2. The new design features help groups to function the same way Facebook Fan Pages operate. Facebook group pages now operate similar to those of member pages and the organization's page interacts in the same manner as member-to-member feeds.
These upgrades to Facebook Groups make them more useful to groups using them for networking purposes, but using Pages remains the preferred way to grow an organization's presence on this social networking site. For instance, Groups is a great place for big non-profits to initiate member-to-member discussions about projects being undertaken by the organization.
Meanwhile, Twitter.com recently upgraded its "Lists" function with a feature that assists users in organizing their information lists as well as its people list. Twitter's allows members to organize "Twitterers" in much the same way users organize "Friends" lists on Facebook.
Twitter lists may be used to organize the "Twitterers" that are important to the organization. When the group lists "Twitterers," it signifies to them that they are a significant member of an online community since it registers on their profile that they've been listed by the organization.
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