Online communities and behavioural psychology

As social media, connectivity and the web in general continue to evolve and transform our lives, the crossover between social media and behavioural science is becoming ever more evident. Even though I’m not a psychologist, I found the article written by Sean D. Young on TechCrunch a couple of days ago very thought-provoking. Professor Young wrote…

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28 free social media monitoring tools

Who hasn’t been trying to monitor their online performance and hit a road block because you can’t access the proper tools? Maybe you’re up to your eyeballs in meaningless figures and graphs? All you need is a little context, some simple analysis, a general overview – but you don’t want to pay through the nose…

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Taiichi Ohno’s seven wastes and social media

  © Kenichi Nobusue ”My social networks” Photo. Attribution 2.0 Generic  There is no simple answer to running a successful business but those who do often rely on business instinct. It could be a sixth sense that leads you to success, but sometimes it’s best to learn from others and to follow models. There have been many business…

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Google takes hashtags to a whole new level

It may be seven years since Twitter revolutionised the hashtag, but Google Plus is fastly finding new ways to take the hashtag further, and in different ways than ever before. Of course it helps when you own the biggest and most popular search engine in the world. And the most popular video-sharing site to boot.…

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Debating where social sits at #SMWLDN

  On Wednesday evening, I attended a Social Media Week session, ‘The Good, The Bad and The Ugly’. Check out the snap of immediate future‘s Pete looking pretty and enjoying a beverage out of his #SMWLDN cup! As much as I enjoyed the case studies that the panel critiqued and applauded, for me, the session…

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What are your top social media questions?

With London’s Social Media Week well under way, there has been engaging discussions about social media flying around all over the internet. Both individuals and companies have been getting involved in the action. Even Richard Branson has been offering his advice. We enjoyed watching his Social Media Q&A session on Monday which provides lots of…

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