Whuffie Can Buy Me Love


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Whuffie Can Buy Me Love

  1. whuffie *can* buy me love
  2. why would you listen to me: • 18 years in online communities (1992) • 6 years of blogging (2004) • was a beta tester on twttr (b4 it even had vowels - July 2006) • launched a startup 2006 - over 1Million uploads within 24 hrs • was an advisor on the Facebook F8 platform • named one of the most influential women in technology in Fast Company Magazine • wrote a book that is now sold in 7 languages worldwide • I spend an inordinate amount of time online studying this stuff • they’ve bolted the doors to this room
  3. 3 this stuff is important all you need is love the force is with you
  4. stuff that stuff that is is important entertaining this presentation
  5. I don’t get it
  6. twitter |ˈtwitər|: noun a place where people talk about what they had for lunch.
  7. me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me narcissists me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me me
  8. escapists http://www.flickr.com/photos/laughingsquid/420074166/
  9. addicts
  10. who cares? http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeontheedge/458706241/
  11. why (and what) we share http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanr/142455033
  12. 82% random thoughts http://www.flickr.com/photos/wynde/1394089355/
  13. 76% articles/business essays 75% links to interesting subjects 74% personal photos (family, friends, self) 69% positive feelings
  14. Articles most likely to be shared are: emotional positive lengthier awe-inspiring Will You Be Emailing this Column? It’s Awesome, Tierney ://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/09/science/09tier.html
  15. “people are more likely to share articles that they think will interest others ...not themselves”
  16. 76%posted something highly personal http://www.flickr.com/photos/katie_made_me_do_it/4231581505/
  17. How I was feeling. Feeling lonely after moving to a new city. Told story of my epically "being dumped". Private thoughts towards political issues. A tweet from a date. I've posted long blog posts about terrible breakups and details about one-night stands. Failing on a date. Setting fire (accidentally) to my own house. Client woes. Notices of hair growing in unusual places. Anniversary of my brothers death...it was out of character. Being a new mother and how that felt. Details of my sex life. When I got engaged. A blog about the death of my son. Thoughts on troubles I was having with my wife. Being in an open relationship. Infertility struggles. That I was not proud of what I've done in the past 10 to 20
  18. wefeelfine.org
  19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/hippie/2496096306/
  20. keep or delete? Other 12% Kept it Considered deleting 13% 41% Deleted it 34% 66% kept on some level
  21. whereabouts http://www.flickr.com/photos/kylesteeddesign/4622356056
  22. Geo-location (Foursquare/Gowalla/etc) Travel Plans (Tripit/Dopplr/etc) Post + tweet Friends Only 11% 19% Post location 23% Post, tweet & FB Yes 9% 16% Post, tweet, fb + blog 3% Other 7% other 15% Don’t post No 58% 39% 49% yes 35% yes
  23. Why people share where they are: chance of connections for personal record keeping identity broadcasting incentives (badges)
  24. social web SN’s more popular than email (67% - 65%) Women are more active in most SN’s (avg 53%) Social networks are more popular than porn Amount of time spent on FB increased 566% in 09 3.5 billion pieces of content shared each week >550 FB Apps made by >1M developers >225k iPhone apps, downloaded >5B times stats from: Neilsen Mar09, Facebook public Statistics Jan10,
  25. FACEBOOK: >500 Million Users TWITTER: >120 Million Users FOURSQUARE: >1 Million Users
  26. what we share? Articles of interest. Event photos. Artistic expression. Personal photos. Locations. Travel plans. What I just bought. Questions. Answers. Quotes. Inspiration. Feelings. Pain. Elation. Events. Videos. Random thoughts. Jokes. Links. And yes...what I just had for lunch.
