Editor’s note: This article takes a look at how Nestle introduced Workplace by Facebook to its 320,000 employees. Testing it out on a small group and creating personas based on how they used the platform helped the company launch it succesfully across the whole business.
Editor’s note: What a milestone. Facebook now has 2 billion monthly active users. This article also features a useful chart showing the monthly user numbers for some of the other big social networks.
Editor’s note: When we consider the usefulness of curation we need to be mindful of ‘filter bubbles’. This articles shows how Facebook users create their own bubbles.
Editor’s note: Thanks to Julian Staddon for pointing us to this review of using Facebook Groups as a part of a college course. This is useful if you want to use Facebook Groups but also useful for highlighting why using tech such as this does and does not work for people.
Here are three short video reviews of the conference sessions we attended at the CIPD…
Facebook’s management operating system is built on the strengths and passion of managers, according to…
Editor’s note: Microsoft researcher Dana Boyd on how teenagers use the web. If one size does not fit all, then what are the implications for workplace tech?
Editor’s note: Nicholas Felton, creator of the Facebook Timeline, has created an app that is designed for people to quantify their lives by answering questions about what they are doing each day. One of those questions is “What did you learn today?” Will learning tech go here?
Editor’s note: Facebook’s data-science team teases out who is romantically involved with whom by examining link structures.
Editor’s note: Research shows how age and narcissism motivate the choice of social media.
Editor’s note: In the light of threats and more and more trolls, Paul Mason looks at the future of Twitter.
This deck from Michael Bernstein of the Stanford Computer Science Department, shares research on how…
Editor’s note: A look at a study from Wolfram Alpha which uses big data research methods to analyze Facebook users’ information
Editor’s note: Chris Dannen, the editor of Co.Labs at FastCompany, sat down with Facebook UX Researcher Marco De Sa to learn his thoughts on enticing first-time users.
Editor’s note: One to read. With a billion users of hios service, Mark Zuckerberg shares some interesting insights into the growth of social interactions.