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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...

How to Increase YouTube Video Views Through Tent-Pole Events: The YouTube Creator Playbook

How to Increase YouTube Video Views Through Tent Pole Events: The YouTube Creator Playbook

The calendar is filled with a number of special events that get people excited: Halloween, Christmas, the Super Bowl, and those aren't nearly the only ones.  When it comes to online video, releasing content that capitalizes on the buzz surrounding those events can also mean ...

Google Lures Frustrated Facebook Users, Points The Way To Google Plus

Google Lures Frustrated Facebook Users, Points The Way To Google Plus

If you're a Facebook user, you've no doubt noticed the changes today that have their users in an uproar. You know you have a high percentage of angry users when there are hundreds of actual news stories solely about the users' dislike of the changes, ...

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus Open To Everyone, Adds Killer Video Features To Hangouts

Google Plus, the social networking service that has long been in a restricted field test, is now officially in beta. That's right, folks, you can stop leaving comments on this post asking people to invite you and just head on over and sign up yourself ...

Mobile Video Soars: Half Of All Mobile Device Owners Shoot Video Once A Week

Mobile Video Soars: Half Of All Mobile Device Owners Shoot Video Once A Week

Photobucket pulled some numbers from their users of late to find out that mobile video uploads are continuing to soar. In fact, they have grown something like 300% in the past year (July 2010-2011). If we were to do a survey of new phones that ...

Half of Tablet Users Watch Video Online, Continued Growth Expected

Half of Tablet Users Watch Video Online, Continued Growth Expected

Furthering the point that we, the digital consumers, want our entertainment anytime, anywhere, a report from In-Stat states that 50% of tablet users are watching TV and film on the devices. That's a pretty decent percentage right there, and it really shows how fast we ...

How To Market A Web Series To Generate Interest & Gain Viewers

How To Market A Web Series To Generate Interest & Gain Viewers

We have discussed a number of successful web series and what the creators of those series have done to increase awareness, and hopefully viewers. Sometimes, unfortunately, just being good isn't sufficient. A quality show needs not only to connect, but it needs to have a ...

Google Plus & Video: Real-Time Collaboration, Video Games, & More Invites

Google Plus & Video: Real Time Collaboration, Video Games, & More Invites

Google Plus is barely more than a month old. And while it's seen staggering growth rates in new user sign-ups during that time, sign-ups alone aren't going to sustain Google Plus' future. Thankfully, it's proving itself useful in a number of ways, particularly with video, ...

New Offering from Auditude/Innovid Partnership Boosts Video Ad Engagement

New Offering from Auditude/Innovid Partnership Boosts Video Ad Engagement

Engagement is a key factor in online video advertising and Auditude and Innovid have teamed up to give you some extra punch in that regard. On the one hand, Auditude is all about video advertising and monetizing online premium video content. Meanwhile, Innovid is all ...

People Still Really Want To Get Into Google Plus - Here Are More Invites

People Still Really Want To Get Into Google Plus   Here Are More Invites

Google Plus is still a juggernaut in terms of buzz (pardon the Google-product pun). Interest levels are still quite high for the fledgling social network. Earlier this morning, the company announced that every Google Plus user had received 150 invites in their account via a hyperlink. ...

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites - Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus Gives All Users 150 Invites   Here, You Can Have Mine

Google Plus has been playing a bit of a supply-and-demand game with the social networking public. Since the service's launch just a handful of weeks ago, there have been far more people interested in joining than there have been available invitations. Whether Google needed extra ...

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