Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Granular social networks

A short, intriguing post by Thomas Vander Wal about how social networks can be improved. He says:
What we have is partial likes in others and their interests and offerings. Our social tools have yet to grasp this and the few that do have only taken small steps to get there (I am rather impressed with Jaiku and their granular listening capability for their feed aggregation, which should be the starting point for all feed aggregators). Part of grasping the problem is a lack of quickly understanding the complexity, which leads to deconstructing and getting to two variables: 1) people (their identities online and their personas on various services) and 2) interests.

Explaining the Granular Social Network :: Off the Top ::
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