Socialisation Online:   The Growing Community Model for Delivering Instant Social Support and Connection presented by: Daw...
What We Will Cover <ul><li>Evolving Support Mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Support Found </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptan...
Socialisation <ul><li>Coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose  </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Evolving Support <ul><li>Computer-mediated communication </li></ul><ul><li>accepted for  healthcare  and  related educatio...
Notable differences <ul><li>Most VCs are Not Real Life, F-to-F  </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise, p...
Types of support <ul><li>Informational support </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional support </li></ul><ul><li>Esteem support </li><...
VC tools evolve <ul><li>From Usenet groups, bulletin boards and email only to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weblogs, instant mess...
Acceptance Surveys <ul><li>Everybody’s doing it—but does it add to psychological well being? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receivi...
Emerging Key Group: Seniors <ul><li>70 percent of US seniors who own a home computer surf the Web.  </li></ul><ul><li>- Su...
Blueprints of the Model: Small Group Support <ul><li>1.  The Instant Community in last 2 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wirel...
Instant Communities <ul><li>Flash Mobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cambridge--A store’s greeting card section for a card for Bil...
<ul><li>GLOBAL FLASHMOB #2  ==================================   SATURDAY, JUNE 19th 2004  This event is dedicated to the ...
Convergence: Games and Social Networks from Virtual Communities <ul><li>Online and Offline – A Mixed Bag </li></ul><ul><li...
Instant Communities
Blueprints of the Model: Social Network Support and Esteem Support <ul><li>Finding Love and Friends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Match.com <ul><li>12 Million Registered Users </li></ul><ul><li>Began in 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 people found “the ...
Finding Love and Friends <ul><li>Match.com newer developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support of voting in American market—s...
Visual matches tied to profiling
Finding Love and Friends Rightstuffdating.com List of acceptable schools includes the Ivy leagues and about 30 more, inclu...
Finding Love and Friends <ul><li>Friendster.com—anyone can help in six degree method </li></ul><ul><li>Greensingles.com—Sp...
Friendster.com
Blueprints of the Model: Information Support or Tangible Aid <ul><li>Meetup.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join other Nanotech ...
Forums into Communities  <ul><li>www.ideafestival.com </li></ul>
Blueprints of the Model: Information Support, Social Network Support, Tangible Aid
Business Networking Online
Business Networking=Data Mining plus Community <ul><li>As an experiment in 1967, Stanley Milgram, a Harvard University soc...
Blueprints of the Model: Information Support, Social Network Support, Emotional Support <ul><li>Etherapy </li></ul><ul><li...
Make You Well World
Patient Connections
Healthyplace.com <ul><li>In Top 50 of health sites by Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>750,000 visitors per month/began Sept. 199...
Relationship Management <ul><li>Specific company example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Softwatch  (began 1994)  </li></ul></ul><u...
Patient Support <ul><li>Online Choices—follow the pharmas </li></ul><ul><li>Fee-based Online Consultations </li></ul><ul><...
Future Faceless Space  of Change in Social Support <ul><li>Convergence of online and real world interactions </li></ul><ul...
Aspectx <ul><li>Competitive Intelligence *Marketing * </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations*Business Planning *Event Marketin...
