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Facebook is for grandparents: What we need in a next-gen social network

Facebook is for grandparents: What we need in a next-gen social network | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
Facebook today doesn’t resemble a thriving, living metropolis – it’s more of a friendly neighborhood bar. For that reason, FB will face its cruel destiny of simply fading away. Living in the same city as your parents is forgiven and acceptable; there is enough diversity and distance between everyone. But finding yourself sitting in the same bar as your mom and dad – that’s horrifying.When your father posts pictures of sunsets and breakfast on his wall you know it’s over.
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Why Crowdsourcing is the Next Cloud Computing – Wired | Rise to the Cloud

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5 crowdfunded technologies that creates tomorrow's life

5 crowdfunded technologies that creates tomorrow's life | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
There are emotional stories behind the crowdfunding: you've probably heard about people raising thousands or millions of dollars online thanks to their ideas. Steve Jobs was right when he said technology makes the world a ...
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Crowdsourcing Apps Could be the Future of Info Gathering

Crowdsourcing Apps Could be the Future of Info Gathering | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
Forget about the cloud. Now that remote data storage and access have become everyday solutions, the tech world is ready to adopt a new “next big thing.” The heir apparent is “the crowd” (AKA crowdsourcing).
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How To Get Your App Funded Using Crowdfunding

How To Get Your App Funded Using Crowdfunding | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
If you’ve launched an app before, you probably know how hard it can be to put many hours into development and promotion without necessarily making any money out of it. Or not enough.
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Using social media applications for educational outcomes in college teaching: A structural equation analysis - Cao - 2013 - British Journal of Educational Technology - Wiley Online Library

Using social media applications for educational outcomes in college teaching: A structural equation analysis - Cao - 2013 - British Journal of Educational Technology - Wiley Online Library | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
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The Science Behind Word of Mouth and Why Things Go Viral

The Science Behind Word of Mouth and Why Things Go Viral | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
Tweet About Jonah Berger is a Marketing professor at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, and author of the New York Times bestseller Contagious: Why Things Catch On.
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Confidence Crisis: 40 Percent Don't Trust Online Reviews

Confidence Crisis: 40 Percent Don't Trust Online Reviews | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
Over the course of the past year, there have been a number of online review scandals. Most recently, there was a New York regulatory crackdown on fake reviews being generated by “reputation management” firms. It’s unclear whether the publicity surrounding any of these events has eroded consumer confidence in online reviews and their authenticity.A recent Nielsen study indicated that online reviews were among the most trusted sources of information for consumers. And numerous consumer surveys have argued that Internet users routinely consult and rely on reviews to help make purchase decisions.However, in a contradictory set of findings (n=3,404 US adults), new survey data from Maritz Research (written up by travel news site tnooz) suggest that large numbers consumers don’t trust ratings and reviews that they see on prominent sites, such as TripAdvisor, Zagat and Yelp. Even among the most trusted sites, as many as 40 percent indicated they didn’t trust “most or all” of the content as accurate....
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Banks are Embracing Technology and Social Media to Reach Their ...

Banks are Embracing Technology and Social Media to Reach Their ... | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
customers and making it easier for banks and credit unions to interact and reach out to their members. Many customers are not aware that their banks or credit unions can be found on social media. Apps and technology are ...
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20 Startups That Mary Meeker Thinks Could Change Everything We Do - Business Insider

Business Insider 20 Startups That Mary Meeker Thinks Could Change Everything We Do Business Insider Re-inventing Navigation: Waze is a crowdsourced GPS navigation app that shows you traffic and alerts in real-time based on other drivers in its...
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13 crowdfunding platforms that are shaping 2013 | memeburn

13 crowdfunding platforms that are shaping 2013 | memeburn | Social Media Applications | Scoop.it
It's been roughly a year since the JOBS act (Jumpstart Our Business Startups) was put in place allowing certain regulations and securities encouraging crowdfunding or micro-financing in the US. From crowdsourcing t-shirts, ...
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