"If you're concise enough, Twitter will do. Plus you can tweet a link to where the full summary is, wherever you post it on the OAC or off. Just hashtag any daily article summaries #OpenAnthCoop and it will come up on our new Twitter page (see…"
"The OAC was started on Twitter but moved elsewhere for reasons of space. I no longer communicate with anthropologists through it, but more often here or on Facebook. There is no hand me down solution to implementing the idea, which is a good one,…"
"Ah, my mistake. I couldn't find a way to test it out without having actual friends posting actual updates.
Maybe Twitter is the right platform after all. I feel like multiple people all posting daily, one-line updates would make a mess of the…"
"One method which Ashkuff uses is to send a series of messages to a list of friends, sometimes linked to a discussion elsewhere. But the Ning messaging system is cumbersome and the Reply All function doesn't always do the trick."
"No Paul, it doesn't work like that here nor on Facebook (although there is an edited stream there of friends' posts which have already attracted a lot of interest). People only get notified here when they are mentioned specifically or have…"
"There are multiple ways to go about this, which is why I opted to do the simplest one in the interest of just getting a start on it. If something else might work better, we can try that. But simplicity is essential.
I haven't used other…"
"I am definitely up for this, paul and have asked to befriend you as a result. Like most people I am overextended right now and I don't know what proportion of my many online commitments I can give to the exercise. John asked why not a Group,…"
Separate from the big-picture discussion on OAC's social model, I wanted to bring up a smaller idea also raised recently on Savage Minds:Alex Golub wrote:I don’t have to fill my status updates with the newest latest about what I ate for lunch of how much it sucks that Maurice Sendak died. I already have Facebook and Twitter for that. Because this social network is for…See More