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Mar 09

Top Tweets: The Rise Of Contextual Social Networks

The Rise Of Contextual Social Networks

#commsocial http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_IAP407The Panel in Action

Panel

  • Colleen Taylor – Reporter, TechCrunch
  • Nate Johnson – VP of Marketing, Path
  • Sarah Leary – Co-Founder, NextDoor
  • Francesca Levy – Editor, LinkedIn Today

 

Top Tweets

  1. @jennifer_dubow: Now it’s my turn to geek out in #commsocial panel at #sxswi on Contextual Social Networks.
  2. @JennyMack: #commsocial kicking off with intros. @Nextdoor is a private social network for neighborhoods
  3. called the “Dunbar number” (i think) RT @csassz: 150 friends is the limit for meaningful relationships #commsocial #sxsw
  4. @socialelements: Only about 2% of your #facebook friends are neighbors – @nextdoor #commsocial #sxswi
  5. @iamreff Theme of #commsocial so far, “focus on smaller, close knit communities.”
  6. @ejspicklemire: RT @JanetKornas: Quality over quantity of interaction is increasingly important in social networking #commsocial #sxsw
  7. Path is mobile only. Version 3.0 came out this week. I’ve tried it and I really like it.
  8. @stapledee: .@path is the home of social networks. Facebook is the city.
  9. RT @stapledee: .@path is the home of social networks. Facebook is the city.
  10. @iamreff Johnson – Context tends to drives deeper more frequent interactions
  11. As humans, we understand the different versions of ourselves & we apply that to the social networks we use
  12. @JanetKornas: Content + Context = more stickines #commsocial #sxsw
  13. @iamrereff I don’t know about a bourbon drinkers network, but craft beer lovers use @untappd
  14. @iamreff The other reason niche networks don’t start on Facebook? difficult to monetize if you don’t own the content
  15. @sarabrody: Not every niche interest needs a social network. Path/LinkedIn aren’t about interests, they’re about behaviors. #commsocial #sxsw
  16. RT @sarabrody: Not every niche interest needs a social network. Path/LinkedIn aren’t about interests, they’re about behaviors.
  17. @JennyMack: Q: How is monetization possible for niche networks when even Facebook and Twitter are having trouble making it work? #commsocial #SXSW
  18. @iamreff Johnson – emojies are being used because ppl are trying to express more than they can with text
  19. @iamreff Someone should build a “Square Space for building niche communities”
  20. @carmenhill: Figure out the metrics for your users to utilize your network. e.g., for Netflix, it’s getting 10 movies in your queue.
  21. @TabithaFierro: Love the marketing piece of old school postcards @nextdoor uses to recruit neighbors.
  22. #OldsCool RT @TabithaFierro: Love the marketing piece of old school postcards @nextdoor uses to recruit neighbors.
  23. @iamreff Nike app – when friends like your exercise, you hear cheering while you run. Very Cool
  24. @sarabrody: Nike gets props for creating contextual social content via Path, FB, Twitter. Social feedback improving run times. For real?
  25. @iamreff .@Path segments their customers by content: producers, consumers, both