Tag: twitter

Dave Winer on the Bootstrapping Effect

I really liked Dave Winer’s recent analysis of what he calls the “continuous bootstrapping effect” of social media platforms. Twitter is the current holder of the baton in a series of social media bootstraps, each

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Information Day Trading

Back in December, I had the opportunity to speak at the Defrag Conference alongside Dick Hardt (now at Microsoft) and Chris Shipley of DEMO. During that talk, I referred to the trend of “information day

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Why Accept a Friend Request?

While reading Peter Kim’s post “Reputation Matters“ in my head I began listing reasons why someone would accept a social networking friend request (e.g. a request on Facebook, Linkedin, etc). Initially I thought the list

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