  social  society  psychology 
june 2011 by garrettc
Help Create an Email Charter!
Figuring out a better way to handle email.
email  etiquette  social  society  communication 
june 2011 by garrettc
Six tips for social media engagement
These make a very nice set alongside the Guardian's guidelines
guidelines  socialmedia  guardian  tips  social  wdcs  wdcsintranet 
october 2010 by garrettc
Chaos Thaoghaire
Because it's easier to save it here than try and spell the URL.
interesting  game  social  funny  weird  entertainment 
march 2010 by garrettc
Doc Searls - The Live Web
"The Web isn’t just real estate. It’s a habitat, an environment, an ever-increasingly-connected place where fecundity rules, vivifying business, culture and everything else that thrives there. It is alive."
web2.0  trends  social  internet  socialsoftware  userexperience  informationarchitecture 
october 2008 by garrettc
Designing User-Centric Web Sites
Building user-centric sites around the concepts of identity and services.
userexperience  userinterface  social  user  webdevelopment 
october 2008 by garrettc
Portable Social Networks, The Building Blocks Of A Social Web
"...the concept of a user profile can be untethered from proprietary data stores and become an interchangeable part of the Web as HTML itself. "
article  collaboration  community  digital  findability  network  microformats  social  xfn  openid  socialnetworking  socialsoftware 
july 2008 by garrettc
The API is the Product
"the API is becoming the product; or service as the case may be. And, if not the full product, at least the first wave of a product’s release."
api  design  future  social  socialsoftware  network 
march 2008 by garrettc
Social Software Building Blocks
Seven blocks that go to defining your identity online and how various sites utilise them.
socialsoftware  social  community  design  software  webdevelopment 
october 2007 by garrettc
Community Building isn’t about Features
Heather Champ, Flickr's community manager, gives the 10 things that build a community. Not one thing on the list is a feature, it's all about relationships and people. via Bokardo
community  culture  socialnetworking  usability  social  flickr  webdevelopment 
september 2007 by garrettc
Learn all sorts of interesting things about your flickr account and photos, including if they're being used anywhere else
analysis  api  community  data  flickr  geek  information  interesting  interface  metrics  social  visualisation  useful  flickrinspector  photo  photography  tips  tools  hacks 
october 2006 by garrettc
Tracing the Evolution of Social Software
"the core ideas of social software itself enjoy a much longer history, running back to Vannevar Bush's ideas about 'memex' in 1945"
article  blog  collaboration  community  culture  design  network  social  society  software  teaching  productivity  technology  theory  timeline  webdevelopment  tools 
october 2006 by garrettc
Free book trade and exchange community.
socialsoftware  social  society  socialnetworking  reading  swap  book 
august 2006 by garrettc
Interesting community based story site. Stories are presented in a timeline manner.
application  socialsoftware  tagging  free  ideas  interesting  internet  media  people  social  socialnetworking  timeline  life  story  network  lifehack  tools 
july 2006 by garrettc
The Big Here
You live in the big here. Wherever you live, your tiny spot is deeply intertwined within a larger place, imbedded fractal-like into a whole system called a watershed, which is itself integrated with other watersheds into a tightly interdependent biome.
article  awareness  blog  community  culture  education  geography  information  nature  philosophy  science  social  environment  maps 
july 2006 by garrettc
Thought provoking and interesting set of maps where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest. Population, air travel, tourism, expenditure etc.
cool  data  design  earth  education  geography  history  future  images  information  research  social  sociology  visualisation  teaching  statistics  world  demographics  maps 
may 2006 by garrettc
Shirky: A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy
How groups rise and fall, and the dynamics contained within. From Clay Shirky's 2003 talk at etech.
article  community  culture  discussion  learning  network  paper  philosophy  productivity  psychology  research  social  socialsoftware  society  sociology  collaboration  group  leedsgeekup09  ogn16 
march 2006 by garrettc
A social analysis of tagging
Rashmi Sinha explores why people tag, the psychology behind feedback and reinforcement .
blog  culture  flickr  folksonomy  psychology  social  cognitive  sociology  software  tagging 
january 2006 by garrettc
Japanese Facemarks (smileys)
I often come across these in IRC from friends over that side of the world. This is a handy list of the most popular.
cool  culture  design  interesting  internet  japan  language  social  writing  emoticons  font  computer 
december 2005 by garrettc
Reinventing Radio: On Phonetags...
Using tagging and folksonomies via SMS to categorise radio
bbc  folksonomy  internet  music  phone  radio  social  tagging  webdevelopment 
august 2005 by garrettc
Confounding Machines: How the Future Looked - New York Times
All new technology causes ripples, including old new technology like the radio.
history  culture  social  society  science  interesting  reading 
august 2005 by garrettc
An online co-operative library. Sign up and dontae 10 books to the pool, gain access to the pool yourself. Interesting
socialsoftware  social  reading  community  sharing  book 
august 2005 by garrettc
View, rate and review colours & palettes. A place of color inspiration
art  colour  community  css  design  graphics  ideas  interaction  illustrator  layout  photoshop  reference  resource  social  style  useful  webdevelopment  tools 
august 2005 by garrettc
Guidelines For Community Moderation
Useful set of guidelines for nuturing online communities
social  guidelines  community  webdevelopment 
january 2005 by garrettc

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