“ When we change the way we communicate, we change society”  Clay Shirky What’s the Big Idea?
<ul><li>Nicole de Beaufort </li></ul><ul><li>President </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth Sector Consulting, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Source: Obamafoodorama.com
Where conversations take place 1800-2020 *and beyond Source: Baekdal.com
Source: Baekdal.com
<ul><li>April 2009: Facebook hit its 200 millionth user, up 100 million since August 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Even before O...
<ul><li>As of April 2009, Facebook was the world’s 5 th  largest “country,” and growing. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Moldova, 2009: Facebook, Twitter served as organizing tools for flash mobs and planned protests. </li></ul>
 
<ul><li>Obama.collecta.com </li></ul>
<ul><li>Swine Flu: from “OMG!” to global pandemic on a Sunday afternoon. Viral media to track a virus. </li></ul>Source: s...
<ul><li>Cuteoverload.com </li></ul>
Source: Forrester Research
 
 
 
<ul><li>Technology is  the means  to enable relevant social experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet is confusing – net...
<ul><li>Although, the iPhone changed everything. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Meaning </li></ul>
<ul><li>Order </li></ul>&quot;What, after all, has maintained the human race on this old globe, despite all the calamities...
<ul><li>We are awash in conversations: online and off. </li></ul><ul><li>People are now “curating” their lives onlin e </l...
<ul><li>Social devices providing a platform for communication. </li></ul><ul><li>  It’s about the communication and not th...
 
 
 
<ul><li>As recently as 200 years ago we got our information (news, gossip) from the marketplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Now it’...
<ul><li>Jump in. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend time listening. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow what interests you. </li></ul><ul><li>Fi...
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    1. 1. “ When we change the way we communicate, we change society” Clay Shirky What’s the Big Idea?
    2. 2. <ul><li>Nicole de Beaufort </li></ul><ul><li>President </li></ul><ul><li>Fourth Sector Consulting, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Generation X </li></ul><ul><li>Early Adopter </li></ul><ul><li>Mac “and” PC </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networker </li></ul><ul><li>Communicator </li></ul><ul><li>Planner </li></ul><ul><li>Ideaologist </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    3. 3. Source: Obamafoodorama.com
    4. 4. Where conversations take place 1800-2020 *and beyond Source: Baekdal.com
    5. 5. Source: Baekdal.com
    6. 6. <ul><li>April 2009: Facebook hit its 200 millionth user, up 100 million since August 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>Even before Oprah got a Twitter account, nearly 2 million people were using it. </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>As of April 2009, Facebook was the world’s 5 th largest “country,” and growing. </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Moldova, 2009: Facebook, Twitter served as organizing tools for flash mobs and planned protests. </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Obama.collecta.com </li></ul>
    10. 11. <ul><li>Swine Flu: from “OMG!” to global pandemic on a Sunday afternoon. Viral media to track a virus. </li></ul>Source: spectrumscience.com
    11. 12. <ul><li>Cuteoverload.com </li></ul>
    12. 13. Source: Forrester Research
    13. 17. <ul><li>Technology is the means to enable relevant social experiences. </li></ul><ul><li>The Internet is confusing – networks make it easy to connect to things you love. </li></ul><ul><li>For social media to truly be effective, the technology has to become boring and invisible. </li></ul>
    14. 18. <ul><li>Although, the iPhone changed everything. </li></ul>
    15. 19. <ul><li>Meaning </li></ul>
    16. 20. <ul><li>Order </li></ul>&quot;What, after all, has maintained the human race on this old globe, despite all the calamities of nature and all the tragic failings of mankind, if not faith in new possibilities and courage to advocate them?&quot; - Jane Addams
    17. 21. <ul><li>We are awash in conversations: online and off. </li></ul><ul><li>People are now “curating” their lives onlin e </li></ul>
    18. 22. <ul><li>Social devices providing a platform for communication. </li></ul><ul><li>  It’s about the communication and not the device. </li></ul><ul><li>Applications, computers, etc. are ephemeral and discarded when no longer useful. </li></ul><ul><li>We still have a knowledge gap though. </li></ul>
    19. 26. <ul><li>As recently as 200 years ago we got our information (news, gossip) from the marketplace. </li></ul><ul><li>Now it’s a “both/and.” </li></ul><ul><li>Quality trumps all. </li></ul>
    20. 27. <ul><li>Jump in. </li></ul><ul><li>Spend time listening. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow what interests you. </li></ul><ul><li>Find people you know. </li></ul><ul><li>Start a conversation. </li></ul><ul><li>See what happens. </li></ul><ul><li>Send me your questions! </li></ul><ul><li>NicoledeB.extendr.com </li></ul><ul><li>@NicoledeB </li></ul>
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