IT'S ALL ABOUT THE BALL BEARINGS... WELL, ALL ABOUT SOCIAL NETWORKS HERE
Great line from "Fletch", one of my favorite movies during my junior high school years. Anyway, here are a few articles and posts on social networks:
Social Networking and Blogging: Who Cares?
Irving Wladawsky-Berger asserts this is a big deal: we've cracked knowledge management, and the impact is everywhere from big business to small communities. (AlwaysOn)
Social Networks: More Bubble Than Profit?
Sites like MySpace and Tagged generate millions of visits by users, some fanatical. But that does not a business model make (BusinessWeek)
David vs. Murdoch er …. Goliath.
If history of online communities is any indication, then myYearbook seems to be a worthy contender against the reigning champ of social networks, Rupert Murdoch’s MySpace.
But myYearbook is different. It’s beyond cool… it’s orthogonal to cool. For the teenagers in high school, it’s rapidly becoming a necessity… on par with other daily essentials like IM, email, and a cell phone, it’s not just a nice thing to have, it’s becoming a must-have. The way myYearbook does this is by providing teenagers with the tools to digitally and seamlessly extend nearly every aspect of their lives. (GigaOM's full post)