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  1. 1. Socialisation Online: The Growing Community Model for Delivering Instant Social Support and Connection presented by: Dawn Marie Yankeelov President, ASPectx [email_address] Date: June 15, 2004 www.aspectx.com
  2. 2. What We Will Cover <ul><li>Evolving Support Mechanisms </li></ul><ul><li>Types of Support Found </li></ul><ul><li>Acceptance of Online Choices </li></ul><ul><li>The Blueprints –Case Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Instant Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding Love and Friends </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forums into Communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Networking Online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Make You Well World </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The Future Faceless Space of Change </li></ul>
  3. 3. Socialisation <ul><li>Coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture </li></ul><ul><li>Rheingold (1993) describes them, &quot;virtual communities are social aggregations that emerge from the Net when enough people carry on those public discussions long enough, with sufficient human feeling, to form webs of personal relationships ... &quot; (p. 5). </li></ul>
  4. 4. Evolving Support <ul><li>Computer-mediated communication </li></ul><ul><li>accepted for healthcare and related education </li></ul><ul><li>Dating online is a social must </li></ul><ul><li>Business Networking for instant introductions leading to sales </li></ul>
  5. 5. Notable differences <ul><li>Most VCs are Not Real Life, F-to-F </li></ul><ul><li>Anonymity </li></ul><ul><li>Expertise, perceived, or real </li></ul><ul><li>Anytime, anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Less personal judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Power in all relationships established </li></ul><ul><li>Conduct “reality checks” with minimal effort </li></ul><ul><li>Easy Access and lower personal cost in time </li></ul>
  6. 6. Types of support <ul><li>Informational support </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional support </li></ul><ul><li>Esteem support </li></ul><ul><li>Tangible aid </li></ul><ul><li>Social network support </li></ul><ul><li>Small group support </li></ul>
  7. 7. VC tools evolve <ul><li>From Usenet groups, bulletin boards and email only to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Weblogs, instant messaging, Wikis, and comment threads in blogs, online videos and films, support group events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>--from groupware to social software on the desktop which includes real-time surveys, personal introductions, and psychological tests </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Acceptance Surveys <ul><li>Everybody’s doing it—but does it add to psychological well being? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving Social Support Online,Implications for Health Education by Whit Dorman (2001) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Socialization: What the Future Holds (Canada 2003) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring Internet Use Among Older Adults (USA), June 2002 by University of Maryland, Eun-Shim Nahm commissioned by Natl. Institute of Nursing Research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attraction to Computer-Mediated Social Support (Walther & Boyd) (2002) </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Emerging Key Group: Seniors <ul><li>70 percent of US seniors who own a home computer surf the Web. </li></ul><ul><li>- Survey conducted by SeniorNet and Charles Schwab, Inc. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Blueprints of the Model: Small Group Support <ul><li>1. The Instant Community in last 2 years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless craze </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do it now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Localize it for your neighborhood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep it fun and games </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Instant Communities <ul><li>Flash Mobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cambridge--A store’s greeting card section for a card for Bill </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Conducting” ring tones in Minneapolis </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Fashionably Dead”—flocksmart.com and mobproject.com </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>GLOBAL FLASHMOB #2 ================================== SATURDAY, JUNE 19th 2004 This event is dedicated to the first officially documented flashmob in the world, which was performed on June 17th in Macy's Department Store in New York city, USA. If you want to know more about this event, read this article http:// www.wired.com/news/culture/0,1284,59297,00.html . On June 19, 2004 we celebrate 1 anniversary of Flashmob phenomenon. It will be a SECOND GLOBAL FLASHMOB! All over the world at the same day at the same local time mobbers will perform the same scene. Western and Eastern Europe, Asia, Americas, Australia. The first who will read the Script Instructions and perform the Global Flashmob will be New Zealand mobbers. The last ones - Los Angeles, USA. If you want to participate in the largest flashmob that has ever been held - the second Global Flashmob (GFM) - write down the date: Saturday, June 19, approximately in 2 p.m. Also you can visit the GFM Headquarters here: http:// www.fars.ru/forum/viewforum.php?f=10 </li></ul><ul><li>or here: http:// flashmob.wiki.taoriver.net/moin.cgi/ </li></ul>
  13. 13. Convergence: Games and Social Networks from Virtual Communities <ul><li>Online and Offline – A Mixed Bag </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Pac Manhattan.com </li></ul><ul><li>Ingredients: wi-fi connections, cell phones and custom software and experiential websites </li></ul><ul><li>Players take on tasks and costumes and collect “pellets” </li></ul>
  14. 14. Instant Communities
  15. 15. Blueprints of the Model: Social Network Support and Esteem Support <ul><li>Finding Love and Friends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Validation and Intimacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 Ability to Hunt or Discuss </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Options for Love </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ To observe self-disclosure may be to infer significant intimacy” –(Walther & Boyd) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Match.com <ul><li>12 Million Registered Users </li></ul><ul><li>Began in 1995 </li></ul><ul><li>200,000 people found “the match” of their lives in 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>30 online dating sites </li></ul>
  17. 17. Finding Love and Friends <ul><li>Match.com newer developments </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support of voting in American market—swaying of public opinion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Matchmobile.com—cell phones </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Onlinespeedmatching.com—speed dating </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the exclusive Total Attraction Matching™ system -- which incorporates powerful, scientifically-based personality profiling tools and the first and only physical attraction matching platform </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Visual matches tied to profiling
  19. 19. Finding Love and Friends Rightstuffdating.com List of acceptable schools includes the Ivy leagues and about 30 more, including Wesleyan, Duke, Stanford, Emory and Rice.
