Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 244

Facebook Place: Time To Check Into Your Facebook Privacy Settings

Mobile, Tools and Tactics

Earlier this week, Facebook added  “where” to the list of personal information members share with the world.  There was much speculation what this feature might mean for FourSquare and the subsequent riddles, “What happens when you add Foursquare to Facebook? (Answer:  Facebook).… Read More

Reflections on Twitter Chat Facilitation Techniques


Yesterday, I had the pleasure of participating in Twitter chat series #socialmedia.   It’s been a one-hour  weekly chat on Twitter for the past 10 months  organized and hosted by Marc Meyer and Jason Breed.     The way it works is they invite a “host” to ask 3 compelling questions, 20 minutes each, that revolve around a topical subject within the business of social media, but that play to their strengths or backgrounds.… Read More

Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

Conferences, Influencer Strategy

The SXSW Interactive Festival (scheduled March 11-15, 2010 in Austin, Texas) is a mega huge social media industry event.  The final program is done through a combination of an open submission and voting process.   The panel picker process has opened – so you can vote for the panels you think are worthy of being on the program until August 27th.… Read More

What Tools Do You Use for Making Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Use Efficient?

Digital Strategy, Listening, Measurement, Mindfulness


Note from Beth: Social media is not a waste a time, but there are ways to waste your time.   On Saturday, I had the honor of presenting at Craigslist Foundation Boot Camp and one of the burning questions was about efficiency.  

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Emergency Social Data Summit: We Can All Participate Remotely


The Red Cross is hosting the Emergency Social Data Summit today Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (ET).   This is a hybrid event which means you don’t have to be in Washington, DC to participate.

You can participate remotely. … Read More