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Spotting influencers and VIPs in LinkedIn with PowerShell – Part 2: “The Dark Side”

What we have seen on our previous post may seem interesting and powerful. Essentially, what we are doing is opening the door to creating local datasets with personally identifiable information coming from our Social Networks. That's a pretty big deal. Therefore, there are a couple of things that we need to understand before going forward.

Privacy, Law and Ethics

Usually, on Digital Media, whenever you can access some information is because you have rights and permissions to do so. However, I would like you to consider the difference between “can” and “should”. Now, you have the chance to “download” datasets ...

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Taking the Social Media Interconnection Map to the Next Level

Sooner or later we all end up having our own instance of a Social Media mashup. Our Interconnection Map will, hopefully, fulfill our needs and evolve with us and with time. However, no matter how complex it is, it will only address our more basic integration or automation needs.

The attention economy and relationships in the on-line world are heavily driven or influenced by the content we share. Unfortunately, content curation can be very time consuming. In other words, if we have to fight for audience attention, it is very likely that we start pushing our available ...

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Watch out! Twitter is no longer a trusted Social Media Hub

That Twitter wants to exercise more control over their user’s experience and, hence, its whole ecosystem, it is not new. Until now, Twitter’s moves in this direction haven’t had major and practical impact on how we were used to consume the service. For example:

Ok, I admit that this second one, represents a threat for some users and developers in the medium term. But, fortunately, I haven’t seen any issues because of it ...

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