Tag Archives: status updates

Social and conversational implications of cross-referenced activity streams

Efforts are currently underway to link up @names and @replies in Buzz and make them share-able across networks using activity streams. If successful, this would mean that naming a user in one service would surface the message elsewhere. A buzz … Continue reading

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Social media’s third law: designing for communication

The third law of social interaction design is that communication is transformed by the medium, which separates what is said from the saying of it. In everyday face-to-face encounters, we say something by speaking. But in mediated communication, speech is … Continue reading

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Short post on unstructured vs structured social media

This is a short post I want to put out there to get discussion going on structure in social media. As I’m still thinking about talk tools, and short-form messaging (“status culture”) in particular, I’m having to contend with some … Continue reading

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