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    NEW at Techrepublic: the OpenData500 is more evidence that #opendata fuels economic activity: http://t.co/mgE9rAoMm2
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      Would you all prefer me to turn off sharing thoughts and pictures through Instagram?
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        Good 3 mile run in the sun. Felt good. (Quite happy to be wearing shorts in January, too — I'm not at all sorry to have missed experiencing the "polar vortex") http://ift.tt/1iCbFgW
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          Ice skaters in shirt sleeves under the bright Sunday sun in the sculpture garden. http://ift.tt/1adK5Ec
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            @chriskrycho @annatarkov that is interesting — and yes. So much context or nuance can be stripped out by that concise, atomized format
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              @annatarkov @chriskrycho I still have a lot of conversations on Twitter :)
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                @chriskrycho @annatarkov interesting — which lends a rationale to making native updates here if you want to build a learning network.
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                  @chriskrycho @annatarkov interesting. Have there been any studies or research data that reflect that observation, or is anecdotal, based upon your own experience?
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                    @annatarkov Instagram is its own network, interestingly, but yes, I’ve certainly spent a lot more time on Facebook. That’s where family, friends & colleagues are. If I’m cultivating strong ties, that’s the natural venue to focus upon, at least for now.
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                      @andrewthornton @charl @annatarkov I guess that means the 313 following me are mostly ghosts? :)
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                        @annatarkov ok. So why does the exact same update result in faves and comments on Instagram and Facebook — and none here? Are the reactions of those thousands of people not meaningful?
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                          @andrewthornton @charl @annatarkov I did. They left. I see that you all here & engaged - and that’s great - but what the network I built was deserted.
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                            @andrewthornton @charl @annatarkov I was following over 200. I unfollowed the inactives.