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Core tenets of the social web

Core tenets of the social web

“Free, open and participatory” is the social web’s equivalent to “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That’s what I argue in the latest installment of One 40-year-old, which appears today on the Harvard Business Review site. My...
25 rules of social media netiquette

25 rules of social media netiquette

The quality of our online communities depends on the attitudes and behaviors we bring to it. But Emily Post can’t always help: life online demands new ways of interacting. The term “netiquette” was coined in 1983, the same year that brought us our first list of guidelines for online behavior. The 13 rules laid down in 1983 are still as relevant as ever, but social media has brought new challenges and thus, new best practices. This post rounds up 25 netiquette rules from across the web, covering both longstanding and emergent principles.

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