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Tagged with “socialweb” (7)

  1. Putting the Fun in Functional: Applying Game Mechanics to Social Software – Amy Jo Kim, ShuffleBrain

    Taking Amy Jo Kim’s principles to heart, it’s possible to make even the most productive social interactivities "fun." We already knew we could lose track of time and become immersed in our work but now we know how to help others fall into "flow". Kim reviews three case studies of social media—YouTube, Twitter and FaceBook — implementing specific qualities of game mechanics.

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  2. Making Whuffie: Raising Social Capital in Online Communities |

    This talk gets to the heart of how people interact and exchange information in online communities: through social capital, or as Cory Doctorow calls it, Whuffie. The key to growing customers in online communities is through growing your social capital. You will learn the 5 lessons of raising Whuffie through online communities in this presentation.

    Tara Hunt Intuit


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  3. Virtual Goods - Make it Work for Your Community |

    There’s been excessive hype about virtual goods in the past year. This panel will give you tangible ideas about how to make your virtual goods strategy succeed. You’ll walk away with hands on tips on how to design for and implement a successful and profitable virtual goods offering. Whether you’re a social network, a blog, a game, or a recommendations service, learn how to satisfy your customers with virtual goods.

    Susan Wu ohai

    Susan Choe CEO/Founder, Outspark

    Kevin Dasch VP Finance & Business Dev, 122537

    Andrew Sheppard Executive Producer, hi5 Networks Inc


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  4. Building Strong Online Communities |

    Many start blogs and social networking sites, but few build vibrant, self-sustaining communities. This panel explores some of the most successful ventures that grew independently and continue to grow today. Lessons learned, plans for the future will be discussed along with some best practices for those who seek to develop true communities.

    Ken Fisher Editor-in-Chief, Ars Technica

    Alexis Ohanian Prod Mgr of Awesome,

    Drew Curtis The Member,

    Erin Kotecki Vest BlogHer Inc

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  5. Help! My iPod Thinks I’m Emo |

    Music recommendation is broken - automatic music recommenders make mistakes that no human would ever make. In this talk, we will explore why recommenders make such dumb mistakes and we will explore some of the new ideas coming from recommendation and music researchers to help make music recommendations better.

    Paul Lamere Dir of Developer Community, The Echo Nest

    Anthony Volodkin The Hype Machine

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  6. The Search for a More Social Web [SxSW 2009]

    The Web is not just about information, it’s about people. In this presentation, Facebook’s Dave Morin will discuss the industry’s efforts to move toward a more social Web, and how openness can create a better experience for users sharing and connecting across the Web.

    Dave Morin, Facebook Inc.


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  7. Managing Online Forums: Everything You Need to Know to Create and Run Successful Community Discussion Boards [SxSW 2009]

    Managing Online Forums is a practical guide to managing online forums, communities and social spaces. It’s not a software or programming book; it’s strictly about managing people and the community as a whole. What is talked about in this book is not hypothetical - it consists of in-use, battle-tested theories and solutions. Real life examples are cited throughout, including actual user guidelines, staff member guidelines and more. For more information, please check out the book website at

    Patrick O’Keefe, iFroggy Network


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