- 08/12/2016Misinformation on social media: Can technology save us?theconversation.com If people can be conned into jeopardizing our children's lives, as they do when they opt out of immunizations, could they also be conned out of...
Comments08/12/2016 #9 CityVP ManjitWhen 9-11 happened there was a rush to find out about Islam. When people expecting a Hilary Clinton win found out that Trump won there has been a rush about misinformation on social media and fake news. This has been a part of our reality for a long time, what has not is the coming to terms that Trump's victory has hit people like an 2 x 4 existential crisis. This moment of crisis will soon pass. The misinformation will remain, the fake news will be just as prevalent as it has ever been but the question now is, are my own sources of information kosher? http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=kosher Now what is my next step? Mine is more time in our public library - and use the "Trust but Verify" oxymoron of Ronald Reagan. The world is not coming to an end, unless Trump decides to bomb China, and even then India and Russia will help him out. BTW my ending was a joke not a source for info :-)08/12/2016 #7 Campbell PriceGreat post on an interesting topic. I recently heard that the social media platform providers ( not just users) have also experimented by altering the news feeds to a control group of users. For example if you send more negative news to a user will that make them angrier?08/12/2016 #5 Brian McKenzieCould Social Media be used to Subvert "Democracy" - ? Somebody has not been paying attention. This the bread and butter dish of the # 'warriers' of Soros / STATE / NED / CIA for nearly 10 years with a dramatic uptick after their 'success' of the Youtube videos and Arab Spring. You can see the results i Ukraine and you should be able to smell the stench of it from #BLM as they riot, loot and burn cities.
- Producer05/12/2016The swarming of bees... expanding the beBee experience.In my humble experience... engagement, and discussion, and progress, start with a question."How are you today?"... "What can I do for you today?"... "How can I help you become successful?"... "How can we solve this problem?" And my favourite, "What...
Comments06/12/2016 #4 Deb Helfrich" we want people to "ask the questions and start the discussions" I have to concur, @Graham that is what it is all about.
Although, in case you are wondering, right now we cannot employ mentioning on beBee if we add the bee emoji to our name on this site.#2 @Jared - FYI as well. And as with all these minor things, the appropriate personnel are all over making sure we can proudly travel as visual Bees in the very near future.05/12/2016 #1 Javier beBeeThanks Graham ! I love all your reasons !
"I've expanded my professional network by over 400 people".
"I've expanded my blog readership; in many cases engaging in great discussion with a wide variety of very skilled and knowledgeable people".
I've connected with people who have similar interests.
"I've been exposed to blog posts and commentary that have made me think and helped me grow professionally".
"I've developed a number of trusted relationships where I know I will receive candid, respectful feedback".
"I've developed at least one business collaboration".
"I've become a beBee Brand Ambassador".
"I've been given a platform to begin developing my proficiency at vlogging".
"I've uncovered and developed professional opportunities".
"I've been reminded that this is a big, beautiful world... with amazing people in it".
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- Producer07/12/2016Social Media Over 40 "Using Curiosity As A Social Media Asset" Featuring Josh SchwartzSome months ago i was having lunch with an old colleague from my days in printed media, we talked about many subjects but as we all know when meeting someone from a previous employer usually the conversation leads to WORK... -These new sales...
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Comments07/12/2016 #1 Mohammed A. JawadVery thought-provoking post.
Besides all, we ought to teach our teams the worth of trustworthiness, integrity and constancy in attitude. With this, it becomes easier to make them faithful to a singular belief so that they can adhere to the corporate goals, to inspire them with good precepts and motivating parables, and then straighten them to have more unified, spirited environment.
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Comments08/12/2016 #150 Max J. Carter#149 So what you are saying here Phil is that you want the power to choose who can give you a critique of your work.
It seems to me that the more eyes you have on it, the better chance you have of someone catching something the others would miss.