  27. KIDS TODAY...
  28. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGCJ46vyR9o
  29. 69% of online 12-24 yr olds own a laptop 91% of American teens are online (PEW 2008) 69% of American teens have broadband at home (PEW 2008) stats: srgnet.com November 2009
  30. 12-24 year olds spend an average of 7.1 hours per day on video-based entertainment... stats: srgnet.com November 2009
  31. 59% have video capable media players 65% have watched a <10 min clip in the past month (23% watched 60min show) 80% watch video on digital media players 52% watch TV with their laptop almost all of the time (70% are IMing, texting to share TV events with friends) 66% watch TV online stats: srgnet.com November 2009
  32. 59% would rather get rid of cable TV than the internet stats: srgnet.com November 2009
  33. connected to friends to the internet mobile delivered to me nomadic on-the-go now stats: srgnet.com November 2009 convenient instant
  34. DESTINATIONS stats: srgnet.com November 2009
  36. genY rejects brands who ‘court’ them and instead prefers to pull in the brands that resonate with them and their values. info: GEN BUY, Yarrow & O’Donnell 2009 (Wiley)
  37. who cares? http://www.flickr.com/photos/lifeontheedge/458706241/
  38. you should http://www.flickr.com/photos/a2gemma/1448178195/
  39. all you need is love
  40. ?
  41. cory doctorow http://www.flickr.com/photos/eschipul/437288525/
  42. nice networked notable
  43. reputation etc. influence accomplishments bridgingcapital bonding access 2 ideas/talent access 2 resources reciprocity social capital of your friends
  44. ping!!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/notic/86343146/
  45. nice networked notable
  46. http://www.flickr.com/photos/brraveheart/2072543750/
  47. d’uh
  48. Jon Brawn wants to be your friend! you have 10 friends in common accept ignore
  49. Alex Karen April Jon Brawn Cori wants to be your friend! Oshun you have 10 friends in common Shira accept ignore Christian Alex Gina Bill
  50. I ‘Googled’ TM you
  51. oxytocin, baby http://www.flickr.com/photos/adwriter/257937032/
  52. Neuroeconomist Paul Zak: Social networking affects the brain like falling in love. “Companies that can connect with us and raise our oxytocin levels should prosper. Those that can't, won't.” http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/147/doctor-love.html
  53. we are wired to connect http://www.flickr.com/photos/teointarifa/490408075/
  54. connection reciprocal generosity altruism
  55. the force is strong with you
  56. in-house
  57. youngandfreealberta.com
  58. Patelco Credit Union
  59. lovemycreditunion.org
  60. crowdsourced
  61. bankerspank.com
  62. 513,126 views!!! moveyourmoney.info
  63. isyourmoneyinthebank.com
  64. the death star use the force to take it out... http://www.flickr.com/photos/joestump/3460573696/
  65. "Banking for most of time has been a very personal relationship. It has only changed in the past 30yrs where people no longer know their banker." #openbanking http://silona.org/banking-1-trust-and-credit/2009/11/13/
  66. personal professional “it’s nothing personal ma’am.”
  67. personal professional “we love our members.” “it’s nothing personal ma’am.”
  68. Q. “Suppose that you have a perfectly good social system and you remove the financial system. Will the social system fall apart?” http://www.ingenesist.com/general-info/social-system-capitalism.html
  69. Q. “Now, look at it the other way around. Suppose that you have a perfectly good financial system and you remove the social system, does the financial system fall apart?” http://www.ingenesist.com/general-info/social-system-capitalism.html
  70. what makes the world go around then? $
  71. social capital
  72. ?
  73. numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers quantity numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers numbers
  74. stories stories stories stories quality stories stories stories stories stories stories stories stories stories stories stories
  75. meaningful numbers havestories
  76. ACTION! http://www.flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/3587556872/ + http://beth.typepad.com/
  77. 3 this stuff is important all you need is love the force is with you
  78. the uniqueness of CUs is to this tied shift......
  79. may the force be with you http://www.flickr.com/photos/lockergnome/1643929176/
  80. Tara ‘missrogue’ Hunt horsepigcow@gmail.com @missrogue montreal, quebec, canada 514-679-2951 http://www.horsepigcow.com share/remix/spread ... but don’t forget to attribute. http://slideshare.net/missrogue