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Google aims to solve Social Netwoking fatigue

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, August 21, 2007
17 years ago2,381 views

Interesting article about the work of Brad Fitzpatrick, founder of LiveJournal and is now a Google employee.

<< Every time you join a new social network ... , why is it that you have to start over by inviting or connecting with your friends each time? Instead, would it not make more sense if every social networking site or every site that employs social networking features, was able to make sense of existing public information about the social connections that you’ve already made online? >>

http://blogs.zdnet.com/social/?p=286

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

One is enough, two or more will just be miserable to manage.
Social networking sites war coming in 5, 4, 3, 2, ...

Reto Meier [PersonRank 10]

17 years ago #

Maybe Google's social networking strategy is similar to it's GoogleTalk one? Produce a simple offering but try to encourage an open, interoperable system – like a Jabber for social networks?

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