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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.
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YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

YouTube Tops Facebook, Twitter, & All Social Media In User Satisfaction

Facebook has all kinds of gaudy statistics at their disposal. They have more users than pretty much any online service (over 600 million), and their usage statistics (logins, time spent on site, posts, interactions, etc.) are through the roof. But there's one significant measurement where, …

SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

SocialEyes Launches Unnecessary Video Chat for Facebook

A new venture from RealNetworks founder Rob Glaser aims to do what Chatroulette couldn't–succeed in the world of video chat. The company is called SocialEyes, and is co-founded by Rob Williams, who also worked at RealNetworks. The secret weapon? Facebook, apparently. SocialEyes will allow you …

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

Social Video Optimization Vs. Video Search Optimization: Which is Better?

With the heavy convergence of video in both search results and social media, do we now need to distinguish business strategies for optimizing video for search engines versus social media channels? Is social video optimizing just about placing videos for YouTube and social networking sites …

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar Fever Hits the Web with Social Media Campaign

Oscar fever is here again. Just to make sure you are included, they've created online presences this year where you can check out trailers of all the nominees and check out the celebrations backstage online in real-time as the awards are accepted. That seems like …

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

Exclusive Interview With The Creators of The Shaving Helmet Hoax Video

I've been talking about the now-famous head-shaving helmet video for a few weeks now. First I featured it in one of my weekly round-ups of the latest and greatest viral success stories. A few days later, CNN revealed the video as a hoax and spoke …

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What Makes for Social Video and Do Creative Agencies Get It?

What do companies mean exactly when they say they do "social video?" Is it just about creating a video that's creative and entertaining, and placing your video on social networks? Or do you need to be doing a lot more? I explore some of the …

Google Search Adds YouTube Social Contacts As Sitelinks

Google Search Adds YouTube Social Contacts As Sitelinks

Mark noticed something very interesting the other day, and we thought it was worth sharing. Google is now rolling your YouTube social contacts into search results for "YouTube" whenever you're logged into your Google account–this is assuming, of course, that you have a YouTube account …

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

Do Video Production Professionals Now Need To Know Social Video Marketing?

I interviewed several video production pros and friends of ReelSEO: How important is social media for your business? Do you need to know and do it for your own marketing purposes, or your clients'? Learn what social media marketing activities they're doing with their own …

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

Gamification Reaches Yahoo! Ads, Video Ads Next?

I just read an interesting article by Kristina Knight at BizReport that talked about the gamification of several ad campaigns running on Yahoo!. For those not down with the lingo, gamification, is not a word I coined, but it is the utilization of gameplay mechanics …

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

The Definitive List of Facebook Video Apps for Facebook Pages

We've talked a lot at ReelSEO about Facebook video marketing and video apps, so it was only a matter of time before we combined all the options into one big list. So here you go, our ReelSEO Show Reel of Facebook Video Apps, with a …

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