Sunday, September 2, 2012
How Machines Will Use Social Networks To Gain Identity, Develop Relationships And Make Friends
Activity streams and social networks now represent a fundamental aspect of the modern application. We use activity streams on Twitter to converse in 140 characters or less. We use the "like" gesture on Facebook to show approval for an update to a friend's activity stream. In the enterprise, Salesforce.com Chatter uses activity streams to show application updates. Enterprise social network Tibco Tibbr users may create data hubs by geotagging places. For instance, an airport gate can be tagged to give agents, pilots and flight attendants relevant information as they approach it.