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Chinese Microblogging: Weibos May Be on the Wane

New data is highlighting an online trend that I wrote about last year, namely that microblogs have peaked in popularity and are starting to decline, in a bad sign for leading Web portal Sina as it rushes to monetize and list its popular Weibo service. Frankly speaking, I’m not too optimistic anymore about the prospects for Sina Weibo, which is really just a copy of U.S. social media pioneer Twitter and hasn’t shown much ability to innovate in the rapidly changing social networking space.   More

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Jack Dorsey on How Twitter Is Changing Business

In this conversation from the "21st Century Individuals vs. 20th Century Organization" session at Techonomy 2011 in Tucson, Ariz., Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick talks to Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey about how social networks allow governments and businesses to track and respond to public reactions to policies, plans, and products. Dorsey emphasizes that networks like Twitter allow real-time tracking of public opinion, creating an immediate feedback loop between service providers, including governments, and their citizen-clients.   More

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Sean Parker on How Startup Culture Diffuses Talent

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Sean Parker, Managing Partner at Founders Fund and a co-founder of Napster, argues that startup culture pulls critical talent into meaningless endeavors, instead of concentrating it on ideas that have true potential.   More

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Jack Dorsey on Twitter’s Business Model

In this video from the "21st Century Individuals vs. 20th Century Organizations" session at Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Techonomy's David Kirkpatrick asks Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to explain the success of Twitter's business model. The ad-driven model works, says Dorsey, because Twitter introduces users to people and products they're already inclined to like.   More

Digital

Do You Get the Cloud, Or Do You Fake it?

Whether to conduct online banking or engage with social networks, 95 percent of Americans rely on the cloud. But few of us understand what the cloud is, and one in five of us admits to pretending we do, according to a new survey. Do people outside of the IT field need to comprehend the cloud? Yes, argues Forbes.com contributor Joe McKendrick, who has also written about the cloud's impact on jobs, how it could decrease the federal deficit, and why Steve Wozniak doesn't trust the cloud.   More

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Jared Cohen of Google Ideas on How Egyptians Networked Their Revolution

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Jared Cohen, Director of Google Ideas, discusses how Egyptians used the Internet to advertise and broadcast their revolution, and how it affected the outcome of the uprising. Had Mubarak not shut down the Internet and mobile service networks during the uprising, says Cohen, he might have had a better chance of staying in power.   More

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Rypple’s Daniel Debow on the Corporate Shift from Hierarchy to Social Network

Daniel Debow, co-founder and co-CEO of Rypple, describes how the old hierarchal model of business is being replaced by a model that resembles the social graph, the networking model popularized by Facebook that describes how people, places, trends, and other factors relate to each other.   More

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Salesforce Chatter’s Kendall Collins on the Correlation Between Productivity and Social Connectivity

Kendall Collins, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Saleforce Chatter, discusses how the correlation between productivity and social networks can be used to reproduce and leverage the traits of successful employees. While enterprise social networks are not a substitute for measuring business performance, he says there is a correlation between a successful employee's productivity and their connectivity on networks.   More

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Rypple’s Daniel Debow: Enterprise Social Networks Have Measurable Impact on Output

In this session from Techonomy 2011, in Tuscon, Ariz., Daniel Debow, co-founder and co-CEO of Rypple, explains to Techonomy's Adam Ludwig how companies should be strategic in the way they use the existing value structure of enterprise social networks—and argues that the output of these networks is measurable.   More

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Rypple’s Daniel Debow on Evaluating Employees Using Social Networks

In this session from Techonomy 2011, in Tuscon, Ariz., Daniel Debow, co-founder and co-CEO of Rypple, talks about how his company has embraced social networks as a tool to evaluate employee's true productivity and value to the business. Instead of yearly employee reviews, he says Rypple has been able to leverage social networks to regulate best practices and reward good work within his team.   More

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Sean Parker on the Negative Consequences of Social Networks

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Sean Parker, Managing Partner at Founders Fund and a co-founder of Napster, highlights some of the potential negative consequences of social networks.   More

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Sprint’s Dan Hesse on Why Consumers Still Don’t Dictate Product Development

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint Nextel Corporation, argues that even though consumers now play a big roll in improving customer service via social networks, they still don't dictate new product development.   More