Linked In Posts Employability Data

An interesting use of data by LinkedIn: LinkedIn, the social media giant, has started publishing details of what each university’s students do after graduating. When users register with LinkedIn – a social network for professionals with more than 238 million members worldwide – they are asked to give information about their alma mater and their employment history. Now, these data are being aggregated and displayed on dedicated university pages that can be accessed by anyone.…

Ups & Downs of Social Networking

Some interesting stats on the BBC website - read on for more. Facebook continues to grow apace (globally), whilst Twitter, Orkut and LinkedIn have slower growth. Not surprised to hear that MySpace and Bebo are dropping and that FriendsReunited is pretty much negligible, bit more surprised by Flickr - maybe it's the fact you have to have a Yahoo account, that put me off originally! Thanks to @outtherehq for the tip-off.

NESTA: Social Media with Stephen Fry

I followed this on Twitter at the time - I wasn't able to go unfortunatlely, but a friend has just drawn the video to my intention, so no need to entirely to miss out. Really interesting debate with: "Stephen Fry, actor, journalist and celebrity 'Tweeter' and self-confessed technophile; Biz Stone, Founder and Chief Executive of Twitter; and Reid Hoffman, Founder and Chief Executive of LinkedIn discussed the future impact of social media."