Strong Tie Friends vs. Weak Tie Followers

We have another request to unlock the value of our strong ties currently buried in today's social network applications that are optimized for weak ties: "Facebook needs to adopt a friend/follower system. What I mean by this is that there needs to be a two-tier system for Facebook. On one level, you have the things you share […]

Twitter Graph Relevance

John Batelle provides further proof of the value found at the intersection of network graphs and conversation analytics.    We now have a number of graphs defined by aggregating links and conversations around social objects: web graphs ( e.g. Google), social graphs (e.g. Facebook), interest graphs (e.g. twitter), location graphs (e.g. foursquare).   "In short, […]