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Social Media Club - Silicon Valley

Social Media Club Portland

Thursday, August 23, 2007 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Social Media Club - Silicon Valley

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The Silicon Valley Social Media Club



Social News Smarts, Part 2

Community & User Expectations
on Social News Sites

Social News Aggregators offer individuals more than a chance to consume news, they also offer an opportunity to participate, weigh in on it, contribute to it and interact around it. But each site differs and the communities that form around social news sites are unique.

What sparks the growth of an online community around news and current affairs content?

How are online community and user expectations changing? How do site creators and editors maintain a balance between their original vision, and responsiveness to their online community? What can mainstream media learn from users of social news sites?

Join the Silicon Valley Social Media Club for an evening of lively and entertaining conversation about the evolution and growing influence of social news sites.


Karen Brophy, Yahoo! News

Amy Dalton,

Steve Huffman,

Jay Adelson,

Dan Gillmor, Center For Citizen Media

w/ additional comments from

Drew Curtis,

  Anonymgrl, Top Ten User on 


Sponsored by Wired News, Yahoo! News, and AudioLuxe

* Source: Hitwise Media Traffic Study, May 2007.

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Yahoo! (CA)
701 First Avenue
Bldg C, Level 3 (Training Room)
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

Thursday, August 23, 2007 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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Social Media Club Portland

Social Media Club hosts conversations that explore key issues facing our society as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other. The Club's primary mission is to promote media literacy, promote standard technologies, encourage ethical behavior and share best practices. We are active across the U.S. and Canada and expanding globally.

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