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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...

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

Facebook Video To Be Powered By Ooyala Online Video Platform?

This much we know is true: Facebook is having some kind of big-announcement press event tomorrow. CEO Mark Zuckerburg has reportedly said it will be "awesome." And shortly after the speculation began, TechCrunch declared the announcement would be a partnership with Skype to bring video ...

Mr. Google Plus, Tear Down That Wall

Mr. Google Plus, Tear Down That Wall

Google Plus is awesome. I'm already a huge, huge fan. I like the clean layout. I like the ability to place all my contacts into various circles and send updates only to certain types of people. And best of all, I love the Hangouts video ...

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

The Many Business Benefits Of Using A Branded Video Player

Online video provides a method for small businesses to attract the attention of potential buyers, provide more information about their products and demonstrate how they work. Most small businesses that begin using video start with a YouTube channel because of the huge number of potential ...

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Disables Realtime Search To Incorporate Google Plus Results

Google Realtime Search is the feature that indexes posts from Twitter, Facebook, Friendfeed, and other services both on its own URL and into the "one-box" on main search results. And for now, at least, it's not working anymore. It's not because something's broken with the ...

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu Sinks Hooks Into Facebook With New Social Features

Hulu, who is all over sale rumors, is continuing to tie online video to social networking. They've just recently bolstered the bridge with several new features that allow for commenting on shows while watching them and sharing that out to Facebook. I stumbled upon some ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - Social Network Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Social Network Edition

These days, if you turn away from your computer monitor for even a few minutes, you might miss a huge story in the world of online video. And this week was no exception. Facebook had big video news. Google had big video news. It's a ...

Next Week's "Awesome" Announcement Will Be Facebook Video Chat

Next Weeks Awesome Announcement Will Be Facebook Video Chat

Facebook CEO has said that his company will make a major announcement next Wednesday, and that it will be "awesome." And that's pretty much all it takes to get the tech world buzzing. It promises something big, but also keeps things mysterious so we can ...

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

The Silver Bullet of Original Web Series Video Content?

In late 2009 I began a series of live webcast shows - six to be exact all using the same format (host / hostess, topical discussion, audience interaction, social networking components, etc.) – we had a show on Venture Capitol with people skyping in from ...

Mozilla Wants To Create A World Without Search Engines

Mozilla Wants To Create A World Without Search Engines

You might have heard about Mozilla's new mission statement, released earlier this week. It's fairly standard stuff, full of optimism and grand goals. But nestled in the epic statement is some talk that makes it sound like Mozilla's aiming for a world where search engines ...

Video Is A Huge Part Of The Google Plus Social Network

Video Is A Huge Part Of The Google Plus Social Network

I somehow landed on the Google Plus social network page when the sign-up process was open, and managed to get set up. Sadly, registration has been closed again already, and the sending of invites has been temporarily disabled. I've played around with it a bit ...

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