In my mind you are only limiting your own potential for growth in this practice.08/12/2016 #149 Phil Friedman#148 Pretty obviously, Elizabeth, closed groups should not predominate on a "social" media platform. But, as a natural matter, they would never do so because the owners of most groups want high membership numbers. But sometimes and for some purposes, a closed group works best. (Closed in the sense that only group members can see the interactions.) I own a long-established writer's group on LinkedIn, which was closed, And because it was, members could comfortably discuss their work candidly, critique each other's ideas, styles, and so on -- and in general have a sometimes raucous good time without fear of being ridiculed by trolls or others.
I also own an industry-specific group there, which is composed mostly of industry professionals and business people in that sector, and before LI changed the rules concerning moderation, we had many very informative and intense conversations about issues pertaining to the particular industry sector involved. You just can't do that when anybody and his brother can willy nilly post whatever blather they feel like posting, relevant or not, informed or not.
My point is that private and closed groups can work out better when set up and run properly. As I'm sure you will agree, although one had the right to speak his or her minds, we don't have the right to force everyone to listen or to expect free access to all conversations.
Thank you for reading and commenting. Cheers!07/12/2016 #148 Elizabeth BaileyWell I may as well add my ha'pennys worth. I hate the thought of being excluded from a group I requested to join, but ... I am a member of a number of closed VA groups on Facebook which is a safe place for VAs to ask for advice or help. It is a very valuable resource and I wouldn't be without it.07/12/2016 #147 Robert Bacal#141 I agree that more tools are good. I also believe that if you want TOTAL control over the tools you get, set up your own damned forums on your own domains, and then you can do exactly as you wish, and stop being dependent on, and whining to companies that owe you nothing.
Why smart people continue to rely on third party platforms, WHILE complaining all the time is beyond me. You and others bash linkedin incessantly, and no doubt you'll do the same if BeBee doesn't do as you wish.
Such a sense of entitlement, and helplessness. Get off your duff and do it. The only way to get what you want.07/12/2016 #146 Phil FriedmanAll - your engagement and contributions to this conversation are genuinely appreciated. For those who may not have seen or read it, the following post is recommended as a precursor of this one: ( https://www.bebee.com/producer/@friedman-phil/affinity-networking-is-on-the-line ) Thank you all for all your contributions. Sometimes the comments and discussion are more important than the post itself, and this is, I think one of those times.07/12/2016 #143 Max J. Carter#141 The Ted Unoffical grou Ideas wiorth spreading.
I was a moderator for a while and got an intimate look at the process.
It really is as simple as adding the ability to add moderators or admins to a hive and then it is a matter of the hive owner working with hive members.
It's this simple Phil, beBee in spirit is about including people and not using the same old tired processes to exclude people based on personal whims or a need to have the the illusion of control fulfilled07/12/2016 #141 Phil Friedman#139 Really? Being a MEMBER of a group has nothing to do with it. And if you were a MANAGER of an LI group with 500,000 members, please tell us which one. I am saying that as an experienced owner and/or manager of several profession- and industry-specific groups and of one of the few business-related hives on beBee, my considered opinion is that the additional tools suggested in this post would help make management of certain types of hives more feasible. I am not suggesting that anyone tell you how to run your hive(s) or groups. You may do as you wish. What I don't see is why you don't want to reciprocate and allow me to run my hive(s) the way I see fit. Let's just agree that this is a matter of opinion and personal preference and leave it at that.07/12/2016 #139 Max J. Carter#136 No one is forcing anyone to take on the responsibility of running a hive.
Phil I spent more than a year in Li's biggest group with over half a million members and the best way to address your issue is to allow Hive owners to give others in the Hive administrator privileges and then it is all volunteer and takes inspiring your Hive to work with you.07/12/2016 #138 Phil Friedman#137 No, that is just plain false. Removing posts after they have appeared and remained for some time, and possibly received some counter-comments is disruptive to the discussion threads. And people in profession- and industry=specific groups get tired of seeing posts that are totally off topic, even if they are removed after being posted. Pre-moderation is the best way because it allows owners and managers to deal with the issues related to topic filtering at their convenience, which should be their prerogative. Not for everyone, just for those who want the ability. And being able to block persistent, repeat offenders and spammers and other disrupters is essential. It doesn't have to do with the length of one's experience alone, but with the size of the groups one has experience with. For example, I help manage an industry-specific group with about 7,000 members (used to be more than 10,000 before LI changed the rules for groups) and losing the ability to pre-moderate was a big blow in terms of the time required.07/12/2016 #136 Phil Friedman#135 Yes, I am fully aware of that. Please see my prior post ( https://www.bebee.com/producer/@friedman-phil/affinity-networking-is-on-the-line ) You may have missed it, since it did not receive much notice.
