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A social network is a social structure made up of a set of actors (such as individuals or organizations) and the dyadic ties between these actors. The social network perspective provides a clear way of analyzing the structure of whole social entities. The study of these structures uses social network analysis to identify local and global patterns, locate influential entities, and examine network dynamics.
Social networks and the analysis of them is an inherently interdisciplinary academ...

Al Jazeera’s Streaming Video News Defines Social Democracy

Al Jazeera’s Streaming Video News Defines Social Democracy

Al Jazeera's, "The Stream," represents the smartest mix of video, social media and broadcast news interactivity to date. Will this become the model for the "new" newsroom? I have seen the future of online Democracy - and it has come from Al Jazeera. Now, I ...

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

Crowdsourced Video Is On The Rise: Interview With Stroome

I only found out about Stroome last week--and promptly wrote up an article about their approach to collaborative video editing and creation. Imagine my surprise when co-founder, Tom Grasty, reached out to let me know they were launching a new-and-improved version of the service this ...

The Online Video Weekly News Reel - Opening Week Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Reel   Opening Week Edition

Opening week in the MLB has wrapped up and I have to say, MLB.tv is doing a fantastic job so far. I bought a one-month to cover the gap between the beginning of the season and my return to America. Why am I telling you? ...

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Can Collaborative Online Video Creation Go Mainstream? Stroome Hopes So

Are you familiar with Stroome? I was introduced to the service this week, and I think they might be onto something. Stroome is a collaborative video editing service, where users can share clips or partial videos with friends and other members in order to get ...

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre-Roll Video Ads

Innovid Puts Social Network Interactivity in Pre Roll Video Ads

Innovid earlier this week announced their new interactive pre-roll video ads called, iRoll. That name makes me want to roll my i's. But hey, I suppose it's more an i for interactive than hitching on the trend of calling everything iSomething, at least I hope ...

Choice is Basis for New Social Video Ad Seeding Network: Viewable Media

Choice is Basis for New Social Video Ad Seeding Network: Viewable Media

I am a proponent of choice. Give me a choice of something or another and I'm a happy camper. Give me a choice in which ad to watch and when? Well, I might actually tolerate sitting through the ads and not get up and run ...

How do Teenagers Perceive Online Video?

How do Teenagers Perceive Online Video?

Every year I run a survey of my blog readers that really helps me get to know my audience and shapes the direction I go with content, distribution, communication methods, and more. As I was reading through the survey results, I kept seeing a reoccurring ...

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android Takes Top Smartphone Operating System Spot, 33% of Market

Google Android's expansion in the US smartphone market is continuing to grow as the three month comScore average, ending Febraury 2011, showed that 33% of smartphone users are using Android, up seven percent from 26% during the previous three months ended November 2010. This is ...

Mid-Week Online Video News Reel March 30th

Mid Week Online Video News Reel March 30th

It's Wednesday once again and time for me to clear out the email inbox and catch you up on some stuff that I have been tracking in the industry. Plus, it helps me keep my inbox at a manageable size and get everyone a little ...

Canada Tops US in Average Time Spent with Online Video

Canada Tops US in Average Time Spent with Online Video

comScore put out their 2010 Canada Digital Year in Review report last week and I quickly rifled through the first 30 pages to get to the good stuff, video usage! It turns out that Canadians really dig online video. I wonder if there's a video ...

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