Microsoft So.cl: An Experiment In Social + Search + Learning

Upside Learning

Last week Microsoft launched a new network called so.cl – pronounced ‘social’ – which is being discussed all over the web. The layout resembles an amalgamation of existing social networks, taking cues from Google+, Facebook, Twitter and more”.

Conversation Searches

Tony Karrer

What are Conversation Searches? During those presentations, I'll mention what are sometimes called "vanity searches." These searches look for any mention of your name, company, URLs across blogs and other sites. For me, these searches primarily allow me to see what people are saying in response to something that I've put out there. So, I think of these searches as conversation searches, not vanity searches.

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Going Dutch

Learning with e's

I have been invited to speak at the Networks, Communities and Learning Conference Bazaar at the University of Utrecht , in Holland on December 14th.

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Competition Finalist 4: Top 10 Startup Social Media Curation Tools for Social Learning in the Workplace

eFront

is a one-stop shop for social media and content curation publishing. When you post on your topic page, you can easily share to your social networks including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Google+. Learnist is the latest social media curation tool for education , still in beta! Mentormob is a social media startup curation tool who make learning online free and accessible to the entire world. SymbalooEdu is a social media curation tool, great resource for teachers.

Social Media Offerings which can b used in Social Learning

eLearning 24-7

Social media types with examples. New social media types are being created, identified and defined constantly. Bi-weekly updates, which can be found on the “Social Media Page&# under my Essentials section, that debuts on Monday. With the exception of crowdsourcing, all other social media types can be used in social learning. Social Bookmarking – Delicious - spelled often as del.icio.us Social Network Aggregator - Netvibes.

Workscaping, part 3 of n

Jay Cross

I search or ask people when I need to know. If I have a good network of savvy colleagues, I can ask them for advice (“social search”). “I Among the options available to them: Searching and asking questions work best with explicit information, things that could be written down.