Category Archives: social networks

Two new publications, new research project, looking to hire

A lot has happened since my last post, and the selected publications page has been updated to reflect this. I am very pleased to announce that my work looking at cross-language linking in the blogosphere following the 2010 Haitian earthquake, … Continue reading

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Google Friend Connect

Google Introduces Social Bar Google Friend Connect Blog example using Google Friend Connect Xoopit adds Facebook data to Gmail I’m not jumping on the bandwagon yet; however, I think Google Friend Connect shows good innovation. In … Continue reading

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Facebook Turns Five

Facebook Clocks Fifth Birthday Facebook is Five Facebook turned five on February 4th. There really is not anything new to report, and most of the articles are simple summaries of Facebook’s development. I liked the above BBC articles. One looks … Continue reading

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Location (Again)

Did Google Just Kill All the Other Mobile Social Networks? Google Latitude: Ready to Tell Your Friends (and Google) Where You Are? Google Maps Goes Social Tracking Friends the Google Way Privacy fears over Google tracker I still do plan … Continue reading

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Facebook and Issues of Trust

There‚Äôs something going down on Facebook. Pay attention. Facebook nudity policy draws nursing moms’ ire Trouble in Twitterland Gaza crisis spills onto the web I’m behind on news, sorry. Here is a reflection on a few older stories. I have … Continue reading

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Read and Watch Together

Digital Planet (BBC) 5 Jan. 2009 Bill Burger – Copyright in a New Light (IT Conversations) OpenSophie Digital Planet reported on new technologies to allow users to watch videos at the same time and comment in real time via chat. … Continue reading

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Other News

Legal Papers Served via Facebook Music Industry to Abandon Mass Suits Penny web auctions under scrutiny (Are they gambling?) The Secrets of Marketing in a Web 2.0 World (Online use trends. What do users want?) In addition to normal blog … Continue reading

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Niche Net

The BBC reported today on efforts to better search results by considering the demographics of the searcher. For example, if the searcher is of a certain ethnicity and searches for a keyword word, the results that other searchers of the … Continue reading

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Sharing More and Sharing From New Mediums

TV+Social Networks: Tracking Minutiae: The New Examined Life, Online Statististics BBC Click! episode that aired around 8-Dec-2008. You may now chat with other movie viewers while watching via your BuleRay Internet ready player. In addition, new sites are popping up … Continue reading

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