I am talking about something that is much more complicated than you presume. The simple ability to remove an inappropriate post from a hive becomes seriously insufficient when hive or group membership grows into the thousands and tens of thousands. Or, for that matter, when the general user base grow into the hundreds of thousands. At these levels of activity, post-removal becomes cumbersome and impossible because it sucks up too much administrative time.
I speak from experience, as the owner and manager of a number of LinkedIn groups dating back to 2009, a couple of which have memberships in the tens of thousands. My experience as one of the earliest hive owners on beBee USA confirms this as well.
At a certain level of participation on the platform in general, and in hives in particular, it becomes necessary to be able to pre-filter and moderate, if topic- or industry-specific hives are to be properly administered. As well as the ability to block spammers, trolls, and other disrupters who seek repeatedly to interfere with the operations of a hive or group. Thank you for reading and commenting.04/12/2016 #132 Mohammed A. Jawad@Phil Friedman Pensive post, with vivid comparison between beBee and LinkedIn.
I think it’s time to grab some insights and updates to keep buzzing in momentum. Yea…when every bee becomes passionate to bolster beBee, then that’ll trigger beBee’s popularity more…and definitely beBee is going global, with upcoming novel features and growth strategies, besides more ease and options.
Proud to say that being part of expanding beBee platform, plus the cordial, spirited virtual environment along with the responsiveness of beBee founders comes as a great jubilation. And then, brand ambassadorship at beBee is a worthwhile brooch of role recognition. So, with dynamic attitude, let’s all be on the move!
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Comments04/12/2016 #17 Pamela L. WilliamsWelcome Bobbie, you're off to a fantastic start with this post! Very helpful and constructive advice that we should all pay heed to whether we are here for business or just engaging. Truth; that I would rather have small number of engaging connections than a large number of followers that in truth adds more complexity to our social media presence.01/12/2016 #15 Mohammed A. JawadGreat precepts to embrace and move on!
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Comments02/12/2016 #5 Max J. Carter#4 At some point one must admit facts exist when they are met with them or they are choosing to live in a delusional state that is harmful for society as a whole.
To get into the exploration and deny truth as it is discovered is the act of a cowardly child who desires to have their opinion mean more than the truth and this is what is called delusional behavior driven by a narcissist need to have the truth be their own personal thing.
There is nothing healthy about this behavior.
Truth crushes opinion as it should so that learning and growth can take place.
Truth is not built trough opinion it is discovered in proving the opinion right or wrong and this is a simple fact of life no matter how unpleasant anyone finds it.
.02/12/2016 #4 Julio Angel Lopez LopezActually in an open discussion or dialogue, we must be willing to change our minds if the other person argues and convinces us.
Many think that dialogue is to crush the opinion of the contrary.
But for that we are, to be evolving.
I love the exchange of opinions at a global level.
For this, globalization is positive.
Greetings Max28/11/2016 #3 Max J. Carter#2 I would disagree and here;s why.
Anyone in social media is free to express themselves to the rest in anyway that suits them. There are no rules to expressing yourself to the world when it comes to format and whether or not anyone is impressed.
I don;t look to be impressed by what I am reading on social media, I look for something that I will appreciate for a myriad of possible reasons.
Passion isn't always pretty and affinity networking is about finding those with similar passions so you can ugly it up together.
And never forget what you find unimpressive someone else is totally impressed with.
It;s subjective. .28/11/2016 #2 Mohammed A. JawadFrom social media platforms to complete virtual reality. ..that's the future of human interaction! I presume that social media has to be appropriate, inspiring, meaningful and productive. Without these ingredients, making sheer exposures through vain content and unimpressive pictures is waste of time and effort.