Friday, 1st May 2009
Last month, Malcolm Coles looked at the rise of search engines and their impact on finding online information in context. This month, he turns his lens on five social media sites (Twitter, Digg, Reddit, StumbleUpon and Delicious) to explain how they can make sharing that information easier.
Odd though it may sound, there are many respected people in different industries who spend 5 minutes per day sending Twitter updates (tweets) about interesting content they've seen. By 'following' the right people (i.e. receiving their tweets), you'll discover new content quicker than any other method - and find out people's reactions to it.
This is a brief abstract of the full article. FUMSI subscribers can log in to MyShop at FreePint view the full article. Others can subscribe to FUMSI now for access to the complete archive of FUMSI articles.
Related Blog items:
Related Subscription Articles:
"Remote Information Teams"
If you're newly remote, you may feel like you've been thrown into a mysterious culture where you sort of speak the language but sort of not. Use Jinfo's "Focus on Remote Information Teams" to become fluent:
Our proven processes, resources and guidance will help your team make the shift from transaction centre to strategic asset.
Designed around the most common challenges and pain points for time- and resource-strapped information teams
Supercharge remote productivity and value
Holistic content portfolio management
Future-proof your information service
A tailored overview of our research and active discussion with your Jinfo analyst.
Measure your starting point to articulate your strengths and set priorities for future improvements. Assessments gauge risk, capacity, value and more.
Read case studies, and start the conversation:
Connect your team with the practical tools, original research and expertise to build and support information strategy in your organisation.
A Jinfo Subscription gives access to all Content (articles, reports, webinars) and Community.