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Crowdsourcing Local Newspapers on Facebook
document Distributed Knowledge

On researching ideas for using Facebook for local news organisations, I found that there was no easy to find a local newspaper on Facebook. Why hasn’t anybody made a list of all of them before I...

Benjamin FosselDec 07, 2010 04:48 pm GMT1765 views
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Crowdsourcing Local Newspapers on Facebook
Facebook Deals Out-Groups Groupon
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Facebook's program fits with Facebook’s core mission and its core strength: “Giving people the power to share and make the world more open and connected.” And if Facebook can do that well, if...

Pablo BracciniApr 27, 2011 08:49 am GMT2089 views
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Facebook Deals Out-Groups Groupon
The New Dinosaur: Why I'm Not on Facebook, and Why You Shouldn't Be Either
document Distributed Knowledge

Probably the best explanation of Facebook, and the best explanation for why Zuckerberg is such a rich man, came from a Metafilter thread last year: "If you are not paying for it, you're...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 09, 2011 02:26 pm GMT2536 views
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The New Dinosaur: Why I'm Not on Facebook, and Why You Shouldn't Be Either
Facebook's 'Bug Bounty Program' Uncovers Security Threats within the Platform with Help from Experts
document Distributed Knowledge

The idea for the "Bug Bounty Program" came about in 2010 after Facebook announced that anyone with knowledge of security bugs plaguing the site should inform Facebook security experts....

Rebecca GutierrezSep 03, 2011 04:52 am GMT2439 views
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Facebook's 'Bug Bounty Program' Uncovers Security Threats within the Platform with Help from Experts
Five ways to crowdsource your reporting with Facebook
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Journalists increasingly uses this tool through the creation of Facebook pages to engage their audience and allow them to participate in the news cycle. And users respond, according to Facebook’s...

Benjamin FosselSep 13, 2011 02:23 pm GMT1357 views
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Five ways to crowdsource your reporting with Facebook
Facebook crowdsourcing: 6 ways to get your fan base working for you
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Facebook provides an interesting platform for businesses to crowdsource some of their efforts that, if approached correctly, can produce some great results. Remember that these benefits are...

Benjamin FosselOct 25, 2011 03:43 pm GMT2632 views
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Facebook crowdsourcing: 6 ways to get your fan base working for you
Crowdsourced Pay-Per-Click Advertising Comes To Facebook
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The result for the advertisers is an ever-evolving campaign that is constantly optimized and features rotating ad creative to counter the decline in clicks that most ads suffer from over time....

Fritz SchaeferNov 11, 2011 02:14 pm GMT1665 views
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Crowdsourced Pay-Per-Click Advertising Comes To Facebook
Facebook photo helps reunite lost man with family in the Philippines
document Distributed Knowledge

Facebook revealed how it is bringing people closer together — with the average degree of separation between users now 4.74 — and this example is proof that local communities are closely linked on...

Harshida PatelNov 25, 2011 01:14 am GMT1869 views
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Facebook photo helps reunite lost man with family in the Philippines
Can Differential Diagnosis Be Crowdsourced to Facebook Friends?
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This type of information aggregation has been dubbed “crowdsourcing” i.e. outsourcing a task to a large group of people or community (a crowd) through an open call. Researcgers aim was to explore...

Pablo BracciniDec 13, 2011 02:16 am GMT2118 views
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Can Differential Diagnosis Be Crowdsourced to Facebook Friends?
Pizza Hut to Pick Stars of Super Bowl Pre-Game Ad Via Facebook
document Cloud Labor

Pizza Hut introduced the TV spot on Jan. 1 that threw down the gauntlet to fans: Do your own rendition of the featured song and your video might be featured in a pre-game Super Bowl ad. Those...

Rebecca GutierrezJan 04, 2012 03:51 pm GMT2020 views
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Pizza Hut to Pick Stars of Super Bowl Pre-Game Ad Via Facebook
Facebook’s Leet Speak translates Female to Sandwich Maker
document Distributed Knowledge

Some women will have an insulting discovery when they change their language on Facebook to “Leet Speak.” Facebook translates female gender into “sandwich maker.” Facebook may claim this is...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 05, 2012 12:38 am GMT1226 views
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Facebook’s Leet Speak translates Female to Sandwich Maker
Citibank Allows Facebook Fans To Share Their Rewards Points
document Tools

The idea is simple, once customers have downloaded the app and connected their account, they can start a rewards pool with others, describing what it’s for and naming one person who will have...

Fiona MaresJan 08, 2012 11:01 am GMT20092 views
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Citibank Allows Facebook Fans To Share Their Rewards Points
Governor turns to Facebook for help
document Distributed Knowledge

"I will use the best submissions as examples when I'm talking with people interested in expanding their businesses or relocating to our state. We have many success stories and I'd...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 08, 2012 10:15 pm GMT945 views
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Governor turns to Facebook for help
RNs and MDs Use Facebook to Save Lives
document Distributed Knowledge

Michael Herper, of Forbes, also reported on the utility of crowdsourcing medicine , a brand new phenomenon. A woman who posted images on Facebook of her son’s medical condition once he was in the...

Samuel BennettApr 24, 2012 08:51 am GMT914 views
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RNs and MDs Use Facebook to Save Lives
How The Seattle Times Is Using Facebook Groups as a Crowdsourcing Tool
document Distributed Knowledge

ProPublica started a Patient Harm Community Facebook group to create a “community of people … who are interested in discussing patient harm, its causes and solutions.” Adrienne LaFrance over at...

Jason RobbinsMay 31, 2012 11:38 pm GMT982 views
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How The Seattle Times Is Using Facebook Groups as a Crowdsourcing Tool
Obama Camp Uses Facebook Ads to Promote Jobs Act
document Distributed Knowledge

The Facebook ads encourage people to contact congress in support of President Barack Obama’s jobs plan. The ads link to a Facebook page featuring video of the TV spot, and that page links to the...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 03, 2012 06:25 am GMT1553 views
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Obama Camp Uses Facebook Ads to Promote Jobs Act
Facebook now lets third-party apps post ‘explicitly shared’ items just like a user, driving engagement
document Tools

Here’s what Facebook had to say about it: "We created the Open Graph to help people express who they are through the apps they use. Over the past few months, we’ve introduced a...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 14, 2012 01:56 am GMT16854 views
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Facebook now lets third-party apps post ‘explicitly shared’ items just like a user, driving engagement
Napkin Labs Study Shows That Facebook Doesn't Help Brands Drive Engagement; Superfans Do
document Distributed Knowledge

Napkin labs analyzed fan engagement across 52 Facebook brand pages, with each brand page having between 200,000 and 1,000,000 fans. Of the more than 31.7M fans who were analyzed over eight weeks,...

Luis Enrique MoralesOct 19, 2012 04:44 am GMT7435 views
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Napkin Labs Study Shows That Facebook Doesn't Help Brands Drive Engagement; Superfans Do
Preen.Me Creates Most Engaged Beauty Community on Facebook
document Tools

Preen.Me aims to become the leading destination for all things beauty, transforming how women shop for beauty products.The site will provide everything from inspiration to personalized...

Sebastian BlancaMar 19, 2013 01:04 pm GMT8998 views
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Preen.Me Creates Most Engaged Beauty Community on Facebook
Crowdsourcing mobile device capabilities
blog Open Innovation

It is challenging for the WURFL project to keep up with numerous emerging mobile devices especially given the increasing rate of innovation within the mobile industry. Given that over 150 million...

Carl EspostiOct 26, 2010 10:40 pm GMT3412 views
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Crowdsourcing mobile device capabilities
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