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Social consolidating: Facebook buys Instagram
   


It was just announced that the popular social photo network Instagram was bought by Facebook...


Wow! With that Facebook is doing yet another major buy in social Media land. I can't say I'm happy with that. Yes I Facebook and yes I like it but what I like most about social media is that it allows me to pick my networks and contacts for each of the situations I operate in. My contacts on Twitter aren't necessarily the same as on Instagram or on Facebook or on LinkedIn or on Google+ and neither is the content I share across those channels. I'd like to keep it like that. Different situations warrant different posts.

So when two of my favorite social networks merge..... Yeah, I don't like it.

I think Facebook got that message too as Mark Zuckerberg announced in his post that it is their plan to keep it completely separate and keep all current options (like posting to Twitter) intact but for how long that is...we'll see.

I just hope we don't end up with a Social Media landscape that is completely dominated by just 2 or 3 major players  that control it all and I'm going to make it my goal to keep supporting those independent players out there. I don't hate the big boys, I just think we need a lot of smaller players out there to keep the big boys in check.



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IBM Connections Folders #4: Some final recommendations
Fri, Apr 18th 2014 9:10a   Femke Goedhart
This blog is follow up in a series of blogs on Folders in IBM Connections. For full understanding I would recommend reviewing the previous blogs: #1: Community Folders, #2: Ownership of files and folders and #3 working with folders first.   So in the previous three post I explained a bit about the ins and outs of IBM Connections folders, the different flavours you have and how they work and differ from each other. But the question now is how do you use them…? I’m not going to tell you. [read] Keywords: connections ibm community security
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IBM Connections Folders #3: working with folders
Fri, Apr 18th 2014 12:11a   Femke Goedhart
This blog is follow up in a series of blogs on Folders in IBM Connections. For full understanding I would recommend reviewing the previous blogs: #1: Community Folders and #2: Ownership of files and folders first. When I was starting this series of blogs on the different options of sharing files & folders within IBM Connections it was mostly influenced by my own interest in how it all worked. As a Business Consultant specializing in both Document Management as well as Social Business anyth [read] Keywords: connections ibm quickr community interface linking mobile security
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IBM Connections Folders #2: Ownership of files and folders
Tue, Apr 15th 2014 1:14p   Femke Goedhart
This blog is follow up in a series of blogs on Folders in IBM Connections. For full understanding I would recommend reviewing #1: Community Folders first Ownership is quite important in IBM Connection when it comes to data. Why? Well because ownership isn’t always straight forward and sometimes data shouldn’t be public. Obvious! Why would you even need to say that? Well… The premises of any social platform like IBM Connections is to share. That means that in theory the thinking [read] Keywords: connections ibm community security
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IBM Connections Folders #1: Community Folders
Mon, Apr 14th 2014 9:12a   Femke Goedhart
Last week CR4 for IBM Connections 4.5 came out. An intermediate update that had a few new options for file management in IBM Connections. One of which was the ability to add Communities folders. Until now the standard option to get a folder in a community Files section was to create one in your personal files and share that with the community. Control and ownership would however remain with the user, not the community. This has now been extended with the option to create a folder specifically [read] Keywords: connections ibm community
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Shared folders – potential security issue
Sun, Apr 13th 2014 4:49p   Femke Goedhart
IBM Connections allows users to share personal folders with groups, communities and users. An ideal option to share sets of documents/files with multiple target audiences at the same time. There are however some caveats. Especially in situations where Shared Folders are used to share potentially sensitive information with Restricted (secured) communities. If your organization uses Shared Folders I would strongly advise looking at the below example to get an idea of the potential risks so you can [read] Keywords: admin connections ibm community security
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Engage user group – session slides
Wed, Mar 19th 2014 8:11a   Femke Goedhart
I had the honor of being able to present two sessions earlier this week at the Engage usergroup event in Breda, the Netherlands with two great co-speakers. The slides of both sessions have been published to Slideshare: Getting to the core, requirements gathering in the wild Sophie Lavignac-Le Madec & Femke Goedhart The basis of any good project is good requirements. Knowing what it is you are going to build / get determines whether your project will be a success or a flat out failure. In [read] Keywords: connections ibm application community development linkedin
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Podcasting… an impulse, a plunge and a lot of sleepless nights!
Fri, Jan 31st 2014 3:48p   Femke Goedhart
So those that weren’t all caught up in IBM Connect last week (yes I know, not many of you) might have noticed I did something new. Well not new in itself, but new for me. I decided to try and see if I could do a podcast. Now a normal person would probably think about that for a while, look into options, investigate Software/Hardware requirements etc and do a few trial runs…. Not me. On Monday night, 6 days before IBM Connect was to start, I was thinking of having to live through the [read] Keywords: ibm notes community iphone linux mac macbook podcast skype wifi




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Connecting to Connect: Andrew Grill – shifting from Social Media to Social Business
Thu, Jan 30th 2014 11:12a   Femke Goedhart
Andrew Grill moved from social influencer statistics in the Social Media realm and being the CEO of KRED to focusing on adoption of Social Business in his new role at IBM Interactive. He made time on Wednesday  between his sessions, meetings and panels to talk about social analytics, how Social Business is the next step after Social Media, his role within IBM and the conference at large. Download link – MP3 Andrew Grill: Blog – Twitter Social Business Engagement Center for IBM Co [read] Keywords: ibm twitter vm
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Connecting to Connect: Thomas (aka Duffbert) Duff and a little heckling from the social balcony
Wed, Jan 29th 2014 4:15p   Femke Goedhart
I’m not the only one who isn’t at IBM Connect and absolutely missing it! Tom Duff who nowadays spends his days working on SharePoint talks to me about how it is to not be there, what impression he got from the OGS and how it is to go from being an established speaker in the Domino realm to starting out all over in the SharePoint community. Download link – MP3 Thomas (aka: Duffbert) Duff: Twitter SharePoint blog Regular blog Link to the #SP24 session abstract vote site [read] Keywords: collaboration domino ibm community sharepoint twitter
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Connecting to Connect: Warren Elsmore about… LEGO!
Tue, Jan 28th 2014 2:11p   Femke Goedhart
“The IBM Champions in LEGO” LEGO? Yes LEGO! It might be a tech conference but where there are nerds LEGO is soon to follow. No wonder that Warren Elsmore – who went from being a consultant to being a full time Lego professional and book author – is there to liven up the social cafe! Download link – MP3 Warren Elsmore: Blog – Twitter “Brick city – LEGO for Grown ups” (book) The IBM Connect game leaderboard… in LEGO! [read] Keywords: ibm twitter




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