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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...

Justin.tv Sells Movie Rights, Will Get “The Social Network” Treatment

Justin.tv Sells Movie Rights, Will Get The Social Network Treatment

Coming soon to a theater near you… The Video Streaming Network, the story of how Justin.tv went from one man broadcasting his entire life through live video to a full-fledged streaming video business. Actually, the title and tagline are made up by me, but the …

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus Is Growing Like A Weed

Google Plus is growing quickly. Very quickly. A few days after it launched, I wrote about how badly I wanted them to remove the restrictions on joining and open the new social network up to everyone. Then, just a few days later, they opened up …

10 GenY Video Marketing Tips: How to Engage Teens With Online Video

10 GenY Video Marketing Tips: How to Engage Teens With Online Video

In my continued series about online video and millennials, I interviewed 4 successful teenage Internet entrepreneurs and asked them for video marketing tips. They share their own experiences and advice for how businesses can better utilize online video for engaging the teen market.

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up – July 3-9 2011

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   July 3 9 2011

If you're like me, then last week was a terribly busy week. But these days, with online video's quickening pace, they all seem that way anymore. Even when you're paying close attention, it can be easy to miss a great video or an important news …

If You’re A Business, Google Plus Doesn’t Want Your Business… Yet

If Youre A Business, Google Plus Doesnt Want Your Business... Yet

I complained earlier in the week about Google Plus being such a closed beta community, that it almost wasn't worth using as a social network. But now, Plus has opened for another huge wave of invitations over the last few days, rendering many of my …

Video Advertising and Mobile Apps – A Match Made in Heaven

Video Advertising and Mobile Apps – A Match Made in Heaven

Branded video as a monetization medium in online games is a lucrative channel for advertisers looking to achieve better performance. Distributing video through an offer-based payments platform enables brands to not only present targeted content to highly engaged users in an unobtrusive manner but also …

Facebook Video Chat Now A Reality With Skype-Powered Facebook Video Calling

Facebook Video Chat Now A Reality With Skype Powered Facebook Video Calling

Facebook's long, sad history of treating video like a secondary concern are over. Today the company finally made their big "awesome" announcement–which began more than 12 minutes late–and despite some early leaks of the actual information, it actually is still pretty awesome. Facebook video chat is …

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 …

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