social layer


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social layer

A feature added to a website or application that lets users share information with friends, family and colleagues. A search capability to find people to share with may also be included. See social media, social networking and social sharing.
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Savvy SharePoint licensees, therefore, ask themselves: Is Yammer truly the best social layer for my enterprise?
Delve takes over the process by providing a personalized, curated newsreader for each employee and adding a basic social layer on top so colleagues can share relevant stories.
We call this approach to digital inclusion research the study of meaningful broadband adoption, by which we mean the systematic observation and analysis of the social layer of broadband access.
"With a simple Facebook connection added on the Bayt.com infrastructure, jobseekers can opt to see which members of their networks work at the companies they're interested in, and then tap into the social layer for recommendations and referrals.
A majority of sociologists and public surveyors state that a social layer of the public, disinterested in politics, is on a constant growth path.
Both Facebook and Google+ are trying to become as ubiquitous as possible to achieve this all-encompassing goal, says Jaroslavskaja, and "to become the social layer of the web at large." Between the proliferation of the Like button and users' ability to link their Facebook accounts with third-party sites, "rather than being a single destination, they are striving to follow their users wherever they go," she says.
Launched by invitation only towards the end of June, the social layer turns the search engine and all other Google products into one giant social network."
The social layer comprises the human and cognitive aspects and includes the persona component and the cyber persona component.
And she underscores her ironic continuation of normal practice by opening this novel with an extended personification of this narrow social layer of a provincial town.
Jung and Euzenat focus on using the structure of knowledge used by people in order to extract meaningful relations at the social level, proposing a three-layered architecture for constructing semantic social network (a social layer, an ontology layer, and a concept layer).
So, then, back to Ping; it's just the first attempt to build a social layer into iTunes.
Google is expected to roll out a "social layer" uniting its Web properties in 2011, but the company has played down claims that it will launch a full social network, and expectations are low for Google's next social foray

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