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Social Media Counters and Metrics: Measurement at all Costs?

‘The one question I keep returning to is whether we can dispense
with social media counters entirely’.

 Kane X. Faucher’s new book Social Capital Online… 1,881 more words

Critical Digital And Social Media Studies Series

Three Partners Leave Venture Firm Social Capital Amid Strategy Changes

What’s going on at venture firm Social Capital is less of a shake-up and more of an upheaval.

We first learned that Arjun Sethi, a partner at the firm, would depart. 681 more words


Social license to operate an NFP entity

While The Age article by Louise White ‘CSIRO is tackling corporate trust issue, starting with mining‘ (18/6) is mainly about how mining companies can more effectively engage with communities affected by their proposed developments, it spurred me to have another look at the concept of the ‘social license to operate’ (SLO) as it applies to not-for-profit entities. 378 more words

UBS discussed on “Reasons to be Cheerful” podcast

Universal Basic Services discussed at length by @moorehl and @jdportes on @Ed_Milliband “Reasons to be Cheerful” podcast : https://www.acast.com/reasonstobecheerful/episode38.universalbasicservices-shapingthe21stcenturywelfarestate


Enabling Utility of the Internet in sub-Saharan Africa through Social Capital

Access to the Internet is expanding at a phenomenal rate in sub Saharan Africa. However, the quantity and quality of information relevant to African internet users is minimal thus diminishing the utility of the medium. 1,601 more words

Ideas + People

Ask For Help

Have you been hesitating to ask for help? It seems to me that this must happen more and more as technology enables self reliance.

Yes, people do use tech to ask for help within their existing communities, and I hope after reading this you do even more of that! 796 more words