So this will be my first post in uwebd and I just wanted to say that it looks like a pretty good community and I'll probably be pointing my colleagues here sometime soon.
Anyway, on to my vaguely-worded question. I was wondering if anyone could give me an example of universities (or institution, or whatever..) where a social networking solution has been successfully adopted. By this, I don't mean the university has a facebook page with 5,000 fans. I mean the university opened it's own social network (either internally-implemented or through a solution like Ning or Elgg) that has actually gained widespread use.
The reason I ask this is because the topic has recently come up here at the University of Rochester and as I researched it, I came up with nothing but college social networks which had fewer than 10% of their population subscribed and seemed to have even fewer members that were active.
Thanks in advance!