#SMTLive Schedule

dunbar's number

February 17, 2012
As a greater percentage of our relationships shift onto email, Facebook, and Twitter, it follows that we dedicate less time to our real world relationships. When this online communication lacks intimacy, it results in a degradation of quality in the total relationships we keep.
February 02, 2011
I can't begin to tell you how many @s a day I get, and ignore, from random tweeters saying 'follow me?', 'follow for follow?', 'want more followers, check out this link', or the classic 'Retweet this in the next 20 minutes if you want to get 20,000 followers'. Honestly the number would shock you. What bothers me about people, or businesses for that matter, who do this, is they simply don't get the point of Social Media and more specifically, Twitter.
February 13, 2010
Here's what I observed this past week after scanning the reactions of people in my own networks to Google Buzz. People in my own ecosystem seem utterly exhausted by the plethora of networks they manage and the number of people within those networks. E-mail, Facebook, Twitter, Yammer, Instant...
January 25, 2010
For those of you not familiar with Dunbar's number it basically says that the most amount of people that you can maintain stable social relationships with is 150. According to wikipedia: “Dunbar's number is a theoretical cognitive limit to the number of people with whom one can maintain stable...