  20. 20. Finding Love and Friends <ul><li>Friendster.com—anyone can help in six degree method </li></ul><ul><li>Greensingles.com—Specific audiences </li></ul><ul><li>8minutedating.com (extending the tangible community) </li></ul>
  21. 21. Friendster.com
  22. 22. Blueprints of the Model: Information Support or Tangible Aid <ul><li>Meetup.com </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Join other Nanotech Enthusiasts near Louisville, KY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>315 Nanotech Enthusiasts are currently voting on where to meet on June 17. Some of their choices include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>--Starbucks Coffee 3521 Springhurst Commons Dr. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>--Wick's Pizza Parlor 971 Baxter Ave </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>--Heine Bros. Coffee 2714 Frankfort Ave. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Forums into Communities <ul><li>www.ideafestival.com </li></ul>
  24. 24. Blueprints of the Model: Information Support, Social Network Support, Tangible Aid
  25. 25. Business Networking Online
  26. 26. Business Networking=Data Mining plus Community <ul><li>As an experiment in 1967, Stanley Milgram, a Harvard University social psychologist, sent 300 letters to randomly selected residents of Omaha, Nebraska. </li></ul><ul><li>Milgram asked recipients to forward a letter to a designated &quot;target&quot; person using only their personal networks. </li></ul><ul><li>This started a chain from one colleague to the next until the target was reached. </li></ul><ul><li>It turned out the average number of steps from the Omaha originator to the ultimate Boston-based target was six, giving birth to the oft-heard expression: &quot;six degrees of separation.&quot; </li></ul>
  27. 27. Blueprints of the Model: Information Support, Social Network Support, Emotional Support <ul><li>Etherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Healthyplace.com </li></ul><ul><li>Urbanbaby.com </li></ul>
  28. 28. Make You Well World
  29. 29. Patient Connections
  30. 30. Healthyplace.com <ul><li>In Top 50 of health sites by Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>750,000 visitors per month/began Sept. 1999 </li></ul><ul><li>Viewers stop at 7-10 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Average time: 17-45 minutes; 3 times a week </li></ul><ul><li>80 percent of visitors go straight into a chat </li></ul><ul><li>Targeted by disorder newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>70 percent are female visitors </li></ul><ul><li>Online radio programming; 4,000 a month </li></ul>
  31. 31. Relationship Management <ul><li>Specific company example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Softwatch (began 1994) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Online Physician Promotion and Management Solutions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manage your on-line Physician community without the hassle of coordinating with multiple groups. SoftWatch takes care of all the details to launch and maintain your Physician community, launch campaigns and generate tailored reports. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Patient Support <ul><li>Online Choices—follow the pharmas </li></ul><ul><li>Fee-based Online Consultations </li></ul><ul><li>IVR Solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Intranet Efficiency Among Branches </li></ul><ul><li>Appt. Confirmation </li></ul><ul><li>“The Big One”: Adhere to Appropriate Standards </li></ul>
  33. 33. Future Faceless Space of Change in Social Support <ul><li>Convergence of online and real world interactions </li></ul><ul><li>Relationship Multiplication Factors will be Exploited </li></ul><ul><li>Access to support experts online will increase </li></ul><ul><li>Demystification of healthcare </li></ul><ul><li>More video, more events, more gamelike interactions </li></ul>
  34. 34. Aspectx <ul><li>Competitive Intelligence *Marketing * </li></ul><ul><li>Public Relations*Business Planning *Event Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>*Web Consulting </li></ul><ul><li>For more information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Dawn Marie Yankeelov, President </li></ul><ul><li>Aspectx </li></ul><ul><li>(w) 502-292-2351 </li></ul><ul><li>(c) 502-548-1304 </li></ul><ul><li>(f) 502-292-2364 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>www.aspectx.com </li></ul>

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