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Social networking for business or personal use connects people who may not otherwise be connected and so people may engage in meaningful collaboration through microblogging, group conversations, and file sharing.

FAQs About Public and Private Social Networks
These frequently asked questions (FAQs) will help answer basic questions about differences between public and private social networks, including concerns for privacy, data security, and sharing knowledge.

Sharing Knowledge for Public Interest through Social Networks
Sharing knowledge for public interest between social networking sites or through direction connection can increase communication, marketability, and networking capacity.

Your Twitter Mojo - Tips on Twitter Social Networking
The path to success on Twitter, as Mark Schaefer author of The Tao of Twitter says, is created through three integrated elements. These quick tips can help you develop social networking capabilities.

4 Online Communities to Help Your Small Business Grow
These online communities have been identified as opportunities for you to receive or give advice, share information, learn, and network among other business owners to help your small business grow.

Brainstorming New Platforms to Accomplish More with Others
Brainstorm new platforms, through these well-known experts, to learn how people are really accomplishing more with others than anyone can ever do alone.

7 FAQs About Social Business
Social business is the actions and performance of people to communicate and collaborate for the good of the organization using social tools. Refer to these frequently asked questions to learn more about social business.

Blackboard LMS Innovations in Teaching and Learning
Blackboard's latest innovations enable educators and students to leverage technology, through social learning, analytics, and an enhanced communication workflow. The adaptive social learning model of Blackboard Learn is likened to social networking features of web applications where groups and organizations connect on a day-to-basis.

Branch Offers Conversation Platform for Public Social Networking
Branch is a social site designed to connect conversations in meaningful dialogue. Branch will take a giant step forward beyond other social sites to nurture group collaboration, giving a voice to our ideas and discussions.

OpenIDEO Innovation Platform for Social Good
IDEO's innovation platform called OpenIDEO is open to anyone to participate in and collaborate on ideas, but as IDEO suggests, for social or environmental good. Check out these ideas on OpenIDEO to innovate and collaborate as a community for the greater good.

Pinterest Group Boards Can Improve Collaborative Work
Pinterest provides new ways to collaborate through group boards. Using social networking techniques, groups can experience better collaboration and engagement.

Social Networking in SharePoint Online Has Its Advantages
Microsoft has made a timely step to advance social networking in SharePoint Online, since the upgrade of Office 365 and SharePoint Online services.

Scribd’s Readcast Helps Spread the Word
Scribd, a social reading and publishing site, can offer a launch pad for new authors and publishers by gathering readers’ interest, feedback, and possibly even book sales.

Skillshare Community-Based Learning and Teaching Marketplace
Skillshare offers a teaching and learning service that promotes learning from skilled people in your community. Skillshare is for people yearning to learn new skills or for teaching your expertise to others.

5 Social Collaboration Tips for Building Online Communities
Social collaboration can be a mysterious process to new users, but others find social collaboration entertaining and engaging. Community owners seem to agree on a consistent set of actions that build build and nurture online community.

Emergency Communication Tools and Tips for Travelers
Communication devices will be the essential tool to have with you at all times when you travel. Wise travelers will add communication tools to your travel packing checklist--check out these tips.

What is Social Software?
Social software, the integration of communication and collaboration technologies, is often conceived the way organizations desire the flexibility for a more collaborative environment in business, social networking, and community.

Chatter's Social Networking Capabilities
Chatter is Salesforce.com's social collaboration and productivity tool for business, leveraging the look and feel of familiar social media tools like real time status updates, @mentions, feeds, and group conversations.

NetApp's Thriving Online Community Forum - What Makes it Tick
NetApp, Inc. takes us behind the scenes in their Community Forum to show what ultimately keeps the community thriving.

Socialtext Keeps On Innovating for the Future of Enterprise Social Software
Michael Idinopulos describes Socialtext, the enterprise social software platform as the whole social enchilada. A new vision he is leading ties in with the stability of the past that will bring businesses into a modern era of social collaboration.

PGi’s iMeet Culture, Building Relationships and Collaborating Online
Virtual meetings, like iMeet, gives users another level of social collaboration. On iMeet, users have the advantages of face-to-face live setting, exchanging information, and getting to know one another.

For King Arthur Flour, Community Feedback is the Real Deal
Starting out with a great product is a basic tenet in business and has been King Arthur Flour's call to fame, but community feedback offers more statistics.

Jive Software’s Design for Social Workplace Communities
Jive Software enables communication and collaboration in new ways to do business in today’s social workplace.

Deciding on Collaboration Tools?
Your collaboration tool choice may bring harmony or discord with your collaborating group. Assign a planning and implementation team to take charge of getting people engaged.

Tibbr Enterprise Social Network for Tech-Savvy Business
Tibbr becomes the hub to talk with one another and track information through integration and knowledge from other systems.

Podio Social Software Equipped with Unique Blend of Business Apps
Podio’s blend of ready-built and build-your-own apps may satisfy autonomous teams yet provide a set of collaboration tools for use in team workspaces.

Tips on Joining or Creating Online Groups
Timely and relevant online groups help us make essential connections for collaboration, learning, and sharing information.

Socialize Your Online Collaboration Tool Choices
Online collaboration tool options are many, ranging from web based productivity tools to an integrated approach like private social networks. Obtaining insights to your group's processes and preferences for online collaboration will give you a head start on selecting the right tool.

5 Steps to Design Community Survey Using Google Docs
Online community managers need to ensure members are actively participating and keep coming back. A community feedback survey is one sure measure to see where improvements or new interests can be developed further.

Icon Crowdsourcing Sites for Generating Ideas
Crowdsourcing is at the heart of Icon, a free platform becoming more useful in business or social causes to openly draw on ideas of the crowd.

2degrees Sustainable Business Community
2degrees is known as the go-to place online to learn from peers, partners, and industry experts leading the charge and sharing knowledge of sustainable business practices. 2degrees public and private platforms help members grow and build a competitive advantage through sustainability.

Strategies for Better Collaboration
Do you believe collaboration is a skill that can be learned? We are naturally social beings and happier when we have successful collaboration, says Dr. Kamen-Gredinger, licensed psychologist and educator.

SuccessFactors Jam for Business Collaboration and Learning
Jam is SuccessFactors’ collaboration tool that wraps social business collaboration around strategic human resources functions. You will be productive as soon as you get started using innovative authoring and collaboration features and be on your way to improved strategic alignment.

Actiance Vantage Monitors Real-Time Communication and Collaboration
Actiance Vantage monitors real-time communication channels to meet regulatory and compliance standards while supporting usage of social technologies

Networking in All the Right Places
Networking can help attract new relationships within your organization, and expand your resources with individuals outside your organization to make valuable business connections.

Lesson 5 - Publishing a Wiki Site
In Lesson 5 - Publishing a Wiki Site, you will learn to publish, enhance, and share your wiki site with others.

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